R. S. Tumber is revered in his field,  and he was a finalist at the 2016 Cyber Security Awards. Tumber was awarded as "Highly Commended" by expert judges in the "Personality of the Year" category. Tumber is a cyber security expert whilst also being an acclaimed sci-fi/fantasy novelist, a multi-genre author, and a Blockchain investor.

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(R. S. Tumber photographed after being awarded at the Cyber Security Awards 2016 in Chelsea, London)

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About the Cyber Security Awards:The Cyber Security Awards were established in 2014, to reward the best individuals, teams and companies within the cyber security industry. Excellence and innovation are core themes, throughout all categories.  The Cyber Security Awards team, reviews the industry, looking for the best possible applicants.  The judges come from varied backgrounds, and are some of the most well regarded individuals within the industry.  The judges were:

  1. Malcolm Brooke – Managing Director Head of Shared Services Operations Risk, Business Continuity and Technology Risk, Credit Suisse
  2. Mark Brown – Executive Director Cyber Security & Resilience, EY
  3. Karl DiMascio – Managing Partner, Executive Risk Magazine
  4. Duncan Hine – Senior Research Fellow, University of Warwick
  5. Karla Jobling – COO, BeecherMadden & Tatius Group
  6. Neira Jones – FBCS, MSc, Chairman Global Advisory Board, Centre for Strategic Cybercrime & Security Science
  7. Adrian Leppard – Commissioner, City of London Police
  8. Talal Rajab– Programme Manager – Cyber, Justice and Emergency Services and National Security, techUK
  9. Malcolm Tuck – Founder, EgoSecure