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NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — International Consortium of Minority Cyber Professionals (ICMCP), dedicated to the academic and professional success of minority cybersecurity students and professionals, announced today that it has named Maggie Domond, CAE, PMP, CMP as its first Executive Director.
Improving diversity in cybersecurity is vital to the growth and success of the industry. Minorities and women are dangerously under-represented, and this workforce gap presents a real and significant threat to capabilities of the cybersecurity teams entrusted with guarding global technology infrastructure and ultimately the economic viability of the nation. Today, females represent only 14% of the cyber workforce. Only 6% percent of STEM workers are African American compared to 11% of the US workforce. Hispanics comprised only 7% of the STEM workforce while making up 15% of the US workforce.
The ICMCP was formed with the mission to tackle this “great cyber divide” and has hired its first Executive Director to support its rapid expansion with a host of new
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