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Capitol of Texas ISSA August 2019 Chapter Meeting

August 21 @ 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

DevOps (Security as Code)


This presentation will cover a high-level overview of the emerging DevSecOps culture, methodologies, practices, tools and tactics.  Furthermore, the DevSecOps presentation will go over high level implementations regarding CI/CD security pipelines and where to implement security tools and why security practitioners need to become more agile though automation.


        About Our Speaker 



Jose Alvarez

Senior Security Engineer


Jose Alvarez is a DevSecOps Evangelist & Enthusiast who has 19 plus years of experience in Information Technology with an Associates of Applied Science in Computer Science & a Bachelors in Cyber Security (Graduated Summa Cum Laude). Jose has worked for 4 years in the newly evolving DevSecOps field.   

Jose has been educating and promoting best practices and awareness regarding the evolution of DevOps into DevSecOps.  Jose Has several certifications including Splunk (multiple), Ansible, YAML, DevSecOps, CompTIA, Fiber Optics & GCP Cloud Security.  

He has developed new ways of developing Security as Code Pipelines that increase operational tempo as well as security by leveraging DevOps automation tools and lean manufacturing principles.  He has developed new workflows that don’t interfere with existing pipelines and found new and creative ways to transform security teams from only being a cost center into a savings and possibly a profit center using DevSecOps as a defensive competitive advantage.       




11:30 – Networking

11:45 – Chapter Business Update

11:50 – Sponsor

12:00 – Presentation

12:50 – Q&A

 Click here to access the promotional code for ISSA Members.    


        Chapter Meeting Location


Norris Conference Center

Located in:  Northcross Mall

Address:     2525 W Anderson Ln #365, Austin, TX 78757

Phone:        (512) 451-5011    


        Capitol of Texas ISSA Board


Seth Robertson

Vice President:  

Jackie Wilson


Joe Stallings

Bob Cadenhead


Henry Moreno

Recording Sec:

Laurel Marotta


Austin Cisneros


Pradeep Nambiar


Vern Williams


Josh Van Cott



Norris Conference Center
2525 W Anderson Ln #365
Austin, TX 78757 United States


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