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David F. Pereira

David Pereira, founder and CEO of SecPro, is a Published Author, International Speaker, Trainer, DoD +8570 Instructor, Digital Researcher and Consultant with over 27 years of experience in the field of Cybersecurity and Computer Forensics, which has developed consultant activities in Ethical Hacking, Malware Analysis, Penetration Testing and Forensic Analysis for various national and international companies, entities and agencies.

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Experience in multiple areas such as finance, energy, military, diplomatic, mining, among others. Moreover, he has given many talks at various events security and technology, where we can mention conferences and trainings for DoD, FBI, US Air Force, Secret Service, US. Marines, INTERPOL, Joint Operational Cyber Colombia, the National Police of Colombia, the Intelligence Department of the Air Force of Colombia, National Directorate of intelligence of Colombia, CSIRT of the National Police of Colombia, JINA – Chief of Naval intelligence, COLCERT (Colombian CERT), McAfee (Intel Security), Banco de la República (National Bank of Colombia), MINTIC (IT and Communications Colombian Ministry), Naval intelligence of Chile, University Andrés Bello in Chile, Federal Police of Brazil, Brazilian Cyber Defense Cybernetics group, Air Force Intelligence of Peru, Argentina Police Force, and American Association of Police – AMERIPOL. He teaches Advanced malware Analysis to the National Prosecutors Office, the Colombia CERT and the Anti-Narcotics Police.   On the other hand, it has carried out projects of relevance as protection and mitigation Distributed Denial of Service and Cyber Attacks for elections in Colombia in 2011, 2014 and 2015,2016,2018,2019 and 2022 where he was responsible for protecting the consultation of portals General Registrar’s Office to all electoral processes, with zero incidents; Same protection was provided for Argentina 2021 Elections. He is a member of HTCIA (High Technology Crime Investigation Association – Washington Chapter, responsible for investigating cybercrimes worldwide); belong to this organization most of the forces of law of the world, prestigious universities and companies world-renowned; Has been Professor / Trainer and  has participated in numerous Academic events, like BSides North Virginia (Bsides NoVa 2022), ALAS Miami,  Exposeguridad Mexico, Speaker in Latin American Universities, including the Andres Bello University in Chile the National University of Colombia, Los Andes University in Colombia; Guest lecturer at the Military War Higher School to diverse audiences and Trainings; Speaker Bsides, OWASP Latam, Official Instructor for Colombian Government ICT project management and IT Information Security in 2014-2015-2016, Ec-Council International Instructor and materials creator, distinguished with the award for Instructor of the Year 2011 and Ec-Council Circle of Excellence  Award 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2018, and Instructor of the Year 2016 and 2017.