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WOMEN COULD BE THE SOLUTION TO FIGHTING CYBERSECURITY THREATS
Cybersecurity professionals are more in demand than ever before, but a new report finds the number of women in the field hasn’t grown.Women represent just 10 percent of the cybersecurity workforce, according to a report released today by (ISC)², a nonprofit specializing in information technology and Booz Allen Hamilton. This figure has remained unchanged for two years.Despite the disappointingly stagnant numbers, the report finds that great potential for women in the industry exists. Women make up 20 percent of all information security workers in governance, risk and compliance roles, an area of the industry that has been increasing heavily since 9/11. The survey additionally found that women are perceived to be stronger at balancing business objectives and risk management, a skill increasingly valued in the sector. CAT ZAKRZEWSKI READ MORE