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17 August 2020

Our Cyber Heroes: Announcing the 2019-20 Synack Recognition Winners on the Synack Acropolis

Ryan Rutan

With the close of June 2020 behind us, so comes the close of the 2019-20 Synack Recognition program. Per previous announcements, the Synack Recognition Program is an annual set of high-performance goals given to all researchers from July 1st to June 30th. The best of the best from around the world are awarded prizes for their engagement, and those that opt-in have their accomplishments put on display in the Synack Acropolis.

It is with great honor, pride and respect that Synack announces the following winners: 

2020 SRT of the YearW– (Canada)
2020 Rookie of the Yearhughesey (Australia)
2020 Guardian of TrustAdam Logue (USA, previously announced at RSA 2020)
2020 Grand Champion – (?) HH #Road2Tokyo winner will be determined in October 2020

 

In addition, the following researchers have also earned distinguished recognition for their dedication and commitment to excellence this past year:

chmod

dia2diab

G00d

hughesey

Johnathan Miranda

magicsam

papyrus

Ozgur

W–

 

Ahmad Shuja

anilyuk

AnInsiderThreat

b0yd

busra

Carlos Vazquez

EAGLE

Lemonscent

niksthehacker

phurtim

RiDmo

Ringo

sabaton

shombo

sorceror

SteveOr

 

0xbebo

Aslam Ahammed

Adam Logue

akmal

Babacan

CLod

Dr0v3r

Ivana

jspin

Mehmet Tuncer

Ra’fat

ronoski

Saubhagya Srivastava

s0rtega

Ziko

Zoka

Many of the researchers listed above will be enjoying great benefits and many will be dawning their much beloved, limited edition SRT hoodies in the coming months, while the 2020-21 Synack Recognition Program is already underway with amazing prizes and recognition opportunities still to be announced. Who will rise to the top and claim next year’s coveted top spots? #CanYouHackIt

— Ryan Rutan

Director of Community, Synack Red Team