Founder and Principal Consultant of Stern Security
Jon Sternstein is the Founder and Principal Consultant of Stern Security, a security company focused on healthcare and credit union industries. Jon has been a lead contributor to securing a wide variety of organizations in healthcare, education, finance, legal, and government industries throughout his 13+ years in the security field. Prior to forming Stern Security, Jon Sternstein was the Security Officer at a large healthcare organization. Jon has created security departments and developed security architectures from the ground up. He has a strong passion for cyber security, educating others, and delivering solutions that allow organizations to operate seamlessly. Jon Sternstein is an active leader in the security industry. He co-chairs the Privacy and Security Workgroup at the North Carolina Healthcare Information and Communications Alliance (NCHICA). Jon was the former President of the BSides Raleigh Security conference.
Jon Sternstein actively works on both the offensive and defensive sides of the security industry. He graduated with a B.A. in Computer Science, minor in Business Studies, and holds the following security certifications: GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), and more. In addition to the certifications, Jon has won Ethical Hacking Competition awards. He has presented at many conferences including: DerbyCon, BSides Raleigh, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (NCACPA), NCHICA Annual, and the Academic Medical Center (AMC) conferences. Jon has been a featured Cyber Security Expert on ABC News, WRAL News, and Business North Carolina Magazine. Stern Security's website: https://www.sternsecurity.com