Lack of women in cyber security
- Stacey Delikat for Fox 5 News October 27th, 2015
- Source: http://www.fox5ny.com/news/39865904-story
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.