Women in Cybersecurity - Roundtable Session Discussion at the RSA Conference 2018

Mountain View, California, UNITED STATES

Initiatives and Opportunities to Increase the Number of Women in Cybersecurity

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HyTrust announced today its co-sponsorship of a roundtable discussion for recognized members of the media on the current state of women in cybersecurity and initiatives, opportunities and issues to increase the number of women in cybersecurity roles. The discussion will be held during the RSA Conference in San Francisco. Today, women occupy only 11 percent of total cybersecurity positions, according to a report from Forrester Research.

The event is sponsored by HyTrust, Dispel.io and Intel.

WHAT: “Women in Cybersecurity,” a roundtable discussion on the state of women in cybersecurity positions and the issues, opportunities and initiatives to increase the number of women in security roles. Panelists to share insights and experiences as well as take questions from the audience. Social and networking reception to following the roundtable discussion.

WHEN: April 17, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

WHERE:  B Restaurant, 720 Howard Street, San Francisco, atop Yerba Buena Gardens

FOR WHOM: Recognized members of the press and analysts; please register by email to press @ hytrust.com

WHO: Panelists include:


Hemma Prafullchandra, CTO and EVP Product, HyTrust

Katie Gray, Partner, In-Q-Tel

Monica Pal, CEO, 4iQ

Hannah Clifford, Vice President Corporate Development, Nehemiah Security


Tammy Moskites, Managing Director, Senior Security Executive, Accenture

Additional Presentation: “Evolution of the Security Marketplace”

In addition, Hemma Prafullchandra is a featured panelist on the topic of “Evolution of the Security Market” at the AGC Partners 14th Annual Information Security Conference, run concurrently with the start of the RSA Conference, on April 16 at the Hilton Union Square Hotel in San Francisco.

As Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President of Products, Ms. Prafullchandra is responsible for HyTrust product and technology strategy and its security and compliance innovations. She has authored numerous patents and is an active participant in industry and standards bodies, including PCI-SSC, CSA and NIST. Ms. Prafullchandra is recognized as one of the 2014 Power Players in IT Security and is a member of the NIST Visiting Committee on Advanced Technologies and the Trident Capital Cybersecurity Advisory Council.

HyTrust at RSA

HyTrust will also be exhibiting at RSA in Booth 1409 in the South Hall of Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco, from April 16-20, 2018. The exhibit will feature live demonstrations of HyTrust products and technical discussions with engineers about cloud security automation.

About HyTrust

HyTrust’s mission is to make private, public and hybrid cloud infrastructure more trustworthy for enterprises, service providers and government agencies. HyTrust provides solutions that automate security controls for software-defined computing, networking and storage workloads to achieve the highest levels of visibility, granular policy control and data protection. HyTrust customers benefit from being able to accelerate cloud and virtualization cost savings while improving their security posture by automating and enforcing security policies in real time, adapting quickly to compliance requirements and preventing unplanned outages.

Headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., HyTrust is backed by the leading providers of strategic IT infrastructure including VMware, Cisco, Intel and Fortinet; by the vanguard of innovative solutions for the intelligence community, In-Q-Tel; and by a world-class group of financial investors including AVP Growth, Epic Ventures, Granite Ventures, Sway Ventures, Trident Capital and Vanedge Capital.

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