Events

Upcoming Events

Please Join Us August 6th from 4-6 pm est

Smoothstack has been approved by the U.S. Department of Labor as an official apprenticeship program in the state of Virginia! Please join us on August 6th from 4-6 PM EST for a virtual ribbon cutting and panel discussion with industry leaders from Women in Cybersecurity (Mid-Atlantic Affiliate), Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, and more.

Register for this exciting event here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_iNnQTTqyR5-bZHJRzu65NQ

Previous Events

This month WiCyS-MAA is partnering with the National Capital Region's chapter of InfraGard to bring you "Candid Cyber conversations"

FBI Special Agents Amylynn Errera & Kara Sidener will discuss their journeys into cybersecurity while working at the bureau.

Moderated by MAA's very own Vice President, Dr. Estwick, this is an event you don't want to miss!

(REGISTRATION CLOSED)


Join us for an exciting virtual panel hosted by the Maryland Innovation & Security Institute at DreamPort And WiCys-maa

May 13th, 2020 - 11am - 12pm EST.

The panelists serve as executive leaders in healthcare, industry and government/non-profit. These three high-performing women will offer insights into lessons learned in a pandemic for multiple industries as well as cybersecurity considerations in times of change.

  • Moderator: Armando Seay, Dreamport Board of Directors
  • Donna Brady Raziano, MD, Chief Medical Officer
  • Nicole Dean, CISO, Accenture Federal Services & CMMC AB Infrastructure Committee Lead
  • Diane Brady Janosek, Esq., President Women in Cybersecurity Mid-Atlantic Affiliate

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April 28, 2020 (Virtual meeting)

Dr. Abe Baggili will be joining WiCyS MAA this month presenting various experiments and findings conducted in his lab related to the security and forensics of consumer grade immersive VR systems.

He will show you how he is able to move people in physical spaces without their knowledge or consent, as well as other attacks that we coined and implemented related to immersive VR. Furthermore, he will also explore the forensic artifacts these systems produce.

Immediately following Dr. Abe will be a virtual networking hour with Rosemary Christian, the founder of the Philadelphia Women in Cyber Organization.

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April 15 - 17, 2020

WiCyS Mid-Atlantic Affiliate President and Vice President presented at National 2020 WiCyS Conference, held virtually for the first time!

Amelia Estwick, Phd

WiCyS Mid-Atlantic Vice-President

Panel Moderator: Enabling Veterans to Find Paths to Cyber Careers

Wednesday, April 15th at 2:00 pm CDT

Diane M. Janosek

WiCyS Mid-Atlantic President

Morning Talk: Seize the Moment!

Friday, April 17th at 10:25 am CDT

Join WiCyS MAA for an evening panel discussion with diverse women sharing their professional journey into Cybersecurity.

Speakers

  • Diane M. Janosek, President, WiCyS MAA
  • Laura Bate, Director of Cyber Engagement, U.S. Cyberspace Solarium Commission
  • Christine Bikoi, Cybersecurity Assessment and Authorization Analyst
  • Christal Archibald, Corporate Policy Officer, Department of Defense
  • Heather Molino, Principal, Cornerstone Government Affairs

Light refreshments will be served

*Free registration at EventBrite (CLOSED)

Diane M. Janosek

Laura Bate

Christine Bikoi

Christal Archibald

Heather Molino

Heather Molino

February 14, 2020

WiCyS MAA hosted a panel of diverse women sharing their unique cybersecurity journey.

January 14, 2020 5:30pm

WiCys 2020 Events-at-a-Glance was a Virtual Meeting where the MAA leadership briefed out the planned affiliate events for 2020.

December 17, 2019

2nd Annual Holiday Social - Thunder Grill, Union Station DC

December 5-6, 2019

WiCyS Mid-Atlantic Affiliate exhibiting at the 2019 Cyber Maryland Conference located at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor - Baltimore, MD

October 8th, 2019 - 5:30pm

WiCyS MAA Presented: Navigating USA Jobs & Federal Resumes

This presentation, provided guidance on applying for government jobs via USAjobs.com platform and crafting a federal resume for those interested in finding federal cyber secuirty positions.