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Global Forum on Womxn in Cybersecurity 2020

We will be there!

4 March 2020

Willis College St. Laurent Campus 1200 St. Laurent Blvd, Suite #20

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Willis College is a centennial academy of excellence in Ontario that has long positioned itself for the advancement of women in the field of cybersecurity.

According to Cybersecurity Ventures research in 2019, the participation of women in the global cybersecurity workforce is slightly over 20%.

Given these wide disparities and the shortage of manpower in the field, Willis College, in partnership with the Professional Development Institute of the University of Ottawa and Invest Ottawa, is working to help improve performance Canadian organizations through learning and workforce development, particularly for women.

In this perspective, they are organizing the Womxn Global Cybersecurity Forum on March 04, 2020.

The forum is part of Womxn 2020 International Week, and aims to mobilize more women and remove obstacles to cybersecurity in the National Capital Region.

It will bring together over a hundred people, including several organizations such as MDN, AICDS, KPMG, Mindbridge Ai, Microsoft, CIBC, Sophos and In-Sec-M, etc.


6 p.m. – 6:05 p.m. Presentation and expectations of the Forum

6:05 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. Keynote address (to be confirmed: Prime Minister Trudeau)

6:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Presentation of data, findings and recommendations from the DND / Scholarships for Women in Technology project

6.30 p.m. – 7.15 p.m. Panel 1 – Collision course on cyber threats and industry

7:15 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Panel 2 – Mobilizing Women and Growing Cybersecurity Careers

7:45 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. “See it and be it (SIBI)” – Two successful women in cybersecurity

8:15 p.m. – 8:45 p.m. Hacking for Cyber ​​- Presentation of two female-led e-businesses

8:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Best practices, next steps and preparation for the Womxn Global Cybersecurity Forum in 2021, March 10, 2021