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Uniting Women in Cyber 2021, hosted by The Cyber Guild, will unite Fortune 1000 companies, small business technology and security leaders, and government organizations on emerging concepts, innovations, and thought leadership in the changing landscape of cyber. This 2-day virtual event running from 1:00-4:30 EST, will welcome hundreds of global attendees, thought leaders, and industry experts from all walks of life and will include perspectives around how we are leading the workforce in developing a broad entry from other industries. This event will focus on translating skills from mid-to advanced career paths, to retooling existing roles, challenging norms, and thinking differently about diversity and inclusion
Here’s why this is a “CAN’T MISS” event:
2020 was undoubtedly THE year in global disruption and extreme change, not only in how and where we work, but how the monumental impact of advanced cyber threats is unfolding on a global scale at a rapid pace. As a united organization around bringing education and critical thought leadership to the table, Uniting Women in Cyber discusses the latest interest areas in threat detection and combat, and new technologies: all in a consumable, engaging format with the goal of providing inspirational, actionable advice on how to step up and get involved. From the next generation of cybersecurity leaders to seasoned veterans, UWIC is the leading entryway to gaining a deeper understanding of the global challenge, and a tangible platform to further develop skill sets, regardless of industry, and play a vital role in shaping and protecting our future.
This year's UWIC theme EMERGENCE is made up of 3 Key Components; Transition, Awareness, and Innovation.
Transition: encouraging women from beginning to mid-career and beyond to transition into the cyber workforce, not as a veteran or former government employee, but rather from all walks and stages of life.
Awareness: From defending reference architecture IP to protecting Kinder-12 online, there is an actionable, societal shared responsibility resulting from the cyber technology bleed into everyday life.
Innovation – Technology and Neuro-strategy: From remote work to spearheading concepts that shape technology like enabling ourselves to disable threats, ideas are in heavy demand. It’s not about working harder, it’s about working smarter. How do we connect the dots for all the areas of information gathering and all levels of decision-making to enable strategic action?
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