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  • Job title of nominated professional: Cybersecurity Practice Unit Manager
  • Company (where nominated professional or team is working): Baufest
  • Website: http://www.baufest.com
  • Company size (employees): 450
  • Country: Argentina

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

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

Active in professional societies:
• 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

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

Entrepreneur, coach and consultant in Information Security and Compliance. Luciano has experience in Information Security and Information Technology with expertise in Business Continuity and Cloud Computing Security.
Luciano has been working with Information Technology and Security in the past years in a dozens of projects in all security layers. Responsible for design, implementation and management of projects with activities like risk analysis, gap analysis, compliance, security policies development, disaster recovery, business continuity plan and network security.
Define and implement controls to compliance with SOX, PCI, and ISO 27000.
Support the compliance of laws and standards: Law Protection of Personal Data, Law of Computer crime, PCI-DSS. Adequacy of processes related to the treatment of sensitive and/or confidential information.
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…

Specialties: 15+ years of Corporate and IT/IS experience, including:

• Solid knowledge and experience in projects related to the implementation and improvement of a quality management systems and information security
• Knowledge in auditing and monitoring of compliance with standards and national and international standards
• Solid knowledge in Security on Microsoft technology
• Certified as a Lead Auditor ISO/IEC 27001:2005/2013
• 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
• Information Security Governance
• Cloud Computing Security
• IT Risk Management & Audit
• Cyber Risk Strategy & Management
• Data Privacy & Protection
• Cybersecurity Awareness for Boards

57 Responses to “Luciano Moreira da Cruz”

  1. Laura Bosco on February 12, 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!

    • Luciano Moreira da Cruz on February 20, 2016

      Thanks Laura for the nomination. you are the best friendly.

  2. Mario Lopez on February 12, 2016

    I beleive is one of the best Cybersecurity professional in Argentina, and he is one of more recognized Latinamerican consultant and research in Cloud Security.

  3. Luciana Siena on February 12, 2016

    5 stars!
    Amazing ability to connect people with Security information, quickly and accurately.

  4. Christian Ibiri on February 14, 2016

    Luciano is an incredible professional, their research capabilities and its ability to pass on their knowledge are unique

    Luciano has my vote

  5. Rodrigo Souza on February 16, 2016

    Great Professional.

  6. Ezequiel Iannicelli on February 17, 2016

    He’s a great professional, His capabilites are endless.

  7. Julio Balderrama on February 18, 2016

    Luciano is a professional in cybersecurity, his career, his dedication and passion he devotes every day. Also it works permanently in the professional community professional asociaciones. Luciano is the nominee of the year !!

  8. Rodrigo Guerreiro on February 19, 2016

    Gran profesional!

  9. I am very happy to hear about this and I so wish you the best of luck. You are one outstanding person.

  10. a true pioneer always aspiring to excelence ! with more like Luciano we would be living in a safer world

  11. Evan Wesain on February 20, 2016

    i guess you win since u got like 4300 more n cool blogs too n your on everyones twitter. you are good you got thousands more votes than anyone else 5 star

    • Luciano Moreira da Cruz on February 20, 2016

      It’s very simple only asked for help from my contacts and friends, then to the members of the associations to which I fully participate, For example CSA has 74,300 members. Thanks for your vote and comment.

  12. Daniela Lewkow on February 21, 2016

    Luciano es un excelente profesional, es capaz de transmitir sus conocimientos de una manera muy didáctica y esta siempre en constante actualización de los contenidos en lo que respecta a su temática, todo esto sumado a su calidad humana lo convierte en el mejor! tiene mis 5 estrellas

  13. Rodrigo Rodriguez on February 23, 2016

    Excelentes profesionales en seguridad Informatica.

  14. Congrats on the nomination! You have my vote!

  15. Cristina on February 24, 2016

    HE IS THE BEST PROFESSIONAL I EVER MET IN ANY FIELD

  16. Natalia on February 24, 2016

    Luciano is the consummate professional.
    Congrats!!! You have really earned this distinction!

  17. Cristian on February 25, 2016

    Gran profesional!

  18. Luciano is an incredible professional, his research capabilities and abilities to pass on his knowledge are unique
    Luciano has my vote

  19. Luciano is an incredible professional, Luciano has my vote

  20. Patricio on February 29, 2016

    Luciano! You have my vote You’re the best!

  21. Fernando on February 29, 2016

    a true pioneer always aspiring to excellence ! Luciano has my vote

  22. Facundo on February 29, 2016

    I am very happy to hear about this and I so wish you the best of luck. You are one outstanding person.

  23. Stephanie on March 1, 2016

    I continue to learn from Luciano articles and blog and those that he shares.

  24. Carlos on March 1, 2016

    Congratulations! Well deserved.

  25. Jorge P on March 1, 2016

    Good luck and well deserved. I couldn’t think of a better person.

  26. Gonzalo on March 1, 2016

    Simply the best man. The most qualified, the most dynamic, the most well-thought of and the most admired. And oh yeah – the most knowledgable.

  27. Miguel on March 1, 2016

    Tuve oportunidad de tener a Luciano como instructor, un genio!! siempre impulsando a que pesáramos y siempre explicaba las cosas con ejemplos claros y situaciones reales.
    10 estrellas y mas

  28. Ignacio on March 1, 2016

    Luciano is the most deserving candidate for the Cybersecurity Excellence Award as he is THE BEST !

  29. Alberto Pablo on March 1, 2016

    There is no better individual worthy of this excellent award. Thank you for all that you do, Luciano !

  30. Nadia V on March 1, 2016

    Luciano congratulations! Well deserved. 5 Stars

  31. Hernan on March 1, 2016

    Good luck I couldn’t think of a better person.

  32. Romina on March 1, 2016

    The most qualified five star *****

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