InfoSec Survival Skills

Being Productive, Coping w/ Stress, & Preventing Burnout

The demands on infosec and technology professionals often seem overwhelming, this talk discusses ways to maximize your ability to thrive in the high-stress, high-demand environment of technology and security.   Building on lessons learned from stress and burnout research and other projects this presentationlooks at the other side, how people avoid getting into trouble and ways to sustain high efficiency and satisfaction. Topics range from the defining terminology and prior study, to identifying potential personal and professional problems, and will include day-to-day advice for being content and productive.

Keynote Speaker: Jack Daniel

 Jack Daniel is a co-founder of Security BSides and works for Tenable Network Security.  Jack has over 20 years' experience in network and system administration and security, and has worked in a variety of practitioner and management positions. 

Jack is a technology community activist, a frequent speaker at technology and security events and is a co-host on the award-winning Security Weekly Podcast. An early member of the information security community on Twitter, @jack_daniel is an active and vocal Twitter user. Jack is a CISSP, holds CCSK, and is a Microsoft MVP for Enterprise Security.