Today, 11 October 2016, marks an international day of celebration of women in STEM and the achievements of Lord Byron's daughter, Ada Lovelace, the world's first computer programmer.
Cyber-violence against women is an increasing problem, and increasingly under-regarded, according a new report by the UN's Commission for Digital Development.
The lack of women in information security is a constant topic of conversation and debate but, as Doug Drinkwater reports, changes are afoot
A new report has found that women in information security typically earn more than their male counterparts.
"10 percent (of information security staff being women) is appalling and we should be shocked at that," delegates were told at RSA, with suggestions made as to how the imbalance might be fixed.
Security researcher - and white hat hacker - Raven Alder addressed sexism in the InfoSec world at the B-Sides San Francisco event on Monday, and said - perhaps surprisingly - that it can help and hinder attackers and defenders in equal measure.
The information security profession is 'reactionary' and not evolving fast enough - and must recruit more women to solve its crippling skills shortage according to an (ISC)2 report.
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