Deshini Newman - (ISC)2

Deshini Newman

Managing Director EMEA



As managing director for EMEA, Deshini Newman leads the (ISC)² team across the region, supporting the (ISC)² global vision and mission to inspire a safe and secure cyber world. Before Joining (ISC)2, Deshini held several education leadership roles, at Edexcel International, Pearson Group, and most recently Cambridge Assessment English, University of Cambridge where she was the global head of higher education and corporate sector. Deshini was named as one of SC Magazine’s 50 Women of Influence in Cybersecurity for 2019.

Speech Topic & Synopses
Women in Cybersecurity: The Changing Face of the Workforce

Every year, (ISC)² collects data as part of its annual Cybersecurity Workforce Study that sheds further light on the experiences and interest levels of women in the cybersecurity field, as well as the obstacles to success they still face today. This presentation will reveal the findings of this year’s study, discussing the findings in more detail and providing guidance on how we can encourage more women to enter and progress within the cybersecurity sector.