Amanda Berlin is the Lead Incident Detection Engineer for Blumira and the CEO and owner of the nonprofit corporation Mental Health Hackers. She is the author of a Blue Team best practices book called “Defensive Security Handbook: Best Practices for Securing Infrastructure” with Lee Brotherston through O’Reilly Media. She is a co-host on the Brakeing Down Security podcast and writes for several blogs.
Amanda is an avid volunteer and mental health advocate. She has presented at a large number of conventions, meetings, and industry events such as DerbyCon, O’Reilly Security, GrrCon, and DEFCON.
In this episode, we discuss her start in help desk, speaking amount mental health, depression and anxiety, men’s reluctance to report health issues, neurodiversity, how organizations can encourage self-care, using medication, the Mental Health Hackers organization, and so much more.
Where you can find Amanda:
- Twitter – InfoSystir
- Twitter – Mental Health Hackers
- Mental Health Hackers
- Brakeing Down Security Podcast
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