The Center for Cyber Safety and Education's Global Information Security Workforce Study reflects the opinions of the dynamic information security workforce. It is the largest study of its kind and provides detailed insight into important trends and opportunities within the information security profession. It aims to provide a clear understanding of pay scales, skills gaps, training requirements, corporate hiring practices, security budgets, career progression and corporate attitude toward information security that is of use to companies, hiring managers and information security professionals.
Women account for 10% of the InfoSec workforce, but are having a significant impact on the future of how InfoSec is defined and the skills needed to be a great practitioner. See where the industry is headed and how women are paving the way by grabbing opportunities others found undesirable. And the issue of gender parity isn’t just about equality. Focused efforts to recruit more women into our industry with the goal of gender parity would wipe out the workforce gap. Read more here.
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