Monday, May 23, 2022

10 Inspiring
Women in Security,
2022

“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and few minutes of cyber-incident to ruin it.”

On the Cover

Mary Legere

“Be fearless, be relentless and TAKE YOUR PLACE! More than ever, our nation needs the very best from all of us – so to the women currently in or aspiring to lead in this industry, lean in, and bring your very best! You will help us create a better future!”

Saryu Nayyar

"We need to lead the change and fight for increased female representation at all levels, as security analysts, data scientists, product managers, forensic investigators, SOC engineers, CISOs, and more. The first step is acknowledging there is work to be done,"

Michelle Drolet

"The big challenge was getting a plan in place in short order to ensure they could continue doing business. It’s all about repeatable programs and processes"

Dervilla Lannon

"Employees' enthusiasm and passion for their jobs is inspiring and energizing to be a part of on a daily basis. Employees are unquestionably our most valuable asset"

Joyce Hunter

"With a cumulative sense of responsibility, we can all stand in favour of progress and equity and communicate those positive gains to the rising generations of women in cybersecurity,"

Debra Baker

“I spend time with my family, and I love gardening. It’s a great way for me to be creative and get back to the basics. It’s not only stress relief, but is fun to see something you have planted and nurtured grow.”

Dinah Davis

"Be Persistent. We have seen a lot of positive change for Women in Security over the last 15 years, but we have hit the hardest part of the process. The part where everyone knows that increasing diversity in tech is the right thing to do."

Nicola Whiting

Nicola believes that there are many routes to success –she says “leaders should provide a clear vison of the end goal and company values, then support and empower their teams to deliver”.

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