Carlos Villalba

Vice President of Professional Services, Avertium

Carlos Villalba is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) with more than 25 years experience in public and private sector cyber security and risk management. His areas of expertise are in security operations, risk assessment, penetration testing, vulnerability management, and network security. Prior to joining Avertium, Carlos provided professional services to Fortune 500 companies, US military, federal government, credit unions, universities, retailers, health care, manufacturing companies and small businesses. Carlos has his PhD and taught for 12 years at Syracuse University at the graduate and undergraduate levels. This presentation is a result from a past client situation - a large franchisee facing PCI compliance challenges with over 1,200 franchisees. The compliance challenge was exponentially greater and more complex due to size.