Vinoth Venkatesan

About me in the third person:

Vinoth is a Cyber Security Professional with twenty years of outstanding experience in the domain. He is an Australian Computer Society (ACS) Senior Certified Professional in the Cybersecurity space.

He is currently part of Group Security at National Australia Bank (NAB), managing strategy, architecture, engineering, operations, and production estate. He is also responsible for overseeing program delivery and managing many cybersecurity professionals who deliver operations and business-driven technology initiatives.

Formerly he was with Standard Chartered Bank, heading the infrastructure security team supporting various cyber initiatives in Cloud, Containers, ATM, and various other digital transformation programs. Before that, he was with leading enterprises like State Street Corporation, Verizon Communications & Cognizant Technology Services, where he managed several important and cutting-edge initiatives.

Industry Contributions

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) professional education alumni

Australian Computer Society (ACS) - Senior Certified Professional in Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity advisory and mentor for a leading collaboration security start-up,  Assertion, Inc

Founder of cyber news aggregation website TheCyberBytes to deliver AI-powered news content for fellow community members

The Customer Advisory Board (CAB) member for Aqua Security, a leading Cloud, and Container Security company

Cybersecurity Strategist & Advisor for the startup that specializes in Self-Sovereign Identity (SSI) based trust fabric

Member of VigiTrust Global Advisory Board - The VigiTrust Global Advisory Board brings together a group of leading security and compliance subject matter experts from more than 30 countries, including C-Level executives, board members, regulators, law enforcement, researchers and other stakeholders within the security industry.

Career & Industry Mentor

Mentoring and helping the next generation learn and decide on their career goals in Cybersecurity, Blockchain, Cloud Computing, and the Financial Industry.