Leading Women in Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity, one of the fastest growing technology fields today, marked by a zero percent unemployment rate, with a significant shortfall of talented professionals, surprisingly has only 11% of the workforce represented by females globally, a statistic that has been stagnant since 2013. As industry leaders continue expansion efforts in recruitment of key talent, here are 3 [...]

2018-04-23T00:22:45+00:00Categories: Uncategorized, Women|Comments Off on Leading Women in Cybersecurity

Boosting the Role of Women in Cybersecurity Through Soft Skills

The tech industry’s struggle with gender diversity is well-known, but the percentage of women in tech jobs — although just 25 percent — still dwarfs that of women in cybersecurity. Here’s a jarring statistic: There are 1 million unfilled jobs in cybersecurity, and that number is expected to rise to 6 million by 2019. Here’s [...]

2017-09-13T18:17:12+00:00Categories: Careers, Cybersecurity, Education, Women|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Boosting the Role of Women in Cybersecurity Through Soft Skills

The 5 Leading Women Shaping the Cyber Security Sector

Cyber security is a high-demand field. There may be as many as a million job openings in cyber security worldwide. Postings are up 74 percent over the past five years. This also means there is a huge opportunity for women in this field. Women hold a quarter of all computing jobs in the U.S. and just 11 percent of cyber security jobs, says [...]

2017-07-26T18:24:59+00:00Categories: Experts, Women|Comments Off on The 5 Leading Women Shaping the Cyber Security Sector

The Top Cyber Security Education Trends You Need to Know

Jessica Gulick has not only witnessed the cyber security industry's astonishing growth, she’s played an integral role in the development of the next era of its professionals. As the vice president of the Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu, a non-profit that empowers women to succeed in cyber careers, Jessica encourages women to build their technical skills [...]

Are There Enough Women in Cybersecurity?

The first computer programmer was a woman –­ Ada Lovelace. Ida Rhodes designed the first computers to run the U.S. Census and Social Security systems. Margaret Hamilton wrote software that got Apollo 11 on the moon. Where are the women in cybersecurity? Despite the pivotal role these founding mothers played in the technology industry, the [...]

Why Deidre Diamond Wants More Women in Cyber Security

When it comes to the leading women in cyber security, Deidre Diamond rises to the top. As Founder and CEO of CyberSN and #brainbabe, Deidre Diamond is influencing the culture of cyber security for women and men alike. With more than 20 years of experience in technical staffing and cyber security, she knows how to build strong teams and is [...]

Women in Cybersecurity

From high-profile data breeches at big companies like Sony Pictures, Apple, and Target, to the thousands of small businesses that have reported cyber attacks, the vulnerability of the growing amount of digital data has become a national crisis. In order to combat this growing crisis, companies are investing in new security systems and recruiting qualified [...]