About Us

John DeMauro, President Practical Security Solutions, LLC.

Biography

John is responsible for the management and delivery of Information Security, Assurance, Audit and Risk Management Services at Practical Security Solutions.

Over a 22-year career John has a very broad technical and business background. Prior to Practical Security Solutions he spent several years as a principal at Carlin, Charon, and Rosen (CCR) where he managed the firm's Information Security, Assurance, and Risk Management practice. In 1991, he founded Systems Integration Group (SIG), which he ran as managing partner until he sold the company in early 2000. During his tenure at SIG John focused on technology consulting, customer support, service delivery, and information systems security. He also held a position as Chief Technical Officer at Cyphermint Corporation, a company that developed an Internet based on-line payment system. While there he was responsible for all IT support activity in Eastern Europe and the United States as well as the development and implementation of all information system security elements.

His current professional focus is on delivering information security, assurance, and risk management consulting services to a wide variety of businesses. This includes the management and performance of IT audits, vulnerability assessments, penetration tests, risk assessments and policy and procedure reviews. He also acts in the capacity of Information Security Officer for several New England Region community banks. He has extensive knowledge of pertinent banking industry regulatory concerns (FFIEC, Interagency Guidelines, and GLBA).

John attended Central New England College and majored in Information Systems Management. He currently holds the following information security related certifications: Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM). He is an active member of ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association) and CSI (Computer Security Institute).

Our Professionals

Our technology professionals have broad business, audit, technology and information security backgrounds and are able to align technology and security initiatives with your business goals and objectives.

In addition to our depth of knowledge and experience we also maintain the following certifications:

  • CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor)
  • CISM (Certified Information Security Manager)
  • CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)