A photo of a television screen displaying the title, "'She Started It' – Movie Screening – Diversity & Inclusion at Bloomberg."

She Started It

"She Started It" is a documentary that tells the stories of 5 young, female entrepreneurs. It highlights the importance of representation in a male-dominated field. Attending a screening helped CryptoKait put words to a phenomenon in the tech industry: the Swiss cheese issue. What we ought to become is cheddar.

The WiCyS logo in 2017—a combination lock with the female gender symbol as its dial.

Women in Cyber Security (WiCyS) 2017 Recap

Being relatively new to the tech field, what surprised CryptoKait the most about her first WiCyS conference—where she got to teach password cracking—was how many women came into the field from indirect routes and non-cyber backgrounds. Turns out the only use in looking back is to see how far you've come. Read about the conference that gave CryptoKait the courage to finally start her blog.