I don’t code and didn’t know what an API was or could tell you what OWASP stood for until this past year, but after 13 years in the non-tech roles at Target I am finding enjoyment, success, and energy in a fulfilling Cybersecurity role, doing what I love: training & awareness, helping team members succeed, and learning every day.
Learn from a Lead Cybersecurity Analyst about the work we do in Target’s Cyber Security Training and Awareness program to influence behavior and the importance of the non-tech skills in the tech world to code the human brain.
About Lauren Rudek
Lauren Rudek is Lead Cybersecurity Analyst in the Cyber Risk organization at Target. In her role she designs and develops training & awareness strategies and content to inspire the Target team to work securely. She focuses on designing engaging training and communication solutions for the enterprise, high-priority teams, phishing awareness and the annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month campaign.
Lauren has been with Target for 15 years. She began her career in Merchandising where should found a love for teaching and helping others succeed which led to future roles in Learning and Development and most recently the Information Security Awareness and Training team within Cybersecurity. She has experience in consulting, behavior change and learning & development practices, content design, and is passionate about using user centric approaches to design solutions that make an impact.
In her spare time Lauren enjoys spending time with family, trying new restaurants in Minneapolis area, focusing on nutrition and fitness, and spending as much time enjoying the outdoors as possible.