Kate O'Flaherty

International Women's Day. Sexual harassment and discrimination: The dark side of cyber-security conferences

International Women's Day. Sexual harassment and discrimination: The dark side of cyber-security conferences

International Women’s Day is a time to celebrate the role of women in cyber-security. So why are sexual harassment and discrimination still taking place at conferences?

SC UK's 50 women of influence 2019 announced

SC UK's 50 women of influence 2019 announced

SC is delighted to honour & recognise the 50 women who, in our opinion, have had the most influence in the UK cyber-security sector over the past year as role models or campaigners.

Interview:  Veracode CEO Sam King: "STEM isn't everything"

Interview: Veracode CEO Sam King: "STEM isn't everything"

It's a false assumption that If more women are encouraged to take maths and science in schools and at university, it will greatly widen the pool of people available cyber-security says Sam King, CEO, Veracode.

Women in cyber-security 2019: Racing towards equality, but not there yet

Women in cyber-security 2019: Racing towards equality, but not there yet

Change is happening, but more needs to be done to ensure women are visible and getting the opportunities they deserve

Neurodiversity - a route to fill the cyber-security skills shortage or a necessary alternate perspective?

Neurodiversity - a route to fill the cyber-security skills shortage or a necessary alternate perspective?

Neurodiversity describes those on the autistic spectrum as well as people with ADHD, dyslexia and dyspraxia. Increasing diversity offers different ways of thinking to stay one step ahead of cyber-attacks.

The 50 most influential women in cyber-security UK

The 50 most influential women in cyber-security UK

From high level hard tech to senior leadership & management, our 50 women list exemplifies women contributing to the cyber-security sector at every level, despite representing just 10 percent of the workforce.

Women in security: Changing perceptions

Women in security: Changing perceptions

It is 100 years since women got the vote in the UK and more women are now speaking at Cyber-Sec conferences, alongside a renewed focus on recruitment and education. But momentum needs to increase. Kate O'Flaherty reports.

Women in security: Changing perceptions

Women in security: Changing perceptions

It is 100 years since women got the vote in the UK and more women are now speaking at Cyber-Sec conferences, alongside a renewed focus on recruitment and education. But momentum needs to increase. Kate O'Flaherty reports.

In harm's way: Assessing Russia's cyber-arsenal

In harm's way: Assessing Russia's cyber-arsenal

As the threat from Putin's Russia escalates, the West is bracing itself for further cyber-attacks and disinformation campaigns. How sophisticated are its cyber-offensive capabilities and how might they be used?

Skills in security: Fighting the shortage - closing the gap

Skills in security: Fighting the shortage - closing the gap

The talent shortage is widening. But, Kate O'Flaherty asks, what specific skills is the industry lacking and how can it fill the gap?