DMV Cyber and Whiskey

Join us for a taste of local, to the DMV area, Straight Bourbon Whiskey from KO Distilling while hearing from leading experts on the newest trends in cybersecurity technology.


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Learn from a Former Blackhat: Exclusive Webinar on Cybersecurity & Whiskey

We invite you to join from 5-6:30p ET, for the DMV Cyber and Whiskey Event, brought to you by Alacrinet, CarbonHelix, and IBM.This event offers a rare opportunity to learn from Hector Monsegur, a former blackhat hacker turned cybersecurity expert, while enjoying a bourbon-tasting experience.

October 12th @ 5p ET:

  • Learn from a Former Blackhat: Gain invaluable insights from Hector Monsegur on defending against modern cyber threats.
  • IBM QRadar: Leverage the power of IBM's advanced SIEM solution to efficiently identify, prioritize, and investigate known and unknown threats across your network.
  • IBM Randori: Experience IBM's offensive security platform, designed to continuously test your defenses and provide actionable insights into your organization's real-world security posture.
  • CarbonHelix: Discover how CarbonHelix's next-generation Security Operations Center (SOC) services can provide real-time threat detection, incident response, and compliance management to safeguard your organization.
  • Bourbon Tasting: Receive a complimentary bourbon when you register before October 5rd.

Seats are limited, so take advantage of this opportunity to elevate your cybersecurity knowledge and enjoy some fine bourbon.

For your sipping pleasure during our event, you’ll receive a bourbon sampler kit with one local hand-selected bourbon to test and enjoy.

Seats are limited and only registrations before October 5th will be shipped the sampler kit.

How it works:

This is a complimentary event! Register before October 5th to ensure your bourbon samples arrive before the event. Seats are limited, so don’t wait!

  • Register with your home address
  • Add the event to your calendar
  • When your bourbon kit arrives, please put it aside to enjoy during our webinar
  • Log on October 12th using the Zoom link to hear from experts and enjoy your samples

**Registration must be confirmed by your Alacrinet team**

Event Date:

October 12, 2023

Event Time:

5 PM ET - 6:30 PM ET

Event Location:



Thank You To Our Event Sponsors!

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5 mins - Lorenzo will kick off the event with a short introduction of Alacrinet and set the stage for how the tasting will be conducted

5 mins - 1st Tasting: including notes, best practices, and a short on how whiskey is made

15 mins - Hector will do a short best practices speech regarding Cyber Exploits

15 mins - Randori Speaker will conduct his presentation

15 mins - CarbonHelix Speaker will conduct his presentation

5 mins - Lorenzo will conduct a cocktail lesson (recipe to be provided to attendees after event)

20-30 mins - Q&A to Close-out

Event Hosts & Speakers

Lorenzo Paluzzi

Mid-Atlantic and Federal Account Executive

Lorenzo Paluzzi is a Federal Account Executive at Alacrinet, a leading cyber security company. In his role, Lorenzo works with government organizations of all levels to develop and implement effective strategies that reduce business risk and protect digital assets. He has extensive experience in identifying business challenges and helping federal organizations invest in the right cyber security measures to ensure business continuity.

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Previously, Lorenzo worked as the Director of Business Development at NNData, a software and services company focused on bringing machine learning to a wider audience. He played a key role in providing AI-enabled ETL and data migration services and helped customers make sense of their cybersecurity data and unique unstructured data sets.

In addition to his role at Alacrinet, Lorenzo is also the Principal and Co-Founder of Falls Church Distillers LLC, a craft distillery that produces premium spirits including bourbon, gin, vodka, whiskey, and more.

Lorenzo is skilled in various areas such as cybersecurity, networking, data privacy, emerging technologies, and digital transformation. He is always ready to help and can be reached at (703) 338-6642 or

Hector Monsegur

Director of Research, Alacrinet

Hector Monsegur is a former blackhat with experience as a security researcher and the security industry spanning 20 years. Known for his controversial hacks of federal contractors and government entities, he was given a chance to reform and helped the U.S. government prevent over 300 cyber attacks. Formerly known as "Sabu" he participated in hacktivist operations alongside Anonymous and LulzSec where he coordinated with other blackhats to compromise key targets in fast-paced attacks around the world.

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Since then, he has reformed and entered the security industry as a professional, helping thousands of clients with their penetration testing and social engineering needs, as well as sharing his experiences and knowledge in private events, such clients including AT&T, Humana, JPMorgan, and others.

Randori Speaker

Rapid digital transformation has left organizations in a state of uncertainty. It is imperative that organizations determine ways to uplevel their vulnerability management program to combat modern adversaries. Join us to learn more about IBM's Randori, an offensive security platform designed to bring clarity to your cyber risk through external attack surface management. and continuous automated red teaming.

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Ryan Chojnowski

East Coast Account Executive

Ryan Chojnowski is an Account Executive at CarbonHelix who brings a wealth of experience in cybersecurity and risk management to the table. His passion for helping clients secure their assets and data drives him to stay updated on the latest industry trends and technologies.

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Ryan Chojnowski is an Account Executive at CarbonHelix who brings a wealth of experience in cybersecurity and risk management to the table. His passion for helping clients secure their assets and data drives him to stay updated on the latest industry trends and technologies.CarbonHelix excels in delivering 24x7, US-based SOC solutions that address complex security challenges, including the seamless implementation and optimization of products like IBM QRadar(SIEM), SOAR, and EDR. As a consistent point of contact, Ryan works closely with his clients to understand their requirements and provide tailored solutions that meet their needs.In addition to his work at CarbonHelix, Ryan is dedicated to living a regenerative lifestyle on his multi-acre homestead in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Just as he adapts to the ever-changing terrain of his homestead, Ryan and the team at CarbonHelix can help your business adapt to the evolving cybersecurity landscape. If you're looking for a dedicated security consultant who understands the unique needs of your business, reach out to Ryan or the team at CarbonHelix.

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