From the Fall 2021 Issue

What is Cyber Leadership?

Author(s):

Diane M Janosek, Esq., CISSP, Senior Legal Advisor, WiCyS Mid-Atlantic

What is Cyber Leadership?

The Case Study of the 2021 Hacking of a Florida Water Treatment Plant We often hear “cyber” and often hear “leadership”. So, what is “cyber leadership” and how is it any different than leading any other senior position in business? First, let us define cyber as a noun with both tangible and intangible aspects.  Cyber … Read more

From the Fall 2020 Issue

SEIZE THE MOMENT: NOW IS THE TIME FOR WOMEN IN CYBERSECURITY

Author(s):

Diane M Janosek, Esq., CISSP, Senior Legal Advisor, WiCyS Mid-Atlantic

Women in Cybersecurity

The Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS) annual conference was set to take place in March 2020 in Denver, Colorado. It’s a celebratory event that many women in the cyber industry and academia look forward to – a chance to collaborate, learn, network, and invigorate themselves as a sort of small-but-mighty force in the cyber realm. After … Read more

From the Fall 2019 Issue

Hacking Humans: Are You Safe? Addressing Vulnerabilities in the Advancing Medical Device Landscape

Author(s):

Diane M Janosek, Esq., CISSP, Senior Legal Advisor, WiCyS Mid-Atlantic

Donna Raziano, MD, MBA, Chief Medical Officer, Mercy Home Health and Mercy LIFE

Gabrielle E. Hempel, CHTI, Security Analyst, Accenture

Digital Transformation

The United States’ healthcare system rests on a secure critical infrastructure. However, there are valid concerns that as doctors increasingly rely on these advances in healthcare devices, the risk to the patient correspondingly increases. Vulnerabilities in implantable devices are now recognized as a significant attack surface.  With technology advances, medical devices are being fitted with … Read more

From the Winter 2019 Issue

Ladies! Be the Energy in Cybersecurity

Author(s):

Diane M Janosek, Esq., CISSP, Senior Legal Advisor, WiCyS Mid-Atlantic

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Did you know that women represent only eleven to fourteen percent of the cybersecurity workforce – and that there has been no real progress in increasing that percentage over the last two years? Women make up only eleven to fourteen percent of the cybersecurity workforce – hard to believe when you consider how many ladies … Read more