How A Mixed Environment Keeps Productivity And Motivation High

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By Selena Templeton, host of DiverseIT

Andra Cazacu chats with ITSPmagazine’s Selena Templeton for the Diverse IT podcast about what it’s like to be a woman working at a Romanian cybersecurity technology provider. Tune in to hear how poverty and a later end to Communism meant that there was no time for gender discrimination in Romania, how a mixed environment at Bitdefender keeps their productivity and motivation high (artists, teachers and doctors who are also security developers or technologists), and the difference between effective machine learning and unsupervised algorithms when it comes to replacing human jobs.

About the Guest


Andra Cazacu is a senior product marketing manager at Bitdefender. For close to 10 years her focus has been on understanding how companies can best ramp up cybersecurity, protecting them from the dangers of today and tomorrow. Due to her close collaboration with the security team at Citrix, she is uncovering best practices for enterprises looking to deploy detection at the hypervisor level.

She is happiest when uncovering new and existing use cases for machine learning and other technologies designed to hold cybercriminals at bay, so she can contribute to making the corporate world a safer place.