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Military women use skills to excel in cybersecurity

Military Families Magazine Written by By Crystal Kupper A global community of women working in cybersecurity believes their military counterparts are potential perfect fits for the burgeoning industry. “The current state of cybersecurity needs improvement, and a team...

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What is Cyber Leadership?

United States Cybersecurity Magazine Written by Diane Janosek, WiCyS Mid-Atlantic Affiliate   The Case Study of the 2021 Hacking of a Florida Water Treatment Plant We often hear “cyber” and often hear “leadership”. So, what is “cyber leadership” and how is it any...

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picoCTF impresses at the Women in Cybersecurity Conference

Historically, the cybersecurity industry has been overwhelmingly male. A reportOpens in new window by Cybersecurity Ventures said that in 2019, females represented 20 percent of the global cybersecurity workforce, up from 11 percentOpens in new window six years...

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Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS) conference set for Colorado

Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS) is set to return in-person for its eighth annual conference Sept. 8-10 at the Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center in Denver, Colorado. This conference brings together women and allies from cybersecurity industries, academia,...

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NEWSLETTERS

WiCyS September 2021 Newsletter

The September Edition of the WiCyS newsletter features a message from the WiCyS organization, WiCyS 2022 Conference Call for Participation, Scholarships, Grants, and Awards Applications, Cloud Security Simulation Applications, Blog Feature: Kate Esprit, National...

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WiCyS August 2021 Newsletter

The August Edition of the WiCyS newsletter features a message from the WiCyS organization, 2021 Conference Sponsor Shoutout, Mentor/Mentee Program Enrollment, WiCyS 2022 Save the Date, WiCyS Internship Program Coming Soon, AWS Advanced Jam on September 29, Blog...

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WiCyS July 2021 Newsletter

The July Edition of the WiCyS newsletter features a message from the WiCyS organization, WiCyS Veteran Apprentices, WiCyS Security Training Scholarship Applications, AWS Security JAMS, Mentor/Mentee Program Updates, IFSEC Global Influencers: Allison Miller; Noureen...

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WiCyS June Newsletter

It’s summertime, and with this newsletter comes happiness, sunshine and opportunities galore! The WiCyS team has been working hard to bring together outstanding offerings for the over 5,000 members in 70+ countries. Between the WiCyS conference registration closing at...

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WiCyS May 2021 Newsletter

The May Edition of the WiCyS newsletter features a message from the WiCyS organization, Contribute to the NICE Video Album, WiCyS to Host Several Summer Webinars, WiCyS Hires Charquetta McCoy as Executive Assistant/Human Resources, Cybersecurity Ventures Partners with...

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WiCyS April 2021 Newsletter

The April Edition of the WiCyS newsletter features a message from the WiCyS organization, Women Hold 25 Percent Of Cybersecurity Jobs Globally In 2021 Cyber Magazine Article, WiCyS Partners with Cybersecurity Ventures, Cyber Leaders Address Dire Need for Private...

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WiCyS March 2021 Newsletter

The March Edition of the WiCyS newsletter features a message from the WiCyS organization, NICE Workforce Framework, Veterans’ Apprenticeship Program Webinar, AYA Nonprofit of the Year, Member Highlight: Haya Arfat, (ISC)2’s Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)...

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WiCyS February 2021 Newsletter

The February Edition of the WiCyS newsletter features a message from the WiCyS organization, Call for Participation Deadline March 1, SentinelOne Veteran Apprenticeship Employer Partner, WiCyS 2021 Scholarships, Fellowship Awards, and Grants, WiCyS Cyber Talent...

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WiCyS January 2021 Newsletter

The January Edition of the WiCyS newsletter features a message from the WiCyS organization, WiCyS 2021 CFP's, Scholarships, Grants & Awards, Spring Virtual Career Fair Save the Date, New WiCyS Website Launch, WiCyS 2022 Save the Date, Registration for the Gamified...

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WiCyS December 2020 Newsletter

The December Edition of the WiCyS newsletter includes a message from the WiCyS organization, CFP's, Scholarships, Grants & Awards for WiCyS 2021, Eight Gifts to Give Yourself This Holiday , James Summers Scholarship Fund, Hannah Tun's WiCyS Story, upcoming NCL...

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BLOGS

WiCyS Member’s Award and Mentor Program

Congratulations to WiCyS Member Ricardo Lafosse Chicago CISO of the Year Award   Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS) was established in 2012 by Dr. Ambareen Siraj of Tennessee Tech University through a National Science Foundation grant, and within ten years, the...

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How to Build Trusted AI (Karen Jensen)

Submitted by: Karen Jensen Siri, Sophia, Grace, Alexa, Cortana – the voices of Artificial Intelligence platforms are overwhelmingly created with a female sounding voice. Is this an example of how to build Trusted AI? Big Tech companies tell us that research (sometimes...

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WiCyS Annual Conference (Dawn Kristy)

We Did It! The WiCyS Annual Conference 2021 met live on September 8 through 10 in Denver!  Women in CyberSecurity (aka WiCyS) just wrapped up a live annual conference in Denver that exceeded everyone’s expectations! To capture the essence of #WiCyS2021, one must feel...

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All about My First Cybersecurity Conference (Kate Esprit)

Submitted by: Kate Esprit Overview Last week, I was one of the lucky 1,500 women to attend the annual conference hosted by Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS), a global organization dedicated to the recruitment, retention and advancement of women in the cybersecurity...

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De-identification: The Risk of Un-regulation (Maria Sherlyn)

Submitted by: Maria Sherlyn Not enough regulation exists for personal data protection. Even the largest companies have proven themselves self-disciplined in protecting their consumer data in the cases of enormous data breaches and when sharing data with others.  The...

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PODCASTS

Breaking into Cybersecurity: WiCyS & Smoothstack

Join Chris Foulon from “Breaking into Cybersecurity '' as he chats with Martha Laughman and Lynn Dohm about WiCyS’ recent partnership with Smoothstack to offer a cybersecurity apprenticeship to women veterans.

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