The Path to a More Inclusive, Diverse Cyber WorkforceMichael Cunningham of Graphic Packaging International on Advancing the Workplace
To advance a more inclusive and diverse workforce in cybersecurity, it is imperative to consider "every person in the room," says Michael Cunningham, vice president and CISO of Graphic Packaging International LLC.
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"That means the introvert. Maybe they’re just not as confident in speaking up. … Or looking at someone who is different from you. Taking all views in," he says.
According to Cunningham, inclusion involves being receptive to diversity, "but it also mean inspiring others."
In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA Conference 2022, Cunningham also discusses:
- The state of diversity and inclusion in cybersecurity today;
- Ways for organizations to become more inclusive and diverse;
- His own career journey.
Cunningham has 20 years of dedicated cybersecurity experience, with a cumulative total of $220 million in cybersecurity investments, inclusive to four Fortune 50 organizations.