As chief policy officer of HackerOne, Katie Moussouris oversees the company's philosophy and approach to vulnerability disclosure, advises customers and researchers, and as she puts it, "works toward the public good to legitimize and promote security research to help make the internet safer for everyone."
Harassment has no place in the security industry. Neither do sexism or discrimination. But, there they are. It's time for infosec to just say no, reports Teri Robinson.
Women bring new skill sets, but early encouragement, training in grade school and mentoring are all needed to succeed, reports James Hale.
Targeted events help stake out space for women in the security field, reports Alan Earls.
We asked a number of security professionals what they thought about the conditions for women in the IT security workplace today.
Here's a list of five notable women to watch who have had a positive impact on the information security industry.
These seven women are featured for their noteworthy efforts, which have impacted the field of online security and data privacy for the better.
As VP and CISO at Freddie Mac, Patricia Titus is responsible for the protection and integrity of the mortgage company's information assets while enabling world-class information access.
As both the CTO and the SVP for products at HyTrust, as well as more recently its head of engineering and CISO, Hemma Prafullchandra is also "an evangelist for what's possible."
In 2010 Wendy Nather joined 451 Research as a senior analyst, and she now serves as research director for the information security practice covering many different areas, with a heavy focus on application security, security services and threat intelligence.