An Open Letter to the Cybersecurity Industry on International Women?s Day

An Open Letter to the Cybersecurity Industry on International Women’s Day,

Coming off an inspiring week at RSA Conference, I felt compelled to write this letter to my fellow colleagues in the cybersecurity industry.

If community events like RSA Conference tell us anything, it’s that when we come together, we have the power to do remarkable things that have a significant positive impact across the globe. In our mission to help our customers and communities thrive in today’s high-risk world, it means making sure we are looking at problems from new perspectives. We are the ones enabling humans to trust technology to do amazing things for the world. And we are the ones that protect people as technology becomes more and more ubiquitous in our human lives.

The gravity of what we do and the potential repercussions on the future must not be underestimated. Whether you are a parent or not, you understand that what we put in place today will affect many generations to come. We’ve all made sacrifices in our personal lives to make this world safer. But have we done enough to make our community more diverse, more equal and more balanced?

Ask yourselves this: What kind of world do you want for your daughters? For your sons? For your communities? And ask yourselves an equally important question: What can you do today? Through the power of this community, we can do more, but sometimes it’s hard to know what that is. Men often tell me they (Read more...)

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