Technology Trends and InfoSec Career Path Planning Thoughts

When:  Dec 20, 2019 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (ET)

Please note that the speaker this month will be physically located in Louisville. Lexington and remote attendees will view the presentation via a video feed. Street addresses for the Louisville and Lexington locations are listed below.


Keeping Your Head in the Clouds, But Your Feet on the Ground…. Technology Trends and InfoSec Career Path Planning Thoughts


This presentation will challenge the participant to think about all the changes seen in technology this year, and from years past; from computers to mobile devices, from box software to SaaS, from local infrastructure to cloud infrastructure. It will touch on BlockChain enabling tools, AI used for automatous operations to fly drones and drive cars and trucks… It will touch on the cyber world meeting the kinetic world where system fail can have serious physical world risk, and our role in assessing and analyzing these risks… The bottom line is what are you doing to adjust your career path to address future needs in the industry… The future is now…


Carl Alexander


Carl Alexander has 18+ years of professional experience at the global enterprise level in Information Security management roles. He has managed and built many aspects of security teams including, Platform/Patching Security, Vulnerability Management/Pentesting, Network Security, Security Operation Center (SOC), and Security Risk Management. Most recent role is Policy, Standards and Guidelines allowing his experience and knowledge to flow to others through documented guidance and security awareness. In the regional security community, Carl is an original leader of the Kentuckian ISSA Chapter in Louisville (2002), served on its board for around 10 years, helping to grow the security focus in the region. These effort helped to spawn DerbyCon, an OWASP Chapter, and International recognition of the ISSA chapter in Louisville. Carl drove the charge to start the ISC2 chapter in Kentucky until it was chartered and served as vice president. Carl holds a degree in Computer Engineering, is an “ISSA Fellow” and currently maintains seven professional security certifications: From SANS/GIAC - GSEC, GCIH, GCCC, GSTRT; ISC2 – CISSP, CCSP; ISACA – CRISC… Most recently Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) in 2017, GIAC Strategic Planning, Policy, and Leadership (GSTRT), and ISACA Certified in Risk and Information System Controls (CRISC)… In 2019 working on IAPP privacy certification CIPP/E for GDPR, and GIACs GLEG for legal aspects of security.



Zoom Meeting

ID: 234-800-163

Remote Attendees can join the event via the Zoom link below

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Louisville Area Location


752 Barret Ave

Louisville, KY 40204

Parking: There is parking behind the building as well as across the street at Kindred Hospital

Lexington Location

Crowe LLP

541 Darby Creek Rd #270

Lexington, KY 40509