Sumit Dhar

Senior Director & CISO | InfoSec, Risk & Resilience | Trusted Advisor | Visiting Faculty | Global Speaker

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

IIIT-B and SPJain

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Short Biography

Sumit has over sixteen years of leadership experience in information security, enterprise risk management, business continuity / resilience, compliance and governance. He specializes in creating world class service lines from scratch, delivering high impact consulting to clients and building truly exceptional teams. In his current role at EdgeVerve, he is responsible for product and enterprise security. He also handles risk management, business continuity, data privacy and compliance requirements for the organization. Prior to EdgeVerve, he was with HP where he conceptualized and developed the InfoSec, Risk & Resilience consulting from scratch to multi-million dollars of annual revenue, a CAGR of over 65% and a CSAT / NPS score of 100%. Sumit is the adjunct faculty for senior executive course on Information Security at IIIT-B and visiting faculty for the professional technology program in Cyber Security at SP Jain. He is also a part of the Reserve Bank of India's working group on Cyber Security Assessments. As a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), he has been honored and recognized for his contributions to the industry via the Magnificent Seven CISO award, the Cyber Security Game Changer award and the InfoSec Maestros Top CISO award. He has also received multiple certificates from various companies for responsible & ethical disclosure of vulnerabilities. Sumit has been invited as a speaker at various large global conferences, seminars and summits. His articles on security & risk management have appeared in various reputed international journal. He is also the author of multiple books, one of which is an Amazon bestseller.

Experience

Adjunct Faculty - Cyber Security, IIIT-B and SPJain

Jan 2017 to Present

- IIIT-B: Adjunct Faculty for the Senior Executive Education Information Security Program - SPJain: Visiting Faculty for the professional technology program in Cyber Security (https://www.spjain.org/programs/professional-technology/cyber-security)

Senior Director and Head (CISO) - Information Security & Risk Management , EdgeVerve (Infosys)

Feb 2016 to Present

Leading Information Security, Resilience and Risk Management initiatives at EdgeVerve. - Responsible for product security (SAST, DAST & IAST) - Driving in-depth product pen-testing & infrastructure vulnerability assessments - Heading the security (ISO 27001) & Business Continuity (ISO 22301) certification programs within the organization - Leading security governance via the product security maturity framework and assurance program - Ensuring various compliance related requirements are met - Driving cloud security deployments (Firewall, IDS / IPS, SIEM, WAF, DLP etc.) & Security Operations Center (SOC)

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