Career Notes 9.10.23
Ep 166 | 9.10.23

Caroline Wong: A passion for teaching. [CSO]

Show Notes

Caroline Wong, Chief Strategy Officer from Cobalt sits down to share her story of her 15+ years in cybersecurity leadership, including practitioner, product, and consulting roles. As well as being a member of our very own Hash Table, Caroline also authored the popular textbook, Security Metrics: A Beginner's Guide and teachers cybersecurity courses on LinkedIn Learning as well as hosts the Humans of InfoSec podcast. Caroline's father pushed her to start her career in engineering, she went to UC Berkeley and got accepted into their Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences program. As a college student, she was looking for an internship and found eBay, where she says she worked an entry level position available on the information security team, and says the rest is history. She shares that she loves to teach her peers, and how she would like to be remembered for being a good teacher, saying "I think that my favorite part of the work that I get to do is teaching. Um, and in particular, um, being able to communicate about cybersecurity concepts to a wide audience. I have such tremendous gratitude." We thank Caroline for sharing her story with us.