Getting Into Infosec

InfoSteph - From Journalism to IT Support to Security Analyst

Episode Summary

Steph is brand new to the infosec field! We go over her interesting and eventful path into Information Security, reflections on her role today, and some really interesting war stories!

Episode Notes

Steph is brand new to the infosec field! We go over her interesting and eventful path into Information Security, reflections on her role today, and some really interesting war stories!

BIO:

Steph is a Security Analyst for a retail company as a team of one. She has a background in journalism and web hosting. She is the creator and editor of StephAndSec.com, a blog focused on technology, inclusion and lifetime learning. It is Stephanie's life work to encourage and fight for more diversity and inclusion in tech spaces for more innovative and original collaboration. She spends her time mentoring high school students, hosting virtual labs via Women In Tech-a-thons, and learning as much as she can about any and everything. Stephanie believes that giving back to the community at every stage is very important. In addition to technology, Stephanie has a secondary passion in Psychology, so don't be frightened if you hear her discuss cognitive distortions or attachment styles. Her hope is to develop research that explores the dichotomy between human beings and technology. She is currently on a mission to speak at three events in 2019 and has already been booked for one event.

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