Women Still Only 11% Of Global InfoSec Workforce


Career development and mentorship programs make women in cybersecurity feel more valued, increase women’s success. The global cybersecurity workforce remains stagnant at just 11 percent, according to the 2017 Women in Cybersecurity Report, co-authored by The Executive Women’s Forum on Information Security, Risk Management and Privacy (EWF) and the Center for Cyber Safety and Education, which partnered with (ISC)2.

The report is based on survey responses from over 19,000 information security professionals in 170 countries.  Report co-author and EWF founder Joyce Brocaglia says the most important finding of the report is that “it isn’t just one thing” causing the persistent shortage of women in information security, but rather a “confluence of events.”

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