Tia Hopkins is the Vice President of Global Solutions Architecture at eSentire, Inc., a provider of Managed Detection and Response services. She has spent the past 20+ years of her career in various IT and IT Security roles and has over a decade of experience in the managed services space. Outside of her role at eSentire, she is also an adjunct professor of Cybersecurity at Yeshiva University and is currently pursuing her PhD in Cybersecurity Technology and Innovation Management.
Tia holds two master’s degrees in security, a bachelor’s in information technology, and several industry certifications such as CISSP and CCSK. She was recognized by SC Media as a 2019 Reboot Leadership Award recipient in the Outstanding Educator category, as well as The Software Report’s Top 25 Women Leaders in Cybersecurity and Cyber Defense Magazine’s Top 100 Women in Cybersecurity; both in 2020.
In 2021, Tia contributed a chapter to the book The Rise of Cyber Women: Volume 2. She is also the Founder and CEO of Empow(H)er Cybersecurity, a non-profit organization aimed at empowering women of color to pursue and be successful in cybersecurity careers