As of Fall 2018, UMA is a WiCyS Student Chapter to promote recruitment, retention and advancement of women students in cybersecurity, helping to decrease the gender disparity in the field.
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Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS) is the only non-profit membership organization with national reach that is dedicated to bringing together women in cybersecurity from academia, research and industry to share knowledge, experience, networking and mentoring. WiCyS is a community of engagement, encouragement and support for women in cybersecurity.


Meetings & Events:

Dates, topics and/or guest speakers will be announced via UMA Communications (MyUMA portal, events calendar, monthly Moose News, and weekly Student Scoop). Information can also be found on our BrightSpace page within the Cybersecurity Program Student Area.

For More Information:

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Women Needed!

The cybersecurity industry needs more women! Cybersecurity is securing our globally connected platform of life, work, and education. Women are a critical part that bring expertise and skills needed for the fast-paced world of technology. Research is another critical area to build the future technology of the world. The UMA Cybersecurity department is dedicated to the growth of women in cybersecurity. Come be a part of an extraordinary degree program!

UMA Alumni

Alumni students are also welcomed members. Please reach out to us for more information about how to get involved.
-Jonna Duvall-Williams, Chapter Expert Consultant