Women in Cybersecurity

February 27, 2018

SECURITY

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...

January 16, 2018

SECURITY

Broadening the Art of the Possible Through Diversity

During a recent conversation with an industry peer and great friend, he asked, “How did you make Cisco’s Security and Trust Organization so inclusive and diverse?” The question made me...

December 13, 2017

SECURITY

Shaping a Diverse and Stronger Cybersecurity Industry

Aside from scuba diving and working with Cisco customers to improve cyber resiliency, cooking is one of my greatest passions.  My favorite dishes are a fusion of the best ingredients,...

November 22, 2017

SECURITY

The Ecosystem of Women in Cybersecurity – A Key to our Future!

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.  This digital economy is gender agnostic. And, it is highly dependent on a connected global ecosystem. The message is clear—no one person, enterprise, industry, government or region can […]

November 10, 2017

SECURITY

The Power of Role Models and a Good Book

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...

October 27, 2017

SECURITY

Filling the Cybersecurity Professionals Gap – with Women

Due to the high-profile data breaches, cybersecurity has become a household word. Think back to just one month ago, when the data breach at Equifax exposed the personal information for...

October 23, 2017

SECURITY

Cisco Takes Exclusivity Out of Cybersecurity

Nearly 30 years ago, I attended the first of what would be hundreds of information security conferences throughout my career. I was astonished to be one of only a handful...

October 5, 2017

WE ARE CISCO

I. Am. A. Woman. In. Tech.

"You are a woman in tech. You are part of the 11% of women in cybersecurity. You make an impact. You're not alone - you have the #wearecisco fam behind you. Don't ever forget that." - Tammy Nguyen shares her story of realizing she was, indeed, a woman in tech.