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Author | Alex Hernandez

Alex has more than 20 years of experience providing security solutions and expertise to some of the largest companies in the world. He regularly speaks at regional and national IT and security conferences, and frequently is a featured expert at cybersecurity association meetings around the country. Alex has worked with several leading security solutions providers, including Barracuda Networks, Purewire, Secure Computing, CipherTrust, S1 and SecureWare.  Alex holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Florida.


While most of the discussion about the Equifax data breach has been around the impact to individuals and protecting their personal credit, I want to discuss the impact to our banks and how we need to review and potentially update our policies and controls as an organization knowing the potential inf... Read more


Q4 2015 and Q1 of 2016 have shaped up to be very important for cybersecurity regulatory updates with regards to financial institutions. Ransomware continues to be a top priority for the FFIEC and both the OCC and CUNA made some substantial statements on how the Cybersecurity Assessment Tool will be ... Read more


The FFIEC released their Cybersecurity Assessment Tool last year - what kind of affect has it had on the SIEM world? Let's revisit cloud SIEM technology and the kind of role it should play in cybersecurity for your Financial Institution.... Read more


As Vice President of Customer Solutions, I travel the country and speak with small to medium sized Community Banks, Credit Unions, and other Financial Institutions (FI) regarding their cybersecurity practices and needs. Based on my time in the field I’ve identified three common mistakes that most sm... Read more

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