Opportunities for Women in Cybersecurity
Software Engineering Institute
In May 2021, according to CyberSeek™, the cybersecurity job market resource, there were approximately 465,000 open positions in cybersecurity nationwide. With such a large pool of jobs, opportunities exist for all interested candidates.
In this episode, you meet SEI staff members who come from diverse, educational, cultural, and professional backgrounds. SEI Technical Director Matthew Butkovic interviews Sharon Mudd, Senior Cybersecurity Operation Researcher; Ebonie McNeil, DevOps Engineer; Marisa Midler, Associate Penetration Tester; and Wei-ren Murray, Software Engineer. They discuss careers in cybersecurity, and share the highlights of their work at the SEI, as well as challenges and lessons learned along the way. They also review the SEI’s involvement in the WiCYS (Women in Cybersecurity) 2021 Conference and how it is helping recruit candidates to fill open positions.