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.


August 23, 2018


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

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

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

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...

July 25, 2016


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

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

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,...