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The Future of Cybersecurity - in High Demand

According to Cybersecurity Ventures, there will be 3.5 million cybersecurity job openings globally by the end of 2021. With a serious shortage of security experts, cybersecurity has emerged as a sector in high demand for qualified individuals. Join us to learn about the future of cybersecurity and how you can become involved.

Moderator: Carolyn Turbyfill, Ph.D. Entrepreneur in Residence, WITI

Dr. Carolyn Turbyfill is a Technical Executive with 30+ years of experience in Security, Risk Management, Enterprise Products, and Services. She has managed teams that built leading-edge products, including * The first database benchmark using experimental design techniques, the Wisconsin Benchmark which won the VLDB Best Paper Award; * One of the first wireless LANs with radio, antenna, and IP Layer encryption at Sun Microsystems; * The first Firewall Appliance, the Sun Microsystems SunScreen SPF 100, which also included a certificate authority and one of the first commercial IP Layer VPNs, SKIP, which won the LAN Magazine Product of the Year Award; - The first round-trip email marketing system with interactive Java applets that was a precursor to PayPal at MessageMedia; * The first Managed Security Service at Counterpane Internet Security; - The first virtualized automated test environments for application stacks, the StackSafe Test Center, which won an ITIL Pink Elephant award. Dr. Turbyfill was the first member of WITI in Silicon Valley and is a member of the WITI Hall of Fame. She is currently spearheading a Future of Work initiative as an Entrepreneur in Residence at WITI. She is an alumna of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; the University of Wisconsin at Madison; and Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

Guest Speaker:Hemma Prafullchandra

Hemma Prafullchandra is Chief Technology Officer of Microsoft 365 Security, Compliance and Management (S-C-M). She influences M365 S-C-M vision and product plans, and works closely with customers, partners, analysts and industry bodies to deeply understand their needs, and build mindshare of Microsoft’s cybersecurity strategy and solutions.

Hemma has authored 14+ patents, managed intellectual property programs and product innovations, and frequently speaks on cybersecurity challenges and technologies. She has over 32 years of industry experience developing networking and security products, standards and best practices.

Hemma is a member of ForgePoint Capital Advisory Council, and has served for 6 years on NIST VCAT. She is an advocate for diversity and inclusion, and an active mentor/coach for cybersecurity professionals.

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Clubhouse follow-up discussion Sept 3 12-1 pm PT
Moderator: Carolyn Turbyfill
Guest Speaker: Hemma Prafullchandra
Hemma Prafullchandra