Alex Gardner has been interested in computers and technology for most of his life, and with a curiosity of how things work and break, naturally became involved in Information Security. Although not currently employed in InfoSec, he has been learning as much as he can to change that. While he finds the defensive side of security enjoyable, his interests have been leaning more towards pen-testing. His current major goals in InfoSec is to find work and speak at DefCon. In his spare time Alex is a viking re-enactor and you can you can usually find him at local medieval fairs, blade on blade with his mates.