Cindy brings over 20 years of specialized IT and security experience to her role of Principal Security Consultant with Rapid7. Cindy maintains a CISSP and MCP certifications. She has worked in multiple arenas including Federal, education, technology and healthcare and has a background in development, maintenance and management of information security programs. In her current role, Cindy assists clients in determining the most effective means of improving upon their information security programs. Cindy studied Psychology while in her home town of Los Angeles, and is currently enrolled with Western Governors University, earning a BS degree in Information Technology – Security. Cindy is actively involved within the information security community and volunteers her time by leading the registration team for BSides Las Vegas, volunteers for DerbyCon, and DEF CON. Her favorite color is purple and she doesn’t use that as a security question.