What we're about

WICCA is a circle of women in cybersecurity based in The Netherlands with a vision to spread the infosec word to everyone.

https://womenofwicca.nl/

Our goal is to bring infosec ladies and female security enthusiasts together to learn about exploits, hacking, incident response, forensics, the low-level stuff, and especially make bad crypto jokes! We want to build a community of badass women in the Netherlands and hopefully inspire future generations to join keyboards and get the hacking started!

We meet monthly in Amsterdam, The Hague, Utrecht, Rotterdam, and more, sometimes even abroad! Are you a woman working or interested in computer security? Then by all means, do sign up!

WICCA is an entirely volunteer-driven community and all our meetups are free.

Women-only?

Meetups are usually women-only, but as we want to spread knowledge everywhere, we have many mixed events. The main idea is for it to be a community where everyone is at ease and feels welcome. We want to create a strong circle of women, but we are not an exclusive circle. WICCA is basically a group of badass hacker ladies where everyone is welcome to learn from and with us!

In our group, we look at the positive results of the many initiatives to increase diversity in the infosec community and in the tech world in general. We focus on good work, good research, and strong efforts that makes our community thrive. We do not let negative thoughts and endless debates take too much time away from us. We goof together, we laugh together, and we hack together!

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> Valentine

As a researcher for McAfee, her work consists of threat hunting, making pretty graphs, and bugging the red team for shells. Besides computers, she likes Star Wars, heavy metal, and useless things like stickers and D&D.

> Chantal

Head of operations at Zerocopter helping clients get the best of their researchers and researchers get the best of their clients. Started in marketing, hacking her way up.

> Faith

As a Threat Hunter at IBM, she helps customers reduce impact caused by advanced attackers by proactively looking for signs of intrusion within the network, analyzing and advising on how to combat them. Besides work and volunteering, she enjoys running, reading and travelling.

Support us

We make some costs to organise WICCA events. We pay for Meetup, hosting, mail, a video conferencing platform, etc. Every little bit helps and you can make it possible for us to continue organising our events with pleasure.

If you enjoy coming to our events and would like to buy a Club Mate without any glances, you can consider helping us. Please don’t give us anything if you can’t miss it with ease.

As far as we are concerned, WICCA will always be free to attend and your presence is very valuable to us. If you want to support us in increasing our quality and quantity and you think that our events are worth a Euro, we would like to get it from you.

You can order something from our Etsy shop to support us:

https://www.etsy.com/shop/womenofwicca

Or support us with a donation via PayPal:

https://paypal.me/pools/c/8s8hc7ojD9

For companies that want to donate: please contact us here. (https://womenofwicca.nl/contact/)

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Zero Trust with Microsoft

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No meetup in April? That's fake news!

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Sweet Lake City

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CTF Challenge: Beat the Wicked Witch!

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