Exploring diversity in Cybersecurity at the Cybersecurity & Cloud Expo

Industry: Technology

The threat of cybercrime has risen at an alarming rate, forcing many enterprise’s to rethink their approach to cybersecurity and make it a top business priority. But despite all this, a recent report Women in Cybersecurity 2019 from (ISC)² states that women only still make up 24 % of the cybersecurity workforce.

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With an estimated 1 million cybersecurity jobs that are unfilled worldwide, this goes beyond just a staffing issue and becomes a potential issue of security for governments, businesses and individuals alike. Diverse workforces are cited as an important factor in combating the diverse people creating the threat and the lack of diversity is hindering the ability for many tackle cybercrime effectively. Further supported by the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies states, “Diversity encourages a culture where divergent opinions can be brought together to develop innovative solutions to solve some of the toughest problems our nation faces today”.

Women add a unique approach to cybersecurity, typically women are more risk adverse than men, and have greater preference for detailed exploration. As a result makes them more accustom to the changing patterns of behaviour – a skill that is much needed to correctly and quickly identify threats and protecting environments. Frost and Sullivan reported in 2013 that only 11% of women make up the global cybersecurity workforce.

Taking place on the 25-26 April in London, the Cybersecurity & Cloud Expo events will explore these industries in details. The conference will host serval of topics that cover cybersecurity & cloud effect on banking. Taking place at the Olympia Grand in London on the 25-26 April. The event will host 500 leading industry speakers across the dedicated conference streams. Co-located alongside a further 3 events, AI, Big Data, IoT and Blockchain making it the perfect event to explore the convergence of enterprise technology.  Hear from the following speakers:

Kathryn Brett Goldman, Director of Development | CEO, Ladies of London Hacking Society | Cybermaniacs

Deborah Haworth, Chief Information Security Officer, Penguin Random House UK

Ros Smith, Senior Product Manager – Identity Access Management, BBC

Lisa Ventura, CEO and Founder, UK Cyber Security Association

Wendy Ng, DevSecOps Security Managing Advisor, Experian Global Security Office, Experian

You can view the conference agenda here.

Find out more and register here: https://www.cybersecuritycloudexpo.com/global/

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About Cybersecurity & Cloud Expo

The Cybersecurity & Cloud Expo World Series (https://www.cybersecuritycloudexpo.com) will host top-level content and discussion, highlighting the most innovative advancements in cybersecurity & Cloud. The impact they are having on industries including government, energy, financial services, healthcare and more

Cybersecurity & Cloud Expo World Series

Cybersecurity & Cloud Expo Global – 25-26, April, 2019 London

Cybersecurity & Cloud Expo Europe – 19-20, June, 2019 Amsterdam

Cybersecurity & Cloud Expo North America – 13-14 November,2019 Silicon Valley

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Cyber Security & Cloud Expo North America will host two days of top level content and discussion around cyber security and cloud, and the impact they are having on industries including government, energy, financial services, healthcare and more. Cyber Security & Cloud event is also co-located with the IoT Tech Expo, AI & Big Data Expo and Blockchain Expo so you can explore the convergence of these technologies in one place.

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