Managing Partner, The CISO GroupCo-founder and Managing Partner at The CISO Group, Alan Shimel is responsible for driving the vision and mission of the company. Prior to The CISO Group, Shimel was a co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer at StillSecure. Prior to StillSecure he founded several other tech start ups. He is an often-cited personality in the technology community. His commentary about the state of security, open source and life is followed closely by many industry insiders via his personal blog and podcast, "Ashimmy, After All These Years" (www.ashimmy.com), as well as his regular column on Network World.