What we're about


WoSEC Ottawa is a community for women, including LGBTQ+ women, non-binary, trans and gender nonconforming, who have an interest in cyber security.

Before the pandemic, we met once-a-month for brunch and occasionally had talks and workshops. Now, in this post-pandemic world, we do this virtually.

We use our monthly Meetups to get together with like-minded women in a safe and welcoming environment. Our focus is on having a space where women can meet and network with other women in security and tech, in a way that isn’t easy to do in most work situations.

Please note that recruiters and sales professionals are not permitted to actively recruit or solicit members or guests. If you would like an opportunity to share information about your organization’s products, services or job opportunities with the membership, please contact Donna Hogan, WoSEC Ottawa Meetup Organizer, to discuss sponsorship.

Upcoming events (1)

VIRTUAL Chat & Chomp - Special Guest Kassia Clifford

Online event

Hi fellow WoSEC-ers! Kassia Clifford will be joining us (some of you may remember her from when we were still having in-person brunches). Kassia will be giving us a presentation on How to Make A Great Impression Via Videoconference. Whether you’re job hunting and having to conduct your interview via Zoom or you have a presentation to make to a group, or you simply want to record your vlog - this event is for you! In addition to her “day job” as a marketing guru, Kassia also has her own business helping people make transactions to new careers. So have your questions ready folks, Kassia likes an audience who participates! (We’ll be using Team this time around since Zoom’s authentication requirements caused issues last time.)

Past events (31)

WoSEC & WISP Team-up for a Halloween Social

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