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Women in Security Feature: Alicia Dawson – ‘My journey has been one of challenges, small victories, and life-changing moments’

October 11, 2023Cory Harris, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—Alicia Dawson calls her inspiration to work within the security industry “an act of destiny.” Dawson is the lead cybersecurity engineer at The MITRE Corp., a private, non-for-profit corporation that operates federally funded research and development centers (FFRDCs), based out of Bedford, Mass., and McLean, Va. She told Security Systems News how she began her career in the security industry 20 years ago at the company she still works for to this day. “After...

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