Ruchira Pokhriyal is a seasoned Cybersecurity expert who holds specialization in sub-domains such as Web-App PenTesting, Cloud Security, Incident Response Digital Forensics.
She is currently working as a Cloud Security Specialist & Security Incident Responder at Amazon Web Services.
Ruchira is an AccessData certified Forensic Examiner & AWS Certified Solutions Architect.
She keeps herself involved with well-known cybersecurity communities such as OWASP where she’s a part of the Women in App Sec team & WiCyS where she’s been a member for the last 3 years.
She’s also on the advisory board of a non-profit organization called Breaking Barriers-Women in Cybersecurity, which is focused on educating & empowering women who want to pursue a career in Cybersecurity.
You’d often hear and see her advocate for D&I specifically LGBTQ+ Visibility, Gender Parity and Women of color in STEM, as she believes in growing with the community, being supportive & giving back as much as she can.
Please note that at this conference, her opinions are her own and do not represent the views of her employer & communities she’s associated with.