Rodney Petersen, the director of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) talks about the massive shortage of information security workers at the United States – estimated at more than 400,000 workers.
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Poor cyber literacy is at the root of many of the cybersecurity problems plaguing the U.S. economy, according to Dr. Alissa Abdullah, Deputy CSO at MasterCard.
In this week’s episode of the podcast (#207) we speak with Sara Tatsis of the firm Blackberry about her 20 year career at the legendary mobile device maker and the myriad challenges attracting women to- and keeping them in the information security field.
Women are more than 50% of the population, but barely 20% of the information security workforce. Why? In this encore podcast in honor of Women’s History Month, we revisit a 2019 interview with Veracode CEO Sam King to talk about cybersecurity’s leaky talent pipeline.