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Kaspersky Lab to Host CyberStarts Boston on September 20

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Inaugural event aims to empower the next generation of cybersecurity
professionals BOSTON (BUSINESS WIRE) #boston ―

Kaspersky

, a global cybersecurity company, is hosting

CyberStarts

, a free, one-day event on September 20, which aims to empower

the next generation of cybersecurity professionals. The event will

feature a line-up of inspiring discussions addressing the industry’s

skills shortage, unconventional career paths, leadership in the

workplace, as well as actions to lessen the gender gap in cybersecurity.


Kaspersky Lab to Host CyberStarts Boston on September 20
Following

its

, which found that 78 percent of young females have

never considered a career in cybersecurity, Kaspersky Lab is bringing

together cybersecurity advocates, technology mavens and business leaders

at this inaugural event to encourage greater diversity within the

industry. Boston-area companies, business leaders, higher education

students, cybersecurity enthusiasts and industry professionals are all

invited to participate in CyberStarts Boston.

When: CyberStarts Boston is on Thursday, September 20, 2018 with

registration opening at 8:00 a.m. ET. Closing remarks will conclude at

4:00 p.m. ET, followed by a networking hour.

Where: The event will take place at

Convene

, located at One Boston Place, 201 Washington St., Floor 2,

Boston, MA 02108.

Who : Kaspersky Lab welcomes keynote speakers, Eva Galperin,

Director of Cybersecurity, Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), and

Deidre Diamond, CEO and Founder of CyberSN.com and the Founder of

brainbabe.org.

In addition, CyberStarts Boston will feature two panel tracks on

“Advancing Diversity in Cybersecurity” as well as “Female Leadership in

the Workforce.” Panelists and moderators include:

Addie Swartz, CEO, reacHIRE Alena Reva, Vice President of Human Resources, Kaspersky Lab Gita Srivastava, CEO, Gigavation Hazel Butters, CEO, Prompt Inc. Jenny Thompson, CEO/Founder, SafetyPIN Technologies Kacy Zurkus, Writer, Infosecurity Magazine Kasha Gauthier, Director in Residence, Community Engagement, Advanced
Cyber Security Center Lindsey O’Donnell, Staff Writer, Threatpost Pam Stenson, Chief Resiliency Officer, Alta Associates & The Executive
Women’s Forum Sara Munzinger, Product Owner, Carbon Black and Co-Director, Lesbians
Who Tech

Throughout the day, participants will discuss:

A deeper examination of the gender gap in cybersecurity and why, for
example, before age 16, most females have decided against such a career The industry’s skills shortage and understanding unconventional career
paths Being a leader in the workforce, including managing the blur between
work and life Inspiration for tomorrow’s technology leaders, including hearing
firsthand from one of Kaspersky Lab’s female cybersecurity researchers

CyberStarts Boston is open to everyone admission is free of charge.

Space is limited, so attendees are encouraged to reserve their spots

today by

registering

here

.

More information can be found at https://kas.pr/cyberstartsboston ,

or follow along on social media: #CyberStartsBoston .

About Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky Lab is a global cybersecurity

company, which has been operating in the market for over 20 years.

Kaspersky Lab’s deep threat intelligence and security expertise is

constantly transforming into next generation security solutions and

services to protect businesses, critical infrastructure, governments and

consumers around the globe. The company’s comprehensive security

portfolio includes leading endpoint protection and a number of

specialized security solutions and services to fight sophisticated and

evolving digital threats. Over 400 million users are protected by

Kaspersky Lab technologies and we help 270,000 corporate clients protect

what matters most to them. Learn more at www.kaspersky.com .

Contacts

Kaspersky Lab

Jessica Bettencourt, 774-451-5142

Jessica.Bettencourt@kaspersky.com
Kaspersky Lab to Host CyberStarts Boston on September 20
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