Karen F Worstell

CISO, cybersecurity author, speaker, and talent strategist
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The Cybersecurity Talent Gap

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Women in Tech


MS Computer Science

CEO AtomicTangerine

CISO AT&T Wireless,

Microsoft, Russell





  • Cybercrime worldwide is expected to top $6T by 2021.

  • 25% of data breaches in 2016 went undetected for six months.

  • 1 in 10 data breaches goes undetected for more than a year.

  • 89% of data breach litigation involved loss of sensitive information.

  • 65% of data breach litigation cases cite negligence.

  • 50% of open cybersecurity positions in the US are going unfilled.

  • The average skilled cybersecurity role with 10 years experience takes 1 year to fill.

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  • How to Become the Talent Magnet for the Cybersecurity Team you need.

  • Talent Retention – Keeping your Cybersecurity Talent (and Avoiding  Loss)

Company Profile

Karen Worstell seeks to create opportunity for cyber pros in the critical field of cybersecurity. We do this through strategic talent acquisition, talent development, and organizational coaching on cyber optimization.
Thirty years of cybersecurity executive level experience ensures that you receive insight, objectivity, and well-researched knowledge that you can trust, actionable information you can use, and seasoned talent that will understand your business and provide the type of leadership that fits your culture and business objectives.
Karen has presented to Interpol, Lloyds of
London, and Fortune 100 clients in Asia, Europe, Canada and the US.

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Karen Worstell
8200 S. Quebec Street STE A3765
Centennial, CO 80112

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