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Recognizing The “Women of Cyber”

For the next 30 days, we will be recognizing the amazing #WomeninCyber. More progress in diversity is needed now! Please help support their efforts and other women seeking to get into cyber.

These talented women are making strong contributions to cyber and inspiring others to join cybersecurity as well. Not just in technical roles either as many may assume, but also non-technical and leadership roles.

Amazing line-up to come over the next thirty days…so stay tuned!

Thanks to Netsync for amplifying such a worthy cause. More amplifying companies to come.

 Here is the line-up (subject to change) for the week of Mar 8-12th:

Mon – International Women’s Day – Three Amazing Women featured:

Theodora Lau, Founder Unconventional Ventures, Steering Committee Member at VC Innovations

Noureen Njoroge, Director of Global Cyber Threat Intelligence at Nike

Teresa Tonthat – Assistant Vice President of IT & CISO at Texas Children’s

Tue – Mary Balogun, Founder, Cyfendry Consulting | WSC Dallas Chapter Founder/President

Wed – Tyler Cohen Wood, Internationally recognized cybersecurity authority, former United States Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Cyber Deputy Division Chief & Senior Intelligence Officer

Thu – Stefanie Drysdale, Vice President | Cyber at Prescient

Fri – Kavitha Mariappan, Executive Vice President, Customer Experience & Transformation at Zscaler 

Here is the line-up (subject to change) for the week of Mar 15-19th:

Mon – Mari Galloway, Board Member at The Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu, Recipient of Inaugural ISC2 Diversity Award

Tue – Heather Gantt-Evans, Chief Information Security Officer at SailPoint

Wed – Sarba Roy, IT Risk and Security Consultant, Membership Chair – WiCyS Oregon Affiliate, Chapter Lead – InfoSec Girls

Thu – Shakthi Priya Kathirvelu, Head of Information Security and IT – Funding Societies | Modalku Group

Fri – Tye Hayes, Chief Information Officer at City of Atlanta

Here is the line-up (subject to change) for the week of Mar 22-26th:

Mon – Teri Petrzelka, Vice President, BSO, Information Security Officer at Central Bank

Tue – Uma Rajagopal, CISSP, CEH – Information Security Evangelist at Capitol One

Wed – Monica Verma – CISO at Norwegian Directorate of Health and Board member for Cloud Security Alliance Norway

Thu – Shira Shamban – Co-founder and CEO of Solvo

Fri – Rosa Caputo – CEO KeyData Associates and One of Canada’s TOP 20 Women in Cyber Security

Here is the line-up (subject to change) for the week of Mar 29-Apr 2nd:

Mon – Page Glave, Analyst III, Data Security at Klein ISD, Information Technology.

Tue –  Mary Ann Davidson, Chief Security Officer at Oracle Corporation. 

Wed – Bindu Sundaresan, Director at AT&T Cybersecurity

Thu – Brenda A. Oppel, Colonel, USAF Enterprise Information Technology as a Service (EITaaS)

Fri – TBA

Here are some posts from the amazing women so far:


Mark Lynd (CISSP, ISSAP, ISSMP), Head of Digital Business at Netsync is Top ranked global thought leader, author, speaker and practitioner for, AI, Data Center, IoT and Cybersecurity. He has been an accomplished enterprise CIO, CTO, CISO and Board Member for several large organizations. Mark has performed speaking and thought leadership engagements for Oracle, Intel, IBM, Cisco and others. He was named an Ernst & Young’s "Entrepreneur of Year – Southwest Region" Finalist and presented the Doak Walker Award on ESPN’s CFB Awards Show to a national television audience. He served honorably in the US Army’s 3rd Ranger Battalion & 82d Airborne.

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