Pineda, Justin (2)Justin Pineda is the Founder of Pineda Cybersecurity, a Manila-based IT Consulting firm that provides cybersecurity instruction and services mostly for SMEs.

Concurrently, he is a Security Architect for a Digital Transformation company in the Philippines where he helps build productized solutions for various clients.

He also worked at one of the biggest Philippine conglomerates as Cybersecurity Manager where he spearheaded conglomerate-wide Security Operations Program and Policies that were implemented across various business units in the fields of real estate, bank, retail, manufacturing, media, and airline.

Apart from IT Security Governance, he had notable technical stints in one of the largest beverages company in the world where he built and implemented an in-house Application Security Program for the Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Europe Regions; and a US-based Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) as part of Security Operations Center (SOC) for more than 500 clients mostly banks and credit unions in the United States.

In the academe, he helped develop the curriculum and course content of cybersecurity courses in an IT College in the Philippines. He has also published and presented several cybersecurity research papers in local and international conferences.

Some certifications he holds include Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT), GIAC Mobile Security Analyst (GMOB) and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH).

He finished a Master in Information Systems (MIS) and BS Computer Science.

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