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Kimberly Simon

Cybersecurity Expert I Author I Keynote Speaker I 
Most Influential Woman in Cybersecurity

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Kimberly Simon

Kimberly Simon is a cybersecurity expert, thought leader, and author of the book "Case for Investing in Cybersecurity Compliance." With over a decade of experience in the cybersecurity industry, Kimberly is a sought-after speaker who inspires and educates audiences on the importance of cybersecurity compliance.
Her decade of experience spans across North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa. 

Combining her experience in technology, marketing and strategic partnerships, Kimberly advises Fortune 500 companies on the benefits of adopting compliance for organizations to lower risk, increase cybersecurity maturity and gain competitive advantage.   

For over a decade, Kimberly has helped organizations identify and adopt cybersecurity frameworks that provide solid benchmarks for their cybersecurity programs.

ABOUT

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KEY EXPERTISE FOR SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

CYBERSECURITY COMPLIANCE

Cybersecurity discussion has taken over the world. Never before have both individuals and organizations been plagued by ongoing information security threats and security breaches. Over the last decade, Kimberly has been collaborating and educating on the benefits of adopting compliance as part of an organization's cybersecurity program.

 

CONTENT MARKETING & BRANDING

One of the greatest challenges for businesses of all sizes is building brand awareness and effectively articulating their value proposition to potential customers, partners, and investors. Kimberly is an expert in branding, content marketing, reputation management and lead generation. 

 

KEY NOTE PRESENTATIONS

Book Kimberly for her winning keynote presentation titled "From Zimbabwe to Cybersecurity - How to Pursue a Life You've Never Seen" Or contact her to discuss a custom presentation for your group. 

 

MEET KIMBERLY SIMON

BOOK KIMBERLY FOR A KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

 

DEFENDING AGAINST RANSOMWARE WITH PROACTIVE CYBERSECURITY

 

In this presentation, Kimberly Simon sheds light on the pervasive threat of ransomware.

 

With a focus on practical insights, she unveils the complexities of ransomware while delving into the imperative layers of cybersecurity essential for safeguarding businesses. Kimberly underscores the value of proactive cybersecurity strategies, intricate data protection measures, and meticulous incident response planning.

 

This session is an illuminating guide for businesses, emphasizing the significance of fortifying defenses against ransomware attacks and establishing resilient security frameworks in an evolving digital landscape. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WINNING THE WAR WITH CYBERSECURITY - HOW COMPLIANCE FRAMEWORKS CAN HELP!

 

Compliance frameworks play a vital role in ensuring organizations meet the necessary requirements set forth by federal, government, or third-party entities. Adopting compliance as an integral part of your cybersecurity program is a fundamental aspect of building a successful security program.

 

Join Kimberly Simon and take a proactive stance in the battle against cyber threats. Discover how compliance frameworks can be leveraged to drive stronger security, protect sensitive data, and build trust with stakeholders. Arm yourself with the knowledge and strategies to win the war with cybersecurity.

 

Through practical insights and real-world examples, Kimberly will guide you through the benefits of integrating compliance into your cybersecurity program. Discover how compliance frameworks enhance your organization's security posture, minimize risks, and foster trust among stakeholders. 

HOW TO PURSUE A LIFE YOU'VE NEVER SEEN BEFORE - A MOTIVATIONAL STORY  

Cybersecurity author, expert, and keynote speaker Kimberly Simon hails from Zimbabwe, far from the opportunities and achievements she has now attained. Her journey into the world of technology began with a simple Nokia mobile phone brought by her aunt from the UK in the early 90s. Fascinated by the game "Snakes" on the phone, Kimberly was scared to press the buttons and intrigued by what technology could do. Little did she know that this encounter would ignite her passion and set her on a path to pursuing a life she had never envisioned. Through her unwavering determination and a 12-step program she wasn't even aware of, Kimberly forged ahead, breaking barriers and achieving success in the world of cybersecurity.

 

With her captivating storytelling style and infectious sense of humor, Kimberly will take the audience on a thought-provoking journey through her 12-step program to pursuing a life they've never seen. Drawing from her own experiences, she will illustrate how one seemingly insignificant encounter with a Nokia mobile phone sparked a passion that propelled her to break barriers and succeed in cybersecurity.

 

Kimberly's talk will delve into the notion that life is akin to a "treasure hunt," where each clue leads to the next clue, requiring us to act upon each revelation to unlock the next chapter of our lives. Through her engaging and relatable anecdotes, she will empower the audience to embrace their curiosity, overcome limitations, and ignite their own transformations.

 

Key takeaways from Kimberly's talk will include:

  • Accepting the Limitations of Our Understanding: Kimberly will share her realization that submitting to a higher power and accepting the limitations of our understanding is essential for personal growth and success.

  • Embracing Curiosity: Drawing from her own experiences, Kimberly will highlight the importance of curiosity in navigating life's twists and turns. She will inspire the audience to nurture their inquisitive nature and embrace new opportunities with open arms. After all, we should be curious, we are not cats!

  • "Nothing Changes, If Nothing Changes": Kimberly will emphasize the significance of taking action and stepping out of our comfort zones. By encouraging the audience to embrace change and initiate meaningful transformations, she will inspire them to pursue lives they never thought possible.

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