Joining the Cybersecurity Revolution: What it Means, Where the Jobs Are, How You Can Join - December 14th 2012 - 10am pst/1pm est - Recording Available
Founder & CEO, Women's Society of Cyberjutsu
Cost: Free. Registration Closed. Recording will be available soon.
In the evolution of Information Technology, one of the fastest growing sectors is Cybersecurity. The employment opportunities in Cybersecurity are available to IT experts at all levels – from entry to senior level. These jobs range across all aspects of IT – Big Data, Cloud Computing, Social Media, Mobile Devices – and all industries including Government, Finance, Software and Hardware developers to any business with an online presence or a server. So exactly how do women working in IT make the move into Cybersecurity?
Lisa Foreman, Founder and CEO, of the Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu, is a leading expert in the field of Cybersecurity. In this webinar, Lisa will provide information on exactly what Cybersecurity means, what types of jobs are currently available and she will explain how you can get the training to join this field at any level. This talk is perfect for students who seek to understand what the opportunities are in Cybersecurity and also provide strategies for career women who are seeking to enter this field. In addition, this program will enable you to understand how cyber security is impacting your organization. This program will conclude with a set of solid actions that anyone interested in Cybersecurity can take to make Cybersecurity their career focus.
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Women's Society of Cyberjutsu (WSC) is a community of information security professionals, IT professionals, programmers, computer scientists/engineers as well as women wanting to explore and join the field. They, collectively, promote activities to advance women in information security. Their goal is to create programs and partnerships that provide networking, education, and mentoring opportunities for women, from women that are committed to helping each other.
Lisa Foreman founded the Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu as she recognized the lack of resources for women specific to entering and advancing in the field of Cybersecurity. Lisa comes from a technical background which started in the military where she was a system administrator. She has 16 years of IT experience of which 10 are in Cybersecurity. Her experience ranges from policy development, risk assessments, penetration testing and vulnerability assessments.
She has dealt with a wide range of clients from military and government to commercial. Her certifications include: Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Security Certified Network Professional (SCNP), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Sun Certified Systems Administrator (SCSA), CompTIA A+ and Network+. She has a Bachelors in IT and is currently working on her MBA.
In addition to running Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu, she is a Cybersecurity consultant and regularly teaches hands-on Cybersecurity workshops to women.