Session: How to kick-start a career in Cybersecurity
Some or Non-technical background? No worries, Saba will share with you some tips on how to get into cybersecurity.
- An insight into the current cybersecurity field
- Skills needed to enter the field
- Lesson learned from Saba's journey to cybersecurity
- Why we need women in cybersecurity
- Non technical roles available within cybersecurity
Saba Rubaei, Vice President, Cybersecurity Education Program Lead , JPMorgan Chase & Co Saba is an award-winner, multi-lingual, SANS and AWS Certified Cyber Security qualified professional with experience across a broad range of cyber roles within the public and private sectors. Saba is a Vice President leading the cybersecurity education program at JPMorgan Chase & Co Saba has a Bachelors in Software Engineering and a Postgraduate degree in Cyber Security from Bournemouth University. Through a 10 year career, Saba has worked in various industries, including, Communication, Education Sector and currently Finance Services. Upon joining the technology sector Saba was shocked at the low proportion of females in the industry. This propelled Saba to participate in global conferences such as Women in Tech World Series Online Festival, running workshops for more than 200 women, participating in tech events to mentor and encourage more girls and women to pursue a career in technology. Saba is keen to support initiatives that has a direct impact on retaining and building the pipeline of women in technology. Saba is a board member of Bournemouth and Poole College co-leading the audit committee. She is also the UK affiliate Lead for WiCyS.