Katelyn F.

Principal Security TPM at Zoom Video Communications

Security and Investigations

Education: University of Washington
Seattle, WA, USA

Biography

Katelyn Falk is a high-energy technical security program manager from Seattle with 13+ years of experience. Recently named one of 2023 SIA Women in Security Power 100, Katelyn is a co-founder of Zoom’s “Women in Security” employee resource group, which is aimed at creating a dedicated space for women in, and aspiring to be in, security. Her day job consists of accelerating Zoom’s New Product Introduction Security testing. Katelyn has a passion for the recruitment and retention of women in the security field and works to provide resources and support to Zoom’s Women in Security group. She is raising a tiny human, dog, and cat in her spare time.

I am willing to travel

More than 100 miles

When it comes to payments

I need my expenses covered - travel, hotel, meals, etc.

Topics

program management women in cybersecurity cybersecurity employee resource groups dei technical project management security mentoring women in security information security wicys wicys 2023 physical security cyber resilience

Example talks

Break In and Stay in: Three Tactics to Secure Your Career in Cybersecurity

So you broke into cybersecurity, now what? Breaking into cyber is only half the battle, now let's stay in. Some days, incidents, projects, and people can be tough. The burn out is real. Hear from a Principal Security professional on how she broke into the field from a "non technical" background, fought against imposter syndrome and burn out. From networking, mentorship, and personal branding, let's explore how to not just break in, but stay in cybersecurity. 

No Women in Security Group? No Problem.

Does your organization lack a Women in Security employee resource group? No problem. In this session we will follow basic steps to establish a Women in Security group, obtain executive sponsorship, and drive engagement amongst members. Learn how to establish leadership, create a charter and yearly goals, all while creating a supportive and inclusive environment for women in the security profession. All this can be done virtually and with little budget. Join this session to learn more!