It’s that time of year again, where we take some time to share the voices of underrepresented people in cybersecurity. The hope, of course, is that minorities in cybersecurity are heard as often as everyone else’s — but we’re not there yet. So until then, I am happy to be…

This week, after spending more than seven years as CISO, I resigned. It was lovely to get an avalanche of good wishes from colleagues and teammates. I’m excited about my future opportunities. I was asked “why now?” and my response was “because I knew it was time”. …

“I can’t believe anyone would want to work in security”, said the interviewer.

At the time, I was completely gobsmacked that a senior leader would say something like this, during an interview no less. …

Congratulations, You Made It! And other good Security news.

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It’s December already. Not just any December, but THIS December: 2020. The year of COVID and elections and COVID and BLM and COVID and natural disasters and COVID. And did I mention COVID?

Whatever state you are currently in — happy…

All this Security Pro wants is…

’Tis the season for gift giving. Regardless of how you spend this time of year, you would need to live under a rock (or, at least, not be connected to the Interweb) to not see the plethora of gift ideas being advertised. I admit…

Helen Patton

Cyber Security, Technology Ethics, and Humanity. What else? I can be found on Twitter @CisoHelen

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