Nerd Out Security Panel Discussion: EP 12. High Stress and U….2.

The Nerd Out! Security Panel Discussion podcast episodes are recurring discussions among our team and our valued guests as we explore the all-hazards threats and risks impacting the United States and internationally. As we seek to help apply a threat-informed, risk-based approach to analysis, preparedness and operations, we hope these podcasts are informative and maybe even a little entertaining.

In the latest episode of Nerd Out!Dave Pounder the panel is a party of one – Rob Yandow joins again to talk with Dave about high stress situations and preparedness. This is especially relevant given the reopenings and the latest hostile event situations. Rob and Dave discuss ideas around fear, as well as how and why individuals respond to high stress situations the way they do. Using various examples, Rob hammers home the various stages in the survival arc – denial, deliberation, and decisive action. And most importantly, the podcast talks about the ways organizations can use this information to train and prepare to respond. 
Then Dave is joined by a special guest to talk about the greatest band ever…

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  • Dave Pounder is a Senior Risk Analyst for Gate and host of the Nerd Out! podcast. Dave has over twenty years of intelligence and analysis experience and fancies himself to be the best looking member of the Gate 15 team. Twitter: @dpounder; email:
  • Rob Yandow is a security expert, a former police officer, and now working with the Faith-Based Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (FB-ISAO) and serves as the Co-Chair of the FB-ISAO’s Operational Resilience Group. FB-ISAO: Twitter: @RobYandow & @ryandowsecurity

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