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Alex is a Senior Consultant and the National Cyber Practice Lead for Security Awareness and Training in the Advisory practice of Ernst & Young LLP. She specializes in cybersecurity awareness and education, as well as personal and physical security training and program development, the psychology of social engineering, behavior analytics, and operations security program development.
Alex has over 10 years of experience developing and implementing cybersecurity awareness and education strategies in government, military family services, the Department of Defense, the medical and health industries, global industry, and local and national broadcasting affiliates.
Alex’s skills include program development, social engineering behavior education, security awareness, cyber education initiatives (including executive education), operations security, personal and physical security, copyright and trademarks, behavior analytics, vulnerability management and incident response.
Perry Carpenter currently serves as Chief Evangelist and Strategy Officer for KnowBe4, the world's most popular security awareness and simulated phishing platform.
Previously, Perry led security awareness, security culture management, and anti-phishing behavior management research at Gartner Research, in addition to covering areas of IAM strategy, CISO Program Management mentoring, and Technology Service Provider success strategies. With a long career as a security professional and researcher, Mr. Carpenter has broad experience in North America and Europe, providing security consulting and advisory services for many of the best-known global brands.
Perry holds a Master of Science in Information Assurance (MSIA) from Norwich University in Vermont and is a Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO).