Chris Carpenter is an information security professional with over fifteen years’ experience. He has worked in the US Intelligence community performing incident response, penetration testing and security assessments.
He has recently given up most of his hands on activities and currently serves as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the United States Mint. In this role he is responsible for all aspects of security operations and compliance activities for the Mint. This includes penetration testing, incident response, network monitoring, PCI compliance and FISMA compliance. He still likes to participate in penetration testing and wreak havoc on the Mint networks whenever possible.