WE ARE A COMMUNITY FOR WOMEN PASSIONATE ABOUT INFORMATION SECURITY.

We want to inspire curiosity among women in technology about the realities of information security.

WHY INFOSEC GIRLS

Infosec Girls was an idea started by Apoorva Giri and Shruthi Kamath. The field of information security lacks a community for women to provide support and mentorship within the community, as well as actively encourage women in other fields interested in security.

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OUR AIM

Our main objective is to get women curious about information security. We aim to do this by encouraging more women to actively participate in events like security conferences & community meet-ups. You can view our Event Calendar for the upcoming events for InfoSec Girls.

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HOW YOU CAN HELP

- Spreading the word about us on social media!
(@infosecgirls,#infosecgirls)
- Volunteer with us to conduct workshops for women in technology and colleges.
- Get in touch with us if you want us to conduct events at your organisation.

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Blog

Winja – 2016

Winja is back again!! Winja focuses on bringing women in tech ahead and to help them explore their potential in a comfortable environment and to geek out without feeling intimidated.   Winja – CTF is a complete “challenge based” set of simulated hacking challenges relating to “Web Security”, separated into small tasks that can be

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Registration for Infosecgirls January meet-up

Infosecgirls meet-up will be held on 23rd Jan 2016. AGENDA: Testing with Burp suite. Take away from the session: Getting familiar with the burp features. Get a better understanding to perform testing using Burp Suite Download link : https://portswigger.net/burp/download.html Note: This is a hands-on session, therefore it will be a invite based session. The registrations are open

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Women In AppSec Panel Discussion

InfosecGirls were invited to AppSecUSA 2015 for a panel discussion on “Encouraging diversity and advancing cybersecurity education”. The panel discussion was at 3:30 pm PDT. It was a panel of 3 with Infosecgirls co-founders Apoorva, Shruthi and Elissa Shevinsky,‎ CEO & CoFounder at JeKuDo Privacy Company. The event was moderated by Astha Singhal. The moderator asked

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Infosec Girls at AppsecUSA 2015

Infosec Girls will be present at AppsecUSA at the panel discussion to discuss about “Encouraging diversity and advancing cybersecurity education” on Thursday September 24, 2015 3:30pm – 5:00pm PST. Description of the event : Even in male-dominated STEM fields, computer science and security careers stand out for having so few women. Join the panelists, the founders of

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Infosec Girls featured on YourStory.com

YourStory has covered the efforts of InfosecGirls in spreading security awareness amongst the women in the industry. To view the interview article please refer the links: Apoorva’s Story –http://goo.gl/iN8zTC Shruthi’s Story –http://goo.gl/jiRJ4x