Lysa Myers

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About Lysa Myers

Lysa Myers began her tenure in malware research labs in the weeks before the Melissa virus outbreak in 1999. She watched as the Internet grew from small, local bulletin board systems to the World Wide Web, and computer security incidents evolved from virtual urban myth to daily reality. As the landscape has changed, she’s seen how both cybersecurity hiring and education efforts have not quite kept pace, and created a talent gap that continues to widen.

Since then, Myers has used her experiences to help spread awareness of what people can do to maintain an effective security culture. As a Security Researcher for ESET, Vice Chair of CompTIA’s IT Security Community Executive Council, and a frequent contributor to security magazines such as Dark Reading and CSOonline, she continues to advocate for improvements in the security industry.

Interview with eGirl Power

Lysa Myers, Security Researcher for ESET, Vice Chair of CompTIA’s IT Security Community Executive Council, mentors girls with eGirl Power. This video highlights talking points from her interview.

What the Youth is saying about Lysa Myers:

"I think she really cares about not just cyber security but also people because she talks about how important human connection is which is so important, so real, so cool!" —Angie

"Ms. Myers is a human size Eco, only better! Because she tells us about her naturalistic intelligence ability and how she applies it to her cyber security work." — Monica

"Listening to Ms. Myers was super awesome! She seems really nice and has so much important things to say about what she does at her job and why it matters." — Carmen

 

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