Avinash Kadam

Cyber Security Mentor

Pune, Maharashtra, India

Cyber Security Mentor

1250 /30mins

Short Biography

My current role: I have been a keen student of cyber-security and a trainer for various information security certificates that I hold. There is an acute awareness about the lack of trained cyber-security professionals in India. I now plan to mentor persons keen to acquire knowledge, develop skills and achieve certifications for cyber-security. I will be happy to help students, IT and non-IT professionals with interest in cyber-security to acquire attributes necessary to become a cyber-security professional. My training experience in brief is as below: - CISSP Lead Instructor for ISC2 for almost 10 years - COBIT 5 Accredited Instructor for COBIT 5 Fundamentals, Implementation and Assessor courses - ISO 27001 Lead Instructor - Instructor for various ISACA certifications like CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC - Speaker at various conferences on topics ranging from cybersecurity to IT Governance Following is the list certificates that I acquired and maintain ISACA Certificates: CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC COBIT Foundation, Implementation, Assessor ISC2 Certificates: CISSP, CSSLP SANS Certificates: GSEC, GCIH Cloud Security Alliance: CCSK CSX Cybersecurity Fundamentals As Author: I have written a number of articles about information security in various publications like Technology & Risk, Information Week, CSI Communications, PC Quest, Data Quest. I also co-authored two books – • Securing Sensitive Personal Data or Information using COBIT 5 for India’s IT Act • RBI Guidelines Mapping With COBIT® 5 As ISACA Volunteer - Mumbai Chapter, Vice President: 1996 to 1998, President: 1999 to 2001, - ISACA’s Harold Weiss Award for 2005, “Given to Recognize Dedication to the IS Audit, Control and Security Profession”. - Vice President ISACA International Board 2006-2007 & 2007-2008

Experience

Mentor, Cyber Security Mentor

Dec 2015 to Present

Mentor persons keen to acquire knowledge, develop skills and achieve certifications for cybersecurity

Education

M.F.M, Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management

Jun 1990 to Jun 1994

Master in Financial Management

B. E., Visvesaraya National Institute of Technology

Jun 1963 to Jun 1968

B. E. (Mechanical Engineering)

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