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Tuesday, January 24 • 4:50pm - 5:40pm
Panel: Women in Security

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Girls Who Code. Lean In. Grace Hopper. Women in Cybersecurity. Brain Babe. With so many targeted initiatives to increase the number of women in cybersecurity careers, what is really happening on the ground with girls and women entering and staying in the field of cybersecurity. Can we hope to get the balance of women/men to 50/50 or is this goal missing the point? Who is getting this right and how are they doing it? What efforts can each of us make to influence girls and women in our communities and organizations?

Moderators
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Marian Merritt

Lead for Industry Engagement, National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE), National Institute of Standards and Technology
Marian Merritt is the Lead for Industry Engagement for the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Marian has over 18 years of experience working in the cybersecurity industry. She previously was with Symantec Corporation as their Director of Cyber Education and Online Safety Programs. In that role, she created a cybersecurity career program for underserved young... Read More →

Speakers
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Deidre Diamond

Founder and CEO, CyberSN
Deidre Diamond is the Founder and CEO of the national cyber security staffing company CyberSN, the Founder of not-for-profit organization #brainbabe, and a Strategic Board Member of ICMCP. Prior to founding CyberSN.com and #brainbabe, she was the CEO of Percussion Software, the first VP of Sales at Rapid7 (NYSE:RPD) and the VP of Sales for the national technical staffing company Motion Recruitment. Because Diamond herself was hired as... Read More →
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Kelly FitzGerald

Senior Principal Information Security Analyst, Veritas Technologies LLC.
Kelly FitzGerald is a Senior Principal Information Security Analyst managing both the Customer and Supplier Trust Offices at Veritas Technologies LLC.  Prior to her work at Veritas, Kelly worked at Symantec and has held positions in the Product Security, Consumer and Enterprise organizations. Kelly’s focus is examining and investigating information security risk and fraud.
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Julie Medero

Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Harvey Mudd College
Julie Medero, PhD, researches natural language processing, machine learning and educational applications of language technology. Her research integrates ideas from computer science, linguistics, and electrical engineering to develop new applications of natural language processing to the area of literacy education. In particular, she is interested in how we can use signal processing and machine learning to understand which words and sentences... Read More →
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Chenxi Wang

Chief Strategy Officer, Twistlock
Dr. Chenxi Wang is Chief Strategy Officer of Twistlock. She is responsible for corporate strategy and thought leadership. Chenxi built an illustrious career at Forrester Research, Intel Security, and CipherCloud. At Forrester, Chenxi covered mobile, cloud, and enterprise security, and wrote many hard hitting research papers. At Intel Security, she led the ubiquity strategy that spans both hardware and software platforms. Chenxi is the founder... Read More →


Tuesday January 24, 2017 4:50pm - 5:40pm
Sand and Sea Room

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