May 10, 2021 | 2:30 - 4:00 PM BST
Many organisations have experienced an increasing rate of digital transformation in the last year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in years' worth of IT innovation crammed into a few months. With a growing attack surface, this leads to cybersecurity professionals having to cope with high-stress levels due to intense pressures to support the business, sometimes with limited resources, and with the constant threat of malicious actors. The digital boardroom will provide an in-depth analysis of the key stress drivers experienced by cybersecurity professionals while providing expert top tips on managing stress to acceptable levels. We will discuss the main stress factors and their impact on the morale of cybersecurity professionals - such as the lack of resources, excessive workload, discrimination, and a breakdown in communication with the executive board.