Submitted by James Azar on Mon, 10/01/2018 - 09:10
Andrew Silberstein
Andrew Silberstein
Director, Cybersecurity of BDO

EXPERIENCE

Andrew joins BDO following a 25-year career leading technology-based companies to grow in revenue and achieve operational excellence. He has significant experience in cybersecurity, wireless, and satellite industries. Andrew has managed and led sales, marketing, and engineering teams in executing business development strategies, direct sales campaigns, managed security services, and network operations/secure operations centers (SOC).

Andrew has extensive experience in cybersecurity and growing businesses and organizations. He also has extensive international experience and has worked and lived in Hong Kong and Israel.

Andrew has been a frequent speaker on the topic of cybersecurity for the Rural Broadband Association (NTCA), Rural Wireless Association (RWA), and the satellite industry. He has led seminars on various technology topics including cybersecurity, mobile communications, and satellite technologies.

INDUSTRY FOCUS

Andrew leads BDO’s cybersecurity sales and business development activities working with the U.S. and the Israel Cyber Defense Center. He has experience in the following cybersecurity industry market segments: managed security services (MSS), conducting risk assessments (including vulnerability and penetration testing), performing security policy and procedure audits, and associated preparation using industry standards including NIST, ISO, HIPAA, and others. Additionally, Andrew has experience in a variety of other industries: wireless/mobile communications, satellite communications and technologies, media/content distribution, and government contracts. He has assisted clients with improving their security posture and achieving compliance to industry standards.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association) The Rural Broadband Association (NTCA) Rural Wireless Association (RWA)

EDUCATION

Executive M.B.A., Technion - Israel Institute of Management M.S., Electrical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University B.S., Electrical Engineering, Rutgers University