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Why DevSecOps is CRITICAL| Integrating Security into the SDLC Cycle | The TechTual Talk Ep 60

Welcome back to The Techtual Talk! In this episode we discuss Anime, Bad tiktok cybersecurity advice, Damien's interest in tech, why Damien chose to get into cybersecurity vs being a video game developer, devops vs devsecops and much more. If you enjoyed this episode please share this out for the youtube algorithm.

0:00 Intro
13:42 What made Damien choose Tech?
21:24 Entry-Level Developer Salary
28:39 What is DevSecOps?
38:40 Bad TikTok Advice
46:56 Underrated tools for Cloud Engineer
01:00:43 Favorite Video Games

Damien Burks (he/him) is currently a Cloud Security Engineer - VP at Citi . In the past he worked as a Security Software Engineer at Verizon as a supporting developer for the CSO 50 award-winning in-house DLP solution. Over the past three years of his career, he has earned four AWS certifications with the AWS Security Specialty as the most recent. In addition, he is pursuing a Master’s of Science in Cybersecurity Technology from UMGC. Outside of his career and education obligations, he is an avid writer/blogger, open-source contributor, and mentor to BIPOC LGBTQ+ tech professionals who wish to break into the tech industry. To decompress, Damien likes to play video games, modify his car, and attend local car meets within the DFW area.

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