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Women In Cybersecurity Critical Infrastructure Community

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The Women In Cybersecurity (WiCyS) Critical Infrastructure (CI) is focused on empowering a community of women in critical infrastructure cybersecurity careers in academia, government, and industry. Meet the leaders of this community, Rosemary Christian and Veronica Kazaitis, the Co-Presidents of the WiCyS CI.

The 16 Sectors of Critical Infrastructure

From the U.S. Department of Homeland Security: “There are 16 critical infrastructure sectors whose assets, systems, and networks, whether physical or virtual, are considered so vital to the United States that their incapacitation or destruction would have a debilitating effect on security, national economic security, national public health or safety, or any combination thereof.”


-- Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency.

Activities & Events

For women at all stages of their career, the Women in Cybersecurity Critical Infrastructure Community offers:

  • Technical exchanges
  • Education
  • Exposure to emerging topics and disciplines
  • Networking
  • Mentoring


Upcoming Events

Previous Events


Capitol Technology University logo

Capitol Technology University is committed to supporting the development and innovation of U.S. Critical Infrastructure. Through this collaboration between Capitol Tech and WiCyS, we aim to introduce our technologically savvy, intelligent female students to these essential sectors.

CAMI logo

At CAMI, we provide the education, resources and connections to foster a cyber aware and cyber secure Maryland. The Cybersecurity Association of Maryland, Inc. (CAMI) is a statewide, 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization established in 2015. 

Dreamport logo

DreamPort is a cyber innovation, collaboration, and prototyping facility located in Columbia, MD. It was created by USCYBERCOM through a Partnership Intermediary Agreement awarded to the Maryland Innovation and Security Institute (MISI) in May 2018.

Leadership & Advisory Board


WiCyS National

  • Interested in learning more about participation in the broader Women in Cybersecurity community? Click Here

WiCyS Mid-Atlantic Affiliate

  • Interested in learning more about participation in the broader Women in Cybersecurity community? Click here

Identifying Critical Infrastructure During COVID-19

  • From the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA):
    • Guidance on Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce
    • Frequently Asked Questions
    • Click here for more

Additional Resources