Why cybersecurity needs a more diverse and inclusive workforce


Publication date: 2021

Author: Lauren Zabierek & Algirde Pipikaite


As cyberattacks increase in scale and severity, so too does the global demand for cybersecurity professionals – in all aspects of the field and across all sectors. The supply seemingly cannot keep up, resulting in an acute talent shortage.

But in this talent shortage, there is an even bigger and more troubling gap: the lack of diversity in cybersecurity.