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Our Purpose:

  • Increase awareness about cybersecurity

  • Provide opportunities to collaborate and network within the cybersecurity community

  • Share resources & provide access to funds, scholarships, events, & much more


“We (WiCyS Utah) are here to stay. Our purpose is to create a tight knit diverse & inclusive cybersecurity community”

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About WiCyS Utah


Founded in 2021 by industry & academia members to create a tight knit
inclusive community for all women, allies and advocates with a strong
mission to recruit, retain and advance women in cybersecurity.


Create a tight knit diverse & inclusive community where we are dedicated to
celebrate and foster our passion and drive to increase cybersecurity within

We aim to Increase awareness, Provide opportunities, & Share resources
about cybersecurity to unite local communities of aspiring and thriving
cybersecurity professionals, share resources, provide opportunities to
network, collaborate and mentor.

Together We Can All Succeed

Ways We Can Support Each Other

WiCyS Utah Leadership

President: Dr. Shalini Kesar - Professor | Director of MS-Cyber Security & Information Assurance @ Southern Utah University

Vice President: Kristina Belnap - CISO @ HealthEquity

Treasurer: Sherrie Cowley - Head of Security Operations and Engineering @ 3M Health Care

Secretary: Elizabeth Benegas - General Counsel @ Torii

Monthly Newsletter

Each month we will keep you informed with organizational news, upcoming events, a spotlight on members, and inform you about job opportunities. Join us to start receiving your copies. 

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Spotlight on Events

It is exciting to see our presense and membership expand. Learn about past events and conferences that WiCyS Utah organized or supported. 


We are all stronger together!

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