Director, Managed IT & SOC Services
Ernesto is a highly skilled network security expert with over 25 years’ experience with a diverse background in both military and civilian roles. Before he joined Xent IT, he began his career in the United States Air Force, where he served as a network security specialist for several years. In this role, he was responsible for maintaining and securing the Air Force’s computer networks, as well as implementing security protocols and procedures to protect against cyber threats.
After leaving the Air Force, Ernesto joined the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) as a network security engineer. In this role, he worked to protect the FBI’s computer networks and sensitive information from cyber-attacks. He also provided technical expertise and assistance to several FBI IT systems.
Over the years, Ernesto has worked for a variety of government agencies including the US Marshal’s service, DOJ and Federal Bureau of Prisons as a network security engineer as well as an Information Systems Security Officer. He was responsible for implementing and maintaining security measures to protect the computer systems and networks of these organizations. He also provided technical support and training to staff to ensure they were able to effectively use the systems and protect against cyber threats. Throughout his career, Ernesto has gained a wealth of knowledge and experience in network security and is known for his ability to resolve issues and implement solutions to protect against cyber threats quickly and effectively.
Ernesto enjoys spending time with his friends and family and is also a dedicated parent with two kids in college. In his free time, he indulges in his passion for technology and can often be found tinkering with the latest gadgets and devices. He balances his responsibilities and commitments with leisure activities that bring him joy and fulfillment.