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Paying it Forward; Women in Cybersecurity who help strengthen the internet

  • BeCentral 12 Cantersteen Bruxelles, Bruxelles, 1000 Belgium (map)

                             "Behind every great man, there's a great woman cleaning up the mess"

Women are often the silent driving forces behind great things happening, in cybersecurity this is no different. For its next Women in Cybersecurity meetup, CyberWayFinder would like to put the spotlight on those women sacrificing their time, energy and patience and listen to their motivations and drive to help strengthen the internet. 

We will have a panel discussion with a few warriors for the good cause, followed by some networking with other women in cybersecurity. 

Stella Dineva had started her IT career in communications technologies and security. Assuming early responsibilities for governmental Network Security Administration in her home country of Bulgaria, Stella has had the opportunity to demonstrate not only her Technical prowess but, steadily, growing into an experienced, all round Information Security Manager with Security contributions within the Financial Industry.

Since her days at ING, Stella has pioneered the development of communities that strengthen, engage and motivate Women in IT and her drive to see a fair and equal opportunities workplace has led her to contribute assume a seat role at the Ingenico’s Women Network board and a within the Belgian OWASP chapter.

Outside work Stella is a mother, wife and video game enthusiast. 

Stephanie Vanroelen is passionate about security. She has multiple years of experience as a penetration tester and security researcher. She often gives talks and trainings to other security professionals. Stephanie is a co-organizer of BruCON, the Belgian based annual Hacker and security conference, and founder of cyberSKool, teaching kids IT security awareness and hacking by doing STEM related activities.

18h30: arrival, snacks and drinks will be provided
19h30: panel discussion
20h15: networking

Please be advised to arrive before the panel, as the doors close automatically.