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  • Job title of nominated professional: Cybersecurity Practice Unit Manager
  • Company (where nominated professional or team is working): Baufest
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  • Company size (employees): 450

In 3 bullets, summarize why this professional or team deserves recognition

1- Recognized Cloud Computing Security and Security researcher in Argentina and South America.

2- Active in professional societies:
• Member of ISSA, ISACA, OWASP ,And its local chapters
• ISACA/ADACSI - academic Committee for E-gisart and Ciber events.
• ISSA (Information Systems Security Association) Argentina - Active member
• CSA Argentina Chapter Vice-president - Luciano has done a great job in growing the CSA's presence in Argentina and developing partnerships with other information security organizations
• Cloud Standards Customer Council - associate member for workgroups (Financial Services, Government, Security, Practical Guide to Cloud Computing, XaaS, Big Data)
• IEEE – Member of Scientific Committee on cyber security and cyber defense in the IEEE Argencon 2016

3- Luciano is a welcome guest and speaker at numerous cloud and security events and training

In less than 300 words, summarize the achievements of the professional or team in the nominated category

Vice President of the Argentine chapter of the CSA, Luciano has more than 15 years of experience in IT, playing the last 10 in the area of information security.

In recent years, Luciano has been working on a dozen projects in all layers of security. Responsible for the design, implementation and management of projects with activities such as risk analysis, analysis of deficiencies, compliance, security, disaster recovery, business continuity plan and network security policies.

He has solid knowledge and experience in projects related to the implementation and improvement of management systems of quality and security of information, audit and control of compliance with standards and national and international standards. Instructor of workshops and courses in training and business centers.

Elected Cybersecurity Consultant of the Year at the awards Cybersecurity Excellence Awards 2016

His experience in IT and information security are also supported by their professional training validated by their certifications:

IRCA ISMS Auditor / Auditor Líder de Sistemas de Gestión de la Seguridad de la Información ISO 27001:2005/2013
QMS Auditor / Auditor Interno de Sistemas de Gestión de Calidad según ISO 9001:2008
CCSK (Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge)
Certified Integrator in Secure Cloud Services – EXIN
MCSE + Security
Certified Cybersecurity for Industrial Control Systems – US Department of Homeland Security
Certified Operational Security (OPSEC) for Control Systems – US Department of Homeland Security
Certified Insiders’ Guide to PCI DSS v3.0
Certified Integrator in Secure Cloud Services
MCP Azure Infrastructure Solutions
MCSE Private Cloud certification
MCSA: Office 365
ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management 2011
AWS Big Data Technology Fundamentals
AWS Security Fundamentals
AWS Technical Professiona
AWS Business Professional
Cloud computing – Activate de Google y EOI Escuela de Organización Industrial

In addition to his job as consultant, he also has been working to develop and promote the Information Security to Argentina and South America through activities realized with associations like CSA, ISACA/ADACSI, Owasp, Cloud Standards Customer Council, etc…

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3 Responses to “Luciano Moreira da Cruz”

  1. Laura Bosco on September 28, 2016

    Luciano is my candidate, he is THE BEST ! His expertise, dedication, integrity, tireless endeavors, and remarkable Cybersecurity skills and knowledge makes him shine. There is no better individual worthy of this excellent award. Thank you for all that you do, Luciano Moreira you have my vote!

  2. Agustin Valle on December 20, 2016

    You don’t have to think it twice when you see a professional like him on awards like this one, definitly Luciano deserves to win the Cybersecurity Excellence Award, not only for his vast knowledge about cyber security if not also for his dedication to constantly learn and update his professional tools with the last topics and information about this giant world called information security.
    I hope more people share this thought with me, you are not gonna regret it!
    Only the best for you Luciano, you have my vote.

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