Vicente Pastor Pérez
Head, Service Delivery Management Branch, NATO Communications and Information Agency. Founder member of NCIRC, NATO Computer Incident Response Capability.
Vicente Pastor is one of the founder member of NCIRC, the NATO Computer Incident Response Capability, where he was working for more than eleven years from 2005. Vicente held positions of increased responsibility in NCIRC becoming one of its most senior members.
Currently, after one and a half years in a position of importance for the ITC Governance at NATO Communications and Information Agency as Service Delivery and Project Management Branch Head, Vicente Pastor gets onboard a new project, in a few days, at Allied Command Operations (ACO) joining its Cyber Division to work among others in building the new Cyber Operations Centre (CyOC), Cyber Threats Intelligence, Threats Information Sharing and Cyber Defence Situational Awareness.
Previously, Vicente has held other positions with responsibility in ITC Service Management in NATO as a NATO International Civilian, and he has also served as professional soldier during more than 20 years in both the Spanish Army and the Spanish Air Force.
He holds a Computer Science Engineer Master's degree at UNED and the Advanced University Studies Diploma. He graduated from the NATO-wide Executive Development Programme (NEDP) in 2012 becoming part of the alumni. Vicente has several postgraduate diplomas from which we can highlight Expert in Information Security and Computer Networks at UNED, Expert in Direction and Management of Information and related Technologies at Universidad de Alcalá and Professional Expert in IT Service Management using of ITIL and ISO 20000 at UNED. Currently, he is working on a PhD Thesis related to multi-agent systems and their applications in the cyberdefence field, to improve its centralized management and the situational awareness.
Regarding certifications, Vicente is, among others, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA) and GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH). He is also ISMS Auditor, ISMS Specialist Implementor and Information Security Expert at AENOR. Among other bodies, Vicente is a member of the IEEE, the Computer Society, ISOC and the professional association of computer science engineers in Madrid.