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Virtual Mentoring: Welcome to the Women’s Corner

September 12, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Co-sponsored by: ISSA Intl WIS SIG


      Women in Security SIG Monthly Webinar Series

09-2016 Women in Security SIG Monthly Webinar (IEEE-CS & WIE Partner Event)

Virtual Mentoring:

Welcome to the Women’s Corner


Domini Clark, Principal, Blackmere Consulting

Nicole Gray, CISO, Venable Law Firm

Hanna Sicker, Sr. Manager,Security and Network Operations Center, StubHub

Monday, September 12, 2016, 4:00 – 5:00 PM Eastern


Going it alone? No formalized mentoring program within your firm? Want a different perspective? Want to connect with women leaders and practitioners across the globe? You’ve come to the right place. Join us for session #1 of our quarterly informal mentoring discussion with our resident virtual mentoring team to see how you too can benefit from increased connection and learning opportunities, heightened career progression, greater levels of job performance, pay increases, and more empowered roles enabling higher levels of personal and professional satisfaction.

Domini Clark is the Principal for Blackmere Consulting, an Executive Search Firm dedicated to the Information Security industry. After more than a decade specializing in recruiting in the information security sector, Domini founded InfoSec Connect, the industry’s first hassle free recruitment communication platform exclusively serving the information security community. With over 15 years as an Executive Recruiter, she has successfully represented Fortune 100 companies, information security services organizations and technology firms to find, recruit, hire and retain top level information security talent.

Nicole Gray, CISO at Venable, LLC has over 20 years of cybersecurity, technical, and project management experience. She has been entrusted to ignite the vision for her prior prior CTO’s comprehensive Technology Strategic Plan, including leading plan execution for this market leader in healthcare analytics with the largest healthcare data set in the country. Fashioned and managed a Technology Project Management Office, including administering a large technology budget and directing staff of 40+ technology professionals managing operations security, data security, network security, physical security and application security for Inovalon. Established and administered all Privacy, Security and Risk Management Programs for the company. Orchestrated overall Technology Spend Reduction Plan, Audit & Compliance Program and Program Management Governance Process, and built from the ground floor a World-Class Security Program impacting 2,500 personnel. Led development of 5 strategic initiatives driving innovative idea generation and competitive positioning in the marketplace.

Hanna Sickerhas over 25 years of technical and management experience, including 10 years in information security operations. As a SOC/NOC manager, Sicker oversees a team of SOC analysts and NOC Engineers who provide support to all StubHub sites. Possessing expertise across a broad range of security technologies, Sicker has extensive experience in site operations, incident response management, predictive risk analysis, SIEM, network access control, network performance, security monitoring and anti-malware. She holds CISM and CISSP certifications with a degree in Computer Science.


SIG Information


Mission. Connecting the World, One Cybersecurity Practitioner at a Time.


Vision. The WIS SIG is committed to developing women leaders globally, building a stronger cybersecurity community fabric, and enabling success across the globe.


Creating Leaders Together.  ISSA WIS SIG embraces a spirit of collaboration within its organization and throughout the industry. We partner with organizations to provide leadership programs and services, and challenge these companies to create cybersecurity-oriented professional advancement opportunities for women.

 Be BRAVE, Be BOLD, Own Your Future!

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September 12, 2016

From noon to 1:00 Eastern Time

Online Webinar – 

The presentation will be remote, presenting virtually. Registration is available at the following location:




Bldg: Online Webinar
Reston, Virginia


September 12, 2016
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


[email protected]


City: Reston