Best Female Secure Coder

This award recognises someone who has demonstrated stellar expertise in the development of software for any kind of security application: protection or detection. They might be a team leader or a hands-on coder, but whatever their achievements they must be applied and demonstrable.

Please answer the questions below to the best of your knowledge. Remember, entries are judged solely on the answers to these questions. So give your nominee the best chance you can. Self-nominations are acceptable. Please limit each answer to 300 words. The answers to the nomination questions are kept private between the organiser and judges.


Q1  Please provide details of the project(s) for which you believe this candidate merits this award.

Q2  What was the candidate’s role in this project?

Q3  What were the main benefits/outcomes of this project?

Q4  What were the main challenges to achieving these outcomes?

Q5 What do they love most about coding in the security industry?

Q6 How will the organisation/company build on your project/projects?

Q7  Please summarise what you believe sets this candidate apart and makes them deserving of this award.