Salvador (Sal) Padilla has served as DATAMARK Director of Information Security since September 2021 and is responsible for the Information Security Management function of the organization, including the development, documentation, implementation, operation, and maintenance of the information security program.
He leads ongoing activities to preserve the availability, integrity, compliance, and confidentiality of the organization’s information resources and assets in compliance with applicable security policies and standards.
Before joining DATAMARK, Salvador functioned as an Information Systems Security Manager for the United States Navy. He developed, maintained, and oversaw the system security program and policies for crucial Department of Defense accredited systems. He ensured compliance with cyber security policies, concepts, and measures when designing, procuring, adopting, and developing new systems. He also maintained a working knowledge of systems functions, security policies, technical safeguards, and operational security measures.
His previous experience while he was in the United States Navy also included functioning as an Information Systems Security Officer, where he managed and executed all aspects of the Information System accreditation process in compliance with program specific guidelines and standards for multiple Classified and Unclassified Networking Systems. He also supervised and conducted regular audits to ensure that systems were being operated securely, and information systems security policies and procedures were being implemented as defined in security plans.
Salvador holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management, as well as a Master of Science in Information Technology Management. Salvador also is an ISACA Certified Information Security Manager, Certified CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner, and is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from Project Management Institute.