I’m not sure how I found myself in a European award program, maybe it’s like Australians in Eurovision? But somehow, I wiggled my way into The European Security Blogger Awards and before even having a chance to come down off the high that was last week’s Award for Information Security Excellence at the AusCERT conference in Australia, this happened:
@troyhunt hey mate, you just won the EU security blogger of the year. Congrats. I am at the event where they announced it.
— Andy Newman (@netdogca) June 5, 2018
That was the first I knew of winning the award and it took me a few days to pick it up hence the delay in writing this post. But wow, it was worth the wait:
Reading back through the list of winners on the night, I was very happy to see many other friends in the industry get gongs as well including fellow Aussie Pat Gray (Risky Business), Graham Cluley and Mikko Hypponen. Oh – and this guy:
— Troy Hunt (@troyhunt) June 5, 2018
And why were we so dressed up? Because we were at another awards night, which brings me to the next blog post published simultaneously with this one: Report URI Just Won the Best Emerging Technology!