Women in Cybersecurity – Lavanya Raj

Women in Cybersecurity



Lavanya Raj
ThreatQuotient – Senior QA Engineer

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What do you do at ThreatQuotient?
I work as a QA Engineer in the Team. I verify and validate the code that is delivered from the Development Team.

How long have you worked here?
Less than a year

What do you enjoy most about your job?
Finding bugs and making the product work with no errors or issues. I enjoy the team collaboration.

What do you enjoy most about the company?
I appreciate the work-life balance. The management listens to and addresses any concerns from the team, which fosters a healthy work culture.

How did you get into cybersecurity?
I have been working in cybersecurity for the past 8 years. Learning a variety of systems and how we assist the customers with their concerns.

What are your hopes for women in cybersecurity in the future?
I see many women now working in cybersecurity. I hope there will be a lot of demand in the future and that many high school age students are interested in learning about this growing field.

This year’s International Women’s Day theme is #BreakTheBias. What does that mean to you?
Women should break the bias in every field with our ideas and thoughts. It’s already happening in many areas. I wish all young girls to strive for it!

What’s your go-to coffee/cocktail order?
Starbucks Latte. Cocktail would be Mojito

What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given?
Follow your passion and never give up learning new things.

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