Binoy Koonammavu, Manager, IT Security, Burgan Bank
Burgan Bank announced that one of its employees have been selected as one of the honorees of the Asia-Pacific Information Security Leadership Achievements ISLA 2012 awarded by the ISC and its Asian Advisory Board. This is the first time this award is presented to a professional from the Middle East.
ISC the not-for-profit global leader in educating and certifying information security professionals throughout their careers with more than 86,000 certified members worldwide, today announced the honorees for its sixth annual Asia-Pacific Information Security Leadership Achievements ISLA Program. Binoy Koonammavu of Burgan Bank recognized as Honoree for the Category of Senior Information Security Professional. ISC will recognize 27 honorees and announce three distinguished workforce initiatives and a community service star special recognition led by the most outstanding honorees at the Gala Dinner and Ceremony on July 17, 2012, in Tokyo, Japan.
“I am honored to receive this recognition from ISC. I consider this also as a recognition to my management and team at Burgan Bank IT Security department as it is their support which helped me achieve this.” said Binoy Koonammavu, Manager – IT Security, Burgan Bank.
“We are very proud of the recognition of the prestigious ISLA awards. It shows that our team effort in strengthening the cyber security has received recognition at an international level and adding a new milestone to us at Burgan Bank” said Satish Mane, Chief Operational Risk Officer - GM, Burgan Bank
Through ISLA, ISC recognizes the ongoing commitment by information security leaders throughout Asia-Pacific to build a highly qualified and ethical workforce. Part of ISC global Awards Program, ISLA aims to recognize the achievements of outstanding information security professionals who have significantly enhanced the workforce by demonstrating a leadership role in an information security workforce improvement initiative, program or project.
“I am deeply impressed by the quality of nominations we received this year and grateful to the Japanese government for their support in recognizing some of Asia-Pacific’s top talent in information security,” said W. Hord Tipton, CISSP-ISSEP, CAP, CISA, executive director of ISC. “At a time when the global information security workforce is in crisis, the Asia-Pacific ISLA program serves as a platform to honor true leaders who are protecting digital assets and critical infrastructures and building the workforce of the future in this region.”
ISC officials will recognize honorees, showcased honorees, and a community service star on stage at the Asia-Pacific ISLA Gala Dinner on July 17, 2012 at Hilton Hotel Tokyo, Japan. Concurrently, the ISC Security Leadership Series event, SecureAsia@Tokyo Conference, will be held on July 17-18 at the same venue.