In recent Security Systems News poll, the security-focused news company has found that readers favor gender diversity in the security industry. 70 percent of readers see female employees beneficial to their businesses.
“There are many companies in the market that are very progressive and even within their own internal organizations, create mentoring groups for female professionals,” said Rhianna Daniels Hile, director of the Women’s Security Council.
Eight percent of poll respondents said there are no female employees at the company they work for and while seven percent did not see any value in gender diversity.
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