Best Practice Report

Best Practices: Recruiting, Retaining, And Advancing Women In Cybersecurity

Use These Eight Practices To Dismantle Toxic Cultures And Build Inclusive Ones

March 7th, 2022
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Summary

Despite significant efforts to recruit women into the security field, just 24% of security professionals worldwide are women. At many organizations, the security culture remains hostile to women, making it difficult to hire and retain more women. This report identifies eight practical solutions for addressing the systemic cultural issues affecting women and holding security teams back from success. Use this report to build a hiring and culture strategy that successfully recruits and retains women.

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