Afternoon Keynote: Put on Your Own Mask Before Helping Others presented at BsidesOklahoma 2017

by Jack Daniel,

Summary : Put on Your Own Mask Before Helping Others We hear it every time we fly, but it is good advice for many situations in life. To prepare for and thrive in a career in technology we have to plan to take care of ourselves, and others. 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 presentation looks at the other side, how to avoid getting into trouble and ways to sustain high efficiency and satisfaction. Topics range from the defining terminology and prior study, to preventing potential personal and professional problems, and will include day-to-day advice for being content and productive.