11 min

Build Cyber Team Diversity MeriTalking

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As the cyber threats we face become more diverse across the nation and the globe, it is critical for the security and IT operations teams defending against them to encompass diverse perspectives - including a range of races and ethnicities, genders, ages, and social, cultural, and technical backgrounds. To protect our organizations as the workplace continues to evolve, progress starts with the people. For MeriTalking's first installment of the "Human Side of Cyber" series, Nicole Burdette, Account Director at MeriTalk sits down with Teddra Burgess, Senior Vice President, Public Sector at Tanium to dive into the importance of having diverse perspectives and experiences on an organization's cyber response team, how to overcome diversity recruitment and retainment challenges, and advice for leaders looking to build a diverse cyber team.

As the cyber threats we face become more diverse across the nation and the globe, it is critical for the security and IT operations teams defending against them to encompass diverse perspectives - including a range of races and ethnicities, genders, ages, and social, cultural, and technical backgrounds. To protect our organizations as the workplace continues to evolve, progress starts with the people. For MeriTalking's first installment of the "Human Side of Cyber" series, Nicole Burdette, Account Director at MeriTalk sits down with Teddra Burgess, Senior Vice President, Public Sector at Tanium to dive into the importance of having diverse perspectives and experiences on an organization's cyber response team, how to overcome diversity recruitment and retainment challenges, and advice for leaders looking to build a diverse cyber team.

11 min