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To improve cybersecurity diversity, destroy the 'hacker in a hoodie' stereotype

by Magda CHELLY April 17, 2018

Cybersecurity is considered "pale, male and stale," Jones said. The other stereotype is of hackers in hoodies, both messages that don't resonate with women and minorities. "[I'm] sick and tired of the hoodie," Jones said. The industry should instead focus on how cybersecurity is a profession dedicated to ...


Magda CHELLY
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Magda Lilia Chelly, is the Managing Director of Responsible Cyber Pte. by day, and a cyber feminist hacker by night.


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