José L. Quiñones has 20 + years of experience in the IT field and holds a Bachelors in Science in Electronic Engineering Technology from the University of Puerto Rico with specialty in communications, and digital processors. Additionally holds various professional certifications in systems administration area such as: HIT, MCP, MCSA, and RHCSA, but also in the IT security field such as: CEH, CEI, C)PEH, C)M2I, GCIH and GPEN.
For the last 12 years Jose has worked in the Health and Education industries as IT Director for a Medical School, but also works as an independent consultant in IT infrastructure, cloud and cybersecurity architecture. Jose has design courses and workshops in Networking, Windows, Linux, Virtualization, Ethical Hacking and Incident Handling; and teaches professional certification courses for private educational centers. Also is the Technical Advisor for Engine 4 Copr.’s IoT Lab and Bayamon Smart City Program.
He is President/Co-Founder of Obsidis Cosortia, Inc a not for profit organization which mission is to promote professional development of information security for IT professionals, students and enthusiasts, and security & privacy awareness to the general public. Jose, runs a local security user group “Defcon Group 787”, is the head organizer of “Security B Sides Puerto Rico”, designs Network Security Training Scenarios and Simulations (Capture the flag events) and Hackathons, is the host of a cybersecurity podcast in Spanish called “La Resistencia .IO” and runs a personal blog about systems administration and information security CODEFidelio.org. Finally, he has presented in Conferences such as ISSA, ISACA, Security B Sides Puerto Rico, and Derbycon.
e-Mail: josequinones [at] codefidelio.org