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HONG KONG, Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ —

CSO for Microsoft India Brings Risk Management Thought Leadership to Regional Advisory Group

(ISC)2(R) (“ISC-squared”), the world’s largest information security professional body and administrators of the CISSP(R) ( ), today announced Sanjay Bahl, CISM, CIPP/IT joins its Asian Advisory Board. Sanjay Bahl is currently the Chief Security Officer (CSO) for Microsoft Corporation (India) Pvt Ltd.

Prior to joining Microsoft, Sanjay was the CSO of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), where he established an enterprise-wide converged security environment and effectively addressed risk management and security across the organization globally. He has been in the IT industry since 1984, with experience in various areas. Sanjay is and has been a member of various security committees at both the national and international levels and is a winner of the prestigious and coveted Alliance for Enterprise Security Risk Management’s second Annual Excellence in Security Convergence and Contribution to Enterprise Risk Management Award for 2007. He was the winner of the Microsoft Security Strategist Award 2007 in the IT / ITeS and Telecom category in India. Sanjay is a regular speaker and has written papers at Industry and Academic forums. He graduated in electrical engineering from Manipal University and has done his Mtech in Systems and Management from IIT, Delhi.

“With the addition of Mr. Bahl, our Asian Advisory Board now offers broad geographical representation from major countries in Asia. We appreciate his acceptance as a member of this highly influential, active group and for contributing his advice to (ISC)2 about the different market needs in Asia-Pacific,” said W. Hord Tipton, CISSP-ISSEP, CAP, CISA, executive director of (ISC)2. “We count heavily on the advice of our regional Advisory Boards in our global member engagement and market development strategy. An example is our newly launched global Chapter Program, which enables (ISC)2 members to build local peer communities anywhere in the world to network, share knowledge, collaborate, raise security awareness and discover new professional development opportunities. We will continue to work closely with all our advisory boards in making a stronger information security community globally.”

The AAB is one of six volunteer advisory boards for (ISC)2, who advise (ISC)2 executive management on information security policies and trends and make recommendations regarding professional development programs offered to the information security workforce in Asia-Pacific. The inaugural meeting was held in Hong Kong in August 2004. Since that time, the AAB has been instrumental in the advancement of the information security workforce throughout Asia-Pacific, including the translation of (ISC)2 credential exams and the recognition of information security workforce innovators and pioneers through the (ISC)2 Information Security Leadership Awards (ISLA) in Asia-Pacific. Other boards advise on information security workforce issues specific to the US Government, North America, Latin American, European regions and Application Security.

About (ISC)2 ( )

(ISC)2 is the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified information security professionals worldwide, with over 80,000 members in more than 135 countries. Globally recognized as the Gold Standard, (ISC)2 issues the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP(R)) and related concentrations, as well as the Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP(R)), Certified Authorization Professional (CAP(R)), and Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP(R)) credentials to qualifying candidates. (ISC)2’s certifications are among the first information technology credentials to meet the stringent requirements of ISO/IEC Standard 17024, a global benchmark for assessing and certifying personnel. (ISC)2 also offers education programs and services based on its CBK(R), a compendium of information security topics. More information:

(C) 2012, (ISC)2 Inc. (ISC)2, CISSP, ISSAP, ISSMP, ISSEP, CSSLP, CAP, SSCP and CBK are registered marks of (ISC)2, Inc.

Media Contact:
Kitty Chung


Written by asiafreshnews

February 23, 2012 at 10:04 am

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