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Financial Institutions remain at the top of the target list from hackers trying to disrupt the financial sector. Increased threats due to the rapid and extended need for banks to shift their workforce from the traditional office to the modern work from home. Continued increase in sophisticated phishing attacks, increased dependencies of technologies and continued challenges from lack of technical expertise to help mitigate the threats. Cybersecurity is industry agnostic and affecting everyone. Do not miss this outstanding panel discussion of industry experts with a vast knowledge in Cybersecurity that will help you understand some of the new threats and best practices to safeguard your institutions.

Please mark your calendar for an interactive panel discussion:

Date: October 21st, 2020
Time: 9:00 am

SFBI Members: Free
Non-Members: $25.00

Presenting Sponsor


Guillermo A. Benites,
VP Financial Services, United Data Technologies

Guillermo A. Benites is Vice President of Financial Services for United Data Technologies, Inc. (UDT), a leading technology enabler that helps clients in major industries evaluate, architect, secure, and manage technology on the go, in the rack and in the cloud. Guillermo is responsible for the creation and innovation of business solutions for the financial services sector as well as for leading business development for this important vertical. He leverages more than 25 years of experience in several areas, including banking, regulatory compliance, computer forensic services, IT security and risk management. Prior to joining UDT, Guillermo enjoyed a distinguished career that included posts such as CEO of Axxis Solutions and COO of Enterprise Risk Management in addition to having served in various executive leadership positions at Caja Mediterráneo, Banco de Crédito del Perú, and Atlantic Security Bank of Miami. Guillermo obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Florida International University and holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and Finance from Nova Southeastern University. He is also a board member of the South Florida Banking Institute (SFBI), the Florida International Bankers Association (FIBA), and the Center for Financial Training, Southeastern Chapter. Most recently, Guillermo served as the President of SFBI for the 2018-2020 fiscal years. He is also active in The Beacon Council and the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce.


Special Agent Stacy Diaz
FBI Miami Division

Stacy has been a Special Agent with the FBI for 13 years.  She has investigated cases on the Cyber squad in Cleveland and in Miami for 7 years.  She has also worked on the Organized Crime squad in Cleveland for 6 years, focused on Cyber Organized Crime.  Stacy has investigated many different types of Cyber cases, to include Internet fraud, intrusions with malware and botnets, business email compromise, crimes against children, and Dark Web investigations.

Sanjay Deo,
24By7Security, Inc.

Sanjay Deo combines over 25 years of Cyber Security and Compliance experience. At 24By7Security, the corporate mission is to assist clients with building a “defensible platform” in the face of rising Cybersecurity and privacy incidents due to increased Regulations and Legal Action. Company clients include healthcare, financial services, media & entertainment, travel and cruise and industrial companies.

  • Designed various privacy and security assessment methodologies for HIPAA, GLBA and Cyber Security. Sanjay has conducted over 50 HIPAA Security Risk Assessments across large hospitals, medical universities, banks and retailers.
  • Assisted in designing privacy and security safeguards for healthcare solutions including patient monitoring APPs and Electronic Medical Record (EMRs).
  • Conducted HIPAA-HITECH readiness audit, and risk assessment for a multi-center healthcare provider organization based in South Florida with over two hundred and forty centers located nationwide. Conducted review of operations, policies & procedures, and IT infrastructure. Participated in site inspections, documentation, compliance recommendations, and EMR implementation planning. Acting HIPAA Security Officer for the organization.
  • Led Payment Card Industry compliance (PCI) for a large cruise line and assisted in designing and implementing security and privacy controls.

Sanjay currently serves on the:

  1. Board of the South Florida CIO Council
  2. Co-Chairs the South Florida CISO Forum
  3. Sanjay is a frequent speaker on IT Governance and Cybersecurity at national conferences and webinars;
  4. South Florida FBI-InfraGard Alliance Board and Sector Chief for the Information Technology track

Sergio Pinon,
Senior Vice President & Director of Security
Ocean Bank

Sergio Piñon is currently the senior vice president and director of security for Ocean Bank. He is responsible for all of the physical security and investigations of all branches, and corporate headquarters. In 2009 he was appointed by the board of directors as the bank’s privacy and information security officer in addition to the corporate security role.

