Women in Cyber
Inspire the next generation of security leaders
We all have a role to play in the advancement of women in cyber security.
Only making up 25% of cyber security jobs globally, women continue to be underrepresented in the information security profession despite wide acknowledgement that bringing varied backgrounds into our teams will help build stronger defences.
Explore how ISF can support the empowerment of a diverse industry by fostering a passion and drive for cyber security…
What makes the ISF community so valuable for security professionals?
"...it can be difficult being the only female in a room full of men...give them the voice that they are willing to bring to the table..."
Featured Podcast: Deborah Wheeler - CISO, Delta Airlines
Inspiring conversations with leading women in cyber
Communication: Listen and be heard
Dame Inga Beale discusses the role that listening played when she became the first and only female CEO in Lloyd’s more than 300-year history.
Cyber, CISO and the Board: Turning awareness into action
Leveraging her vast boardroom experience, Margaret Heffernan provides advice on ensuring best practice is cascaded through the business.
It is predicted that women will hold 30% of cyber security jobs globally by 2025
Whilst this shows a positive progression, it amplifies the work still to be done to diversify the industry and help businesses secure the top talent they need to fill today’s – and the future’s – critical cyber security roles.
HOW CAN ORGANISATIONS ATTRACT AND RETAIN THE RIGHT TALENT?
A sustainable and diverse workforce is crucial to delivering robust, long-term security for organisations in the digital age. Research has shown that cognitive diversity is an effective indicator of high-performance in organisations.
Find out how ISF can help encourage the recruitment of competencies and skills that are under-represented in the organisation with this briefing paper…
Strengthen Your Security Culture: A CISOs perspective
A panel session discussing improving security behaviour and culture, featuring industry insight from experienced security professionals.
Countering Supply Chain Attacks: Where next?
Elli Tsiala from ABN AMRO discusses defending against cyber threats that take advantage of large, complex and fast-changing supply chains.
HOW DO I BECOME A FORWARD-LOOKING SECURITY PROFESSIONAL?
Becoming a next-generation CISO requires an individual to embrace and master new skills and disciplines, making themselves indispensable, future-proof and highly sought after.
Explore the six differentiating characteristics of next-generation CISOs with this ISF briefing paper…
Our business is founded on the understanding that 'difference makes the difference'. As such, we want to build a workforce that reflects all aspects of diversity to bring a range of perspectives, ideas and insights to everything we do.Claire Ginnelly
The ISF Women in Cyber
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Keep the conversation going...
If you are a woman in cyber and want to share your expertise by speaking at a regional Chapter meeting, ISF World Congress or as a guest on the ISF Podcast, please get in touch.
ISF Members also have the opportunity to collaborate, share knowledge and network at our global year-round events calendar.