Our leadership consists of Cybersecurity experts with hands-on experience who have served in various capacities such as Chief Information Officer (CIO), Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Technology Director and active-duty top-secret roles. We are your Cybersecurity and Compliance specialists, and have experience in providing the full range of IT security consulting services. We believe that Cybersecurity needs to be priority ONE across all functions (IT, Finance and Accounting, Operations, HR, Sales and Marketing) of the enterprise, thus avoiding unnecessary risk to businesses and preventing the next generation of threats that could undermine the stability of companies.


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Sanjay Deo

President & Founder


Sanjay has over 20 years of IT Security experience including developing products and services to managing and implementing security programs. Along with Security, his experience includes HIPAA, GLBA, SOX assessments and remediation for Healthcare, Financial Services and Insurance industry. Sanjay served on the team that handled the two largest healthcare breaches in the country. Sanjay has served in leadership roles for information security products and consulting companies. He also serves as President of the South Florida CIO Council, an association of chief information officers and executives in South Florida. He is also part of the board of governors of the South Florida chapter of Institute of Internal Auditors. Sanjay is a frequent speaker on topics ranging from Demystifying Cloud Computing to Risks of Social Media

— Developed HIPAA Gap Assessment and Risk Assessment methodology for a consulting company to assess payers and providers’ HIPAA/HITECH compliance with security, privacy and breach notification rules.

— Regional Healthcare Insurance Company – A regional Insurance company suffered a breach as a result of a stolen laptop. HIPAA related services provided included HIPAA assessment, remediation roadmap, coordination of internal resources to execute the HIPAA remediation plan, status update to executive management, coordination with external counsel to prepare responses for HHS And OCR.

— State Health & Human Services – The state HHS agency suffered a breach as a result of an internal employee releasing data to outside party without authorization. The services included PHI security assessment of external facing IP Addresses and security vulnerability assessment of internal servers and desktops of HHS department.

Sanjay has a BS in Computer Engineering from University of Mumbai and a MS in Computer Science from Texas A&M University. He is an AHIMA certified HITPRO – Implementation Manager, Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).


Rema Deo

Managing Director & CEO


Rema Deo brings over 25 years of leadership experience in global and regional financial services organizations to her role. Her leadership role and responsibility at 24By7Security, Inc. covers corporate strategy, financial management, human resources, procurement and vendor management, marketing and communications, event management, HIPAA Compliance and interface with government entities.

Prior to assuming this role, Rema Deo was a Director and Risk Technology Head for Citigroup Latin America. She has held a variety of roles in technology and finance from entry level to Director, having worked in several locations including Mumbai, New York, Long Island, Baltimore, Denver and South Florida. She has experience in several key areas such as Healthcare Compliance, Financial Compliance technology, Credit risk technology, multi-location software development, outsourcing, program and project governance, regulatory programs like HIPAA, BASEL, Dodd-Frank, legal lending limits, and leading virtual and co-located teams.

In addition to the professional responsibilities of her function, Rema enjoys the multi-cultural aspect of the job especially as it involves learning different languages, traveling to different countries and meeting and working with people of different backgrounds and cultures. Rema is also actively involved in the South Florida community and has served in different capacities including a year as Vice President on the Board of the Indian Regional and Cultural Center. She is a member of the Board of Trustees at North Broward Preparatory School.

Rema is certified as a Health Care Information Security & Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP) from (ISC)2. She holds a certificate in Cybersecurity: Technology, Application and Policy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She also has a Master of Business Administration Degree from Symbiosis Institute of Business Management in Pune, India and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Bombay.


Patrick Parker

Director


Patrick Parker has over 20 years of experience in Enterprise Information Technology, having particular expertise in IT operations and security for healthcare, insurance, and financial firms.

Patrick has advised healthcare organizations on electronic medical record (EMR) implementation, healthcare data management, and regulatory compliance.

Patrick also trains medical personnel in privacy and security best practices, and has conducted numerous IT security projects and HIPAA risk assessments.


Michael R. Brown

Manager


Michael R. Brown is a senior IT security professional and Manager with nearly 20 years experience in IT, the last 10 in Security.

His main focus is in Governance, Risk, and Compliance with experience in HIPAA-HITECH, ISO/IEC 27001/27002, NIST CSF, GLBA, SOX and SAS 70. He has prior experience as a Unix and Windows Systems Administrator before moving into security where he went from overseeing security at the local level to beign a global IT security architect for a large multinational firm. He has experience with system hardening, endpoint protection including antivirus and full disk encryption, data loss prevention, and business continuity/disaster recovery plans.

Michael has a BS in computer Science and a Masters of Computer Science from Florida Atlantic University. He has been elected President of South Florida ISSA chapter for 2018-2019. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a Healthcare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP), a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM). He is also Certified in Risk and Information Systems Controls (CRISC), Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT) and GIAC Strategic Planning, Policy, and Leadership (GSTRT).


Benjamin Stukes


Benjamin Stukes has over 20 years experience in Information Technology field as Desktop Support Specialist, Systems Analyst, Web Developer, Software Engineer and IT security Analyst. Benjamin has traveled nationwide acting as a consultant to various US Federal Government agencies to include: the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)..

For the past 10 years, he has focused on IT Security activates such as: Physical Security Assessments, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity, Incident Response Teams, Security Control Assessments (SCA), Risk Analysis and the Certification and Accreditation (C&A) of applications, systems and networks. He also has experience with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800 series, Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and HIPAA-HITECH compliance.

Benjamin was one of several Team Leads involved with ensuring data security and HIPAA compliance nationwide of the TRICARE Management Activity (TMA) and Military Health Systems (MHS) network and physical facilities as well as those of their Primary Care Providers (PCP). Similar tasks were performed on behalf of the Department of Veterans Affairs, for their Veterans Integrated Services Network (VISN) and associated VA hospitals and Data Centers nationwide.


 

Chris Spaeth

Business Development


Rupal Talati

Social Media & HIPAA


Sandra Llontop

MKT & Administration


 
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