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CryptoChicks Hackathon + Conference
Apr
6
to Apr 8

CryptoChicks Hackathon + Conference

Featuring World's First Blockchain Female Only Hackathon

Plus Conference with Female Speakers and Panelists

 

About

CryptoChicks Hackathon and Conference is an open invitation to women looking to take part in a bold blockchain event. Women are underrepresented in the crypto space and with your help, we want to change that. We are calling for blockchain leaders, mentors, advisors, speakers to be the new faces that will help educate, encourage and inspire women to learn new skills and take on new challenges.

Hackathon

We invite business analysts, designers, developers and hackers who want to develop and present decentralized products or it’s prototype in 36-hour hacking time window. When developing your product you free to choose any blockchain platform. The only requirement is that your team has to be female only. Each team can have a mentor – male or female. Mentors have to apply separately.

Our goal is to make this hackathon as big as possible. We will consider all applications. Even if you have never hacked blockchain before, you can apply to have our sponsor BlockGeeks to provide you free online education if you choose to participate in our hackathon. Registration is free. All hackathon participants have free access to the Conference.  Registration deadline is March 15, 2018.

Conference

It will be three days of workshops and panels. We are inviting world top blockchain leaders to speak at our conference.

Early bird ticket sale will be ending March 15, 2018.
VIP tickets with reserved seating and VIP dinner are available.

Tickets will be available for sale shortly. Contact us at [email protected] to pre-order your tickets.

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WISP + LWT Career Workshop: Salary Negotiations
Feb
1
5:30 PM17:30

WISP + LWT Career Workshop: Salary Negotiations

Join us for the 3rd and final career event co-sponsored by Women in Security and Privacy (WISP) and Leading Women in Technology (LWT). 

To a candidate, compensation negotiation is the most important and lasting aspect associated with a hiring process. You need to know what to expect, what to plan, what to calculate, and how to execute. Discover how it commences before you apply, how it plays out when you first interview, and how it progresses from the initial offer to the finale of the counteroffer. Build your confidence by learning a systematic approach and the nuances of the negotiation dialect. 

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Data Privacy Day
Jan
28
12:00 AM00:00

Data Privacy Day

Data Privacy Day is an international holiday that occurs every January 28. The purpose of this holiday is to raise awareness and promote privacy and data protection best practices. It is currently observed in the United States, Canada, and 47 European countries.

Twitter hashtag: #privacyaware

WISP is a proud Champion Organization of Data Privacy Day

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Smart Devices, Slow Security: the Future of IoT
Dec
1
6:00 PM18:00

Smart Devices, Slow Security: the Future of IoT

The tech industry is still reeling from a vast and sustained attack on US and European internet structure in October. Led by hacked “smart” DVR players and webcams, the tech industry is now taking a serious look at its networks and the existing Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructure. Join WISP and our panel of experts for an evening discussion on the current state of IoT infrastructure, the impact of IoT on individuals' privacy, and how hardware and software manufacturers can work together to improve internet security.

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SANS CyberTalent Fair
Nov
17
10:00 AM10:00

SANS CyberTalent Fair

The SANS CyberTalent Fair (SCTF) is an innovative, online event for the top cybersecurity employers and jobseekers in the United States to meet. For attendees, it is a unique opportunity to learn more about current opportunities in the cybersecurity community and interact on a one-on-one basis with leading employers in the field. Powered by SANS, job searching and networking with employers has never been easier at a time when finding cyber talent is imperative for companies big and small across economic sectors. 

WISP is proud to be a SANS CyberTalent Fair partner organization!

 

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Career Workshop Series: Interviewing with Impact
Nov
7
5:30 PM17:30

Career Workshop Series: Interviewing with Impact

Join us for the 2nd of three career workshops, co-sponsored by Women in Security & Privacy (WISP) and Leading Women in Technology (LWT)

Practice makes perfect. Want to polish your interviewing skills before your next interview? Join a live simulated interview facilitated by an LHH coach. Receive hands on practices and tips for real life application. This session has limited enrollment to facilitate discussion and feedback. 

