F-Secure Consulting Event

FORGING YOUR OWN PATH

April 15th 2021

17:00 – 18:00 BST

Online—United Kingdom

Only 20% of professionals working in cyber security are women. What would you do to change that? Watch our panel discussion on women forging their own path in the cyber security industry, with speakers from Barclays, Sky, Sainsbury’s, and Quilter.

Watch the event recording to find out:

  • What it’s like to work in information security
  • What it’s like to study cyber security and its related fields at university
  • Whether you need to study to find a job in the industry
  • What recruiters and hiring managers are looking for
  • How to find the role that’s right for you

Agenda

Click on the timestamp to watch a specific topic.

Timestamp Speaker and topic
1:54

Joani Green, F-Secure

On a day in the life of an IR consultant

3:32

Hannah Gael, Barclays,

On a day in the life of a Penetration Test Manager

6:02

Louise Cockburn, Quilter

On splitting her time with a job-share partner

8:59

Roha Raheel, Sainsbury’s

On why she stuck it out with university

12:21

Emma Griffin, Sky

On how a burst appendix led her into cyber security

17:25

Eliza Bolton, F-Secure

On how she went from not owning a computer to working in IR

20:15

Kate Inns, F-Secure

On learning how something works before you learn to break it

23:30

Louise Cockburn, Quilter

On how people skills led her to the right job role

28:20

Joani Green, F-Secure

On how she got the bug for cyber security

31:42

Caitlin Harrison, F-Secure

On what she looks for when she is hiring

38:02

Hannah Gael, Barclays

On why changing the wording in their job ads encouraged more women to apply

39:46

Emma Griffin, Sky

On why transferable skills and a passion for learning are more important than technical knowhow

44:05 Q&A: What resources are available for studying and qualifications?
46:19 Q&A: What are the best sources of information on cyber incidents?
47:51 Q&A: What one thing would you change to get more women in cyber security?

Speakers

Julia Ward

 

Julia Ward
Head of Strategic Alliances, F-Secure

Eliza Bolton

 

Eliza Bolton
Associate Consultant, F-Secure

Louise Cockburn

 

Louise Cockburn
Info Sec Awareness & Culture, Quilter

Joani Green

 

Joani Green
Senior IR Consultant, F-Secure

Roha Raheel

 

Roha Raheel
Info Sec Analyst, Sainsbury’s

Emma Griffin

 

Emma Griffin
Deputy Group CISO, Sky

Caitlin Harrison

 

Caitlin Harrison
Principal Managing Consultant, F-Secure

Hannah Gael

 

Hannah Gael
Penetration Test Manager, Barclays

Katie Inns

 

Katie Inns
Associate Consultant, F-Secure

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