Women in Security

About Us

Mission: Build a stronger community for both WOMEN and MEN within the security field, given the unique challenges faced within the industry.

Vision: To Connect the World, One Security Practitioner at a Time

Value-Add: We offer networking, professional growth, mentoring, recruiting, and career growth to women in the security industry, as well as those interested in entering the security industry.

Be Brave, Be BOLD, Come Build Your Future!


SANS Women’s Immersion Academy 2019

The SANS Women’s Academy is a 100% scholarship-based program that provides women with advanced technical training, industry-recognized GIAC certifications, and connections to leading employers in cybersecurity.  For employers, the program is a faster, more reliable, and a less expensive way to find, train, certify and employ qualified cybersecurity talent.

  • Admissions: All interested applicants meeting the eligibility requirements must apply no later than Friday, May 3, 2019.
  • Class Begins: June 2019
  • Graduation: December 2019

To learn more about the SANS Women’s Academy offerings in Virginia, please visit:  https://www.sans.org/cybertalent/cybersecurity-career/womens-academy