Security Technology Lead, Entergy and Blogger, Hidden Cyber Figures
Keirsten Brager is the security tech lead at Entergy, a major power utility company where she primarily focuses on reducing risk and implementing automation. She also works as a subject matter expert at CompTIA, where she provides technical content for the Cybersecurity Analyst+ certification, and as a security engineer at Tripwire. From 2012 to 2016 she was a one-person security team at Conn's, where she designed and implemented its security compliance program.
When she's not focusing on security at Entergy, Brager blogs (https://keirstenbrager.tech/the-team/) about professional development in the security field and uses her platform to share advice on her successes, failures, research, projects, and events.
She's an active volunteer in the infosec community and has spoken at HouSecCon on a range of topics, from cyber threats against power utilities to business skills for security pros. Brager is also a member of the Cybersecurity and Security Operations Institute Advisory Board at the University of Phoenix, where she earned her bachelor of science in management.
Last year, Brager completed her master's degree in cybersecurity at the University of Maryland University College. She is currently working on an information security career guide for women entitled "Secure The InfoSec Bag: Six Figure Career Guide for Women in Security" to be published in April.
Image Source: Keirsten Brager via LinkedIn