Philippine Women in Cyber Alliance, SecurityMatters Magazine, and WISECRA to launch the “Top Women in Security – Philippines” on International Women’s Day 2020

Philippine Women in Cyber Alliance, SecurityMatters Magazine, and WISECRA to launch the “Top Women in Security – Philippines” on International Women’s Day 2020

Security has traditionally been a male-dominated business. As threats (including but not limited to cybersecurity, physical security, and privacy) increase in number, complexity, and themselves diversify, a more robust and diversity-informed response will be required to effectively counter these threats. Women increasingly stand to enhance our responses to security threats, and bring fresh leadership styles, varied experiences, unique perspectives, and emotional intelligence to security challenges.

Philippine Women in Cyber Alliance (PWCA), SecurityMatters Magazine, and the Women in Security & Resilience Alliance (WISECRA) are pleased to announce the launch of the “Top Women in Security – Philippines”.  This new accolade has been developed to help recognize women who have been empowered in security across the Philippines who have made significant contributions to advance the security industry (e.g., cyber security/information security, physical security and privacy), and are shaping the path for future generations of professionals among other vital contributions.

Mel Migriño, Leader of the Philippine Women in Cyber Alliance (PWCA), Augustus Caesar Esmeralda, Editor-in-Chief of SecurityMatters Magazine, and Bonnie Butlin, International Coordinator of WISECRA will also co-lead the Judging for the Top Women in Security, along with a small panel of Judges drawn from across the Philippine security community.  The Judges will be revealed once nominations open on International Women’s Day (March 8, 2020). 

About the Philippine Women in Cyber Alliance (PWCA)
The Philippine Women in Cyber Alliance (PWCA) seeks to connect and support women across the Philippines currently working in the cyber security and related disciplines, as well as women who aspire to work in cybersecurity.
https://www.linkedin.com/groups/13769753/

About SecurityMatters Magazine
SecurityMatters™ is the first and only security magazine in the Philippines that provides in-depth insights and helpful tips for physical and IT security, fire and life safety, protection professionals and anyone who is interested in understanding how to prevent risky situations, accidents and any form of danger. The magazine covers relevant security issues that impact the practitioners’ professional growth, social networking activities and career development.
https://securitymatters.com.ph/

About Women in Security & Resilience Alliance (WISECRA)
The Women in Security & Resilience Alliance (WISECRA) is a sub-network of the Security Partners’ Forum. WISECRA is a non-hierarchical, non-outward facing “plug-and-play” Agile Network that brings together various women in security & resilience entities from across the globe to network and share best practices. WISECRA cuts across all sectors of security & resilience.
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