Christian Moldes is currently working for IBM as the PCI Services Technical Manager for North America but supporting PCI DSS related projects across the world. In this role, he acts as the global subject-matter expert at IBM, acts as an escalation point for clients and consultants, and delivers PCI DSS advisory and assessment services to internal and external customers. He is also the primary contact between IBM and the PCI Security Standards Council.
With more than 24 years in IT auditing and security consulting, Mr. Moldes has delivered information security services in a diversity of areas and industries. He holds a BS in Computer Science and is currently enrolled in the Master degree program in Information Security Management at SANS Institute.
He has obtained the following certifications: CISM, CISSP, MCSE: Security, CISA, CCNA, PCI QSA, GIAC GCIH / GLEG / GSSP-NET, GWEB, GCPM, GSCC, ISMS Lead Auditor (ISO 27001:2005) and others vendor related.
He loves traveling and has delivered services for organizations in North America, Latin America and Caribe, Europe, Eastern Europe, Africa, and Asia.
He loves meeting people from different cultures and speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese, elementary French, and is currently learning Chinese (Mandarin).
The Payment Card Industry published the Data Security Standard 11 years ago; however, criminals are still breaching companies and getting access to cardholder data. The number of security breaches in the past two years has increased considerably, even among the companies…