Gyle has a multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary background. She completed her major in psychology before shifting to the tech industry and eventually focusing on cyber security. She received her Graduate Certificate in Incident Response from the SANS Institute and Master in Cyber Security – Digital Forensics from the UNSW Canberra Australian Defence Force Academy. Her day job at Cyber Research NZ includes using threat intelligence among other things to help protect and defend her clients’ infrastructure. In her spare time, she mentors other people who are new to the field, presents in different cyber security events and volunteers with different organizations.