Shelf Healing

Work & Life: Tinker Secor on the perils of burnout in high pressure environments

July 08, 2021 Season 2 Episode 10
Shelf Healing
Work & Life: Tinker Secor on the perils of burnout in high pressure environments
Show Notes

I chat with Tinker Secor former US Marine and penetration tester in information security and current security tester in Industrial Control Systems and Operational Technology. We chat about the role infosec has and it's importance as well as the pressure the work puts on staff. Tinker discusses his experience of severe burnout that lead to an FND diagnosis and how important it is for management to take care of staff. We finish up with a brief chat about how security and safety are becoming intrinsically linked in the worl of OT and how online security is an ever changing set of goalposts that many people work very hard to keep up with.

This is a great journey through the perils of burnout and trying to push through it as well as a dive into the hidden world of infosec - something we all brush up against on a daily basis without realising.

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