Tech Chat Episode 27: Changing the Hacker Narrative with Chloé Messdaghi, Security Researcher Advocate

Chloé Messdaghi, Security Researcher Advocate

In this week’s Tech Chat is with Chloé Messdaghi, who is a Security Researcher Advocate. She is also Co-Founder of Women in Security and Founder of WomenHackerz, a private, online InfoSec community for women. Chloé has given many talks on diversity and inclusivity in InfoSec and also mentors women to become hackers.

Ethical Hacking and the Gender Landscape

In this episode, Chloé joins us for a discussion on ethical hacking and increasing the number of women in InfoSec. She firstly begins by detailing the misconceptions surrounding the word ‘hacker’. Delving further into this, Chloé outlines the uses of ethical hacking to aid organisations such as non-profits. Then, Chloé explores the current landscape of women in the industry and her ideas on how to make it more appealing for women.