Cyber Security Conference

Women are part of the future of Cybersecurity

  • March 9th, 2017
  • News

Our event, co-organised with SecurityMadeinLu and hosted by the Representation of the European Union in Luxembourg has created a lot of attention as Cybersecurity suffers from a severe shortage of professionals.

Keynote speech was given by Marion Marshalek, @pinkflawd , Independant Security researcher – listen to her radio interview on

Opening messages were given by Yuriko Backes, Head of Representation of the European Commission in Luxembourg @Yuriko_BackesChristine Mayer (Economic adviser – European Commission representation in Luxembourg and Pascal Steichen, @_pst

Our panel, moderated by Marina ANDRIEU (Director at WIDE) included:

Violaine Langlet, @vlanglet data protection expert at MGSI and founding member of Association Luxembourgeoise pour la protection des données. Violaine explained she transitioned from studying law to become a data security expert and working along technical teams.

Gilles Feith, @GillesFeith CIO of the Luxembourg Government & Director of CTIE,, Centre des technologies de l’information de l’État – Government IT Center Luxembourg who invited women to apply to the IT job opportunities open at his organisation.

Sheila Becker who holds a PHD in computer science from Uni of Luxembourg & University Henri Poncaré Nancy, France. She is Head of the Cyber Defense Branch within the communication and Information systems branch of the Armed Forces of Luxembourg

Sheila also gave a few interviews in the press:




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