The Search for Women Who Want Cybersecurity Careers
June 21, 2018
June 20, 2018: There is a shortage of workers in cybersecurity and a shortage of women in tech jobs. New efforts to get girls interested in cybersecurity are aimed at tackling both of those problems. Boston University, the SANS Institute and nonprofits such as TechGirlz are among the organizations sponsoring camps and contests to teach girls about coding and how to solve cybersecurity problems.
Read more: The Search for Women who Want Cybersecurity Careers (The Wall Street Journal, https://www.wsj.com)
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