Dr.Rama Subramaniam, Director and CEO
Dr.Rama has been an Information security consultant,trainer and educator for over three decades. He has significant work experience in information systems controls and security. He worked with large manufacturing,consulting and service delivery corporations in Far East, South Asia, Middle East and Africa.
He is a consultant to a number of organizations in the commercial, government, armed forces, judiciary and law enforcement segments across Gulf nations, India, Far east and Africa. He served earlier as Global Chair of the Education and Awareness Principles Expert Group of Globally Accepted Information Security (GAISP),based in the United states and is former Global of the Accreditation Process committee of Open Information Systems Security Group (OISSG),based in the UK where he established their certification and accreditation processes.He is the charter President of the first chapter of ISC2 in India and served on the boards of Dubai,Chennai and Banaglore chapters of ISACA.
He was formerly Managing Director of Thewo Corporate Services based in Lusaka,Zambia; Group Operations Director of Benetone Group of Companies based in Bangkok,Thailand and Commercial Director of Dynaspede Integrated Systems Ltd,based in Mumbai.
He holds Ph.D,MBA (UK),FCA, is a CISA, CISM, CISSP, CEH, CHFI, CSQP, Security+
Ramesh Hasyagar, Director
Ramesh manages various information security consulting projects at Valiant Technologies. He started his professional career in banking when he joined Canara Bank in 1977 and moved to Computer Division for software development during the large scale computerization started in the banking industry in India. Later, he moved to IS Audit and is responsible for establishing Information Systems Audit in Canara Bank and laying solid foundation for the IT Audit process.
Later, served in several banks in the Middle East in the areas of IS Audit and Security where he introduced several processes and procedures for continuous improvements in these areas including project reviews. Served as a member of several review and implementation committees such as IT Steering Committee and BCP Committee.
He was a founder member of ISACA, Bangalore and Riyadh Chapters and successfully established Muscat Chapter and served as its President. He has also provided faculty services for CISA examination.
He holds CISA & CISSP certifications.