Joseph Pierini

**Joseph Pierini Vice President of Technical Services CISSP, GCIH, PCI: QSA, PA-QSA, PFI, ASV** Joseph Pierini, Vice President of Technical Services at PSC, is responsible for the development and execution of the penetration testing programs supporting PCI and other privacy laws and regulations. Years of security and compliance experience make Joseph an expert at understanding issues clients face in achieving and maintaining compliance. Having served as the Primary Point of Contact for the PCI Security Standards Council’s Approved Scanning Vendor for nearly a decade, Joseph has developed extensive knowledge in the area of weaknesses and vulnerabilities threatening client's network infrastructure and applications. When not leading his team, Joseph presents at security conferences promoting best practices in penetration testing for merchants, service providers and card processors seeking to meet and maintain compliance. Joseph is also an active penetration tester performing internal, external, wireless and social engineering engagements for clients. His field skills range from internal and external vulnerability analysis, web application testing and exploitation to mobile application analysis, antivirus evasion and post-exploitation. Prior to joining PSC, Joseph held various high-level positions at McAfee (previously ScanAlert), the world’s largest, dedicated security technology company. As Director of Enterprise Services, Joseph was responsible for a team of security analysts assisting in the pre-sales cycle and post-sale customer support. He also functioned as the Primary Point of Contact for both the PCI Security Standards Council and Domestic and International Resellers. Previously, as the Manager of Security Engineering and Compliance at MarketLive, a high-volume eCommerce website developer and hosting company in San Francisco, Joseph was responsible for the development of the security organization, the oversight of the security awareness program and the compliance of clients with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard. Over the course of his career, Joseph has performed penetration tests and application assessments for over half of the Internet Retailer Top 500, Fortune 1000 and many of America’s top defense contractors. He is also a published vulnerability researcher, having discovered vulnerabilities in applications ranging from Apache Tomcat, Caucho's Resin Application Server, Search Engines, Web Application Firewalls and various Ecommerce Shopping Carts.