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Pedro Serrano, Security Architect , Cimarex Energy

Pedro Serrano, Security Architect , Cimarex Energy

Pedro Serrano has over 35 years of experience managing and installing technical controls in networks around the world, 20 of those in military systems. He is the Security Architect for Cimarex Energy Company, an Oil and Gas exploration company and Professor at his local University teaching infrastructure systems, security controls, and networking. Pedro has two postgraduates degrees one in Telecommunications Management from Oklahoma State University and the other in Computer Science from Tulsa University. Pedro serves as the President of the Information System Security Association (ISSA) chapter in Tulsa, Oklahoma and holds the CISSP certification from ISC2.
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ISSA Chapter Panel: Opportunities in Cyber Security

Speakers: Pedro Serrano, Wes DeVault, Jonathan Kimmitt, Edward Eckenstein

Panel Discussion from ISSA Chapter Board Members
Jul 21st - 8:45 AM
Jul 21st

My lessons Learned in Security Awareness

Here is what I learned: How ransomware and malware get delivered, My big expensive firewall - sucks, Why is security awareness the new hot topic?, Can I change behavior, Made it easy to report suspicious email, Bribe with food, Made the training fun, animated, and easy going.1. Easy to remember actions that they can implement in their environment today, use my presentation as a template to create your own Security Awareness program.2. Educate attendees about my techniques that worked for my environment.3. Create an open, fun, creative atmosphere discussing how I was able to create a security awareness program in an Oil and Gas company where profits drive many decisions.
Jul 21st - 10:45 AM
Jul 21st

Your first and last line of defense

The Human element?. I can add all the technical controls that I can get my hands on but if my employees behave in a matter that is not safe (like clicking on a malicious link) ? the technical controls will not be able to stop you. This is why you are the first and last line of defense.A quick look at the most important security issues that every company should be educating their users today1.You are the Target (Stop, Look, Think), How much data are you sharing? 2.Social Media (Time to check your settings) 3.Protect you PC (Pedro?s 5 rules for home PC protection) 4.Your Digital ID (Where have you left you login information) 5.Passwords Sharing Devices (With so many passwords, lets learn how to manage them) 6.Open Attachments (Ransomware ? Phish nightmare) 7.Shredding your documents (It?s your personal information!) 8.Two Factor Authentication (2FA, HTTPS - This is a must have today !) 9.Debit vs. Credit (How to protect yourself)10. Backup your data (Can you verify that it?s there?) 11.BYOD, IOT ? Are you ready? (They are already in your environment)
Jul 21st - 4:30 PM
Jul 21st

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