[Owasp-leaders] Women in Security

Martin Knobloch martin.knobloch at owasp.org
Thu Jun 9 14:28:23 UTC 2016


Hi all,

I have contact with WICS (Women in Cyber Security), an international
interest group of women working in Cyber Security.

How to link?

Cheers,
-martin

On Thu, Jun 9, 2016 at 3:33 PM, Fiona Collins <fiona.collins at owasp.org>
wrote:

> Hi Tony,
>
> There is an OWASP Women in ApoSec initiative:
> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Women_In_AppSec
>
> Up until now we have mainly run events at the AppSec conferences. Looks
> like you've some great ideas for further outreach so we should definitely
> all collaborate on this
>
> Fiona
>
> On 9 Jun 2016, at 13:48, Dhruv Soi <dhruv.soi at owasp.org> wrote:
>
> Good Evening from Dubai!
>
> We have formed a large OWASP working group across the middle east with
> many women leaders aboard to address this initiative. We have done some
> initial work and are in the phase of shaping it to a formal framework which
> can be used by other chapters.
>
> Lets collaborate on this!
>
> Best,
> Dhruv Soi
>
> On Thu, Jun 9, 2016 at 2:47 AM, Tony Clarke <tony.clarke at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>> Hi Everyone,
>>
>> The OWASP Dublin Chapter has a new board and a bunch of new volunteers
>> and one of the initiatives we're working on is to attract and retain women
>> in cybersecurity and make an impact locally.
>>
>> We're about to kick off an outreach initiative with other security groups
>> locally (ISC2, ISACA, etc), 3rd level institutions, employer groups,
>> industry and government bodies. The aim is to make a practical difference
>> and reduce barriers at all levels, which would hopefully result in
>> attracting and retaining more women in cybersecurity. We're looking at a
>> number of activities including speaking with schools/colleges,
>> workshops/training, developing guide literature for companies to reduce
>> barriers, etc.
>>
>> *We were wondering if there are others in OWASP working on similar
>> activities (e.g. Women in AppSec) and if so can we connect to share
>> experiences and collaborate together?*
>>
>> The videos below are from an event we had two weeks ago with about 200+
>> people attending. We had two speakers (Jacky Fox & Jane Frankland) and a
>> panel of 6 (directors from Symantec, Deloitte, DocuSign, IBM, and Michelle
>> Simpson OWASP Belfast chapter lead)  who tool Q&A.
>>
>> *Event Overview *
>> https://youtu.be/bYV5bnN03MY
>>
>> *Vox Pops*
>> https://youtu.be/zB8p-sJcsso
>>
>> *Jacky Fox Short Interview*
>> https://youtu.be/bgOtckV9-GQ
>>
>> *Jane Frankland Short Interview*
>> https://youtu.be/0l-soUrG4VA
>>
>>
>> *Panel Discussion*
>> https://youtu.be/OK-rKkt1vWY
>>
>> The chapter had about 20 volunteers assisting and ran a Facebook live
>> event. The feedback from the event was very positive.
>> https://www.facebook.com/owaspireland/
>>
>> Many Thanks,
>>
>> Tony
>>
>> OWASP Dublin Chapter Lead
>>
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