Six Tips for Recruiting, Retaining Women in Security Roles (Security Intelligence)


There’s a shortage of women in security roles — and this is just one of the many challenges the cybersecurity industry is facing. There will also be 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity positions by 2021, according to a 2017 report from Cybersecurity Ventures. There’s a significant underrepresentation of women in the security field. Forrester published a study in February 2018 which found that women represent just 11 percent of cybersecurity professionals worldwide.