At RSAC 2019, IBM Security General Manager Mary O'Brien noted that while the industry has made progress toward improving the experience of women in security, "a little better isn't going to cut it."
This International Women's Day, we celebrate the accomplishments of some of the most influential women in security and explore ways to expose more girls and young women to cyber careers.
The supply/demand ratio for the cyber workforce is now about 2.3 skilled workers per job opening, according to NIST. Security leaders need to be more creative to fill the gaps in their teams.
It's up to all of us to implement the waves of emerging security technologies and processes in ways that encourage, not impede, greater gender inclusion.
As the number of unfilled cybersecurity positions increases, women in security remain grossly underrepresented. New data shows the deep-seated changes that must be made to turn these trends around.
At the RSA Conference 2018, industry leaders gathered to discuss issues surrounding women in security, including the key role of female IT professionals in closing the cybersecurity skills gap.
There's something for every cybersecurity enthusiast at this year's RSA Conference, including masterful keynotes, stirring panels and vendor showcases featuring the latest technologies in the field.
Although International Women's Day has come and gone, the push to empower women in cybersecurity and educate young women about their career options is a year-long effort.
International Women's Day is March 8, and IBM is joining the #PressforProgress by asking six inspiring women in security their thoughts on the industry and the next generation of security workers.
Women were gathered as part of the Fortune Most Powerful Women Next Gen Summit to learn about the cyberthreats impacting today's business and society.