Fabio Cerullo, Niall Lavery
Niall has over ten years industry experience and has spent the last two as an IT Security Architect with Allied Irish Banks. His background is in developing financial web applications and in so doing he has gained substantial first-hand experience of designing and implementing online security.
Niall has most recently contributed to the information security community by working on ISC2’s new software assurance qualification, the CSSLP. He is qualified as a CSSLP, a CISSP and a CISA. He graduated from DCU in 1998 with a Degree in Computer Applications and attained Post Graduate Diploma from NCI where his dissertation was titled “A Formal Methodology to Enable Online Businesses to Select a Best Fit Security Solution”.
Fabio Cerullo has worked in AIB as an IT Security Specialist since December 2007. As part of his daily duties he facilitates SARA and SPRINT Risk Analysis workshops in different business areas across the bank, as well as providing advice, consultation and support to internal customers on all aspects of Information Security.
Prior to joining AIB, he worked as a Security Engineer at Symantec Security Response European Headquarters. Security Response provides customers with world-class analysis and protection from viruses, blended threats, security risks and vulnerabilities.
Fabio holds an MSc in Computer Science from the Catholic University of Argentina, and is a Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP). He is involved in different security bodies such as ISC2 & OWASP in a range of different activities. As part of his involvement with OWASP he is member of the Global Education Committee which provides awareness, training and educational services to corporate, government and educational institutions on application security worldwide.
Before moving to Ireland, he worked in different software development and training activities with an emphasis on secure software development back in his native Argentina.