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.
"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.