Elcin Biren

Associate Director, Chief Information Security Office, UBS

Elcin Biren is an Industrial Engineer specialized in Cyber Security.

She has been working in Cyber since 2006 in different roles such as IT Lead Auditor, Ethical Hacker, Cyber Operations, Data Leakage Prevention, Security Engineer, Security Awareness Consultant or Presales.

She is the Chairwoman of Women Working Groups at the Swiss Cyber Forum and SheLeadsTech Ambassador at ISACA, along with being the UBS Women in Technology External Stream Lead for the Swiss Region, and has volunteered in Global Cyber Communities where she focuses on the diversity topic to inspire young girls.

My Sessions

How Diversity Can Enable Organisations to Combat Security Risks

A diverse cybersecurity team is critical to generating ideas and processes needed to confront security risks. This session explores how diversity can improve outcomes and fuel innovation and produce opportunities for under-represented groups. The panel will also discuss the challenge of overcoming common barriers and biases and addressing challenges in the security talent pipeline and retention.

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