The Importance of Women in Cybersecurity


Crystal Ballroom B October 3, 2017 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

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Deborah Dixson
Roseann Larson
Lauren Dana Rosenblatt
Suzie Squier

According to Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu (WSC) statistic, women represent a mere 11% of the world’s information security workforce. While STEM, Cyber Boot Camps, and other programs represent the growing trend of attracting women to the field, an imbalance persists. In this inspiring keynote discussion, hear from leading women in strategic roles within their cybersecurity organizations on the importance of women in this industry. They’ll discuss their journey into the field, the ways to eliminate barriers for aspiring female leaders and ways you can help shift this trend for the future.