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Alex Dow

Mirai Security Inc.
Over the past decade and a half, Alex has helped organizations assess, implement, and optimize security solutions to prevent, detect and manage cyber security threats. He brings over a decade and a half of experience from three mission critical Security Operation Centers (SOC), including the Vancouver 2010 Olympics SOC. Alex leverages his front-line experience and business-driven risk management approach to provide pragmatic solutions to clients with measurable risk reductions.
Alex is a strong believer in standardization, measurement, and automation. His methodology focuses on assessing client’s security capabilities against industry leading control frameworks, identifying risks and implementing technologies and processes to improve situational awareness, operational efficiencies, and incident response capabilities.
Alex has also focused on building and fostering the local cyber security community through the Mainland Advanced Research Society (MARS), a not-for-profit organization focused on building the community, research, and mentorship through knowledge forums and networking events throughout the year. He is the president of MARS and executive producer of the society’s premier two-day security conference BSides Vancouver; a high-caliber gathering for cyber security professionals, hackers, coders, and the greater tech community.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, September 18

3:00pm PDT