Minorities In Cybersecurity

Minorities In Cybersecurity


Q3 2016

The editors at Cybersecurity Ventures bring you the top top minorities-in-cyber stories covering cybersecurity job market trends, statistics, notable employment activity, and resources for job seekers, employment managers, recruiters, search firms, corporate executives, engineers, consultants, and sales and marketing executives.


African Americans Underrepresented In The Cybersecurity Field

According to data from the United States Department of Labor which publishes the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), ‘Black or African-American’ people make up only 3% of the information security analysts in the U.S.

There’s either a typo in the Bureau’s figures — or there’s something wrong. BLS updates the employment numbers every other year, and their latest for the ten year period 2014-2024 were published on the BIS.gov website in December of 2015.

BLS states information security analysts jobs are expected to grow 18% through 2024. The position is involved with combating hackers who break into corporate networks.

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Steven C. Morgan, Editor-In-Chief

Steve Morgan

    is Founder and CEO at Cybersecurity Ventures, and Editor-In-Chief of the Cybersecurity Market Report and the Cybersecurity 500 list of the world’s hottest and most innovative cybersecurity companies. Steve writes the weekly Cybersecurity Business Report for IDG’s CSO, and he is a contributing writer for several business, technology, and cybersecurity media properties.

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