Q2 2016: Issue 1

Welcome to the first issue of our quarterly newsletter!  We have a lot of exciting WISP developments to share!

We need your help to gain non-profit status!
The WISP leadership team has been working hard on securing non-profit status.  To complete this step, we need your help supporting our cause to advance women in security and privacy!

If you or your company would like to show your support for women in the industry on a greater level, reach out to us to become a founding sponsor!  

For more details, email us or our fundraising chair, Kenesa Ahmad!  
Have a great privacy cartoon?  Email us to have your funny featured in our next newsletter!
WISP is looking for volunteers to spearhead its growth!  In particular, we would love your help with fundraising, marketing, and program development.  We'd love to have you on board to further our cause!  For more information, click here for leadership opportunities.
Taking a walk?  Long car commute?  If so, sounds like the perfect time to check out Debra Farber's (WISP Head of Social Media + Hacker Girls) podcast for IANS.  

Do you know of a woman doing amazing security and privacy work that should be featured in our newsletter?  Do you have any publications that you would like to share with our community?  If so, please contact us with details!  We'd love to feature you in WISP Amplifier and support your initiatives.  
JUNE 21, 2016 - 6PM - Location TBD
WISP and Security Innovation Hackathon
We will be hosting a live “capture the flag” training session - the CMD+CTRL Hackathon. The training will be led by Nora Sandler, Senior Security Engineer who specializes in the Hackathon training program.  For more details and tickets, please click here.

JULY 19, 2016 - 6PM - Location TBD
WISP Lock Picking Event
Ever wonder how to pick a lock?  If you need to install more locks in your home?  Then come to our lock picking event!  We will be hosting a lock picking training session taught by a few experts in this area.  
Whether its regulatory developments like the GDPR and Privacy Shield, technological changes from new connected devices and data collection methods, risk of data breach or brand trust – it is hard to keep your finger on the pulse. The 2016 Privacy Risk Summit addresses these privacy risks providing a platform for in-depth discussion, peer networking and practical takeaways. CPE credits from IAPP can also be earned for CIPP certificate holders!
Date:  June 8, 2016
TRUSTe is offering WISP members a SPECIAL 50% discounted price of $149 (regular ticket price is $299).

Register here!  Discount code = wisp

Interested in attending Black Hat this year? 
Get $200 off a Black Hat USA Briefing Pass this year with code: WiSP6b

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