Jerod @slandail is CTO & Principal Security Consultant with Jacadis, an award-winning security solutions and services provider. With over a decade of IT, infosec, and compliance experience we are delighted to have Jerod on our show. He spent years as an Information Security Specialist with American Electric Power, one of the largest electric utilities in the U.S., before moving to Abercrombie & Fitch, and multibillion dollar international luxury retailer. At A&F, Jerod built out and managed the information security program. His team was tasked with security operations, PCI and SOX compliance, and identity and access management.
At Jacadis, Jerod is responsible for performing security assessments, penetration tests, and security architecture reviews, as well as evaluating security technologies on behalf of Jacadis clients. He applies his hands-on experience in support, management, and budgeting roles to help Jacadis clients identify and implement reasonable and appropriate security controls to meet their security and compliance obligations.
His approach to infosec has two key tenets: you shouldn’t be afraid to void warranties, and you shouldn’t need to bypass security to get your work done.
Jerod will explain: