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Our Organization


WiCyS is an international non-profit membership organization, striving to bring together and empower women in cybersecurity from academia, research and industry to share knowledge, experience, networking and mentoring.


Founded by Dr. Ambareen Siraj at Tennessee Tech University in 2012, WiCyS has garnered wide outreach with members from all over the world.





Our Affiliate


WiCyS India Affiliate, established in July 2020, is a community of Indian cybersecurity enthusiasts out to serve a purpose. We incorporate and carry out the WiCyS mission: to recruit, retain, and promote women in cybersecurity. WiCyS offers continuous mentoring, learning, networking, and career development to women at all stages of their cybersecurity careers.


Whether you are a student just considering a career in cybersecurity or an experienced leader in the cybersecurity workforce, WiCyS provides palpable benefits and a supportive community, not to mention the plethora of conferences and events available to members and strategic partners, which would prove pivotal in the road to success. Whether you're a single-member hoping to benefit from this organization or you're a company that cares about their women and wants to give them the best opportunities and technical exposure or a university looking out for their students, WiCyS is the answer.









An initiative to empower women in cybersecurity. Come join us. Think Cybersecurity. Think WiCys India.

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