Umberto A.

Cyber security expert with 15+ years in IT, experience in teaching IT Security

Switzerland
DE, EN

Senior Security Specialist, skilled in many things information security, cyber security.

  • Professional Services
  • Information Technology Data & Telecom
  • Education & Edtech
  • Higher Education
  • ...

400

/hr
  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice

Experience

Board Member

ITDR – Institution for IT and Data Dispute Resolution
2 years
Current position
Jan 2021 - Present
SGOA is an association under Swiss law. The Board of the SGOA currently consists of six people: Clara-Ann Gordon, Chairperson; Hanneke Slager, Quaestor and as members of the Board; Piet...see more

Principal Cyber Security Consultant

InfoGuard AG
3 years
Current position
Nov 2019 - Present
InfoGuard is a leading and independent Swiss company for comprehensive cyber security and innovative network solutions. More than 180 security specialists in Zug and Bern ensure informa...see more

Member / Chair - Cybersecurity Advisory Board

SATW
4 years
Current position
Mar 2018 - Present
The Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences SATW is the most important network of experts for engineering sciences in Switzerland and is in contact with the highest Swiss bodies for scien...see more

Member of the Advisory Board

SwissFinLab
4 years
Current position
Mar 2018 - Present
New solutions are needed for managing personal data and personal wealth - We explore & build them. We believe that the successful company of the future will have access to customer dat...see more

Head Security Governance

SIX
2 years
Mar 2018 - Oct 2019
Information Security Governance

Security Evangelist

auseco GmbH
6 years
Current position
Feb 2017 - Present
auseco - authentic security education consulting We provide information security education (aka cyber security, IT security, ICT security).

Principal Cyber Security Consultant

InfoGuard AG
3 years
Oct 2014 - Feb 2018
InfoGuard the Swiss specialist for comprehensive cyber security and innovative network solutions - we offer reliable solutions from a single source.

Information Security Officer

Raiffeisen Schweiz
7 months
Feb 2014 - Sep 2014
Operational and strategical IT- and Information Security Management (Policies, Project Consulting, Process Development, Assessments and Audits, Trainings)

Trainer

Digicomp Academy AG
10 years
Current position
Feb 2013 - Present
Where are you in digital change? What about your digital fitness? Digitization is a transformation for all - companies & employees. We are convinced that the digital skills of our emplo...see more

Actuary

OceanCare
10 years
Current position
Oct 2012 - Present
Non-Profit Organisation for the protection of the oceans.

Manager

PricewaterhouseCoopers
2 years
Nov 2011 - Jan 2014
Risk Assurance, Financial Services

President

ISSS Information Security Society Switzerland
9 years
Mar 2011 - Jun 2020
Information Security Professional Association, largest and most comprehensive professional association in Switzerland on the topics of information security. Vicepresident & Treasurer 20...see more

CISA/CISM/CGEIT/CRISC Certification Coordinator, Education Coordinator / Board Member

ISACA Switzerland Chapter
12 years
Mar 2008 - Mar 2020
Point of contact for all certification related questions, ISACA Switzerland Chapter is the local representation of the largest global professional association on IT governance related t...see more

IT System Security Officer

Swiss Life
5 years
May 2006 - Oct 2011
Responsible for IT system security in Switzerland, Security Engineer for DMZ systems

Lecturer

Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz FHNW
3 years
Nov 2005 - Nov 2008
CISSP classes / CAS certificate of advanced studies teacher

Trainer

Migros Klubschule
17 years
Current position
Sep 2005 - Present
Lecturer, Trainer and Coach for information security.

OK SwissICT Award / SwissICT Symposium

SwissICT
14 years
Jan 2004 - Nov 2017
Event organisation, looking for good speakers on various topics

Trainer

WISS Wirtschaftsinformatikschule Schweiz
19 years
Current position
May 2003 - Present
Lecturer, Trainer and Coach for information security.

Trainer

IFA Weiterbildung AG
21 years
Current position
Sep 2001 - Present
Teacher, Lecturer and Coach for information security classes.

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Higher Education
  • Professional Services
  • Information Technology Data & Telecom
  • Education & Edtech

Role experience

  • C-Level & Leadership
  • Information Technology
  • Education