IT Security professional with over 16 years of experience in IT Auditing in numerous industries including Insurance, financial, aviation and healthcare with a proven track record of assessing system/network availability, security, and data integrity to identify, manage and reduce risks while ensuring global compliance. With added knowledge and evangelist on Blockchain, IoT, AI/Machine Learning and Analytics. Seasoned Speaker, Writer, Blogger on many cyber and associated regulatory as well as a set of varied topics.

Possess an extensive background in all stages of audits, including planning, study, evaluation/testing of controls, reporting and follow up. Possess numerous industry certifications, including but not limited to: CISA, CISSP, CRISC, CEH, CISM and more. Engaged in contractual work in consulting, project management and training in Business, IT and IT Security whilst Working on freelance basis on key projects.

With 21 years working experience with at least 20 years in Management including high-level positions. Professor in cybersecurity, cyberwarfare and Digital Forensics, Governance and Compliance. EC-Council – CHFI Advisory Board Member, EC-Council- Knowledge Review Committee Member, Serves on various Professional Committees and Boards. VP (Organizational Operations) & CTO of a Philanthropy organization. Consultant, Trainer, Coach and Mentor with a love of sharing knowledge. ICANN Member (NCUC) Non-Commercial User Constituency. Advisory & Cybercrime committee member New Security Foundation, past chair and ISACA Academic Relations and Liaison to INTOSAI Working Group on IT Audit amongst many roles. Winner of ISACA 2013-Harold Weiss Award for Outstanding Achievement for Contribution to the IT Governance Profession. The overall experience with Academia, Government and Private sectors brings and edge to not only training but understanding of educational delivery.