Head of Engineering, Office of the CTO, Check Point Software
Robert Falzon currently serves as the Head of Engineering within the office of the CTO for Check Point Software Technologies Inc., the worldwide leader in securing the Internet. His background includes over 20 years of experience in large-scale network security architecture, design, and deployment projects for government and business organizations spanning the globe. Falzon and his team are responsible for educating the market on the latest cyber security trends. Other past responsibilities have included operational, management, and developmental duties for major accounts within EDS Canada's network security team, and lead engineer for many major European Telco accounts with Alcatel in Paris France. While with Alcatel, Falzon worked to assist those accounts in moving to emerging voice technologies while maintaining a focus on security. After obtaining his CISSP certification, he went on to provide security process and audit/penetration testing training to major financial and energy customers within Europe and the Middle East, in addition to providing audit and penetration testing and consulting services to customers worldwide.