Category: Leadership

Australian Women in Security Network

The need for cyber security role models globally

Author – Claire Fulford “If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” — Isaac Newton Earlier this year, members of the Australian Women in Security Network (AWSN) along with industry peers, participated in a Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C) event focused on women in cyber.  PM&C invited participants to respond to several…
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Inspiring the next generation of women in IT

Author – Amanda Menard There has been a lot discussion regarding the lack of women working in IT. Current figures from the Australian Computer Society and Deloitte show that women make up only 28% of the ICT workforce. One of the initiatives working to change this statistic for future generations is the Girls’ Programming Network.…
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Leave no woman behind

Author – Cairo Malet As International Women’s Day draws closer, I’ve been thinking a lot about the theme of “leave no woman behind” and how this plays out in my own life and career. As everyone knows, Information Security as an industry is lacking in women – we make up only 10% of the workforce…
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Getting more women on the podium

Author – Catherine McGrath Getting more women on-the-podium at conferences & events Catherine McGrath founder of #WomenSpeaking workshops$200 discount per full price ticket for AWSN members email Catherine for the code or direct payment. Seeing women at the forefront of public discourse is essential to gender equity. For AWSN members I pose these questions: are you seeing women at the…
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