Héctor Guillermo Martínez

President, GM Sectec

Hector Guillermo Martinez is President at GM Sectec. Hector G. is responsible for the growth, vision, and execution of the company. GM Sectec creates innovative tailored solutions that help accelerate business breakthroughs in the areas of managed detection and response services, digital forensics, multi-tenancy, business continuity, information security, automation and process orchestration with the goal of ultimately delivering outstanding cost efficiencies to our customers and partner community. GM Sectec is a global company with Headquarters in Puerto Rico and offices in Florida, Mexico, Panama, Colombia, Brazil, Chile, Spain and Australia with clients in over 50 countries. GM Sectec is a global Cybersecurity150 listed company, a Top 100 MSSP Listed organization, Top 10 Cyber Defense Magazine MSSP, a certified PCI Forensic Investigator, and a member of the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST.org). Hector G. has been with GM Sectec since 2014

Prior to GM Sectec, Hector G. was based in Singapore leading EMC Corporation’s security practice across the Asia Pacific region. Hector G. joined EMC in 2008, focusing on physical & information security initiatives, projects, and evangelizing EMC’s leadership in the vertical as Insert Corporate Image Here (July 2022) well as managing Aerospace & Defense alliances with Raytheon, General Dynamics, BAE, Lockheed Martin among other MSI’s (Mission Systems Integrators). With over 20 years in business development, security & safety platform integration and cross jurisdictional law enforcement, Hector G. has been involved in project implementation, development, and investigations in the United States, Israel, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America.

Reporting directly to EMC’s APJ Chief Technology Officer, Hector G. was tasked with developing markets for EMC in Asia Pacific / Japan across the entire EMC & RSA product and solution portfolio of market leading technologies. The CTO office owns the technology evolution for EMC Corporation, including responsibility for technical strategy in EMC’s entire product portfolio including Storage, Backup/Recovery/Archiving, Information Lifecycle Management and Security. Hector G. worked closely with EMC’s Office of Technology, which is responsible for defining the company’s evolving technology vision and technology strategy, as well as working with the industry on standards.

Since 2004 Hector G. has been a licensed Private Investigator, focusing on investigation and forensics with government, academia and the private sector. Other areas of focus have been in executive and dignitary protection, serving with a Louisiana Parish Police Department, certified as a practicing Personal Protection Specialist (P.P.S) from the Executive Protection Institute in Berryville, Virginia. Assignments have been from single focus to multi-jurisdictional task forces focusing on advance work and perimeter protection. Hector G is PCI-QSA, PCI-PFI, PCI-P certified and an ISO 27001 Lead Implementer & Auditor. Hector G. (July 2022) has an MBA from CUNY, Zicklin School of Business and is an alumnus of Harvard Business School.

Héctor Guillermo Martínez's Events

Preventing Data Breaches: Insights From Real PFI Cases – A Panel Discussion

Date: Wednesday, September 14

Track Two

Moderated by: Brandy Cumberland, Director of Program Quality, PCI Security Standards Council

Panelists: Kevin Bong, Cybersecurity Director, Sikich LLP; Chris Hague, Divisional Head – Technical Services (DFIR, TIG, SOC), Foregenix, Inc. and Héctor Guillermo Martínez, President, GM Sectec

Join this engaging conversation to learn how to avoid breaches based on the panelists’ experiences. PCI SSC will share overall trends in PCI Forensic Investigators (PFI) cases including how failures to meet specific PCI DSS requirements have contributed to breaches, with PFIs sharing insights into deficiencies they’ve seen exploited and advice on how to avoid similar pitfalls.