Sips' and Security

A virtual security focused wine tasting event

Featuring NextDLP and IBM


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What to Expect

At Alacrinet, we host exclusive events to help keep you informed of the latest IT Security trends, as well as to get to know you and your company's Security goals.

You will here from Next DLP, IBM and Alacrinet's Cyber Risk Services department addressing some of the most pressing and complex cybersecurity challenges that enterprises face today:

We will also be opening the event with a sommelier running a live tasting from Duckhorn Vineyards.

Once registered (below), we will ship you three half bottles from Duckhorn Vineyards to enjoy!


  • Welcome & Introduction
  • Attack Surface Management
  • Data Loss prevention and insider risk
  • A proactive approach to Ransomware

Event Date:

March 9, 2023

Event Time:

4:00 EST

Event Location:

Zoom Meeting

Event Sponsors

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4:00 - Welcome & Introduction

4:10 - Live tasting from Duckhorn Vineyards

4:15 - Attack Surface Management

4:30 - Data loss prevention and insider risk

5:00 - Proactive approaches to Ransomware attacks

5:15 - Roundtable Q&A

Event Hosts & Speakers

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.

David Kivett

Threat Management Domain Expert - IBM

Laser focused on leading a team that provides value added business solutions to enterprises. Exceptional ability to communicate technical concepts between key stakeholders: executives, engineers, and technologists in an organization. Actively engages clients in technology planning to reduce risk, enhance workflow, increase efficiency, and promote best practices for compliance and regulatory mandates as it pertains to cybersecurity.

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Heading up discussions and projects around the premier Security Threat Management platform, Brendan has a deep knowledge around SIEM, SOAR, Threat Intelligence, Threat Hunting, and Federated Searching. Helping customers across industry protect their confidential data and intellectual property, bolster their Cyber Defenses, and build out their Security Operations Centers. Providing timely information and a consultative business approach to his clients to assist them with their business challenges. Brendan's goal is to assist clients in meeting their project and personal/professional goals.

Chris Tyrrel

Director of Sales Engineering at Next

Chris Tyrrell is the Director of Sales Engineering at Next. He has more than 15 years of experience in enterprise security and compliance consulting. He has been with Next for 6 months. Chris’s experience centers mainly around endpoint security, compliance, and insider risk. Chris specializes in solving customer problems and selling with a consultative approach. He has spoken about his experiences at Blackhat and is a frequent speaker at FutureCon, ISACA, and ISSA events.

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Jake Merenda

Mid-Atlantic Account Executive at Alacrinet

Alacrinet Consulting Services is a leading information technology consulting firm serving clients throughout the United States. We are here to help you take your Security Posture to the next level by connecting you with the right people for the job.

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Whether it is Software Security Solutions, Customizable Pentests, or Security Staff Augmentation, Alacrinet is here to service all your security needs.

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Sips' and Security March 9, 2023


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