Samuel Linares | Director of Industrial Cybersecurity Center

Biography of Samuel Linares
Director, Industrial Cybersecurity Center

Samuel Linares is Director at Industrial Cybersecurity Center, European Commission Independent Evaluator, ENISA (European Network and Information Security Agency) CIIP Expert and member of ISACA Cybersecurity Task Force. With 2 decades of security, system integration and multinational and multicultural projects management experience, he has been the main promoter of the “Industrial Cybersecurity” concept in Spanish, being recognized as one of the key Spanish and Latin-american experts in the area and participating as speaker, chairman and teacher in different events all over the world (including Spain, UK, USA, Belgium, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Mexico, Colombia or Argentina, among others).

He holds various cybersecurity certifications including GICSP (Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional), CRISC (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control), CGEIT (Certified in Governance of Enterprise IT), CISM (Certified Information Security Manager), CISA (Certified Information Security Auditor), CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), GIAC Assessing Wireless Networks (GAWN), Systems and Network Auditor (GSNA), and Google Hacking & Defense (SSP-GHD), BSI BS 25999 & BS 7799 Lead Auditor (since 2002), and several additional vendor specific technical certifications.

He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the Univ. de Oviedo and is University Specialist in Data Protection by the Colegio Universitario Escorial Maria Cristina.

Samuel can be followed usually in his twitter @infosecmanblog