October 30–31, 2016: Training
October 31–November 2, 2016: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Fernando Montenegro

Fernando Montenegro
Sales Engineer, Independent

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Fernando Montenegro is a security professional with a strong background in network and cloud security. He is currently an independent consultant working on multi-cloud security. His experience includes pre- and post-sales technical roles with vendors in areas such as microsegmentation, fraud detection, high performance network architecture, and enterprise computing. His work across enterprise customers in Canada, Latin America, and the US has provided insights into the underlying economic dynamics of common security scenarios. His areas of interest include security economics – particularly behaviour economics – data science, and cybercrime. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and industry certifications.


3:50pm–4:30pm Wednesday, 11/02/2016
The human element
Location: Rendezvous Trianon Level: Beginner
Fernando Montenegro (Independent)
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Common security issues, such as user and software security or cybercrime, are affected by underlying economics—information asymmetry, market failures, cognitive biases, and so on. Thus, addressing security issues requires understanding how they can be seen as economics problems. Fernando Montenegro offers an overview of economics concepts and their application to cybersecurity. Read more.