Influential women in IT: Pauline Neville-Jones—Former UK Government Cyber Security Chief

Influential women in IT: Pauline Neville-Jones—Former UK Government Cyber Security Chief

Date: Aug 01, 2012

Baroness Pauline Neville-Jones—Former UK Government Cyber Security Chief

IT is women’s work too!

Computer Weekly recently hosted an event to celebrate the most influential women in UK IT. We invited some of the top female IT role models in the UK to discuss the role of women in developing the UK's high-tech economy. This video is one of a series of the speakers talking to the audience of female IT leaders.

The lack of the fairer sex in the computing world is a matter of note without good justification. What are the reasons and what can and should we do about this?

Baroness Pauline Neville-Jones is a former BBC Governor and Chairman of the British Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC). On 12 May 2010, the new Prime Minister David Cameron appointed Lady Neville-Jones his Minister of State for Security and Counter Terrorism at the Home Office with a permanent position on the newly created National Security Council. On 9 May 2011, the BBC reported that Lady Neville-Jones had resigned her role as Security Minister at her own request and was then immediately appointed as Special Representative to Business on Cyber Security.

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