Speaker

Douglas Brush

Douglas Brush

Global Security Advisor

Boulder, Colorado, United States

Douglas is an information security executive with over 27 years of entrepreneurship and professional technology experience. He is a globally recognized expert in cybersecurity, incident response, digital forensics, and information governance. In addition to serving as a CISO and leading enterprise security assessments, he has conducted hundreds of investigations involving hacking, data breaches, trade secret theft, employee malfeasance, and various other legal and compliance issues. He also serves as a federally court-appointed Special Master and neutral expert in high-profile litigation matters involving privacy, security, and eDiscovery.

He is the founder and host of Cyber Security Interviews, a popular information security podcast.

Douglas is also committed to raising awareness about mental health, self-care, neurodiversity, and diversity, equity and inclusion, in the information security industry.

Area of Expertise

  • Information & Communications Technology

Topics

  • Hacking
  • Neurodiversity
  • Mental Health
  • mental illness
  • Business Leadership
  • Inclusive Leadership

You Don't Have to Be Crazy to Work Here: An honest talk about mental health

Cybersecurity professionals spend most of their day focused on the health and wellbeing 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 dialogs about this critical issue impacting our community. I will share my journey, reverse engineer the stigma of mental health in business, and look at ways to hack mental health in productive and meaningful ways.

Interviewee Field Manual: Hack the Interview

This is a no BS guide to get the most out of our interview efforts. These are tips, hacks, and mindsets to help you move through the interview process to ensure you are making the right move in your career.

RMISC 2021 Virtual Conference Sessionize Event

June 2021

Douglas Brush

Global Security Advisor

Boulder, Colorado, United States

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