SAN DIEGO – ESET, a global leader in IT security, announced Tuesday, March 30, that applications are open for the sixth annual ESET Women in Cybersecurity scholarship. ESET will award $5,000 each to three women currently enrolled as graduate/undergraduate students and who major in a science, technology, engineering and mathematics field. The application period will close Wednesday, May 5, at 11:59 p.m.
A recent (ISC)2 Cybersecurity Workforce Study found that the actual percentage of women in the cybersecurity workplace has remained close to constant over the last three years, with women making up approximately 25% of the security workforce. To address this issue, a majority of survey respondents said that they believe the best way to increase women’s representation in the field