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Who is Magda Chelly, the CyberFeminist ?

Who is Magda Chelly, the CyberFeminist ?

July 14, 2017

Magda Lilia Chelly, is the Managing Director of Responsible Cyber Pte. by day, and a cyber feminist hacker by night. Magda spend most of her time raising security awareness at a global scale, and supporting chief information security officers in their cyber security strategy and roadmap. She is currently based in Singapore, with a global reach through her company in 19 locations worldwide. She speaks five languages fluently, and has a PhD in Telecommunication Engineering with a subsequent specialization in cyber security. 

She also was recently nominated as global leader of the year at the Women in IT Awards 2017, and TOP 50 cyber security influencer globally.

Her educational passion led to the foundation of a cyber security diploma in Singapore with Trent Global College, and a global partnership with K2 Partnering Solutions, for cyber educational programs, and organizational design.

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The Last Unicorn An Introspective Analysis of Women in the Cybersecurity, by Mackenzie Brown

The Last Unicorn An Introspective Analysis of Women in the Cybersecurity, by Mackenzie Brown

July 14, 2017

Observation Deck at RSAC

Day 1 of the RSA Conference 2017, San Francisco; I paced from vendor booth to vendor booth mentally notating specific technical marketing differentiators of each cybersecurity solution suggested (both venerated and new.) Yet as this theoretical repository was quickly filling, there was one thing subconsciously I couldn’t help but observe. Where were all the women? ....

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https://www.rsaconference.com/blogs/the-unicorn-extinction-series-an-introspective-analysis-of-women-in-cybersecurity-part-2

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Conversations With Cybersecurity’s Undervalued Workforce – Introduction

Conversations With Cybersecurity’s Undervalued Workforce – Introduction

July 14, 2017

by Magda Lilia Chelly and Scott Schober

Scott: The cybersecurity industry is in dire need of information security professionals to combat growing global cyber threats. There is a clear shortage, especially in the lack of women entering the cyber workforce. I am a proud father of two. My young son may follow in my footsteps as the third generation running my family technology business. Should my 12 year old daughter choose a similar path in the tech industry, she will likely face ‘technology prejudice’ like so many women before her. My daughter is a hard worker in advanced placement and honors classes and far smarter than I was at her age. Yet, she will face many more obstacles than my son and I have ever faced despite her accomplishments.

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