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Women Still Only 11% Of Global InfoSec Workforce
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Ludivina
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Ludivina,
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3/20/2017 | 8:21:28 PM
Re: But?
True and false. The women are just a pure beauty. We should know and make comparasion at places where it can actually be properly done.
li'l ciso
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li'l ciso,
User Rank: Strategist
3/18/2017 | 2:01:01 PM
But?
Did you know that less then 1% of miners are women? Less then 2% of garbagemen are women! This is unacceptable. Something has to be done about this because, well, it just does. #MoreWomenMinors
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
3/17/2017 | 11:57:57 AM
Wages/Salary
Worth noting, too, that historically, many women have been less comfortable with negotiating their salary than their male counterparts.  Studies suggest that this is the primary culprit for salary differences: Men ask and negotiate for higher salaries/compensation packages far more often than women do.

This, of course, goes to deeper sociocultural issues than workplace factors -- and such factors probably contribute to a great deal of other gender-gap issues.
JulietteRizkallah
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JulietteRizkallah,
User Rank: Ninja
3/16/2017 | 5:04:35 PM
STEM and role models can help this complex issue
Before discussing the retention of women in cybersecurity, we need to look at the numbers of women entering the workforce in cybersecurity.  Without having specific data, i would guess the numbers also are low.  Programs promoting STEM with young girls cannot do enough to gear young girls and women in our industry direction.  We also need to start promoting Women in Cybersecurity as role models in our teaching and in the case studies around. The more success we can demonstrate among women in cybersecurity, the more women will venture in our industry. And then we will need to make it worth for them...


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