#119 Deidre Diamond — Founder and CEO of CyberSN

#119 Deidre Diamond — Founder and CEO of CyberSN

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Deidre Diamond is the founder and CEO of CyberSN, a cybersecurity recruitment specialist. In this edition of our podcast, Deidre talks about the current state of the cybersecurity job market. She shares her view that the initial hiring freeze has passed as companies and professionals realize that life has to move forward. And she discusses the unusual challenges brought by interviewing, hiring and onboarding remotely.

Championing diversity in cybersecurity is a passion of Deidre’s. Five years ago, she founded Secure Diversity  to help promote the interests of women and underrepresented minorities in cybersecurity. She enthusiastically describes the progress that has been made and describes the sisterhood it has created as “truly special.”

  • 02:43 — Hiring on hold, but less so in cybersecurity.
  • 06:42 — Remote interviewing, hiring and onboarding.
  • 08:20 — Engineers remain in demand and privacy roles are increasing.
  • 12:07 — #MeToo gave women the confidence to progress and move forward.

To hear more from brilliant women in cybersecurity, listen to our 2020 International Womens’ Day podcast.