Stephen Coty is the Chief Security Evangelist at Alert Logic in Houston, Texas and a member of ISSA, Infragard and the HTCIA. Before coming to Alert Logic, he was the Manager of Cyber Security for Rackspace Hosting. Prior to Rackspace, he has worked at several companies including Wells Fargo Bank, Applied Materials, Stanford Medical Center and The Netigy Corporation. He has been in the Information Technology field since 1992 with a Focus on Security as of 1999 where he started as a penetration tester and auditor. Research has been his primary focus since 2007.