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Saturday, May 21 • 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Roads to a Career in CyberSecurity
There is no single path to a successful career in cyber security. The security industry requires individuals with diverse sets of expertise and experiences - from analysts to engineers, from CISOs to marketers; just like the Women on this panel and the moderator. Deidre Diamond will moderate a panel of four women in the security industry as they each discuss how they built their career in different disciplines, all united by the common thread of cyber security.

Topics of discussion will include:
  • Initial interest in security 
  • First industry jobs 
  • Job changes, lateral moves and growth
  • Mentoring and inspiring others in the field


Deidre Diamond

Deidre Diamond is the Founder and CEO of the national cyber security staffing company Cyber Security Network (CyberSN) and the Founder of not-for-profit thought leadership platform #brainbabe (brainbabe.org.) Prior to founding CyberSN and #brainbabe, she was the VP of Sales for the... Read More →


Sonia Arista

With a career spanning nearly 20 years, Sonia E. Arista is the Director of Information Security at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. There, she is the information security Subject Matter Expert and also has extensive experience driving program development, assuring operational readiness... Read More →

Lital Asher-Dotan

Listed on Mass High Tech’s 20 Women to watch in Tech and Business, Lital Asher-Dotan is a Cyber Security expert that has a record of launching disruptive innovative technologies.She leads the marketing team at Cybereason, a successful cyber security startup that received $86mm... Read More →

Sandy Carielli

Sandy Carielli has over a decade of experience in the security industry, as a product manager, consultant and developer. Most recently, she was a Director of Product Management at RSA, where she was responsible for the SecurID portfolio and the Data Protection product line; she has... Read More →

Nazira Carlage

Nazira Carlage is a Senior Manager, Product Security at EMC Corporation. She leads the EMC Product Security Response Center that is responsible for managing and resolving security vulnerabilities in EMC products. Additionally, she has responsibility to drive the strategy and execution... Read More →

Saturday May 21, 2016 2:00pm - 2:45pm EDT
NERD 1 Memorial Dr
  • Room Mann