Prior to joining Ocean Bank, he spent 20 years at MasterCard Worldwide, and retired as Group Executive in charge of all security & risk management global operations. While working in this capacity Sergio was involved in the writing and passing of credit card fraud related legislation for the State of Florida. In 1989, he received a special award from the Florida Attorney General for his outstanding contribution to the citizens of Florida. He is recognized as one of the foremost experts in the field of credit card fraud, identity theft, cyber-crimes, and terrorism by many members of federal and state law enforcement agencies throughout the world. He is a former Intelligence Officer and Anti-terrorism expert, and a certified bomb technician.

Mr. Piñón graduated from Nova Southeastern University, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Professional Management. He is a Certified Ethical Hacker, Information Security Assessment (IAM) by the National Security Agency (NSA), Risk and Information Security Systems and Control (CRISC) AND Certified Financial Crimes Investigator (CFCI). He is a member of the FBI’s InfraGard’s South Florida Alliance Board of Directors, currently serving as Financial Services Sector Chief, and a member of the US Secret Service Economic Crimes Task Force. In 2018, he attended and completed the prestigious FBI CISO Academy in Quantico, Virginia. In 2019, he was once again nominated to attend the FBI’s InfraGard Alliance Leadership Academy also in Quantico, Virginia. He served in the US Army, two tours in Special Operations in the Republic of Vietnam, a decorated war hero awarded the Bronze Star Medal for bravery, amongst many other military awards such 13 Helicopter flight combat medals, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Airborne flight wings, 2 presidential citations for safety and 2 presidential citations for meritorious achievement.

Alberto J. Rodriguez,
SOC and Offensive Security Lead, OSCP, CISSP
Compuquip CyberSecurity

SOC and Offensive Security Lead
Alberto Rodriguez is an Information Security Professional with over five years of experience in securing critical infrastructure, penetration testing, threat hunting, and incident response. Alberto specializes in Adversary detection and simulation. He is a former Cyber Operations Officer in the Army where he held various positions and fought in the cyberspace domain on behalf of the United States. Alberto has led numerous cyberspace operations in support of named operations. During his tenure in the Army, Alberto received General Officer recognition for the success of his team and his support to strategic objectives. Currently, Alberto is the Security Operations Center and Offensive Security Services Lead at Compuquip Cybersecurity, a South-Florida Based cybersecurity company.

Alberto holds a graduate degree in Digital Forensics from Champlain College and undergraduate degree in Information Technology from Broward College. Additionally, Alberto holds numerous industry recognized certifications to include the Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), and GIAC Certified Windows Security Administrator (GCWN). Alberto is an Adjunct cybersecurity professor at various institutions around the United States. Alberto is a mentor for entry-level cyber security professionals. He is passionate about securing consumer data and teaching the next generation of information security professionals.

Mike Sanchez,
SVP Cybersecurity Solutions & Chief Information Security Office
United Data Technologies

Mike Sanchez is Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at United Data Technologies Inc. (UDT), a technology enabler that helps clients in major industries evaluate, architect, secure and manage technology on premise, in mobile and in the cloud. Prior to joining UDT, he served as President and Chief Operations Officer for a Visa Subsidiary where he led the company’s global cybersecurity initiatives for commercial and federal markets. for commercial and federal markets. Under Mike’s leadership, the company experienced a 15% CAGR on revenue growth between 2014 to 2016. Before that, he served as President of Transworld Payment Solutions Inc., and Sr. Vice President in Visa International’s emerging technologies division. With more than 20 years of experience developing and implementing emerging technology and cyber security products and services, Mike oversees UDT’s product lifecycle for its global Cyber Security initiatives, including portfolio strategy, pricing and go-to-market strategies. Mike is a retired Captain of the United States Marine Corps where he served as an infantry officer with 1st Force Recon out of Camp Pendleton, California. He attended the University of Miami where he attained his Juris Doctor and Bachelors of Science in Computer Engineering. Mike has three children, Christina, Christopher and Nicholas. His favorite activity is participating in Ironman Distance triathlons and to-date, has completed three successfully. Favorite Quote: “The difference between you and the next guy is preparation,discipline and your will to win.”

Special Thanks to Our Sponsors

Sponsorship Levels

Webinar Sponsor : 24By7Security, Inc.

Webinar Sponsor : Compuquip Cybersecurity