Hi! I am Tanya Janca, and I am a nerd on the internet.

Tanya Janca, also known as SheHacksPurple, is the best-selling author of ‘Alice and Bob Learn Application Security’. She is also the Head of Community and Education at Semgrep! In the past (2020), Tanya founded of We Hack Purple, an online learning academy, community, and podcast that revolved around teaching everyone to create secure software. Tanya has been coding and working in IT for over twenty five years, won countless awards, and has been everywhere from public service to tech giants, writing software, leading communities, founding companies, and ‘securing all the things’. She is an award-winning public speaker, active blogger & streamer and has delivered hundreds of talks and training on 6 continents. She values diversity, inclusion, and kindness, which shines through in her countless initiatives.

Advisor: Nord VPN, Cloud Defense, Aiya Corp, ICTC PAC

Founder: We Hack Purple, OWASP DevSlop, #CyberMentoringMonday, WoSEC

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