Founder, Credo Cyber Consulting
Antoinette King has more than two decades of experience in the security industry, holding roles in integration, consulting, and manufacturing. Antoinette founded Credo Cyber Consulting in 2020 with the goal of providing her clients a holistic perspective on security, bridging the gap between the physical and cybersecurity domains focusing on data privacy and protection. Most recently Antoinette joined camera manufacturer i-PRO Americas as the Director of Sales for the East and Head of Cyber Convergence supporting their mission of holistic security. Her book, The Digital Citizen’s Guide to Cybersecurity: How to Stay Safe and Empowered Online hit the Amazon Best Seller’s list for all its categories in the first 48 hours of release. Antoinette is the 2022 recipient of the ASIS International Karen Marquez Award, 2022 SIA Chairman Award, 2x Women in Security Power 100 Honoree, and the 2022 Cyber OSPAs Outstanding Cybersecurity Consultant Award. She is actively involved in many security industry associations including ASIS International Assistant Regional Vice President Region 5D and Women in Security Global Community Publications Committee Chair, SIA Cybersecurity Advisory Board vice-chair, and SIA Data Privacy Advisory Board Member.
Get ready to be inspired as we delve into the fascinating world of culture convergence, women empowerment, and the merging of cyber and physical security. This one-hour presentation will leave you with a fresh perspective on the future of security and the power of diversity.
Discover the incredible benefits of inclusivity and diversity in the security industry, backed by statistical evidence that proves their positive impact on cybersecurity outcomes. Prepare to be amazed by success stories of organizations that prioritize diversity in their security initiatives, showcasing the innovative approaches that arise from different perspectives.
We will also shed light on the challenges faced by women in the security field and the importance of breaking barriers. Learn about the achievements of remarkable women leaders in cybersecurity and physical security, and explore the value of mentorship and networking opportunities for aspiring women professionals.
Witness the concept of merging cyber and physical security come to life through real-life examples and their effectiveness in creating a holistic defense strategy. Understand the potential risks of neglecting any aspect of security in our interconnected world, and discover how collaboration between CIOs and CISOs can lead to successful convergence.
Kasia and Antionette will emphasize the role of empathy and emotional intelligence in creating an inclusive work environment, as well as the benefits of cross-functional training and skill development for security professionals. Be encouraged to establish mentorship programs that promote diversity in leadership and celebrate diverse achievements within the security community.
This event is a call to action! Summarizing the key takeaways, we urge organizations to prioritize diversity and inclusion efforts within their security teams. We call on CIOs and CISOs to actively promote culture convergence between cyber and physical security. Together, let's support and empower women in the security industry to bridge the gender gap and foster a more inclusive and secure future.