BeerSecOps #10:
Tanya Janca – AppSec Education

March  29, 2020

Steve Giguere @_SteveGiguere_ of Aqua Security @aquasecteam met with fellow Canadian and application security thought leader Tanya Janca @SheHacksPurple! They talk about how the current global pandemic is affecting us and our industry, her career path into application security, past initiatives like Women in Security (WoSec) and SheHacksPurple, and finally her new passion in creating educational content for developers and tech enthusiasts on security.

Meet Tanya Janca

Tanya Janca, also known as SheHacksPurple, is the author of ‘Alice and Bob Learn Application Security’. She is also the founder of We Hack Purple, an online learning academy, community and podcast that revolves around teaching everyone to create secure software. Tanya has been coding and working in IT for over twenty years, won numerous awards, and has been everywhere from startups to public service to tech giants (Microsoft, Adobe, & Nokia). She has worn many hats; startup founder, pentester, CISO, AppSec Engineer, and software developer. She is an award-winning public speaker, active blogger & streamer and has delivered hundreds of talks and trainings on 6 continents. She values diversity, inclusion, and kindness, which shines through in her countless initiatives.

Founder: We Hack Purple (Academy, Community, and Podcast), WoSEC International (Women of Security), OWASP DevSlop, OWASP Victoria, #CyberMentoringMonday

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