Cyber Security Expert to Headline NHHTC’s February TechWomen Power Breakfast

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The New Hampshire High Tech Council (Council) will host its next TechWomen Power Breakfast on Wednesday, February 8 from 7:30 to 9 am at the Manchester Country Club, 180 South River Road in Bedford. The event will feature Candy Alexander, a cyber security expert with over thirty years of experience in the security industry who will speak on the life lessons she’s learned while navigating a career to remain instep with such a rapidly changing and dynamic industry.

“We are delighted to have someone of Candy’s caliber speak about one of today’s hottest professions and biggest concerns,” said Candice Benson, who oversees the Tech Women|Tech Girls events and is a member of the Council’s board of directors. “Cyber Security is a vitally important issue that impacts us all, and we look forward to learning from such a highly respected and renowned industry expert.”

Alexander has nearly thirty years experience working for companies such as Digital Equipment, Compaq Computer Corporation, and Symantec. Currently she works as a virtual chief information security officer and executive cyber security consultant assisting companies of all sizes with improving their potential risks through effective security initiatives. She is the chief architect for the Cyber Security Career Lifecycle for the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), and until recently served as director on the international board for the past fourteen years. She is also the past president and board member of the ISSA Education and Research Foundation. Candy has served as vice president of education and international relations for the ISSA.

The TechWomen|TechGirls breakfast series is sponsored by TD Bank, Newforma, and Devine Millimet. Tickets for the Power Breakfast are $10 for members of the Council and $20 for not-yet-members, and includes breakfast. Register here or call 603-935-8951. Seating is limited, so individuals are encouraged to register early.