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Off Mute Women in Cyber Podcast - Episode 2

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In this episode, the Off Mute team speak with Bella, who is Cyber Director at Government Security Group. Bella is one of the most senior women in government security, with a fascinating career history. She’s always been interested in tech and has held a variety of roles in the public and private sector before her appointment as Cyber Director. She tells us about Government Security Group’s plans to address diversity imbalances in the profession, her leadership journey and her experiences of motherhood.

Episode 2 transcript (pdf)

The creators

Off Mute was created by three fast streamers (Sam, Sophie and Isabella). They are at the start of their careers in cyber security on the Digital, Data and Technology and cyber stream. Their aim is to inspire others and highlight the accessibility of the profession and its necessity in the modern world.


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If you’d like to get in touch with the Off Mute team, you can email them at

If you know any women in cyber security with exciting stories to tell – or you are one yourself – get in touch as we’d love to hear from you!

GSP is keen to feature inspirational work colleagues from all backgrounds within the security profession. If you or someone you work with has an interesting story to share please email

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  1. Comment by Andy Rawlins posted on

    Great podcast and fascinating interview, thanks. Very male friendly too.
    Loved the networking advice 🙂