Xuan Zhao, a female data scientist in the information security industry, explains how machine learning dramatically helps her work have a true impact on society, and vice versa.
A company can’t be diversified if its people aren’t diversified. This panel of five top-level women in the security industry discusses why the number of females in infosec and tech companies is actually declining, the inherent biases we all have about people, and what can be done to remove the obstacles to attract – and retain – more qualified women to this growing field.
Cybersecurity only works if you actually implement it – otherwise, it’s like having a state-of-the art alarm system on your house but then leaving the bedroom window open for fresh air. Unfortunately, the weakest link in the security chain comes down to the end users.