The Global Security Industry Alliance´s Gold Shield Award is an industry gold standard award that recognizes significant contributions that enrich the global security industry.

The Gold Shield Award is presented to individuals, companies and trade organizations for their unfaltering support of and dedication to the responsible growth of the global security community. Nominees are reviewed by a committee of global security industry trade association professionals who evaluated each nominee on their contributions to the global security community over the past 10 years.

This year the committee selected 11 nominees, from a slate of 50 nominees, who they felt best exemplified steadfast and consistent support of the global security community.





Aapo Cederberg “This award is a great honor for me and at the same time I want to emphasize that the award belongs to the whole amazing team of Cyberwatch Finland.”