Mr. Felix Uribe is an information technology (IT) security professional with extensive experience in the field of information security, cybersecurity, privacy, software development, and teaching in the private and public sectors.
As an academic, he is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland University College (UMUC) in the Cybersecurity Management and Policy program where he teaches undergraduate Cybersecurity courses. His current research interest focus on issues addressing the cybersecurity and privacy challenges in the Internet of Things (IoT). He served for many years as a faculty member in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Information Science at Mercy College in New York. His personal website, Uribe100.com provides news, links and information in the fields of Cybersecurity and Privacy.
As an IT Security Professional, he is currently an IT Security Analyst at the United States Department of the Interior and serves as The Associate Privacy Officer for the National Park Service (NPS). At NPS, he also served as the Chief of IT Security Operations in the development, implementation and enforcement of Bureau security and privacy policies and in the areas of Vulnerability Assessment, Intrusion Detection/Prevention, Anti-virus program, Virtual Private Networks (VPN), Encryption and Assessment and Authorization (A&A) activities of NPS IT systems.
At The United States Department of Justice Office of the Inspector General (DOJ OIG), he served as an IT Security Auditor (Infosec) responsible for planning and conducting IT security audits and network vulnerability assessments for IT systems and programs.
Mr. Uribe holds a Bachelor and Master degree in Computer Science from Herbert H. Lehman College of the City University of New York.