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 weekly 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. Chapter List:
00:00:47 About @SheHacksPurple
00:01:55 Tanya is here!
00:02:21 Red Team, Blue Team, Purple Team
00:04:20 Purple Trait: Empathy
00:05:02 Purple Trait: Advocacy
00:06:50 Young Coding
00:08:04 Childhood and parents
00:08:37 "The Shirt Story"
00:09:12 Discovering that Code should be secure
00:11:20 Educating Students
00:12:15 "Cross Site Scripting" meaning
00:13:52 Introducing WeHackPurple.com
00:16:52 "DevSecOps" Definition
00:19:02 Public Speaking
00:19:54 Meet WOSEC
00:22:45 Big Shoutout to Chloé Messdaghi
00:24:22 Cyber Mentoring Monday
00:26:15 Mentee Responsibilities
00:28:25 Everyone needs a mentor
00:29:56 Salary negotiations
00:32:40 Less Traveling is good.
00:34:30 Management vs. Leadership
00:37:10 Diversity and Inclusion
00:37:40 Shout out to Jane Franklin and Tara Wheeler
00:43:20 Advice to a younger Tanya
00:46:34 Tribe of Hackers: Security Leaders
00:49:00 Signing off, parting wisdom from Tanya