Sergio Orellana is the Chief Cybersecurity Officer of BinaryLab and leads the creation and delivery of enterprise-class cybersecurity and compliance solutions.
Sergio is a breach response expert with more than a decade of experience working on large and complex security incidents and investigations.
After graduating from the University of Maryland, Sergio enlisted in the U.S. Navy and was assigned to the National Security Agency/Central Security Service (NSA/CSS). As the Cybersecurity Health Officer at NSA/CSS, Sergio investigated complex cybersecurity cases. After serving three years at NSA/CSS, Sergio transferred to San Diego, CA. While there, he led two defensive cyber operations teams during their carrier deployment, doing network assessments, improving network security, and providing remote remediation support worldwide.
Most recently, Sergio was the Director of Breach Response at Redpoint Cyber, a subsidiary of New York based accounting firm Anchin. He led multiple cross-discipline teams which supported clients worldwide that were impacted by the latest emerging threats in business email compromise and ransomware incidents. Sergio created tailored investigative and restoration solutions aligned to their respective industry vertical, combined with the operational availability and risk exposure the client required. In this role, Sergio coordinated with breach counsel, crisis managers, and client stakeholders, which led to repeatable and scalable operational successes.
Sergio worked with and for the U.S. Navy, large multinational organizations, government agencies, law enforcement, and local businesses. He helped them detect, investigate, and eradicate cybercriminals and target threat actors from their networks. He is adept at performing digital forensics with geographically dispersed teams and systems, along with crafting strategies to hunt advanced threat actors in a multitude of environments.