Our Leadership

Our leadership consists of Cybersecurity experts with hands-on experience who have served in various capacities such as Chief Information Officer (CIO), Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Board Member, Technology Director and active-duty top-secret roles. We are your Cybersecurity and Compliance specialists, and have experience in providing the full range of IT security consulting services. We believe that Cybersecurity needs to be priority ONE across all functions (IT, Finance and Accounting, Operations, HR, Sales and Marketing) of the enterprise, thus avoiding unnecessary risk to businesses and preventing the next generation of threats that could undermine the stability of companies.

24By7 Security

Sanjay Deo

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President & Founder


Sanjay Deo is President and Founder of 24By7Security, Inc., which specializes in Cybersecurity and Compliance services. The firm’s mission is to assist clients in building a defensible platform in the face of rising cybersecurity incidents and increased regulation and legal action. Clients represent the healthcare, financial services, media and entertainment, travel and cruise, industrial and government sectors.

Relied upon by Board members and C-level executives for his expertise in cybersecurity and compliance, Sanjay also acts as "Breach Coach" when necessary and has negotiated on behalf of his clients in order to recover ransomed data.

In his role as President, Sanjay is responsible for strategic business planning, corporate growth, and business development for his firm. In addition to security risk assessment services, which form the foundation of robust cybersecurity and compliance programs, the company provides documentation services, training, incident response assistance, and client user education through webinars, white papers, and ebooks.

Sanjay serves on the Board of the South Florida CIO Council and Co-Chairs the South Florida CISO Forum. He is a member of the HIMSS Privacy and Security Committee dedicated to risk assessment in the healthcare industry, and is active in the South Florida InfraGard Alliance, serving as Chief of the Information Technology sector.

Sanjay holds a Masters in Computer Science from Texas A&M University and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Healthcare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP), Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA) and a PCI Qualified Security Assessor (QSA). He is a frequent speaker on IT governance and cybersecurity at area events and national conferences.

Rema Deo

Rema Deo

Managing Director & CEO


Rema Deo is the Managing Director and CEO of 24By7Security, Inc. She brings over 25 years of leadership experience in global and regional financial services organizations to her role. Her leadership role and responsibility at 24By7Security, Inc. covers corporate strategy, financial management, human resources, procurement and vendor management, marketing and communications, event management, HIPAA Compliance, PCI compliance, and interface with government entities.

Prior to assuming this role, Rema Deo was a Director and Risk Technology Head for Citigroup Latin America. She has held a variety of roles in technology and finance from entry level to Director, having worked in several locations including Mumbai, New York, Long Island, Baltimore, Denver and South Florida. She has experience in several key areas such as Healthcare Compliance, Financial Compliance technology, Credit risk technology, multi-location software development, outsourcing, program and project governance, regulatory programs like HIPAA, BASEL, Dodd-Frank, legal lending limits, and leading virtual and co-located teams.

Rema is also actively involved in the South Florida community and has served in different capacities including a year as Vice President on the Board of the Indian Regional and Cultural Center. She has also served as  a member of the Board of Trustees at North Broward Preparatory School.

Rema is certified as a Health Care Information Security & Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP) from (ISC)2, a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) from ISACA, a Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA) and a PCI Qualified Security Assessor (QSA). She holds a certificate in Cybersecurity: Technology, Application and Policy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She also has a Master of Business Administration Degree from Symbiosis Institute of Business Management in Pune, India and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Bombay.

Jim McKeen

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Director of Business Development


 

 

 

Jim McKeen brings with him over twenty-five years of verifiable success in building sales designed to enhance market share and increase net revenue.  With Jim comes his dynamic, growth-oriented, and high-energy personality, making him a perfect fit for the company's endeavors.

 

Jim obtained his Bachelor's in Management Information Systems from Western Connecticut University. He has also been a part of many South Florida-based communities and groups, some of which include being a member of the Nova Southeastern University Advisory Board, and Past President of the South Florida Healthcare Information Management Society Systems (HIMSS) and is a current member of Infragard.

Ryan Sanders

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Practice Leader V-CISO


 

 

 

Ryan Sanders is adept at designing, optimizing, and implementing policy, procedures, and technologies that drive business performance and improve information security. Ryan has proven hands-on experience with planning, organizational development, team leadership, finance/budget compliance, and strategic decision-making. A problem-solver that is not afraid to make decisions. Proven in intense/demanding environments experiencing rapid change through internal growth, technological change, and revitalization.

 

Ryan holds a Medical Administrative Assistant certification (MAA), a Masters of Business Administration (MBA), and a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) designation.