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Noureen Njoroge Talks on Overcoming Imposter Syndrome in Cybersecurity and the importance of mentorship in this industry.

September 25, 20202 min read

Noureen Njoroge is one among the speakers of the Rocheston Reinvent Cybersecurity for Women Conference, which will be held on 25th – 27th September, 2020. The topic covered will be Overcoming Imposter Syndrome in Cybersecurity and the importance of mentorship in this industry.

Noureen is a passionate Cybersecurity Professional with vast experience in multi-faceted, complex, fast-paced environments in the public and private sectors. Noureen excels in Cybersecurity Threat Intelligence with proven leadership experience in issues from security and data privacy to technical groups and business stake holders. She works at Cisco Systems as a Cybersecurity Consulting Engineer while leading the Threat Intel team. Noureen is a host of the Cisco Security Stories Podcast where shares her views and knowledge on Cybersecurity. She is a critical thinker, astute problem solver, and an effective translator between technical and nontechnical entities in Cybersecurity.

Noureen is a global keynote speaker, the award winner of Cisco 2019 Cybersecurity Champion and is listed among the Top 30 Most Admired Minority Professionals in Cybersecurity by SeQure World Magazine, UK. Noureen is a people’s leader and very passionate in mentoring others. She is the owner of the Mentor & Mentee Women in Cybersecurity group on LinkedIn, Founder of the Global mentoring program at Cisco and the president of North Carolina Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS) Affiliate chapter. Noureen Njoroge is an advocate for many women and others in the IT industry.

Noureen sets an example for others to follow in her hard work to keep ahead of the pack in a rapidly changing industry, her commitment to generously share insights on an ongoing basis, and her desire to help clients protect their business and their data in a complex and uncertain world. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology from University of Massachusetts (UMASS) and a graduate of the Cybersecurity program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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