career track speaker

Candy Alexander, CISSP CISM, Director, International Board & CyberSecurity Career Lifecycle Chair, ISSA

As a recognized information security leader, Candy has in-depth experience in performing many aspects of information security which she obtained through the various information security roles she has filled in her 24+ years in the industry at companies such as Digital Equipment, Compaq Computer Corporation and Symantec.

Candy is often requested to present at various conferences. Her most memorable to date is the session at the United Nations where she was a featured speaker for the IT Security Symposium and running in close second is an invitation to the Offices of the White House to speak on the importance of awareness to the President’s Cyber-Czar staff (Richard Clark). In her ongoing commitment to "give back” to the InfoSec profession, she has previously served on the ISSA International Board (4 terms), currently serving as the Chair of the ISSA International Communications committee, past President and is a current Board Member of the ISSA Education & Research Foundation. Candy has also served as Vice President of Education and Vice President of International Relations for ISSA. She remains heavily involved at the local level through her participation with the New England Chapter board and the ISSA-New Hampshire Chapter for which her efforts were awarded with her ISSA Distinguished Fellow member status, which she received in 2010.

Candy is currently enjoying her position as the CISO (Chief Information Security Officer) for Long Term Care Partners where she manages a Corporate Security Program in beautiful Portsmouth, New Hampshire.