Mar 17, 2023
Welcome to Women in Cybersecurity month!
In our third episode in the series for Women in Cybersecurity month, CVP at Microsoft SCI, Ann Johnson, joins us to chat about filling the skills gap in cybersecurity and how Artificial Intelligence (AI) is positioned to change this industry.
Afternoon Cyber Tea with Ann Johnson - Ann Johnson, Corporate Vice President, Business Development, Security, Compliance & Identity at Microsoft, talks with cybersecurity thought leaders and influential industry experts about the trends shaping the cyber landscape and what should be top-of-mind for the C-suite and other key decision makers. Ann and her guests explore the risk and promise of tools and systems powered by AI, IoT, machine learning, and other emerging technology, as well as the impact on how humans work, communicate, consume information, and live in this era of digital transformation. Please note, the opinions expressed by guests on this podcast are their own and are not endorsed by, nor do they necessarily reflect opinions of, Microsoft or Ann Johnson.
Book: Not with a Bug, But with a Sticker: Attacks on Machine Learning Systems and What To Do About Them by Ram Shankar Siva Kumar and Hyrum Anderson
Girl Security Partnership provides training and resources to girls and young women to help them explore careers in cybersecurity and gain the skills they need to succeed in the field. Since its inception, Girl Security’s mentorship program has served almost 1,000 mentees and aims to drive change in national security through education, mentoring, and workforce training.
DigiGirlz gives middle and high school girls opportunities to learn about careers in technology and connect with Microsoft employees. The DigiGirlz program gives high school girls the chance to participate in hands-on computer and technology workshops and learn about careers in technology. More than 65,000 students have attended the Microsoft DigiGirlz Technology Program since its inception in 2000.
Cyverysity.org - To achieve the consistent representation of women and underrepresented minorities in the cybersecurity industry through programs designed to diversify, educate, and empower.
And don’t forget to stay tuned the entire month for more!
Our remaining Women in Cybersecurity month 2023 schedule:
March 22nd (Wed), 5pm EST - Microsoft Security Insights Show Episode 145 - Future Kortor / Lara Goldstein, Cloud Security PMs
March 29th (Wed), 5pm EST - Microsoft Security Insights Show Episode 146 - Elizabeth Stephens, Dir of DC Cyber Risk Intelligence
We hope you’ll join us live or listen to the replays. But more than that, we hope these discussions with leaders in the Cybersecurity industry will help drive your excitement in sharing the message.