Christopher Almaraz serves as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Keesal, Young & Logan (KYL). With extensive experience in KYL’s award-winning technology team, Christopher has leveraged his IT and Litigation Support technology expertise to primarily focus on strategic guidance and assessments in the Data Security and Privacy arena.
As an integral part of KYL’s Privacy & Data Security group, Christopher plays a key role in developing data security and privacy solutions for clients across sectors such as Technology, Banking, Healthcare, and Maritime. His responsibilities go beyond traditional ethical hacking, encompassing comprehensive Data Security and Privacy assessments, solidifying his position as a trusted advisor for the firm’s attorneys and clients. He also collaborates extensively with KYL’s technology partners and industry professionals on Standard Information Gathering (SIG) Assessments to advance organizational security standards.
Christopher holds certifications from EC-Council as a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), from the International Association of Privacy Professionals as a Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT), and as a Metasploit Pro Certified Specialist (MPCS), showcasing his well-recognized expertise.
Christopher’s dedication to staying updated with the latest cybersecurity trends is evident in his active role in InfraGard, a public-private partnership between the private sector and the FBI. Through this engagement, he continually enhances his knowledge of the latest cybercrime prevention methods and strategies for protecting Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources (CIKR).