Name: Mia Guo
Company: WatchGuard Technologies
Title: ANZ Field Marketing Manager
Why do you enjoy working in the cyber security field?
Cybersecurity is a rapidly evolving field and it’s impacting our day to day life. It’s exciting to constantly learn about new technologies, threats, policies and solutions to stay ahead of the curve. There are different range of career paths available, and you don’t have to be super technical to work in cybersecurity. There are plenty of job opportunities available and there’s also great job security in the field.
What are your words of advice to encourage other women to work in the space?
Cybersecurity is a rapidly evolving field, so a willingness to learn and stay up to date with new technologies and industry trends is important. There are heaps of resources available, such as online courses, webinars and professional organisations. There has never been a greater demand for cybersecurity professionals than there is today. As our world becomes increasingly digital, the threats associated with cybercrime are on the rise, and organisations of all sizes are investing more in cybersecurity to protect their business. It’s a great time to start a career in cybersecurity industry.