HOP Into Security

Virtual Happy Hour

Sloop Brewing Co. Beers


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What to Expect

If you're Hoppy and you know come to this event!

When it comes to protecting your Cybersecurity Posture, you better beer-lieve that Alacrinet has you covered.

The cybersecurity landscape is ever-changing and staying on top of the latest solutions and features is critical. We invite you to join this virtual event to learn more about the latest features of industry-leading solutions and hear from IT security experts on the latest trends in our industry.

We have partnered with IBM and HCL to break down the latest trends from AI solutions IBM has to offer and the most optimal patch management systems from HCL.

During this happy hour you'll hear from leaders in cybersecurity discuss in a round table format, some of the latest trends in security and how different solutions can mitigate these attacks.

Since this isn't your average webinar, you'll meet the Brewery and hear about their process, get tasting notes, and be able to ask questions about the beers during the call.

Once you are registered (below), we will ship a variety of Hops, Juice Bombs, and surprise tasting features to enjoy during the virtual event.


  • Welcome & Introduction
  • Introduction to Sloop Brewing Co.
  • The latest AI solutions IBM has on the market
  • Managing every endpoint before, during, and after an attack with HCL BigFix
  • HCL Vulnerability Remediation
  • Round table discussion with Cybersecurity leaders
  • ‎Q&A

Event Date:

September 8, 2022

Event Time:

5:00 EST

Event Location:

Zoom Meeting

Event Sponsors

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Event Hosts & Speakers

Melissa Armendariz

North East Account Executive

Melissa is a sales executive at Alacrinet who came with a strong background in asset protection, legacy wealth management, and client relation. Since joining the team at Alacrinet, Melissa has focused on driving value to clients by identifying, qualifying, and project-managing the successful implementation of software and hardware solutions to ensure a solid cybersecurity posture.

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Mike Pena

VP of Cyber Risk Services

Mike’s experience in cyber security includes consulting work with local, state, and federal agencies. Mike has consulted in various cyber security capacities for police departments, correctional facilities, and private security details over the course of his career. Additionally, Mike’s clientele in the private sector include Fortune 500 companies and represent industries such as manufacturing, logistics, retail, e-commerce, industrial chemicals, and agriculture.

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Mike began his career as an equity trader and worked in the financial services industry for almost a decade.  He held executive positions at several VC backed SaaS companies including AutoRef, Inc. Circe Software, and Themis Technologies.  

Mike holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics with an emphasis in Business Administration from Pepperdine University. Mike is a national scholar of the acclaimed Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans which includes members such as; Condoleezza Rice, Michael Bloomberg, and Howard Schultz.  Mike is an alumnus of Pittsburgh’s Alpha Lab Incubator class of 2013. His life and career was featured in a documentary by The Kauffman Foundation and in several publications including; U.S. News & World Report, TechCrunch, Los Angeles Business Journal, and The Wall Street Journal’s Marketwatch.

Bret Lenmark

Director of Product Marketing, HCL BigFix

Bret has distinguished himself as a top product marketing professional with over 25 successful enterprise security software product launches generating hundreds of millions of revenue dollars for Fortune 500 companies. His skills feature expertise in cyber security, artificial intelligence, endpoint detection and response (EDR) software, antivirus software, data storage, and consumer electronics. This unique skill set is derived from having worked in both field and inside sales as well as in both hardware and software marketing positions. He would welcome the opportunity to discuss how this experience can help your organization achieve its goals.

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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.

Scott McNeil

IBM Threat Management Domain Expert

Scott is a security certified domain lead for IBM Security Intelligence, specializing in solutions geared to the SOC and core compliance frameworks. Scott has spent the last dozen years advancing and positioning security strategies and programs with enterprise clients through sales and services. In his current role, he supports IBM's top clients across greater New England with responsibility for all threat management offerings.

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HOP Into Security, September 8, 2022


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