Making Diversity a Priority: Practical Advice for Achieving a Diverse Cybersecurity Industry

Cristina Salmastlian


All around the world, companies are looking to fill empty security positions and address the ongoing cybersecurity skills gap. And with women and minorities only representing about 11 percent and 12 percent of the workforce respectively, there is still a large number of potential candidates that remain untapped.

How do we address this problem? In this video from Black Hat 2017, Palo Alto Networks CSO Rick Howard, along with a panel of experts, discuss this issue at its core, providing practical advice on developing youth and mentorship programs, and re-thinking hiring strategies and ingrained workplace behaviors. Watch more below.

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