Why diversity, inclusion matter for cyber security in MEA
So says Diana Kelley, cybersecurity field CTO at Microsoft, noting that despite many organisations developing diversity initiatives to encourage more women and other underrepresented groups to explore careers in tech, there remains a shortage of women and minorities, particularly in cyber security.
According to a 2017 study conducted by the Global Information Security Workforce, women hold a mere 11% of current positions in cyber security. In the Middle East, women's representation in the cyber security field is only 5% compared to 14% in the US.
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