The Women in Security Forum’s mission is to engage all security professionals to promote, recruit and cultivate the leadership of women for a more inclusive and diversified industry.

Through programs, professional development and networking events, the committee engages members, both men and women, who share this goal.

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  • Signature event series at ISC West featuring expert insights from industry luminaries
  • Women in Security Forum Breakfast series at ISC East
  • Women in Security Forum Happy Hour at GSX
  • Coordination with media for profiles of female leaders in the security industry
  • Creation of the SIA Women in Security Forum Scholarship, designed to further education and professional development and promote advancement for a diverse security workforce
  • Creation of the SIA Progress Award recognizing advancement of opportunities and success for women in the security industry
  • Sponsorship of the Women in Biometrics Awards, which recognize distinguished female leaders in the biometric identity and security industry