Phoenix, Ariz. February 1, 2018Terra Verde’s Vice President of Solutions, Carlos Villalba and Senior Engineer Gavin Stroy, will be presenting on securing and auditing cloud computing and virtual environments at the next ISACA Chapter meeting scheduled for February 22, 2018.

Gavin Stroy’s presentation will provide an overview of the risks associated in working with third-party cloud vendors, key security controls to consider, and how to incorporate this information into a vendor management program.

Gavin has performed network and security consulting services for various Fortune 500 companies, giving him a strong background in various technologies used throughout the industry. His work as a consultant and security researcher has given him the opportunity to be published in eForensics Magazine, and speak at conferences such as Defcon and CactusCon. At Terra Verde, Gavin works with clients to help companies realize the business value of security, risk and compliance investments.

Carlos Villalba’s presentation will provide practical tools and strategies that will enable auditors to gain a better understanding of security controls implementation in Amazon cloud offerings.

Carlos has over 20 years of extensive experience designing, developing, managing and implementing IT security solutions in compliance with IT security standards, and industry best practices. His broad skills and experience spans compliance assessments, HIPAA, PCI, FISMA, FEDRAMP, ISO, pen-testing, risk assessments, vulnerability management, IT security projects, DIACAP Training Design, Oracle database performance, open source solutions, learning management systems and database management systems. Carlos has provided services to the US military, federal government, credit unions, universities, retailers, health care, manufacturing companies and small businesses. He has assisted in peer-reviewed publications as editor and many published documents include his work and contributions. As the Vice President at Terra Verde Carlos utilizes his skills and experience to develop and innovate the company’s portfolio of consulting services and managed security solutions. Carlos also provides leadership and oversight to service delivery and operational teams that deliver services for clients.

The ISACA Chapter Meeting will be held Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 5:30pm – 8:00pm at the Rio Salado College Conference Center, located at 2323 W. 14th St. Tempe, Arizona 85281. For more information about the Chapter Meeting or to register for the meeting click here.


About Terra Verde:

Headquartered in Phoenix Arizona, Terra Verde provides cybersecurity, compliance and risk management solutions to clients in various industries, worldwide through its direct sales organization and a national network of partners and resellers. The company is trusted by government agencies, small and medium-sized businesses and publicly traded companies to deploy sustainable security and compliance programs and services. Terra Verde partners with the public, private and higher education organizations to recruit, develop and employ IT and security professionals that have years of hands-on security and compliance experience, are recognized experts in their field, and hold multiple security and professional certifications. As the top AlienVault MSSP Partner in North America, the company supports over 1250 Managed Security Solutions customers, over 150 Consulting Services customers, has delivered Training to over 700 AlienVault Customers, and has provided AlienVault installation services to over 300 companies across multiple continents. For more information, please visit


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