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Career Workshop Series: Identifying Job Opportunities in the Bay Area
Nov
2
5:30 PM17:30

Career Workshop Series: Identifying Job Opportunities in the Bay Area

Join us for the 1st of three career events, co-sponsored by Women in Security and Privacy (WISP) and Leading Women in Technology (LWT)

Do you want to know how to tap into the hidden job market?  We will use local market-place information as an effective tool to identify companies, job leads and career opportunities.  We will go over techniques for identifying which companies are hiring, the importance of creating a written plan, and how to find new companies that are hiring as they expand.

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Tech Inclusion Conference 2016: Conference, Career Fair, & Startup Showcase
Oct
26
to Oct 27

Tech Inclusion Conference 2016: Conference, Career Fair, & Startup Showcase

  • The Palace of Fine Arts: Innovation Hangar (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Tech Inclusion Conference is an inclusive tech event, where you'll experience inclusive and accessible design, find diverse talent, learn new solutions to diversity and inclusion, meet underrepresented entrepreneurs and investors, speak with policymakers and educators, and network with other people with other people who care about creating change in the tech ecosystem.

  • FREE admission if you volunteer. Contact Salem Kimble for more info.
  • 25% WISP member discount with code: WISAP16
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Two Steps Ahead: National Cyber Security Awareness Month Kickoff
Sep
26
12:00 PM12:00

Two Steps Ahead: National Cyber Security Awareness Month Kickoff

  • Rayburn House Office Building - Room B339 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Two Steps Ahead: National Cyber Security Awareness Month Kickoff: Empowering Users to Protect Themselves, with Honorary Cohosts The Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus

Featured Guests: 

  • DHS Representatives

Features Panelists:

  • Randy Vickers, Director of Information Security, U.S. House of Representatives 
  • John Krebs, DPIP Identity Theft Program Manager, U.S. Federal Trade Commission
  • Scott Montgomery, Vice President, Chief Technical Strategist, Intel Security
  • Stephen Cobb, Senior Security Researcher, ESET
  • Michael Kaiser, Executive Director, National Cyber Security Alliance
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Annual Cybersecurity Conference
Sep
22
9:00 AM09:00

Annual Cybersecurity Conference

Presented by NYIT School of Engineering and Computing Sciences, this conference brings together cyber experts from academia, business, and government to address:

  • Cyber Defense Against Attacks–How Industry Is Addressing Evolving Threats
  • Information Currency and Blockchain Vulnerability
  • Cyber Physical Systems, Cyber Infrastructure, and the Internet of Things
  • Government Agencies' Strategies for Securing Cyberspace
  • Cyber Risks of Smart Transportation
  • Accelerating Cyber Education and Career Paths
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SANS Network Security 2016
Sep
10
to Sep 13

SANS Network Security 2016

  • Caesar's Palace Las Vegas (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Information security training in Las Vegas from SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training. At SANS Network Security 2016, SANS offers more than 45 hands-on, immersion-style security training courses taught by real-world practitioners. The site of Network Security, September 10-19, is Caesars Palace, the majestic Las Vegas hotel! 

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DEF CON 24
Aug
4
to Aug 7

DEF CON 24

DEF CON is pretty much the security show that started it all. From humble beginnings in 1993 as a hangout for ten old-school hacker collaboratives, DEF CON has become one of the premier events, though it tends to stay true to its roots. This is a conference for hackers by hackers. Come ready to hear very detailed discussions of exploits along with advice on how to make them more – not less – effective. Don’t bother bringing business attire

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GDPR 1.0: The Top 10 Things You Need to Know
Mar
24
5:30 PM17:30

GDPR 1.0: The Top 10 Things You Need to Know

Please join us at the upcoming San Francisco Bay Area KnowledgeNet chapter meeting co-hosted by Women in Security and Privacy (WISP). Hear from Felicity Fisher, CIPP/E, European Technology and Privacy Attorney, FieldFisher and get answers to your questions about the EU General Data Protection Regulation. In what circumstances does it apply to U.S. businesses? How does it affect the cloud industry? Will you need to appoint a Data Protection Officer? When will you need to report a security breach? Come learn about these answers and more.

Register Now!

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