Amanda Berlin is a highly accomplished network defender and is well-regarded throughout the Midwest infosec community. She’s spent the last three years with NetWorks Group’s MDR team and Blumira, while most recently as a Sr. Incident Detection Engineer specializing in threat detection research as well as SecOps. Berlin serves as the founder and CEO of Mental Health Hackers, a nonprofit dedicated to providing education and guidance to tech workers around mental health topics. She is also the co-host of the Brakeing Down Security podcast. She is the author of a Blue Team best practices book called Defensive Security Handbook: Best Practices for Securing Infrastructure with Lee Brotherston through O'Reilly Media.