The growing need for more women cybersleuths
Only one-fifth of US computer science and engineering degrees are earned by women
- Jennifer Schlesinger for CNBC August 26th, 2015
- Source: http://www.cnbc.com/2015/08/26/the-growing-need-for-more-women-cybersleuths.html
Amid high-profile breaches on websites such as Ashley Madison and the IRS, experts say the need for cybersecurity professionals—including women—is only growing.
Nearly 2 million global cybersecurity professionals will be needed by 2017, according to the National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College. At the same time, the cybersecurity industry is facing a gender gap.