About the Author: Louis J. Bianco
I am a former Staff Sergeant in the NY Air National Guard (Electronic Warfare Specialist) and former Sergeant in the NJ Army National Guard (IT, Radio, Satellite, Computer Communications and Networking). Full-Time – I am a Cyber Security lead for NERC (CIP) Critical Infrastructure Protection (Substations) former: Information Assurance and Disaster Recovery Consultant and a former Army Contractor (Senior Information Assurance Officer) I am also a multi-certified Cyber Security Professional (CISM, CISA, Security+, Server +, CDIA +) and equivalents of A+ and Networking + with 9 years experience. I am IAT level 3 IAM level 1 and CND Auditor qualified.
I have owned/co-owned numerous Start-up companies: Entertainment company (Disk Jockies, Wedding Photography/Videography), Freelance Graphic Design company, IT/AV Multimedia company. I have also written proforma business plans and helped develop numerous start-ups from plans, marketing materials (media kits), writing contracts, securing vendors, writing business continuity plans (Disaster Recovery) etc…
Everyone loves that! especially in NJ lol
I have been studying Martial Arts for the past 29 yrs.
Kenpo, Aikijujitsu, Muay Thai, Kali/Arnis, Krav Maga, Systema (Russian Martial Art) and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
I am a licensed Body Guard with years of experience in Physical Security, Certified Master Fitness Trainer as well as former Army & Air Force Physical Training Leader
Areas of Expertise:
Recognized for communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills, I have excelled in positions requiring exceptional operations management and the ability to serve as an IT security advisor to management. I have benefited my employers with technical proficiency, a personal and professional dedication to excellence, and a willingness to go “above and beyond” to ensure success.
* Areas of Interest:
o Governance of Enterprise IT
o Information Security
o IT Control
o Risk Management
o Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery
o NERC CIP
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