. https://www.mimecast.com/blog/2019/04/dealing-with-cybersecurity-stress/
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You may be feeling stress at this very moment, but do you really understand what it is and where it comes from, especially as an IT Security professional? What is Stress Really? What do you consider stressful?  How do you spot stressful situations? According to WebMD, stress is: “the body's reaction to harmful situations -- whether they’re real or perceived. When you feel threatened, a chemical reaction occurs in your body that allows you to act in a way to prevent injury. This reaction is known as "fight-or-flight,” or the stress response.” This article goes on to add: “And while a little stress is OK -- some stress is actually beneficial -- too much stress can wear you down and make you sick, both mentally and physically.” Identifying Cybersecurity Stress The average person deals with a fair amount of stress on a daily basis, but now put yourself in the shoes of the average Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and see how far the stress level can skyrocket. READ MORE