#infosec | #ISC2Congress: The Truth Behind the Lack of Women in Cybersecurity

Working environments designed to empower only men are putting women off pursuing cybersecurity careers. Cybersecurity professionals speaking at the (ISC)² Security Congress held in Florida this week revealed that talented women are taking their skills elsewhere because cybersecurity made them feel unwelcome. Deidre Diamond, founder and CEO of recruitment company CyberSN, said: “We’ve heard for…

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#infosec | #ISC2Congress: Cybersecurity Education Requires a Transdisciplinary Approach

A structured transdisciplinary approach could be the key to successfully engaging children in cybersecurity.  Participants in a STEAM education panel held at the ninth annual (ISC)² Security Congress called for cybersecurity to be taught as an integral part of all disciplines rather than as its own separate subject. “People see cybersecurity as a…

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#infosec | #ISC2Congress: Cybersecurity Recruitment Is in a Dangerous Crisis

The recruiting methods being used in the cybersecurity industry are so dire that they pose a national security threat.  In an exclusive interview with Infosecurity Magazine at the (ISC)² Security Congress in Orlando, Florida, the founder and CEO of cybersecurity research and staffing firm CyberSN, Deidre Diamond, described recruitment in cybersecurity as “a…

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#infosec | #ISC2Congress: Technology Is Endangering Independent Decision-making

While the focus of the (ISC)² Security Congress happening in Florida this week is cybersecurity, one of the conference’s key players has voiced concerns over what effect technology is having on human health and happiness. In an interview with Infosecurity Magazine, (ISC)² COO Wesley Simpson shared his fears surrounding the negative impact of intertwining…

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