Women in Cybersecurity: A Study of Career
Thursday, June 20, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)
Sharmistra Baghi-Sen and Hirano Shambhu Upadhyaya from SUNY Buffalo join Dr. Jane LeClair, dean of Excelsior College's School of Business and Technology, for a discussion of their research paper "Women in Cybersecurity: A Study of Career. Advancement".
Baghi-Sen and Upadhyaya's paper is the first study of female cybersecurity professionals examining the "required skills, existing challenges, and the key success factors for women in the field."
Excelsior College http://www.excelsior.edu is a regionally accredited, nonprofit distance learning institution that focuses on removing obstacles to the educational goals of adult learners. Founded in 1971 and located in Albany, NY, Excelsior is a proven leader in the assessment and validation of student knowledge. It offers more efficient and affordable access to degree completion through multiple avenues: its own online courses and college-level proficiency examinations, and the acceptance in transfer of credit from other colleges and universities as well as recognized corporate and military training programs. Excelsior College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.