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Monsurat Ottun JD, CISM, MS - Cybersecurity, is a leader in strategy and an attorney with a background in cybersecurity, mission-driven org and business development, organizational optimization, and transcending barriers to deliver innovation. Check us out as we discuss her journey from Pawtucket, RI, through College, overcoming the challenges of Law School, becoming a lawyer, and even going back to get an additional degree for Cyber Security. And if that weren't enough, starting her own business. How does one accomplish so much? Tune in as we delve into her amazing journey towards Success.
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Let's discover the riveting journey of Monsurat Ottun, a cybersecurity advisor for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, as he navigates through the world of law and cybersecurity. As a first-generation American, Monsurat had a unique path to success, guided by groundbreaking programs like Upward Bound and the invaluable mentorship he received along the way. Listen to Monsurat ' candid conversation about facing personal challenges, like battling the imposter syndrome, and his testament to the transformative power of mentorship in overcoming these hurdles.
Dive into the nerve-racking world of the bar exam with Monsurat as he recounts the pressures of passing it to become a qualified attorney. We open up a frank conversation about the gruelling demands of law school, the impact of failure, and the essential role of a supportive community. Hear Monsurat reflect on his personal experiences, drawing on them to provide insightful advice on harnessing failure as fuel to push through setbacks and the importance of self-care in achieving success.
Stay tuned till the end as Monsurat peels back layers of his intriguing journey into the world of cybersecurity. Listen in as he talks passionately about the crucial role of risk management in cybersecurity governance and shares his thoughts on the challenges facing small business owners, especially minorities and people of color, in keeping up with technology. Monsurat ' inspiring journey serves as a powerful testament to resilience, determination, and the empowering influence of mentorship. Don't miss out on this episode that promises to leave you inspired, informed, and empowered.