“Despite high salaries and growth potential, the tech industry is struggling to hire enough cybersecurity experts.”
“In order to meet global demand, experts say the cybersecurity workforce needs to grow by 145 percent – more than 4 million jobs – and much of that growth may come from closing the persistent gender gap.”
“Currently, women make up less than a quarter of the cyber workforce. In a report released today, Tessian, a machine intelligent email security platform, examined the impact of closing the gender gap…:
“The report also examined how the private sector and government can retain women in cyber. Nearly a quarter of respondents said that a lack of role models was a challenge they faced at the start of their career and an additional 26 percent said that more diverse role models would encourage more women into cybersecurity roles…”
Source: Closing the Gender Gap in Cyber Could Generate $30.4B, March 11, 2020. MeriTalk.