Teuta Hyseni

Security Engineer, Microsoft
355 - Cybersecurity: Taking a Hard Look

Teuta Hyseni is a Security Engineer at Microsoft, responsible for leading application security projects, assessing potential flaws within applications, and reviewing the application's architecture. Ms. Hyseni started her career as a Software Engineer at Rackspace, then moved to Denim Group where she began working on the cybersecurity side and became fascinated with it.

Ms. Hyseni is committed to educating others outside the industry on security threats and best practices, maximizing the impact of her security expertise through different talks and mentorship programs. In recognition of her efforts, she was Security Champion of the Year finalist in 2018 at the Women in IT Awards. As part of her passion for the tech industry and innovation, Ms. Hyseni and her mentees won first place in the World Blockchain Hackathon at the Blockchain Economic Forum in 2018, a world-class competition. As an advocate for gender diversity, she also has a keen interest in motivating, inspiring, and improving women's participation in the industry.