Andres Riancho

VP Of Cybersecurity at Kavak

Andres Riancho has extensive experience in the field of cybersecurity. Andres currently serves as the VP of Cybersecurity at Prior to this role, they worked as the Head of Security and Privacy at Wildlife Studios from 2020 to 2022.

Before Wildlife Studios, Riancho worked as an Application and Cloud Security Consultant as a freelance consultant. In this role, they provided cloud security assessments and AWS architecture reviews for various US-based companies, startups, and information security consulting firms. This allowed him to understand the unique challenges faced by different types of companies and provide innovative solutions.

Riancho also has a background in project leadership and web security. Andres served as the Project Leader at w3af from 2005 to 2020, where they led a team focused on enhancing web application security scanning. Andres also worked as the Director of Web Security at Rapid7 from 2010 to 2012, where they led the development of the w3af framework.

In addition to their professional roles, Riancho has been actively involved in the cybersecurity community. Andres served as the Founder of Bonsai Information Security, a company that provides professional computer information security services. Andres also organized the Capture the Flag games at the ekoparty security conference and the CONFidence conference.

Prior to their freelance career, Riancho worked as a Senior Penetration Tester at Cybsec S.A., where they assessed the risk of clients' web applications through penetration testing. Andres also delivered training and informative talks on internet banking security.

Overall, Andres Riancho has a diverse work experience in cybersecurity, ranging from leadership roles to consulting and penetration testing. Their expertise in cloud security, web application security, and information security consulting make him a valuable asset in the field.

Andres Riancho's education history includes the following:

- From 2022 to 2022, they attended Universidad de 'San Andrés' and completed the Organizational Coaching Program. The field of study is not specified.

- In 2021 and 2022, they studied at Carnegie Mellon University and obtained a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Certificate. The field of study is not specified.

- From 2001 to 2008, they attended the University of Buenos Aires and studied Computer Science. The degree name is not provided.

- Between 1995 and 2001, they studied at La Salle - Buenos Aires - Florida, where they pursued an Electronic Technician program. The degree name is not specified.

- In 1999 and 2000, they completed a CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) program at Proydesa. The field of study for this program was Cisco networking.


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  • VP Of Cybersecurity

    May, 2022 - present

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