Managing Partner – With more than a decade of hands-on experience researching, designing, implementing, and maintaining IT and security programs, Alex Moss is a leading authority on server and endpoint infrastructure security. A prolific author on the subject of IT security, Alex has penned numerous white papers in addition to developing a targeted prevention policy for server security.
In his current role as a Managing Partner for Conventus, Alex is responsible for driving Conventus growth and maintaining the company s position as an industry leader in IT security solutions. Alex s passion is engaging companies to understand their existing environments and to help them create a strategic vision — developing the security roadmap to achieve their goals.
With a focus on Information Security Management and Operations, over his career, Alex has successfully led the delivery of consulting engagements to enterprise-sized organizations on a wide range of security solutions including endpoint security, management and monitoring, and email and web content filtering solutions. His extensive experience in optimizing existing implementations in customer and end user facing environments has been invaluable to his clients.
Building security expertise
Alex co-founded Conventus in 2006 after working as a Senior Security Consultant at Symantec for several years. In this position, he consulted on a range of Symantec security products with a focus on firewalls, and host based security offering. In this role he led the design and implementation of Host Intrusion Detection/ Prevention solutions for major retailers in preparation for critical PCI audits. Additionally, he focused on assisting clients in fine tuning their risk mitigation strategies and breach/incident response. Prior to Symantec, Alex gained a wealth of experience from his work at the PGA Tour. Acquiring increasing responsibility, his last position was as Systems Administrator-Network Security.
Alex began his career in 1993 as a Data Systems Technician in the United States Navy. For his work onboard the USS Aubrey Fitch, he received the Navy Achievement Medal for incorporating GPS data into operational support displays.