Alyssa Miller is a life-long hacker, programmer, and security advocate. She’s always had a passion for computers. She bought her first PC at age 12 and taught herself BASIC programming. Her career began as a software developer and later pivoted to security as a penetration tester. She has 15 yrs. experience in security leadership across enterprise, consulting, and product organizations. She recently joined S&P Global Ratings as BISO, directing the division’s security strategy. Alyssa advocates for aspiring security professionals trying to find a path into security and expanding diverse representation in security. She’s a member of the Women in Cyber Security (WiCyS) racial equity committee, a Women of Security (WoSEC) chapter leader and even presented at She Speaks Security at RSA USA 2020.