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Burnout, Culture Drive Security Talent Out the Door
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J@wn
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[email protected],
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11/8/2017 | 3:30:34 PM
The Importance of a Healthy Culture
Too often, ethics get left behind in the name of security. Laziness and greed are the main drivers. To some, psychological aggression directed at new team members, is acceptable, like hazing. Unfortunately not all agree, and either the culture degrades into bullying or the new member becomes toxic themselves. My credential requires me to uphold the highest ethical standards, this industry trend is unacceptable.
SchemaCzar
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SchemaCzar,
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11/8/2017 | 9:23:52 AM
Organizations don't take security seriously
"Businesses weren't taking them seriously." To me, this is the money line.  But it's not the professionals, it's the security that the businesses aren't taking seriously.  InfoSec professionals are burning out because companies won't actually accept the risks they face and the organizational will to mitigate those risks.


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