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Dr Erdal Ozkaya
( Erdal Ozkaya )
Named among Top 50 Technology Leaders by IDC, working with an ardent passion for raising cyber awareness and leveraging new & innovative approaches.
Dr Erdal Ozkaya is known as a passionate, solutions-focused professional with a comprehensive global background within the information technology, information security, and cyber security fields. He is committed to the delivery of accurate, accessible resources to inform individuals and organizations of cybersecurity and privacy matters in the internet age. Dr Erdal is a collaborative team leader with the key areas of his expertise spanning end-to-end IT solutions, management, communications, and innovation. In addition, he is a well-known public speaker, an award-winning technical expert, a book author, and writer of certifications (courseware and exams) for prestigious organizations such as Microsoft, EC Council, and other expert-level vendors. Some of his recent awards are: 2022: Global Cybersecurity Leader of the year (InfoSec Awards) Best IT Blogs by Cisco (Top 5) DX Inspire Award by Global CISO Forum 2021: Best CISO for Banking and Financial Sector CIO Online & IDC: Top 50 Technology Leaders, Security Magazine Top CISO, Tycoon Success Magazine, Most Powerful 10 Middle East Businessman EC Council CEH Hall of Fame Best Cybersecurity Books of All Time by Defense Magazine & Book Authority, 2020: Khaleej Times "CISO Power List" , Cybersecurity Legend by GEC Media Group, "Super Hero CISO", by Enterprise IT Top CISO by Security ME Magazine 2019: CISO Mag " Hall of Fame" and Cybersecurity Influencer of the year, Microsoft Regional Director 2018 : NATO Center of Excellence Award 2017: Microsoft Platinum Club (employee of the year ), Security Professional of the year and more