With cybersecurity skills already in short supply, the prospect of losing what little workforce there is to pull from to resignations (especially in the context of the ‘Great Resignation’), is a disturbing one. Rick McElroy will speak to the causes of security burnout and the steps organizations need to take to prevent the loss of the precious resource that is security talent. He will share supporting research findings from VMware’s latest Global Incident Response Threat Report: Manipulating Reality.
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Security Industry Burnout, Part 1
Rick McElroy – Principal Cybersecurity Strategist at VMWare
Rick McElroy is a Principal Cybersecurity Strategist at VMware. He has 24 years of information security experience educating and advising organizations on reducing their risk posture and tackling tough security challenges. Previously, he held security positions with the U.S. Department of Defense, and in several industries including retail, insurance, entertainment, cloud computing, and higher education. Rick can be reached online at @InfoSecRick and at the VMware company website.
Fredrick “Flee” Lee – CSO at Gusto
Fredrick “Flee” Lee is the Chief Security Officer at Gusto, where he leads information and physical security strategies including consumer protection, compliance, governance and risk. Before Gusto, Lee spent more than 15 years leading global information security and privacy efforts at large financial services companies and technology startups, most recently as Square’s Head of Information Security. He previously held senior security and privacy roles at Bank of America, NetSuite and Twilio. Lee was born and raised in Mississippi and holds a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from the University of Oklahoma.
Jeff Man – #HackingisNotaCrime Advocate, Sr. InfoSec Consultant at Online Business Systems
Cryptanalyst, infosec analyst, pioneering ex-NSA pen tester, PCI specialist and certified security curmudgeon. Currently a Sr. InfoSec Consultant for Online Business Systems.
Johanna Baum – CEO, Founder at Strategic Security Solutions
Johanna (Jo) Baum, CEO and Founder of S3, a security consulting company focusing on IAM, eGRC, and Security Professional Services.
Jo has vast expertise in the security and compliance field and has served both industry and large consulting organizations. For the last fourteen years, she has operated as the CEO and founder of Strategic Security Solutions (S3) providing security, eGRC, and IDG services for Fortune 2000 companies.
Kat Valentine – Compliance Free Agent (Consultant) at Osmosis Security
Getting her start with phones and computers at the early age of 6, Kat decided to put fear of success and failure aside to start Osmosis Security, a boutique security firm that supported her vision of what the professional hacker community should be focused on. Kat had humble beginnings and started her career working technical support for a local dial-up ISP in 1998. Since then, Kat worked in many different roles, from network voice engineer, vulnerability researcher to auditor, and is responsible for the secure and compliant design of several well-known cloud providers, payment providers, security platforms and end user applications, including the first compliance automation platform.
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