Dr. Erdal Ozkaya
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:
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
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