Kathleen Kotwica, Executive Vice President and Chief Knowledge Strategist at the Security Executive Council, talks to Security magazine about her journey into security and the challenges faced when conducting research within the industry.
Editor Maggie Shein sits down with Jadee Hanson, Chief Information Security Officer and Chief Information Officer at Code42 about her career start in pentesting, as well as how to address data loss when it comes from the inside your organization, and navigating insider threat.
Security spoke to Kimber Goerres, Security Systems Integration & Project Management Lead at Sony Electronics, who has served diligently in her role, ensuring the company’s error or down rate is nominal and establishing the technical security requirements for Sony offices globally. Here, Goerres speaks about her role, establishing technical security requirements and ensuring improved security levels through risk, vulnerability and audit assessments.
How often do you consider gravity? And the power of this invisible force to move oceans, hold planets in orbit, and quite literally, keep us all grounded. Now, how about women in technology? Another force of nature that, I think, deserves more visibility and recognition. Men haven’t cornered the market on technological genius, innovation, and invention. But too often, women have had to work all the harder not only to prove that fact, but also to be equally recognized for their extraordinary contributions.
A new generation of young professionals are joining the industry who may not have considered security as a career path previously thanks to others that have paved the way through their dedication and successes.
Security is one of the fastest-growing professional careers worldwide. Career prospects range from entry-level security officer and administrative positions to system integration specialists and private investigators to directors of security at corporations and organizations around the world. While security is not traditionally a sector that most women considered to build their careers, the landscape has shifted dramatically.
In this year’s Security Leadership: 2021 Women in Security report, we take you through the professional journeys of 13 enterprise security leaders that have risen the ranks during their careers with their skills, forward-thinking mindsets, and a passion for the job they do.