Alpine Security ("Alpine") exhibited and presented at the 2018 Conference on Enterprise Excellence on February 22, 2018, held at Hamburger University in Oak Brook, IL. The Conference on Enterprise Excellence featured recognized organizational leaders sharing how they created their competitive future through process improvement and benchmarking against high-performing organizations. Alpine's CEO, Christian Espinosa, presented at the conference on cybersecurity breach prevention - "Effective Tactics Used by Hackers & How to Avoid Being the Next Cyber Victim."
Alpine Security's interactive presentation covered many aspects of penetration testing, including what a penetration tests consists of, why you should have a penetration test conducted, the differences between a vulnerability assessment and a penetration test, and different categories and types of penetration tests. The presentation also included a discussion of the Top 10 items to look for in a penetration testing vendor.
Alpine Security hosted a live hacking and professional development event at the Southwestern Illinois College campus. One of the event's main objectives was to announce Alpine Security's EC-Council partnership. Alpine Security is an EC-Council Accredited Training Center (ATC) and has recently expanded their EC-Council course offerings to include ECSAv9, CHFIv9, CSCU, CEHv9, and CND.
Christian Espinosa presented at the 2016 AFCEA Mid-America Cyberspace Symposium on the Top 20 Critical Security Controls. Christian spoke about applying a risk-based approach to cybersecurity. A risk-based approach quantifies security controls, in contrast to blindly implementing "solutions" that minimally reduce risk.
Christian Espinosa spoke at St Louis's Washington University Security Round Table on "Decoding the Hack". Christian's presentation broke down attacks from the hacker perspective for three attack categories: physical access attacks, client-side attacks, and server-side attacks. The presentation included use of HID devices, keyloggers, social engineering, MITM, and Injection attacks.
Alpine Security Principal, Christian Espinosa, spoke this week at The Boeing Company on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, about the Center for Internet Security Top 20 Critical Security Controls (CIS CSC). The CIS CSC are a recommended set of actions that provide specific and actionable ways to stop today's most pervasive and dangerous cyber attacks.
Christian Espinosa, Founder of Alpine Security, presented at the ASI Power Summit, held Nov 1-3, 2015 in Dana Point, California. Christian offered simple cyber security strategies to to help organizations protect data and keep attackers out of their systems. Christian stressed the importance of "knowing thyself" and applying a holistic approach to cyber security that encompasses people, processes, and technology.
Christian Espinosa, Alpine Security Founder, will present at the 2015 ASI power summit on "Why Your Data Isn't Safe - Lessons from a Hacker."
Alpine Security's Rich Norton presented on offshore drilling security at the the St. Louis Region/Scott AFB (ISC)2 Chapter. Rich's presentation covered cybersecurity issues with offshore drilling, including social engineering, removable media, remote management, and secure communications.