IDENTITY - A Multi-faceted problem is Not just the relevant for KYC / AML / CTF but increasingly necessary in an age of sophisticated Cybercrime and Millions of displaced migrants, and BIG Data needs AI to help process the massive quantities of DATA being generated.
This was the topic of the first ID/AI conference in Singapore, organized by Ian Myles. Ian Myles is the founder of area 51. With a background in Design / Mobile & Payments, Ian is bringing user-centred experiences to Payments, Wear-ables & Biometrics.
Singapore economy is benefiting from an amazing environment of solid economic growth, and this Fintech Festival is a real proof. Being an Asian hub, and one of the World’s greatest innovative countries, Singapore attracted with the Fintech Festival more than 25,000 participants from over 100 countries.
Everyone heard about the Equifax hack… I even met someone who had been a victim of this attack. He did not know what to do exactly and how to protect himself after this breach.
Following this immense impact of American Citizens, US legislators are seriously considering a change, looking at safer options as an alternative to Social Security numbers after the Equifax hack.
On Nov, 8th 2017, the Senate Commerce Committee had an in-depth discussion with Yahoo ex-CEO Marissa Mayer, Verizon security officer Karen Zacharia, the present and previous CEOs of Equifax. They exchanged about providing and building a more resilient way to protect consumers from data breaches.
Cyber Security is everywhere. We hear and read about it on TV, magazine, newspapers, etc. All information is related to the urgency of good protection against cyber threats and attacks.
Learning about cyber security can be fun and definitely original as well. These videos are only examples of a much wider pool of other amazing ones, that you can find online.
Enjoy Watching !
The shortage of Cybersecurity workers is a global issue with millions of jobs unfilled. Worst yet, the percentage of women working in Cybersecurity is only about 10% according to a report from ISC2. Jane Frankland’s new book, In Security, offers practical tips and advice for women looking to work in Cybersecurity, for women already in Cybersecurity, and for men and women who want to help fix the gender gap.
In Security is significant since it is one of the few books on the subject of women in Cybersecurity and perhaps the first book to attack the subject head-on with such passion from an author showing great dedication to the cause.
Finding women who are recognized in the field seems slightly more difficult than expected. I tried to compile a list of women in cybersecurity blogs. Please let me know if you are aware of any others, and I will add them to the list.
Like many women working in the cyber-security industry, Jane Frankland has had to battle her way to the top. Despite her current status as a successful entrepreneur, she has faced multiple hurdles during her career – including incidents of casual sexism.
Frankland's book, In Security aims to share her experience of being female in what is still a male-dominated sector, while advising other women and the businesses that employ them how to harness talent and skills.
I always enjoy watching the videos, and I find them a real inspiration. I have seen many addressed topics, from how to be happy in a marriage to how to survive a life-changing event. They are all amazingly powerful talks, full of empathy, fun, sadness, life, and authenticity.
Today, I decided to compile for you the list of the best TED talks by women in cybersecurity.
Over the different stages of my life, there have been many times when a book helped me focus in the right directions and get my motivation and strength back. There were also days where the only activity that could release my stress was reading. And, it is amazingly great that in Singapore, we have this library as well, where you can just grab a book or eight 😊 ! It was always super empowering and inspiring, especially for someone who is building his own business.
Undeniably, books are part of a female empowerment journey as they should be. Women sharing their own experiences, successes, failures, and achievements allow us to relate to our lives, and overcome encountered obstacles. For my journey, reading was always the activity that would teach me the most, relax me, and bring very good new insights for my entrepreneurial career.
On the 9th of October 2017, I was invited by Polish Ambassador Zenon Kosiniak-Kamysz with other Polish professionals in Singapore to meet Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska and her team, including the Head of Cabinet Dr. Tomasz Husak, Head of Unit Iwona Piorko Bermig and Jakub Cebula. It has been a great privilege and an honour to have the opportunity to share with them about cybersecurity and to discuss the importance of the topic for the European Union.