Cybersecurity DIVAS Selection Criteria

When approving someone as a Cybersecurity DIVA, we look at the following criteria:

  1. Does this person have greater than 10 years of experience in cybersecurity?
  2. Does this person have greater than 5 years of leading an operational security team?
  3. Does this person have at least one industry-recognized Level II or Level III Base Line Certification?
  4. Is this person demonstrating a positive impact on the industry?
  5. Is this person mentoring others to improve their cybersecurity careers?
  6. Is this person influential in the industry (i.e. speaking engagements, articles, association participation, etc.)

If you know someone who meets these criteria, we would welcome your suggestions here:

Recommend a Cybersecurity DIVA Here

If you know someone who meets the criteria above, please nominate them as a DIVA.  We will evaluate the nominees’ credentials and notify them they do qualify as a Cybersecurity DIVA.  Either way, it is always an honor to be nominated.

Nominate a DIVA

Request a Cybersecurity DIVA Mentor Here

For those who do not yet qualify as a Cybersecurity DIVA, we encourage you to check out or Associate DIVA mentoring program where you can be paired up with a DIVA to help advance your career. 

Request a Mentor