Jacqui Loustau, founder of the Australian Women in Security Network (AWSN)

Cyber SecurityWomen in Cyber Security
Tuesday, 08 August 2017
Publication author(s):
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
Publication abstract:

Jacqui Loustau is passionate about security and collaborating with others to drive innovation and change in industry. Currently working on several initiatives to try and influence more talent from all industries and diverse backgrounds to pursue a career in security.

This includes managing the Australian Women in Security Network (AWSN) in her spare time. The network comprises of 700+ men and women aiming to connect, support and inspire more women to pursue a career in security.

Recently launched the Security Job Profile Project which aims to Inform, Influence and Inspire the next generation of security professionals.

CISM, CISSP certified with 16 years international experience across various security domains, technologies and industry sectors.

Currently working in a senior cybersecurity position in the finance sector.

Winner of the AISA 2016 award for Diversity in Cybersecurity.

Author of 'The Female Consultant chapter of international book - 'Women in the Security Profession'

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