Deadwood 2020 (Virtual Con)
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Friday, September 25 • 10:00am - 10:50am
You Don't Have to Be Crazy to Work Here

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Cybersecurity professionals spend most of their day focused on the health and well-being of the environments in their care. However, the cost of reducing risk and keeping our networks safe often comes at the price of our professionals' mental health. Many InfoSec professionals burn out, suffer from anxiety and depression, and turn to unhealthy coping mechanisms, which further exacerbate underlying psychological and physical health issues.
This talk will alleviate the stigma around mental health and stress the importance of open and frank dialog about this serious issue impacting our community. I will share my journey, reverse engineer the stigma of mental health in business, and look at ways we can hack mental health in productive and meaningful ways.

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Douglas Brush

Douglas is an information security executive with over 26 years of entrepreneurship and professional technology experience. He is a globally recognized expert in the field of cyber security, incident response, digital forensics, and information governance. In addition to serving as... Read More →

Friday September 25, 2020 10:00am - 10:50am MDT
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