Did you know that you should never charge your phone at a communal charging station? Did you know you should be careful where that charging cable for your phone or other smart device came from or how you can protect yourself while using public WiFi?
These and other questions are answered by my guest, Alexis Perdereaux-Weekes. He is a cybersecurity professional with over 20 years of extensive experience mitigating risks for his clients when it comes to cyber threats.
If you think you do not need to worry about cybersecurity, this episode will open your eyes to how everything from your health records to your mobile phone are increasingly under threat. And, we talk about how you can easily begin protecting yourself with a few simple steps and a few important questions you need to ask.
Alexis Perdereaux-Weekes is a senior Business Leader with over 20 years of Information Technology and Assurance experience, with extensive experience working on a broad range of corporate IT initiatives where he helps businesses identify, and mitigate risk to their core business assets, while enabling them to address regulatory and Compliance requirements. Planning, and Implementation of Information security and data protection solutions in direct support of business objectives within Healthcare, Finance, Banking, and local and Federal Government sectors.
He is credentialed as a CISM – Certificated Information Security Manager, CISA – Certified Information Systems Auditor, CRISC – Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control from ISACA International.
Alexis holds an Master of Science degree in Information Security from Nova Southeastern University and is currently a doctoral candidate in Information Security at St. Thomas University in Miami, with a focus on Data Privacy.
A Data Privacy advocate, Alexis is past president of the ISACA South Florida chapter, where he worked with the executive team to grow the chapter membership to one of the largest in North America, expanding Scholarship and mentoring opportunities to peers and others entering the IT Security profession. In addition to ISACA, Alexis is also a member of NAHSE – National Association of Health Services Executives, South Florida Chapter, where he is a member of the Technology and Innovation Steering Committee.