Becky Pinkard has had the pleasure of working in information technology since 1996 and has been in her current role with Barclays since June 2008. Becky was recruited by Barclays to develop the global monitoring program with the goal of supplying real-time alerting of critical security and data leakage events to the bank's remediation program, and in turn, providing risk information for the threat and vulnerability management lifecycle decision-making process.
She is a SANS Institute certified instructor and began teaching for SANS in 2001. Becky has served as a GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst advisory board member and on the Strategic Advisory Council for the Center for Internet Security.
Becky is also a co-author of the Syngress books Nmap in the Enterprise and Intrusion Prevention and Active Response, Deploying Network and Host IPS. Becky has managed global intrusion detection and data leakage monitoring deployments, designed risk assessment and firewall strategies, performed security audits and assessments, worked forensics cases, and developed security awareness training in small and large environments.