Stories of security pioneers, including Breanne Boland, Lisa Roomdr. Meg Laytonand Latha Maripurihighlight how positive change is fostered by reinventing our approaches to safety
MORRISVILLE, North Carolina, May 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — JupiterOne, the industry’s leading Cyber Asset Attack Surface Management (CAASM) platform provider, today announced the release of JupiterOne Press’ latest publication, Reinventing cybersecuritya collection of original stories by female, non-binary security professionals. Reinventing cybersecurity will be available on Amazon and free download at JupiterOne.
Reinventing cybersecurity explores the central theme: reinventing approaches to cybersecurity. It captures a diverse set of perspectives on how to reinvent yourself through professional development, regardless of age or circumstance, refocus your mindset using current security strategies, and reinvent the future of cybersecurity by improving your skills with advice from security leaders. While each author began with the same prompt, readers will discover that each story reveals a unique side to the cybersecurity industry, ranging from intimate to epic, earthly to distant future, hopeful to the determined.
Expert insights are aimed at security professionals from diverse backgrounds and at all career levels, from those just getting started in the field to those already leading large security teams. Despite the fact that the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that 57% of working-age women in the United States are employed, recent data from the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium [ISC(2)] shows that women make up only 24% of the cybersecurity workforce. Reinventing cybersecurity is a conscious decision to feature expert opinions on security skills, tools, and leadership by a host of highly qualified authors who are also women and non-binary people at the top of their fields.
Reinventing cybersecurity includes stories and voices from a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds, from the CISO of a Fortune 500 technology company to an individual contributor new to cybersecurity. Some notable contributors to the book include Latha MaripuriCISO at Uber; Lisa Room, CISO at Color; dr. Meg Layton, head of safety engineering and architecture at Children’s National Hospital; and Breanne BolandProduct Safety Engineer at Gusto.
Published by JupiterOne Press, the book is organized into three sections: Reinventing Our Future, Reinventing Who We Are; and reinvent what we do. Some of the chapter topics include five strategic priorities for the modern CISO; Changing security from a dreaded mechanism to a revenue stream; Push back old habits and retrain muscle memory; and Changing the “no” culture.
Editor-in-chief and book organizer, Jasmine HenryField Security Director of JupiterOne, is the volunteer organizer of the Career Village at Besides Seattle 2022 on May 14where she will host a signing session with another author Angela Marafino, program manager at Microsoft. At this year’s RSA (RSAC) conference in San FranciscoJupiterOne will hold a signing session on June 7 at booth #0325 in the Moscone South Expo Hall. Additionally, Henry will be hosting a DevOpsConnect: DevSecOps Panel during the RSAC on June 7 with other authors Breanne BolandGusto Product Safety Engineer; Coleen Shane, Network Security Engineer of Quick Quack Car Wash; and Tracy Bannon, Senior Director, Software Architect and DevOps Advisor for MITER. Additionally, the authors will make appearances on the JupiterOne Cybertherapy Live Stream.
JupiterOne has a deep fundamental commitment to improving diversity, equity and inclusion in the technology industry. The company has many women in leadership positions, including editor and book organizer, director of field security Jasmine Henryand author of the preface Amy Deverschief of staff and head of people and culture.
Reinvention is a core tenet of JupiterOne, an award-winning cyber asset and attack surface management startup that embraces an open and inclusive culture. With today’s security teams tasked with managing an average of 160,000 assets, or an average ratio of 562 assets for every human employee, security teams must constantly optimize and reinvent their approach to keeping their organizations secure.
Erkang ZhengFounder and CEO of JupiterOne “Reinventing cybersecurity embodies the core ideals of diversity, equity, inclusion and openness, that we strongly embrace at JupiterOne. This book reflects our commitment to building a modern workplace culture with room for employee growth and opportunity to innovate. Recruitment strategies and teams should include people from underrepresented backgrounds, regardless of disability status, mental health, sexual orientation, race, gender identity, neurodiversity, or height. Embracing a wide range of perspectives and experiences benefits all businesses.”
Jasmine Henrydirector of field safety at JupiterOne and editor of Reinventing cybersecurity,
“Every story in Reinventing cybersecurity is a singular testament to the spirit of the security community, which is filled with some of the brightest and most dedicated people who work tirelessly to protect their organizations. Many of us are unconventional thinkers and personalities who have overcome adversity to reach our positions of influence and are now dedicated to breaking down barriers for others. The people featured in this book give me hope for the future.”
Nicole SchwartzCOO and Chairman of the Board of The Diana Initiative
“Don’t put this book down. It’s not just a book” That’s a problem. See examples and research”. You will be guided through both the history and the life of the author with examples of problems in the security industry, and how they overcame those problems. You will learn how you can help increase diversity Increasing diversity isn’t just about being fair, it’s about embracing a wide range of different approaches to people’s problems and the diversity of knowledge they have. can make your security team frighteningly effective.”
Didi DaytonPartner at Wing Venture Capital
“The cybersecurity industry is three years behind in its demand for skilled labor, yet women still make up only a small percentage of the workforce. The unique perspective of women in the cybersecurity community provides key insights for a more modern approach to talent, the industry’s number one problem, and how we can change it immediately.”
Mari GallowayCEO and Board Member of the Women’s Cyberjutsu Society
“Women and minorities not only bring a diversity of thought to conversations and decisions, we bring our varied experiences, good and bad, to the table. This allows for a more fair and equitable distribution of power and influence in the technology, removing the bias that we saw in space.”
Alya FranklinCo-Founder and Partner, Aleada Consulting and Co-Founder and Board Member, Women in Security and Privacy
“Reinventing cybersecurity offers unique perspectives from dynamic security professionals from diverse backgrounds. These experts break down barriers while navigating the challenging role of information security management for organizations in an evolving threat landscape. Today’s security leaders and next-generation cybersecurity professionals will be inspired by these personal stories of resilience working in challenging environments and driving industry change to support innovation. These pages are filled with practical advice on how to succeed in security leadership roles and adapt security management practices as technology rapidly evolves. “
About Jupiter One
JupiterOne is a cyber asset attack surface management (CAASM) platform company that provides visibility and security across your entire cyber asset universe. Using graphs and relationships, JupiterOne provides a contextual knowledge base for an organization’s cyber asset operations. With JupiterOne, teams can discover, monitor, understand and act on changes in their digital environments. Cloud resources, ephemeral devices, identities, entitlements, code, pull requests and more are collected, graphed and monitored automatically by JupiterOne.
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