Who Am I?

I’m a Canadian Information Security Professional based in Cape Breton Island, which is part of Nova Scotia.

To steal from Lifehacker, this is How I Work.

Location: Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada

Current Gigs: Information Security Manager at Securicy and Board Member for the Atlantic Security Conference.

One word that best describes how you work: Lucky

Current mobile device: Google Pixel

Current computer: 2012 MacBook Air

What’s your best time-saving shortcut or life hack?

The Pomodoro Technique, using ClearFocus on my phone.

What’s your favorite to-do list manager?

Wunderlist, with all it’s cross-platformy goodness. I am also learning to love Trello.

What do you listen to while you work?

Podcasts (Reply All, StartUp, Security Weekly, 99% Invisible, and many many more) CBC Radio, and Spotify (Lonely The Brave, Chevelle, Fatherson, and many many others)

What are you currently reading?

CCSP (ISC)2 Certified Cloud Security Professional Official Study Guide

What’s your sleep routine like?

I normally get 6 hours of sleep but I tend to wake up early, but also I can never sleep early, and sometimes even when I do I wake up in the middle of the night. So I don’t sleep that well I guess.

What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?

“You are never going to feel like it.” – Mel Robbins