CEO and Founder of ProtectX Cyber Solutions, LLC. a Cyber Security, Business Resilience and Security Education Firm
Eric J. Belardo is the CEO and Founder of ProtectX Cyber Solutions, LLC. a Cyber Security, Business Resilience and Security Education Firm. A US ARMY Military Intelligence Veteran of Bosnia and Kosovo with NATO; Eric Brings over 29 years of Cyber Security & Risk Experience across many industry domains including Government, Department of Defense, International, Financial, and Civilian markets. Where he has supported organizations in strategic direction, program assessments, remediation and monitoring, intelligence services (VIP & High Value individuals), and Security Risk Mitigation and Education.
Eric has served in Information Assurance positions in Governmental Organizations such as the Department of Defense, Department of Energy, Department of Justice, Department of Transportation and many Critical infrastructure sectors such as Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Power and Energy and Defense. Additionally, Eric has served the financial sector by conducting support to SEC investigations, Supporting OCC regulatory compliance for many banking institutions, Supporting Monitoring and Security Operations for The World Bank, FNB Pittsburgh and BNYM in Washington, DC. Eric’s experience in the cyber security field encompasses the areas of Security Operations, Incident Response, Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery, Digital Forensics, Certification and Accreditation, Enterprise Security Architecture, and Security in Mergers & Acquisitions totaling 1.3 Billion USD in over 20 Countries.
Eric has supported countless organizations in the US and in over 25 countries. With his Military Intelligence, Information Security and Business Resilience background, Eric specializes in developing solutions to our client’s biggest challenges in Emerging Risks, Business Continuity, Incident Response and Vulnerability Management to identify, mitigate, and remediate threats in IT/OT/IOT for businesses of all size and types. Eric has recently authored two very successful online courses for the world’s leading cybersecurity education firm, ISC2 , on Security for Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning.