European Cybersecurity Blogger Awards 2021– Winners Announced!

Yet another year has passed, and so too has another evening celebrating the industry’s best bloggers, podcasters, and social media personalities! Unfortunately, we’ve had to skip the pub again and opt for a virtual awards ceremony but as usual, we remain consistent with the alcohol supply. Thanks to our sponsors Qualys and KnowBe4, cocktail kits were delivered for free to all attendees based in the UK to accompany an online cocktail-making class provided by Patrick Fogarty of Doctor Ink’s Curiosities/Stir Crazy. Those outside of the UK also received an Amazon gift voucher to purchase their drinking supplies. 

European Cybersecurity Blogger Awards 2021– Winners Announced!

Judges – Yvonne Eskenzi of Eskenzi PR, Javvad Malik and Erich Kron of KnowBe4, Paul Baird and Anne Lenoir of Qualys, Joe Pettit of Bora and Quentyn Taylor of Canon Europe – announced the winners in each of the nine categories. The full list of winners is as follows: 


Up & Coming Blog 


Winner: The Security Noob 


Best Technical Content 


Winner: The Hacker Way 


Best Corporate Blog 


Winner: Tripwire – The State of Security 


Best Personal Blog 


Winner: Pierluigi Paganini’s Security Affairs 

Runner Up: Michael Kroker’s Kroker’s Look @ IT 


Up & Coming Podcast 


Winner: TeissTalk 

Runner Up: SELabs 


Best Podcast 


Winner: Human Factor Security 

Runner Up: Smashing Security 


Most Educational Content 


Winner: Forbes Straight Talking Cyber 

Runner Up: Derecho de la Red 


Most Entertaining Content 


Winner: Host Unknown 


Social Media Personality of the Year 


Winner: Brian Honan 



The European Cybersecurity Blogger Awards are also a proud supporter of White Hat’s Childline, a not-for-profit organisation supporting children during a particularly difficult time. In 2020-2021 alone, Childline answered over 200,000 calls from children needing somewhere to turn.  


We would welcome any donations to support this vital service. You can find the JustGiving page here. 


Many congratulations to all the winners, and let’s hope we can all meet in person next year – for real this time.  

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