Women make up just 11 percent of information security professionals. Just increasing that number to 22 percent would solve the industry’s staffing shortage problem.
Unfortunately, at most companies, the recruitment process is designed to attract the kind of people who already work there. Changing that requires conscious effort. Here are some tips that might help.
1. Build a pipeline of women entering the profession
Support educational programs aimed at girls and young women in schools and colleges in your area and around the country.