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Feb 3

We Are Stronger Together… A Walk Through Cyber Security Career Development

February 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EST

Experienced women in cyber security will share their career journey and you will learn how you can pursue and advance your cyber career.

Join us as we talk to a few experienced women in cybersecurity who will take us through their cyber career journey. With an emphasis on passion, resilience and the power of a strong network.

Careers in cyber security are in high demand. Learn about how you can pursue a career in cyber security and some real-life experience tips to become a leader in the field.

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Juanita Bates – Director of IT Audit at AmerisourceBergen

Juanita has 18+ years of experience in Information Technology, IT AuditCompliance and Cyber Security. She is responsible for identifying IT and Cyber security risk and ensuring effective controls are in place. Her passion is to enable others to grow and meet their career goals. Further, she enjoys creating process efficiencies and thinking outside the box when presented with challenges. She has improved processes resulting in time and money savings.

Naomi Buckwalter, CISSP, CISM – Director of Information Security and IT at Beam Dental

Naomi has over 20 years’ experience in IT and Security, and has held roles in Software Engineering, Security Architecture, Security Engineering, and Security Leadership. As a cybersecurity career adviser and mentor for people around the world, her passion is helping people, particularly women, get into cybersecurity. Naomi volunteers with Philly Tech Sistas, a Philadelphia-based nonprofit helping women of color prepare for a career in IT and tech. Naomi has two Masters degrees from Villanova University and a Bachelors of Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology. In her spare time, Naomi plays volleyball and stays active as the mother of two boys.

Christina Blizzard – Senior Information Security and Data Privacy Advisor at Layer 8 Security

Christina Blizzard specializes in developing Information Security Programs for organizations with regulatory and compliance requirements. After starting her career in Privacy and working closely with more technical colleagues, she realized that she is fascinated by fast paced and challenging projects in Cybersecurity and decided to switch her career to become a cybersecurity professional. She enjoys learning new skills, has a BA in Global Security and Emergency Management and is currently pursuing a MS in Cybersecurity.

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