The Long and Winding Road: An InfoSec Career Panel presented at BsidesColombus 2016

by Valerie Thomas, Lonnie Kelley, Mike Spaulding, Chad White, Israel Arroyo,

Summary : With a combined InfoSec experience of almost 90 years, the speakers have come a diverse and extensive background; CISO, Manager, Consultant, Entrepreneur, and Recruiting. From their earliest days to their latest adventures, the panel has emerged as security leaders in their organizations. Using real-world war stories as foundations, the panel will discuss the different and divergent paths in understanding security and building skills from the InfoSec Anlayst to the CISO role.