(ISC)2 International Womens Day Webinar Features Discussion of Cybersecurity Career Journeys

Clearwater, Fla. (March 1, 2021) — On Monday, March 8, 2021 at 11:00am EST, the latest installment of the award-winning (ISC)2 webinar series will honor International Women's Day by featuring a panel of women leaders in cybersecurity discussing their career paths and the challenges and opportunities for women in the industry.


What: 60-minute panel discussion webinar titled "Celebrating International Women's Day: Carving a Cybersecurity Career Path." This group of accomplished security professionals will come together to discuss data on the demographics that make up the workforce and how they are shifting. They will also outline their own journeys in the profession that led them to the leadership positions they now hold, including the challenges they encountered and strategies they employed to succeed. The discussion will also look ahead to the evolution of diverse cybersecurity teams and the principles that inform how they are being assembled today.


Who: The panel will be moderated by Sharon Smith, CISSP, CCISO, cybersecurity strategy and advisory consultant, and will include the following security industry leaders:


  • Clar Rosso, CEO, (ISC)2
  • Aanchal Gupta, CISSP, vice president of Azure Security, Microsoft
  • Lori Ross O'Neil, CISSP, senior ICS cyber security researcher & project manager, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, vice chairperson, (ISC)2 Board of Directors
  • Megan Hargrove, CISSP, cyber security incident response manager, Tech Data


Where: Register for this webinar at: https://www.isc2.org/en/News-and-Events/Webinars/ThinkTank?commid=470265


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