Jennie Kam

Security Researcher

Security and Trust Organization

Jennie is a security researcher in Cisco's Security and Trust Organization. Her embedded systems background enables her to evaluate the security posture of Cisco products from both a hardware and software perspective.

She has been frequent volunteer at K-12 STEM education events all over the United States since her undergraduate days at the University of Texas at Austin. Jennie is also an active speaker and participant in the women in computing community as well as the cybersecurity industry.

In her spare time, she likes to travel and hike.


September 25, 2018


Alley-Oop! Assisting Girls into Technology

2 min read

Jennie shares how Girls Power Tech is changing lives for young women in tech and impacting her Cisco moments that matter.

August 23, 2018


Paying It Forward – Investing in Cybersecurity’s Future with Summer Camp

3 min read

Solving the cybersecurity skills gap is difficult – but as an industry, we have a responsibility to educate the next generation who grew up with technology that wasn’t necessarily designed...

February 27, 2018


Curiosity, Exploration and Community – How I Paved my Own Path to a Cybersecurity Career

3 min read

I like to say that I didn’t really choose a career in cybersecurity – it chose me. The field naturally suits my personality, which has always been safety conscious. My...

October 4, 2017


“Pitching Packets” Game Teaches Cyber Security with Beanbags

4 min read

This October, the 14th year of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) focuses on educating consumers on Internet safety.  Consumers can be of all ages and backgrounds, so in the...

September 12, 2017


Finding Friendships, Philanthropy, and Fun at Work!

3 min read

The culture of giving and fun at Cisco with the Connected Women and Conexion EROs volunteering

July 25, 2016


Going Back to Summer Camp as a Cisco Employee – GenCyber Camp That Is

2 min read

An issue I can relate to – the lack of women in cybersecurity. While women represented 25% of computing professionals in 2015, they only represented 10% of the information security...

June 21, 2016


Bring You Together Cisco, Tater Tots Will

1 min read

You know you’re having a good day at Cisco when you win a Star Wars medal. For eating tater tots. I am a security researcher in the Cisco Austin office,...