Struggles to be treated equitably for many women results in qualities that inspire performance from employees, high standards for themselves, and a pragmatism that’s good for business and IT security. (Pictured: Quiessence Phillips, deputy CISO for New York City, NYC Cyber Command)
All women in this market have had distinct experiences that shaped their approach to leadership and technology. Here, a collection of women trailblazers share their own perspectives on the evolution of their own careers as well as the security market in which they work.
Celebrating significant and consequential contributions to the field and community, the SC Media Women in IT Security program honors leaders who have faced down the security challenges, shaped the industry, and made a positive impact on the advancement of cybersecurity in government or the private sector.