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4th Annual Women in Tech Symposium: Reimagining Cybersecurity for All

March 6, 2020 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Center, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, 94720

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Data breaches, identity theft, ransomware, deep fakes, doxxing. With the pervasiveness of digital platforms and tools in our public, professional, and private lives, concern has intensified about the security of our information, institutions, and online identities. The need for innovation in cybersecurity strategies — from the technical hardware, software, and networks to training the needed workforce — will drive significant investment and attention for the foreseeable future. At the same time, we must ensure that the benefits and protections of cybersecurity are equitably distributed.

How can we engage the most inclusive talent pool to tackle the growing threats, confident that we are mitigating risk, encouraging safe practices, and developing the next generation of cybersecurity professionals?

Featured panelists include Window Snyder (pictured to the right), Chief Security Officer at Square; Dawn Song, Professor of Computer Science at UC Berkeley; and Wendy Nather, Head of Advisory CISOs, Duo Security at Cisco.

Who Should Attend?

We welcome participants from startups, nonprofit and government organizations, and established companies as well as students, staff, and faculty. The symposium is open to everyone, allowing a broader audience the chance to join the conversation and reimagine cybersecurity for all.

Attendees will walk away with deep insights about our cybersecurity future, and gain a community of inspiring and motivating people that will champion the advancement of women in technology.


Presented as part of the Women in Technology Initiative at the University of California (WITI@UC), a program run by CITRIS and the Banatao Institute. Co-sponsored by Microsoft, Lam Research, and the UC Berkeley School of Information.

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