Mary Kate Schmermund

Employer Brand Content Specialist

Cisco Secure

Mary Kate Schmermund is an employer brand content coordinator at Cisco Secure who works on Duo Security content. She loves telling stories and building community. At Cisco Secure, she writes about what makes Cisco Secure and Duo Security unique and how our employees thrive at work and beyond. Mary Kate earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Smith College and served with AmeriCorps NCCC. Before joining Cisco Secure, she worked in the creative, nonprofit and higher education sectors. Mary Kate finished her first novel in 2021. marykateschmermund.com Mary Kate on Instagram


June 10, 2022


What & Who You Know: How to get a job in cybersecurity with no experience

Want a job in cybersecurity with no experience? Learn the top 10 tips from leaders at Cisco Secure and Duo Security on leveraging your skills and network.

April 28, 2022


The More You Know: Job Searching & Interviewing

Recruiters and hiring managers at Cisco and Duo Security share useful tips for those job searching and interviewing in the cybersecurity and tech industries.