Watch Top Leaders in Cybersecurity Discuss Their Challenges and Triumphs


The cybersecurity talent gap calls for creative solutions to begin chipping away at the 700,000 open infosec positions in the United States. Synack hosted Kiersten Todt, Chief of Staff at the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency; Betsy Wille, Chief Information Security Officer, Abbott; Tiffany Gates, Senior Managing Director for the National Security Portfolio at Accenture Federal Services; and Edna Conway, VP, Security and Risk Officer, Azure Hardware Systems and Infrastructure at Microsoft, for an intimate conversation about the talent gap moderated by Jill Aitoro, SVP of Content Strategy at the CyberRisk Alliance.

In this video, you’ll hear about:

  • Creating a working environment where everyone feels included
  • Bolstering underrepresented groups’ participation in cybersecurity with mentorships and early career development
  • Bucking tradition and embracing nontraditional backgrounds for new cybersecurity hires