About We Hack Purple

We Hack Purple is a Canadian company dedicated to helping anyone and everyone create secure software. We have an online academy with on-demand virtual security training, an online community for security professionals to connect with their peers and learn, a podcast for newcomers to in our industry, and a newsletter chock full of free content and funny memes. We even have an online swag-store, so that you can secure your software in style! We also offer live virtual corporate training Our goal is to share valuable security information with our industry, and train individuals to help fill the many empty security roles in organizations around the world with qualified and skilled workers.



Tanya Janca, also known as SheHacksPurple, is the best-selling author of ‘Alice and Bob Learn Application Security’. She is also the founder of We Hack Purple, an online learning academy, community and podcast that revolves around teaching everyone to create secure software. Tanya has been coding and working in IT for over twenty years, won countless awards, and has been everywhere from startups to public service to tech giants (Microsoft, Adobe, & Nokia). She has worn many hats; startup founder, pentester, CISO, AppSec Engineer, and software developer. She is an award-winning public speaker, active blogger & streamer and has delivered hundreds of talks and trainings on 6 continents. She values diversity, inclusion and kindness, which shines through in her countless initiatives.

Advisor: Cloud Defense, NeuraLegion, ICTC PAC, WoSEC

Founder: We Hack Purple, WoSEC International (Women of Security), OWASP DevSlop, #CyberMentoringMonday