Alyssa Miller (CISM) is a life-long hacker, application security advocate, and public speaker with almost 15 years of experience in security roles. She has always had a passion for deconstructing technology, particularly since buying her first computer at the age of 12 teaching herself BASIC programming. She transitioned to security after 10 years as a developer for a large financial services firm. Alyssa has performed all forms of security assessments but given her developer background, she has a dedication to application security and building large scale programs aimed at securing software delivery.
Alyssa is also committed to advocating for improving security practices. Not only does she speak internationally at various industry, vendor and corporate events, Alyssa also engages in the community through her online content, media appearances, and security community activism. Her journey through security was recently featured in Cybercrime Magazine. She’s also been recognized in Peerlyst’s e-Book “50 Influential Penetration Testers”. Alyssa is board member for Women of Security (WoSEC), Advisory Board Member for BlueTeam Con, and serves on the review board for DevSec Con. She is currently an Application Security Advocate for London-based Snyk Ltd.