Day Three: Friday, August 23, 2019
Friday, August 23rd, 2019
8:30 AM Women In IT
When it comes to the lack of women in technology fields, the focus often turns to what about technology fields keeps women from participating and what can be done to encourage women to join the cyber security and other information technology professions. With the ongoing digital transformation within society, the number of unfilled cybersecurity positions is only going to increase. What can be done to encourage, attract, mentor and train, as well advance future leaders in the technology landscape?
In this session:
- Addressing the gender gap in C-suite technology roles
- A look at data surrounding women’s representation in IT
- Effective ways to support workforce diversity and inclusion
Change is inevitable, and one is desperately needed in the complex world of Cyber and the CISO’s role in an organization. By exploring a “whole-istic” Integrative Medicine approach to Cyber, organizations can benefit from looking at Cyber with a new change in perspective vs the same old techniques. A Whole360 approach to Cyber entails diving into the “mind-body-energy” connections as they pertain to the business and Cyber worlds. The Science of Diversity, Implicit Bias, Women in Cyber, and the Psychology behind the Security all fit together as pieces of the puzzle that needs to be brought to light and explored.
In this session examine:
- Exploring the Science of Diversity & Implicit Bias in Cyber
- The art of women in the Cyber Workforce
Exploring how Pieces of the puzzle all fit together (Diversity, Women, Psychology, Cybersecurity, Healthcare)