DOD, IC leaders push for diversity in IT workforce
Diversity in thought, diversity in culture and diversity in experiences are critical to national security, according to leaders from the DOD and IC.
Why state governments struggle to hire women in cybersecurity roles
Women account for less than one-quarter of the cybersecurity workforce overall, and in government the gap is often even wider. Maria Thompson, the chief risk officer for the North Carolina Department of Information Technology, shared at a conference in National Harbor, Maryland, on Tuesday her theory of why this continues to be the case. “If you wake up in the morning and everyone you work with looks the opposite of…