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 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 [...]

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 [...]