Mazars in the US Hires Alan Gutierrez-Arana as Principal

NEW YORK, NY, September 1, 2022 – Mazars, a leading audit, tax and advisory firm in the US, today announced that Alan Gutierrez-Arana has joined as a Principal in its Cyber Practice. With more than 25 years of experience advising clients and delivering data security controls assessments, as well as regulatory compliance consulting for a broad range of insurance, banking, finance and technology entities, Alan will help advance sensitive data compliance initiatives for the Cyber Practice and its clients.

“We are thrilled to welcome Alan to the firm,” said Paul Truitt, National Cyber Practice Leader. “He has an impressive background in evaluating risks of IT systems and in-depth privacy compliance expertise. He will contribute to enhance Mazars’ compliance controls work while bringing extensive experience to our growing team of experts.”

 Alan has deep knowledge of payment card industry controls for merchants and service providers that utilize complex infrastructure to conduct payment card transactions, specifically for Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies with a presence in North America, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Europe. More specifically, Alan specializes in payment card industry (PCI) and sensitive data security controls assessment and compliance; federal and state IT regulatory compliance; controls design and implementation; disaster recovery; IT outsourcing and offshoring; and IT governance.

 “I am excited to bring my background to Mazars’ Cyber Practice to help drive success for clients in addressing their cyber security compliance needs,” said Alan. “I look forward to working with my Mazars colleagues in expanding the sensitive data cyber compliance advisory practice”

 Alan received his master’s degree in information security from Capella University and his bachelor’s degree in computer science from Walden University. Alan also holds the following certifications: CDPS, CISM, CISA and CRISC. He also is a qualified security assessor (QSA) and PCIP with the PCI Security Standards Council.

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