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Tuesday, August 4 • 18:00 - 18:55
Stress, Burnout, Rinse, Repeat

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Stories of burnout in tech professionals are not rare, particularly in security pros. Building on the earlier work of the stress and burnout project team which presented at BSidesLV 2011 and RSA USA 2012 and adding new voices, perspectives, and research this panel will explore what we have learned about warning signs, prevention, support, and recovery- and what remains to be done. This will be a highly personal and conversational discussion. While this topic needs public discussion, we are submitting to the Underground track to encourage candid discussions which might be stifled by public exposure.

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Joshua Corman

CTO | Founder | Founder, Sonatype | I am The Cavalry | Rugged
Joshua Corman is a Founder of I am The Cavalry (dot org) and Director of the Cyber Statecraft Initiative for the Atlantic Council. Corman previously served as CTO for Sonatype, Director of Security Intelligence for Akamai, and in senior research & strategy roles for The 451 Group and IBM Internet Security Systems. He co-founded @RuggedSoftware and @IamTheCavalry to encourage new security approaches in response to the world’s increasing... Read More →

Martin McKeay

Trouble Maker
Martin McKeay is bad at getting his bio to the panel moderator, and feasts on unicorns. Clearly he's been in Britain too long. Martin is a Senior Security Advocate at Akamai, joining the company in 2011. As a member of Akamai's Security Intelligence Team, he is responsible for researching security threats, customer education and industry intelligence. With over fifteen years of experience in the security space and five years of direct Payment... Read More →
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Tenable Network Security

Recruiting, Tenable Network Security
At Tenable, we are all about innovation, creativity and purpose, with a passion for designing solutions that change people’s lives and make a difference in the world. Network security is one of the world’s fastest growing fields, and our fresh ideas and proven products are revolutionizing the industry. We have big plans for continued global growth in 2016 and beyond, and we are looking for people who are creative, adaptable and... Read More →
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Chris Sumner

Data Enthusiast
Chris is a security data nerd at Hewlett-Packard. Outside work he co-founded the not-for-profit Online Privacy Foundation who contribute to the emerging discipline of behavioral residue research within online social networks. He has previously spoken on this area of research at BSides, DEF CON and other conferences.
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Scott Thomas

Sr. Security Consultant/Vulnerability Management Team Lead, VioPoint
Scott has worked in IT since the 90s mostly in finance & insurance. He has held multiple jobs ranging from the Service Desk to Vulnerability management. He is currently a Senior Security Consultant leading the Vulnerability Management practice for VioPoint. He helps support multiple industry verticals in organizations with a few dozen employees to those on Fortune's list. The topic of stress and burnout have been something he's struggled with... Read More →

Tuesday August 4, 2015 18:00 - 18:55
Underground The Tuscany