July 02, 2018 | SC Media

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Bonnie Butlin, Executive director Security Partners’ Forum

As the internet continues to make the world a far more connected place, Bonnie Butlin keeps finding new ways to connect the global security professionals who aspire to safeguard it. Based out of the Ottawa, Canada metropolitan area, Butlin is the co-founder and executive director of the Security Partners’ Forum (SPF), an international, not-for-profit agile…

Endpoint Security

Over the years, threats have evolved from simple attacks to very advanced threats that can cripple an organization and hide their tracks. As the attacks have evolved, so have our protection needs. We have gone from the single point of protection on mainframes and Unix servers to a large number of endpoints across many networks.…

Catharina Budiharto, Executive, Chicago Bridge & Iron

Catharina Budiharto, better known as Dd, has spent more than 20 years in the cybersecurity industry handling tasks ranging building a cybersecurity team from the ground up to take an existing security program to the next level. Budiharto has worked primarily in the oil and gas industry, a natural for this Houston-based executive, with stints…

Honorable Mention 2018

Jan BuitronComputer science doctoral candidate, April 2018, Colorado Technical University Jan Buitron is a candidate for a Doctor’s degree in Computer Science at Colorado Technical University. Previously she worked as a security resident consultant for SecureWorks and as part of the adjunct faculty in the MSIA program online at Regis University, an information systems security…

Women to Watch 2018

Jen BrownCompliance and data protection officer, Sumo Logic Jen Brown is the compliance and data protection officer at Sumo Logic where she is responsible for responsible for leading compliance, risk, and privacy efforts for the company. She has more than 20 years of experience in IT security and compliance and has worked as a consultant, external…

Time for a diversity ‘reboot’

By any measure, the number of women in U.S. cybersecurity jobs is low. In the last 30 years, the number of women
seeking computer science degrees has dropped from a high of 35 percent in the late 1980s, to about 18 percent today. Barbara DePompa reports.

Dena Haritos Tsamitis Dir., Information Networking Institute at Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Engineering

After 13 years as director of the Information Networking Institute (INI) at Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Engineering, Dena Haritos Tsamitis in 2017 was named the school’s first-ever recipient of the Barbara Lazarus Professorship in Information Networking. But her true mark of success is reflected in the young minds she has steered toward a fulfilling…

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