Role Models

Female role models are essential in cyber security for several reasons. Firstly, they inspire and motivate other women to pursue careers in the field, showcasing what is achievable. Secondly, their visibility improves gender diversity and representation, creating a more inclusive environment. Additionally, women bring diverse perspectives and problem-solving approaches to cyber security, leading to more innovative solutions. Explore our article series showcasing inspiring females in the cyber security field in Denmark and their achievements.

From Anthropology to Security Management: Karin Castro’s Journey

Women4Cyber Denmark had the privilege of speaking with Karin Castro, a Functional Manager at the Danish Institute of Fire and Security Technology (DBI). Karin’s career story is a fascinating blend of anthropology and security risk management. Our conversation with Karin offers insights into her professional journey and her thoughts on promoting diversity in the industry.

Redefining Career Trajectories: From Fashion Design to Cyber Security Risk Management

Today, Tine Reuther works as a Senior Consultant at Devoteam. However, that was not always the plan. Tine Reuther’s journey from the fashion industry to the realm of cyber security is a testament to breaking barriers and embracing unexpected paths. Her story underscores the power of resilience, adaptability, and breaking free from societal norms.

Beyond Barriers: Anaya M. Jensen's Journey in Law and Cyber Security

We had the pleasure of meeting Anaya M. Jensen, a manager in Cyber & Privacy at PwC. Anaya is also a law graduate from the University of Copenhagen. However, her story isn’t a
typical legal tale, it’s a journey that bridges the disciplined world of law with the dynamic domains of cyber security and artificial intelligence (AI). Over the last six years, she has been engaging with GDPR, even before it became widely recognised in 2018. Nowadays, she’s exploring the interesting world of AI regulation, finding it captivating.

Empowering Diversity: Katrine Mørch Secher's Impact on Cyber Security

In the evolving field of cyber security, recognising the importance of diversity and inclusion is crucial. We had the pleasure of  speaking with Katrine Mørch Secher, a professional in Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) Security Advisory at KMD, whose personal journey exemplifies the power that diversity holds.

Breaking Barriers: Klára Hanušová’s Inspiring Journey into Cyber Security

When Klára Hanušová moved to Copenhagen eight years ago, little did she know that her path would lead her to a successful career in cyber security. Today, she works as Senior Security Operations & Incident Response Analyst at Unity, and dedicates time to teaching and empowering women who aspire to join the cyber security field. We have had a chat with Klára about her way into cyber and her thoughts around how to attract more women to the field.

From Leisure Management to Cybersecurity: Ann Fonseca Jørgensen’s Journey

In the evolving landscape of cyber security, individuals with a diverse range of skills and backgrounds are carving out successful careers. We had the privilege of speaking with a Danish cybersecurity professional, Ann Fonseca Jørgensen, who shared her unique journey and shed light on the challenges and triumphs she encountered along the way, leading her to her current role as Senior IAM (Identity and Access Management) Specialist at Truesec.

Empowering Women in Information Security: Insights from IT Auditor Janette Købche​

Despite the growing demand for IT auditors, women remain underrepresented in this field. We have talked to Janette Købche, an experienced IT auditor and Vice President of ISACA Chapter Denmark, to learn more about her journey into the field of information security, the challenges she has faced, and most importantly, her advice for women interested in pursuing a career in information security.