Hybrid event: The Mental Health Status of the Cyber Workforce

When:  Apr 19, 2023 from 17:30 to 19:00 (ET)
Associated with  Melbourne Chapter

This interactive presentation will walkthrough the results of the recently completed research project on self-reported job-related
experiences, psychological capital and sleep quality of cybersecurity professionals. The research has provided an understanding on how cybersecurity professionals have been
approaching stress which is inherent in the many functions in their role. Peter and SheLeadsTech will workshop to the participants on the relatability of the outcomes on the
research, and determine support and actionable items to manage stress.
Peter will also talk about the work of Cybermindz.org more generally in protecting teams from burnout and arresting the skills loss in the sector, and of the need to build strong
psychological resilience in new entrants to the profession.

About Peter:
Twice invited to the White House to brief the Obama Administration cybersecurity leadership, Peter Coroneos is an internationally recognised authority on cyber policy, an internet industry leader and an activist and policy pioneer.
In 2022 Peter founded Cybermindz.org, a ground-breaking not-for-profit offering scalable, evidenced-based mental health support for embattled cyber teams. He also serves as global
ambassador for the international not-for-profit Cybersecurity Advisors Network.
As long-standing CEO of the Internet Industry Association (IIA) in Australia, Peter was instrumental in establishing the world's first coregulatory industry codes of practice for online safety and security. He led the development of icode, an industry-wide botnet mitigation program which saw widespread uptake in



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