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How Women Can Raise Their Profile within the Cybersecurity Industry
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7/31/2017 | 5:51:41 PM
Profile Raiser: Hack and Publish
Another way to raise that profile is to hit the bug bounties hard, shooting for the higher profile ones.  Discover, write up and publish exploits and get noticed through regular quality work.  Take these anecdotes and exploits to conferences and speak often.  Joanna Rutkowska, Sherri Sparks, Parisa Tabriz and Raven Alder come to mind.  Regardless of gender I know I connect quickly with people based on what they can do.  If you do something cool and you're enthusiastic when demoing it and talking about how you got from concept to execution, I'm in.  I think that respect factor is huge and just keeping at it publicly and proving your chops every day is a solid way to help get you there.  Do what you do, do it well.  Nobody's saying it will be easy, but keep at it and love every moment of it.


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