PAUL CARUGATI

INFORMATION SECURITY PROFESSIONAL

ABOUT

Hello world I'm Paul Carugati, Director of Information Security for a Fortune 500 enterprise leading an effective cybersecurity program in information protection. My vision is focused on cyber self-defense and risk awareness, detective measures and preventative controls, business alignment, executive communication and team leadership. Information protection is my passion, and accountability and pragmatism are the professional virtues I strive to fortify daily.

  • Chicagoland, IL
  • paul.carugati@gmail.com
  • +1 (815) 838-1561
  • Interested in New Opportunities
  • Seeking Executive Positions
  • IT and/or InfoSec Programs

SKILLS

EXPERIENCE

2015-Present

Motorola Solutions, Inc

Director of Information Security Solutions

  • Groomed as successor to CISO
  • Hand-selected by CIO as Next Generation Global IT Leader
  • Author of phishing awareness exercises and "cyber self-defense" education programs
  • Responsible for employee information security training programs
  • Cyber Threat Intelligence organizational liaison
  • Cyber Defense Auditing - Red Team business ambassador
  • Architected Cloud/SaaS API development integrating Big Data within SIEM analytic ecosystem
  • Built Information Classification add-on for Google Apps for Work
  • Designed Insider Threat program using on user behavioral monitoring and analytics methodology centered on privacy
  • Reduced OPEX costs over $1M through vendor negotiations, solution consolidation and open-source tool augmentation
  • Managed over $4M solution, service and support OPEX budget for cyber defense and incident response
  • Primacy business relationship manager (BRM) contact for IT security
  • Lead Global IT Intern program four years consecutively

2011-2015

Motorola Solutions, Inc

Senior Manager - Information Security Solutions

  • Responsible for defining strategy and technical implementation of information security architecture, risk management and cyber defense initiatives
  • Owner of cyber defense program; detecting targeted malware (APT), preventing endpoint infection and remediation
  • Developed business-partnered information security architecture standards
  • Author of computer security incident response and remediation program
  • Co-chair of risk management committee; facilitating risk awareness to business and information owners
  • Information security governance and policy management
  • Designed Secure Development Environment protecting sensitive information within business engineering groups against unauthorized access, theft and data exfiltration
  • Recurring security advisory consultation for business government affiliates
  • Proven program management, leadership and C-level/executive communication skills

2010-Present

Society of St. Pius X - US District

Director of Information Technology (Volunteer)

Responsible for strategic oversight of Information Technology through the Society of St. Pius X United States District (501c3) reporting to the US District Superior.

  • Define IT and Security strategy for US District supporting accounting, administrative and legal departments
  • Managed team responsible for implementation of IT projects, services and applications
  • Responsible for annual IT budget for the district
  • Present project status and strategy updates to officers semi-annually
  • US District includes District Headquarters and branch locations: 100 chapels, 25 priestly residences and 25 schools

2009-2011

Motorola Inc

Information/Physical Security Manager

  • Responsible for leading the integration of physical and information security architecture teams towards a risk-based approach for asset protection and security management

2006-2009

Motorola Inc

Senior Security Architect

  • Solutions-oriented and business facing, providing scalable and robust risk-based security assessments, designs and solutions for product groups and Information Technology
  • Designed and implemented Zero Trust internal DC architecture
  • Member of internal PCI compliance board for Level II merchant classification /li>

2004-2006

Motorola Inc

Wireless Security Architect/Consultant

  • Built customer-facing security consulting business for Motorola services organization
  • Designing and implementing security reference architectures for carrier-class network operators, LMR radio deployments, local and federal municipalities and Fortune 500 enterprises

2000-2004

Motorola Inc.

Princple Network Engineer

  • Responsible for global remote access infrastructure solutions including Dial-Up, VPN, SecurID for over 90,000 global users
  • Authored intranet web sites for remote access information and support
  • Initiated membership of WLAN Architecture board
  • Internet egress & firewall/security architecture

CERTS

Certifications


Palo Alto Networks - Certified Network Security Engineer (CNSE #1552) - Nov 2012
Integrity Solutions - Integrity Services Certification - Aug 2010
LaMarsh Global - Managed Change Certification - May 2009
ISACA - Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) - Jun 2008
ISC^2 - Certified Information Systems Security Profession (CISSP #98333) - Sept 2006
ITIL Foundations - Jun 2005
Digital Six Sigma - Quality Yellow Badge - Feb 2005
NSA - Infomration Assurance/Evaluation Methodology (IAM/IEM) - Jan 2005
Cisco - Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) - Jun 2001/2006

Professional Affiliations


Defense Security Information Exchange (DSIE)
Network Security Information Exchange (NSIE)
Defense Industrial Base (DIB)

EDUCATION

2009-Present

DuPaul University

Chicago, IL

Masters of Science, Information Systems Security
Currently Enrolled

1997-2000

DeVry University

Addison, IL

Bachelor of Science, Telecommunications Management
Graduated w/Honors - Cum Laude

PUBLIC RELATIONS

Speaking Engagements


Forum Panel Speaker - Palo Alto Networks IGNITE User Conference - Mar 2014
Forum Panel Speaker - Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit - June 2013
Presenter - Palo Alto Networks IGNITE User Conference - Nov 2012
Steering Committee Member - IANS Midwest Information Security Forum - Sept 2012
Presenter - RSA Security 2012 Conference - Mar 2012
Presenter - Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit - June 2011
Presenter - Blackhat 2010: USB/HID Hacking Interface Design - July 2010
Forum Panel Speaker - CAMP Conferences: Mobile/Wireless Enterprise - Mar 2007/Feb 2008
Presenter - Next Generation Networks for MVNO.s: Munich, Germany - Dec 2006
Forum Panel Speaker - CAMP Conferences: Mobile/Wireless Enterprise - Feb 2006
Forum Panel Speaker - NTIA Wireless Security Forum: US Department of Commerce - July 2005

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