John De Lira

Director, SME Technology and Infrastructure, Orlando

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John De Lira is a seasoned cybersecurity business leader, sales professional, consultant, and educator based in West Palm Beach, FL. He holds a BS in Information Technology, an MS in Human Resources Development, and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP).
With extensive leadership and management experience, John has successfully led cross-functional teams and multidepartment projects, implementing network improvements, new systems, and streamlining processes in healthcare and higher education settings. As a consultant and strategic advisor, he has worked with over 50 major clients in South Florida, consistently delivering high-value deals surpassing $1,000,000 in quarterly revenue.
John has a strong background in governance, risk, and compliance, having worked as an IT director, data management director, and systems administrator. He has expertise in ensuring compliance with standards and regulations such as HIPAA, PCI-DSS, FERPA, and GDPR. Additionally, John possesses a holistic understanding of cybersecurity, with technical proficiency in software development, cloud administration, database administration, network administration, and enterprise endpoint administration.
As a cybersecurity instructor, John has over five years of classroom and online teaching experience at various institutions, leading and advising cohorts, conducting security awareness workshops, and developing training curriculum.


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