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Friday, April 27 • 15:00 - 15:45
Try Harder?

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How we treat people has impact and consequences, especially when it comes to welcoming new professionals to infosec. Telling someone to simply ‘try harder’ without any support is detrimental to progress and motivation.  In order for learners to be successful in developing their skills, we need to accept that learning is a dynamic process that should recognize the individual.  Infosec training should not function like a Fraternity- we should be there to support each other not make it like hazing! Come hear from two experienced teachers on the current paradigm in infosec training and offer clear strategies to make infosec training more inclusive, welcoming, accessible, empathetic - and pain free.

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Geoffrey Vaughan

Senior Security Engineer, Security Innovation
Geoffrey is a Sr. Security Engineer with Security Innovation. He spends his time hacking and securing web applications, mobile apps, robots, 3D printers, infrastructure, embedded devices, and anything with a Biometric. He is passionate about security and helping others build secure... Read More →

Friday April 27, 2018 15:00 - 15:45 ADT
Track 1 - Ballroom B1/B2