WiCyS is a community of engagement, encouragement and support for women in cybersecurity.


This giving season, we’re focusing on helping all the wonderful women in cybersecurity career paths who need that extra push to keep going. Your donation - whatever you can afford! will go towards giving them hope, encouragement, and practical support such as mentoring, learning and actual jobs!

Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS) is the premier organization with national reach dedicated to bringing together women in cybersecurity from academia, research and industry to share knowledge, experience, networking and mentoring.

Established in 2012 by Dr. Ambareen Siraj of Tennessee Tech University through a National Science Foundation grant, WiCyS is a non-profit organization offering many membership, sponsorship and collaboration benefits.


Latest News

September 24, 2018 - WiCyS Transitions to Non-Profit Organization

September 24, 2018 - WiCyS 2019 Conference

  • I don’t feel as invisible as I did before. The feeling of belonging to a community is really a confidence booster. The future employees of your companies or interdependent companies are very reachable in a conference like this.
  • I really loved this conference, and it was, in my opinion, a life-changing experience that opened all kinds of perspectives and options that I didn’t know existed with this degree.
  • This is one of my favorite conferences to attend and there are definite measurable impacts that can be seen in my professional and academic life and in the lives of my students and peers.
  • The contacts, universities, corporations, government entities you get to interact with in one place it what I enjoyed the most. I have gained several mentors and look forward to next year.

Together Let’s Change the Cybersecurity Workforce Gap

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