Olav Lysne awarded the Trust and Transparency Award

Professor and director of SimulaMet, Olav Lysne, has been awarded the Trust and Transparency Award by SecurityScorecard for his book “The Huawei and Snowden Questions: Can Electronic Equipment from Untrusted Vendors be Verified”.

The inaugural award is handed out by SecurityScorecard and recognizes individuals or organizations who have exemplified the essential values of trust and transparency by improving visibility, education, and overall transparency in the cybersecurity industry.

- Building a reputation of trustworthiness is critical to SecurityScorecard’s mission of making the world a safer place, said Aleksandr Yampolskiy, CEO and co-founder of SecurityScorecard. 

- We are privileged to honor those in the cybersecurity industry who have demonstrated the value of education, transparency, and the shared responsibility of protecting organizations from persistent threats.

The winners were chosen by an independent group of cybersecurity luminaries and evaluated on criteria that promote overall trust and transparency in the cybersecurity industry. Professor Lysne received the award alongside:

  • Rob Joyce - Special US Liaison Officer and Senior Advisor to the Director for Cybersecurity Strategy, NSA
  • Devon Bryan - Managing Director, Chief Information Security Officer at MUFG Union Bank
  • Anne Neuberger - Director, Cybersecurity Directorate, NSA
  • MITRE Corporation

SecurityScorecard is a global leader in cybersecurity rating. More information about the award can be found here. 

The book is part of the Simula SpringerBriefs and can be downloaded for free.