Trainer Paula Januszkiewicz – EY Academy of Business

Paula Januszkiewicz

Founder and CEO of CQURE

Paula Januszkiewicz is a CEO and Founder of CQURE Inc. and CQURE Academy. She is also Enterprise Security MVP, honorable Microsoft Regional Director for CEE and a world-class cybersecurity expert, consulting Customers all around the world.

In 2017, she graduated from Harvard Business School. She has her heart and soul in the company, having a deep belief that positive thinking is the key to success. Her quality-driven approach, extreme attention to detail and conference speaking publicity have brought CQURE, at its early stage, to the never-ending world of hacks, forensics, data theft and other security challenges. Paula established CQURE in 2008 and since then she has continued to build the team’s professional image and cybersecurity skills, currently owning and managing CQURE departments in New York (US), Dubai (UAE) and Zug (Switzerland), additionally to headquarters in Warsaw (Poland). Currently, CQURE Team’s exceptional quality, unique cybersecurity knowledge, great experience as well as excellent skills are in high demand on the enterprise market.

Paula has 15 years of experience in the cybersecurity field, performing penetration tests, architecture consulting, training and seminars. She has performed hundreds of security projects, including those for governmental organizations and big enterprises, at the same time being a top speaker and a keynote speaker at many well-known conferences, including Microsoft Ignite (rated No. 1 Speaker among 1100 speakers at a conference with 26000 attendees), RSA (in 2017 in San Francisco her session was one of the 5 hottest sessions), Black Hat, TechEd North America, TechEd Europe, TechEd Middle East, CyberCrime etc., where she is often rated as No. 1 speaker. Her presentations gather thousands of people. In 2019, Paula’s presentation was voted best of Black Hat Asia 2019 Briefings!

She also creates security awareness programs for various organizations, including awareness sessions for top management (telecoms, banks, government etc.). She is passionate about sharing her knowledge with others. In private, she enjoys working with her research team, converting the results of her findings to authored leading-edge training and tools used in practice in projects. She wrote a book about Threat Management Gateway and she’s currently working on the next one… so stay tuned for more. Recently, Paula has become a member of the Technical Advisory Board at Royal Bank of Scotland – helping to keep its security at the highest level possible!

She was granted access to a source code of Windows, an honor that just a few people around the world have! Paula is a type that suffers, when doing nothing – every year she takes over 215 flights to provide security services to international organizations and enterprises. You can always expect some thoughtful ideas and interesting arguments!


Highest Level Certifications:

1. Microsoft Regional Director

2. Enterprise Security MVP

3. Certified trainer (MCT) and Microsoft Security Trusted Advisor

4. CQURE Academy Security Master

5. Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)