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Security Innovation’s Lisa Parcella Elected to Management Team of Women in Security and Privacy

Parcella will lead WISP’s Marketing, Social Media and PR efforts; Next CMD+CTRL cyber range training for WISP members set for July 17

WILMINGTON, Mass., July 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Security Innovation, a pioneer in software security assessment and training, today announced that Lisa Parcella, the company’s Vice President of Product Management and Marketing, has been elected to the management team of Women in Security and Privacy (WISP).  Parcella will lead the industry organization’s marketing, social media and public relations efforts in support of WISP’s work to advance women to lead the future of privacy and security.  This move further strengthens Security Innovation’s longstanding commitment to opening and expanding career opportunities for women in the technology arena. 

In addition to being a corporate sponsor of WISP, Security Innovation has partnered with the non-profit to provide CMD+CTRL cyber range training at its conferences.  The next training will take place on Tuesday, July 17 in San Francisco.  CMD+CTRL is the only cyber range focused exclusively on Web application security.  Attendees of the WISP event on the 17th will gain a deeper understanding of how cyber-attackers find and exploit vulnerabilities in insecure software applications.

Click here for more information on the WISP - DEFCON Prep - CMD+CTRL Hackathon event.

WISP’s activities cover five important areas:

  • Education: Help women identify and achieve the level of education and skills required to succeed in security and privacy positions across multiple industries.
  • Mentoring & Networking: Foster a community for knowledge-sharing, collaboration, mentorship, and networking.
  • Advancement: Support the career advancement of women in security and privacy.
  • Leadership: Increase thought leadership by women in security and privacy.
  • Research: Conduct independent research related to recruitment, retention, and advancement of women in security and privacy.

“I am very proud to be joining the WISP management team, and to be extending Security Innovation’s advocacy on behalf of women in the security and privacy industry,” said Lisa Parcella.  “I am fortunate to work at a company that proactively supports the elimination of barriers that have kept the number of women in our field relatively small.  Thanks to WISP and smart-minded companies, this is beginning to change – and that’s very exciting to me personally and professionally.”

Click here to learn why Security Innovation is the worldwide leader in software security training and assessment services.

About Security Innovation                    
Since 2002, organizations have relied on Security Innovation for our unique software security expertise to help secure and protect sensitive data in the most challenging environments - automobiles, desktops, web applications, mobile devices and in the cloud.  A best in class security training, assessment and consulting provider, Security Innovation has been named to the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Training for four consecutive years. Security Innovation is privately held and headquartered in Wilmington, MA USA. For more information, visit www.securityinnovation.com or connect with us on LinkedIn or Twitter.

Security Innovation Media Contact:
Derek Beckwith
dbeckwith@securityinnovation.com, 617-331-3567

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