Women attendees of the a Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing conference approach keynoters Sheryl Sandberg and Maria Klawe. (Anita Borg Institute/CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

The cybersecurity industry aspires to create a diverse workforce, but the number of women and people of color among the ranks – and particularly in leadership – remains unjustifiably low.

As Black History Month drew to a close and Women’s Month began, BlackGirlsHack founder Tennisha Martin discussed with SC Media the barriers to diversity in the cybersecurity workforce and how a recent partnership with RangeForce will help the non-profit contribute to change.

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