Jurgita Lapienyte – Cybersecurity Journalist of the Year

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Additional Info

Job title of nominated professional (or team name)Senior Journalist
Company (where nominated professional or team is working)CyberNews.com
Websitehttps://cybernews.com/
Company size (employees)50 to 99
Headquarters RegionEurope

In 3 bullets, summarize why this professional or team deserves recognition:

Jurgita is highly focused on interviewing cybersecurity insiders, especially women in STEM, showcasing and hopefully boosting women’s involvement in information security.

Jurgita has the ability to find and approach most influential people in the cybersecurity and technology fields, giving us rare opportunity to see things from their perspective.

Jurgita is very passionate about the things she does, never doing anything half-heartedly. Interesting fact about her day to day life as a journalist at CyberNews.com is that sometimes she has to make three different interviews a day in three different languages!

Brief Overview

Jurgita Lapienyte is a Senior Journalist at CyberNews.com

Here Jurgita works as a reporter covering the most important tech-related news, concentrating on how technologies and digitalization affect our quality of life, human rights, and democracy.

At the moment, Jurgita is highly focused on interviewing cybersecurity insiders, especially women in STEM, showcasing and hopefully boosting women’s involvement in information security.

Jurgita has the ability to find and approach most influential people in the cybersecurity and technology fields, giving us rare opportunity to see things from their perspective.

Het interviewees include Katie Moussouris, a hacker and a pioneer in vulnerability disclosure, Brittany Kaiser, Cambridge Analytica whistleblower, Katie Shuck CybHER leader, and many others.

Jurgita is very passionate about the things she does, never doing anything half-heartedly. Interesting fact about her day to day life as a journalist at CyberNews.com is that sometimes she has to make three different interviews a day in three different languages!

Jurgita’s article always engage our audience. Here are a few examples:
https://cybernews.com/security/hacker-katie-moussouris-frankly-todays-toys-are-not-very-secure/
https://cybernews.com/privacy/brittany-kaiser-our-data-is-traded-around-the-world-without-our-explicit-consent/
https://cybernews.com/editorial/katie-shuck-theres-a-lack-of-support-for-girls-to-enter-cybersecurity/