CompliancePoint Hires Fernando Perez as Manager of PCI Services


DULUTH, GA (January 9, 2018) -- CompliancePoint, a leading provider of information security and risk management services for compliance, privacy and data security, today announced that Fernando Perez has joined the company as Manager of PCI services. Perez will work to enhance this established practice area for CompliancePoint and assist our client’s efforts to prepare, remediate and certify against the PCI Data Security Standard. His accomplished background in information security, cyber defense operations, and threat intelligence will further enhance our service offering, helping clients navigate complex regulations and the ever-changing cyber threat.  

Perez comes to CompliancePoint after spending four years with UnitedHealth Group (Optum) as the Director of Security Architecture Consulting, where he was responsible for providing strategic direction as well as developing security offerings focused on information risk management. Perez also worked to implement commercial tenants into Optum’s cloud-based environment. Prior to his position at UnitedHealth Group, Perez worked in information security-specific consultative positions to advise clients on standards such as PCI, HIPAA and ISO-27002.

Perez also has experience in penetration testing, security vulnerability assessments, and information security controls implementation, all of which compliment his position at CompliancePoint. 

The hiring of Perez was important to further service CompliancePoint’s clientele within the payment card industry. Perez will have the opportunity to apply his experience with cyber defense operations and threat intelligence with CompliancePoint’s clients that are looking to better manage risk around cyber and data security. 

"We are excited about the addition of Mr. Perez to the CompliancePoint team of security professionals, he will strengthen our service offering within our PCI practice by providing his wealth expertise to our clients,” said Greg Sparrow, Senior Vice President and General Manager at CompliancePoint. “His long-standing career expertise within both compliance and security will serve our clients well. Our goal is to help our clients by enabling secure and responsible interactions with their customers and the marketplace.”

About CompliancePoint: 

CompliancePoint is a leading provider of information security and risk management services focused on privacy, data security, compliance and vendor risk management. The company’s mission is to help clients interact responsibly with their customers and the marketplace. CompliancePoint provides a full suite of services across the entire life cycle of risk management using a FIND, FIX & MANAGE approach. CompliancePoint can help organizations prepare for critical needs such as GDPR through project initiation and buy-in, strategic consulting, data inventory and mapping, readiness assessments, PIMS & ISMS framework design and implementation, and ongoing program management and monitoring. The company’s history of dealing with both privacy and data security, inside knowledge of regulatory actions and combination of services and technology solutions makes CompliancePoint uniquely qualified to help clients identify manage and mitigate risk over the long term.

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