Chief Security Officer, Heartland Payment Systems
South leads the security and IT compliance programs of the corporation. This encompasses the protection of sensitive data through risk and threat modeling along with compliance with internal, industry and regulatory obligations. His teams provide vulnerability analysis, penetration testing and application security testing. He also heads the internal auditing team for the IT organization. South represents Heartland through his participation with the Financial Services Information Security and Analysis Center; he also is a member of the Payments Processing Information Sharing Council.