9:45 am - 10:35 am, Wednesday, September 27
Neurodivergents and Cybersecurity: Swipe Right
Workforce Trends (Diversity/Recruiting)
It is estimated that there will be over 3.1 billion cybersecurity jobs unfulfilled by 2025. In the US, 85% of adults identifying as on the autism spectrum are unemployed yet have a college education. For young adults this number drops to 66%. At a time when DEI is talked about everywhere we look, why is this such an overlooked diversity group and what is the opportunity for inclusion. "Swipe Right" and learn more. Come away with a better understanding of the pros someone with autism or neurodivergence can bring in a cybersecurity position. Find out more about the problems facing those faced with this challenge and how you can engage yourself and your company to make a difference while filling the workforce gap in a positive way.