Women in Security WINS Mentoring - Master Mind Working Luncheon

When:  May 21, 2019 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM (CT)

Women in Security (WINS) Mentor/Mentee Mastermind Working Luncheon


Please join Women in Security (WINS) Mentors Mastermind Working Luncheon for our 2nd quarter event. We’ll continue our discussion from the first quarter on cybersecurity certifications and security career fields. This event is for entry-level security individuals wanting to pursue a career in Cyber Security, and for mid-level security professionals wanting to share their knowledge and experience with less experienced individuals.This is a working session as we continue to develop career plans for each attendee.

The topic areas to be discussed,

1.  Cyber Security Career fields,
2.  Security Certifications,
3.  How to get started with a Career in Cyber Security.

Security certifications show basic knowledge levels and often indicate the person's true interests. There are many cybersecurity certifications, "but it really comes down to what skillset, your passion, and your chosen career field. Certifications range from basic entry level to penetration testers, regulatory compliance, ethical hacking to industry knowledge.

How to Choose the Right IT Security Certification for You

IT security certifications are a way to ensure continuous education, which is important in an ever-changing threat landscape. But which certification is right for your interests, skills, and career goals?

We’ll discuss:

  • Why certifications matter and are valued by employers
  • We’ll narrow down the top 10 cybersecurity certifications
  • Choosing the best beginner/intermediate-level certifications based on your career path
  • Overview on how to prepare for a security exam
  • Goal Setting
  • Tips on Writing a Resume to Get You the Interview

Be prepared to come for an intimate discussion and to share your dreams to become a member of the Cyber Security community of professionals.

Target Audience:

Individuals looking to pursue a career in Cyber Security or entry-level security professionals.

More experienced individuals - Mid-level professionals wanting to share their knowledge (Mentors).

Facilitator: Dr. Cheryl Cooper 
Special Guest: Stacy Plack

Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Time: 11:30 am – 1:30pm

Place: Red Door Wood fired Grill, 11851 Roe Avenue, Leawood, KS 66211

You must be registered to attend, NO WALK-INS.


Red Door Wood fired Grill
11851 Roe Avenue
Leawood, KS 66211