Alexandra Panaretos is the Director of Managed Services-PSAT at Proofpoint. Alex is a frequently-requested speaker for industry events and is one of the primary industry thought leaders in Human behavior-based cyber risk management and education. With a background in broadcasting and operational security, she specializes in secure communications and education, awareness program development, the psychology of social engineering, human-based risk mitigation, and behavior analytics.
She has over 13 years of experience developing and implementing executive personal security, operational security planning, insider threat and incident response programs, and security awareness, communication, and education strategies in Fortune 50/100 companies and other global enterprises. Alex is OPSEC Manager II Certified by the U.S. Army and the Joint Information Operations Warfare Center (JIOWC). Additionally, she volunteers with local law enforcement agencies educating parents, community groups, and youth organizations on information security and social media safety in her free time.