Open Minds Solutions
Steve Bowers has been in the information security industry for nearly ten years, working with both public and private-sector organizations. Steve has worked in multiple security operations teams as a security analyst, security engineer, architect, incident responder, and manager. Steve has been spending the past couple of years developing grass roots defensive cyber capabilities from the ground up. Steve has also spent some time in academia as an instructor at Algonquin College. Developing and teaching courses around Advanced Security Appliances and Incident Response since 2011, Steve has been working to develop the next generation of cybersecurity analysts, engineers and incident responders. Steve has also served as a security advisor for multiple organizations, ghost-writes a blog for a cybersecurity start-up, and – to top it all off – he brews a mighty fine stout.