Tanya Janca

Startup Founder & Security Trainer

Main focus: Application Security, DevSecOp

Twitter handle: @shehackspurple

Websites/blogs: http://shehackspurple.ca , https://wehackpurple.com

Languages: English

City: West Coast, Canada

Country: Canada

Topics: security design, security architecture, devops, security, cloud security, security awareness, application security, owasp, appsec, azure, devsecops, vsts

Services: Talk, Workshop management, Coaching, Interview

  Willing to travel for an event.


Tanya Janca, also known as SheHacksPurple, is the author of ‘Alice and Bob Learn Application Security’. She is also the founder of We Hack Purple, an online learning academy, community and podcast that revolves around teaching everyone to create secure software. Tanya has been coding and working in IT for over twenty years, won numerous awards, and has been everywhere from startups to public service to tech giants (Microsoft, Adobe, & Nokia). She has worn many hats; startup founder, pentester, CISO, AppSec Engineer, and software developer. She is an award-winning public speaker, active blogger & streamer and has delivered hundreds of talks and trainings on 6 continents. She values diversity, inclusion and kindness, which shines through in her countless initiatives.

Founder: We Hack Purple (Academy, Community and Podcast), WoSEC International (Women of Security), OWASP DevSlop, OWASP Victoria, #CyberMentoringMonday