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Bridging the Cyber Skills Gap

Cisco Women in Cybersecurity

2018 Women In Cybersecurity Conference

We are dedicated to encouraging women to explore and engage in the cybersecurity field. Watch us go behind the scenes in our recap video of this year’s Women In CyberSecurity Conference (WiCys). Hear what inspires women to get involved, what they enjoy most, and how they plan to impact the Cybersecurity field.

Paving the way to a cybersecurity career

Cisco Cybersecurity Diversity

Everyone who works at Cisco knows that we encourage, promote and value a diverse workforce. Supporting women is an important part of that effort. The difference in tangible support from ten years ago to today is profound across the company.

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A career in this continually evolving field must be just that: organic. It has to become part of your daily practice! 

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Cisco’s Women in Cyber initiative is incredibly important. It’s all about the most important aspect of problem solving: bringing diversity of thinking to a team and to a problem—unique perspectives that we would otherwise not have because of the biases we bring from our own backgrounds.

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Creativity and problem-solving skills are the most essential to have; everything else can be taught.

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Every business, government agency, educational institution, organization and team can benefit from diverse viewpoints.

Wizard of Big Data

The Women in Cybersecurity Community is a torch of Cisco’s efforts to drive gender diversity and carve paths for women to take on cybersecurity careers and excel in their journeys, ultimately shaping a stronger cybersecurity team and industry.

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For women just starting college or looking to make a career change, cybersecurity offers a range of jobs suitable for the most technical savvy to communication experts.

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Benchmark study shows mature, effective privacy practices yield greater competitive advantage and lower risk.

Trust in Paradise

Digitization is driving each of us across all industries to make dramatic changes to how we approach customers, products, services, and the always-on, real-time information rich marketplace.

Monique Morrow

My path to cybersecurity looks more like a winding road than a straight line, but it’s the influential role models and valuable information I consumed with every turn that paved my path towards a career in cybersecurity – specifically privacy.

Security. The Great Enabler. Who Knew?

Nearly half of the global workforce is female, yet women hold only 11 percent of IT and cybersecurity positions.

Old Philosophers, a Privacy Renaissance, and some Shiny New Bling

Every new technology opens the door for greater expansion and innovation while also breeding new challenges to solve, including security and privacy.