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Lack of women in cyber security


In the tech world, Kelly Lum is a rarity. That's because she's a woman working in cyber security. Lum is a security engineer at Tumblr and has worked in computer science for a decade. She says that when she was growing up, she didn't see a lot of women engineers and few women enrolled in computer science programs.

While that may be starting to change, women still have a long way to go, particularly in the male-dominated field of cyber security. Only one in 10 information security professionals is a woman, according to a report from (ISC)², an organization which certifies cyber security professionals.

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