Seen and Heard: Notes on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Cybersecurity from the RSA 2019 Conference

Seen and Heard: Notes on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Cybersecurity from the RSA 2019 Conference

|
For the last several months, I’ve collaborated with a team of people to produce articles for the RSA Conference blog. A key member of that effort is Lisa Rothstein who was gracious enough to join us at RSA Conference and use her sketchnoting talents to document several sessions. So many ... Read More

Looking for Diverse Cybersecurity Talent? These Visionary Companies and Initiatives Grow Their Own

|
Over this past series of articles, we’ve been exploring the current and growing talent deficit in the cybersecurity space as more and more companies compete for the best and brightest. And we’ve looked at the unique challenges the industry has faced to become more diverse and inclusive. Today innovative companies ... Read More
Managing for Inclusion Across the Talent Lifecycle: The Key to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Cybersecurity Part 2

Managing for Inclusion Across the Talent Lifecycle: The Key to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Cybersecurity Part 2

|
The last two stages of the talent lifecycle In our last blog post which you can read at this link, we covered recruitment and onboarding. This post covers the last two stages of the lifecycle of a diverse talent hire: development and retention. Stage 3: Development Studies show that leadership ... Read More
Managing for Inclusion Across the Talent Lifecycle: The Key to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Cybersecurity Part 1

Managing for Inclusion Across the Talent Lifecycle: The Key to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Cybersecurity Part 1

|
It’s one thing to say we want diversity in the cybersecurity space, and even to take steps to achieve it, but companies know that to win the talent they need to look for new faces in new places. They may even agree with the view that more diversity contributes to ... Read More

Intel’s “Three Ways of Being” That Led To Inclusion Success, Part 2 of 2

|
To view Part 1 of this series, click here: https://www.rsaconference.com/blogs/intels-three-ways-of-being-that-led-to-inclusion-success Barbara Whye, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer and VP HR for Intel. says that tech companies who are behind in implementing their diversity and inclusion statistics may be unwilling to discuss that situation publicly and that they shouldn’t feel that ... Read More

Intel’s “Three Ways of Being” That Led To Inclusion Success

|
An inclusive workplace is the future of tech. “If you don’t reflect your customer in your workplace in terms of demographics, you can’t understand your customer, says Jim Gordon, Intel’s GM of Platform Security Division. Tech industry giant Intel took “doing the right thing” and made it a business imperative ... Read More
Cybersecurity Burnout: What It Is, Why It Matters, and What to Do About It

Cybersecurity Burnout: What It Is, Why It Matters, and What to Do About It

|
Burnout is a critical issue for company productivity, innovation, and talent retention. This month is devoted to burnout: causes, identification, prevention, and what to do if you are already there. I recently gave a keynote address about the problem of burnout in the cybersecurity space. What astonished me was what ... Read More

Cybersecurity Talent: Will Your Company Ride the Wave, or Drown in the Tsunami?

|
The state of cybersecurity worldwide is in grave peril. We are facing a massive deficit of talent, and it’s about to get much worse. An estimated 3.5 million jobs won’t have a qualified person to fill them by 2020. It goes without saying that a cyber talent gap translates to ... Read More