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WiCyS (Women In Cybersecurity) Conference 2021 Video

WiCyS Founder, Ambareen Siraj, Chairman of the Board, Janell Straach, and Executive Director, Lynn Dohm were interviewed by Steve Morgan, Founder of Cybersecurity Ventures. They discussed the benefits of attending the annual Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS) Conference...

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Women Hold 17 Percent Of Fortune 500 CISO Positions In 2021

Female representation up 3 percent over last year. Only 85 Fortune 500 companies have a female CISO (chief information security officer), according to new research from Cybersecurity Ventures. Representation of women in CISO positions at America’s largest businesses...

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Cyber Leaders Call on Philanthropy to Help

Cyber threats have topped the U.S. intelligence community’s annual assessment of global threats for seven years running. Whether it’s hacks of companies like Equifax, Marriott and Target, Russian efforts to affect democratic elections, or the SolarWinds breach, every...

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NEWSLETTERS

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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WiCyS November 2020 Newsletter

The November Edition of the WiCyS newsletter includes a message from the WiCyS Organization, Giving Tuesday Campaign, Veterans' Apprenticeship Program, WiCyS 2021 Sponsorship Opportunities, Help to build the WiCyS Resource Library, Member Highlight: Noureen Njoroge,...

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WiCyS October 2020 Newsletter

The October Edition of the WiCyS newsletter includes a message from the WiCyS Organization, WiCyS 2021 Updated Plans, Mentor/Mentee Program, WiCyS Leadership Working Groups, WiCyS Veterans' Apprenticeship Program, Member Highlight: Diane Janosek, WiCyS Leadership...

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BLOGS

Women Helping Women In CyberSecurity (Dawn Kristy)

Women Helping Women In CyberSecurity (WiCyS) Submitted by: Dawn Kristy The Women Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing Lynn Dohm, Executive Director at Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS). We began by looking at the historical development of WiCyS. What started as a...

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My Journey Into Cybersecurity (Haya Arfat)

My Journey Into CybersecuritySubmitted by: Haya Arfat In 11th grade, I figured out that computer science was what I wanted to pursue after taking AP Computer Science in school. My prior year of learning drag and drop JavaScript was dull, but this new introductory...

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WiCyS Australia’s Kevin Crowley

Being a male member of WiCyS AustraliaSubmitted by: Kevin Crowley When I was approached to start volunteering with WiCyS Australia, my first thoughts were of gratitude and enthusiasm. As a contractor, I have changed roles frequently, and had worked in a variety of...

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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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