City Hall, Cardiff was the prestigious setting for the Wales Technology Awards 2018 powered by ESTnet on 3rd May 2018.
These awards are highly regarded as a showcase for the best talent within Wales and beyond in the Technology Sector and competition is fierce.
Capital Network Solutions were honoured to be shortlisted in two categories namely Technology Leader of the Year and Best New Talent.
With a record numbers of entries and a highly experienced judging panel, CNS were absolutely thrilled to find out that Callen Gibbs was chosen as Best New Talent following the significant achievements that he has made in the field of Cyber Security over the last 11 months that he has worked for CNS.
Following his win, Callen commented ' Thank you very much. It is really appreciated and I am humbled to have been nominated and honoured to win. A massive thank you to you all for your kind words and support over the last 11 months.'
Callen is an established member of Capital Network Solutions Cyber Security team and is a Cyber Essentials assessor and Tiger Qualified Penetration Tester. Callen has also been a pro-active member of the CNS Research Development team and has led in the development of new and emerging managed cyber security services such as Phishing Campaigns and employee cyber education programs designed to reduce the impact of cyber crime on business.
Sarah Edwards, Managing Director was successfully shortlisted for Technology Leader of the Year. She has been instrumental in leading the business through a period of significant growth which has seen CNS establish itself as one of the most successful and well respected cyber security companies in the UK.
In a very competitive, traditionally male-dominated market Sarah actively promotes opportunities for woman leading to a near 50/50 ratio within the cyber team.
She has championed the importance of accreditations and skills within her engineering team having invested significantly in employee training and has led the company to successful binge awarded the much sought after ISO 27001 Information Security Management and ISO 9001 Quality Management accreditations.