At this year’s Black Hat Career Track, the Challenges and Opportunities for Women in Cybersecurity session examined the current landscape of women’s roles in cybersecurity. This expert panel of three top-level women provided tips and resources to help the predominantly female audience go forth and conquer that industry-wide workforce gap.
When it comes to attending cybersecurity conferences, security professionals understandably focus on the big players like RSA – and for good reason. However, there is so much more out there to explore. In this new Experts Corner, David Juniper, Event Director with the Cyber Security Event Series, gives us 8 niche events to consider.
Xuan Zhao, a female data scientist in the information security industry, explains how machine learning dramatically helps her work have a true impact on society, and vice versa.
A company can’t be diversified if its people aren’t diversified. This panel of five top-level women in the security industry discusses why the number of females in infosec and tech companies is actually declining, the inherent biases we all have about people, and what can be done to remove the obstacles to attract – and retain – more qualified women to this growing field.
The Black Hat Briefings are fast approaching at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, Las Vegas. The flights are booked and registration forms are completed in full. This conference, which brings scores of briefings to life each year, was created nearly 20 years ago to provide InfoSec professionals a place to gather and learn from the very best what the very latest risks and trends are in the information security world.