On the 17th of May, Accenture Security hosted the Finals of the Accenture Secure Generation Contest (ASGC) in the Amsterdam Office. 18 selected students from Dutch Universities joined us for a full day of activities varying from a Security Consulting Business Case, presentations from all across the globe, to an informal dinner. Speakers from interns to the Chief Strategy Officer Omar Abbosh, discussing topics like Security & Advanced Threat Prevention for Cloud Environments or Security for High-Tech Medical Devices.
Three teams have won amazing prices, the winners even went home with iPads and a Fast-track for a career within Accenture Security.
Congratulations to this year's winners!
Deborah Almerge Rückert
1st Place & fast-track winners:
Anouk van Brug
Are you a Master student (Or will you be a Master student next spring) interested in Consulting and would you love to work in an environment filled with young, ambitious people and continue to learn and develop every day? Send us an email on email@example.com and we will make sure we sent you an invite next year to have a chance at a spot at the ASGC’19. In the meantime - have a look at our vacancies here:
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My name is Frank, I was born and raised in Noord-Brabant. It therefore makes sense that I received my Computer Science degree at the TU/e (Eindhoven University of Technology). Furthermore, I currently live in Den Bosch; an area that offers me plenty of opportunity to go out with my camera and take photos of birds and other wildlife.
Since my start at Accenture in 2010, I've worked on a diverse range of interesting projects. Initially on topics like Identity & Access Management and Business Continuity, but I've been specializing in the field of Security Incident and Event Management in recent years. Using a combination of big data technology for cybersecurity and hands-on system integration work to onboard all kinds of data sources is really something that makes me tick.
My clients are located both abroad and in the Netherlands, which means that I almost always work in an international team. This really makes me feel part of a global organization. At the same time, we have a lot of fun with the tight-knit Dutch Security team!
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I am Dorrit Sliepen and I joined Accenture Security in September 2017. Having worked at a smaller consultancy company I had to adjust to working in such a large multinational. However, our team often organizes events. This makes it easy to get to know colleagues outside of work and it made me feel part of the team quickly.
During my studies, I spent 2 years living in China, that is why I know I really enjoy working in an international environment. Not only is our team in Amsterdam international, there are also many opportunities to work with Security teams all over the world!
At Accenture, I am able to further develop in my area of expertise: Data Protection. Not only am I learning on the job, there are also many development opportunities and you get the freedom to decide on your own learning path. This makes Accenture a great place to further grow my career!
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My Name is Sebastian. I studied in Groningen, and now live in Hilversum. When the weather allows, I love to go for a run or bike ride around Hilversum. When it gets colder outside or it is raining I go to the gym.
I joined Accenture in the summer of 2017 after completing my studies in Business Administration and in Computing Science. My current, and first project, is an implementation of an Employee Identity and Access Management solution. In my role as a business analyst I lead the onboarding of target applications on this platform. What I like about this project is that I have a lot of interaction with the client.
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Hi everyone! My name is Lisa, and I am from the Security practice in Accenture Amsterdam. My area of work is on the topic of identity and access management: In today’s digital world where access is often at a click of a button, there is a burning platform to ensure that the ease of access does not come with the price of security as everything and everyone becomes more and more interconnected.
I am a relatively newcomer to Netherlands, having only moved here about 9 months ago. I spent the majority of my Accenture career so far in the Singapore office, so it was fantastic to have the opportunity to experience Accenture in two completely different countries. In fact- the globalism of Accenture is one of the aspects I really enjoy about Accenture. Not only that there are opportunities to work abroad, but I also work with people globally on a daily basis. It is not unusual to find myself in a conference call with someone from Asia and North America at the same time! Although a lot of the international encounters are now virtual, it is still very interesting for me to meet new people. You still learn about different cultures through these encounters!
Outside of work, I enjoy being outdoors, exploring (although much more during the warmer months): whether it is a run in the nature or travelling to brand new places either in the country or abroad!