With the fabric of our society now defined by the technology we use, the issue of cybersecurity has become more important than ever. Time and again, major cybersecurity breaches have shaken up the world, serving as wake-up calls for authorities and individuals to initiate measures to improve the security and stability of the cyberspace.
The threats we foresee are not expected to cease and one can only expect to uncover more calculated attacks on a wider scale. Therefore, there is a continuous need for providing unbiased and useful information to the professionals working in the critical sectors. To provide the cybersecurity experts key information and analysis to tackle the security challenges, EC-Council has created CISO MAG, an information security magazine for best practice, trends, and news.
CISO MAG is the handbook for Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)s, CXOs, and every stakeholder of safe internet. CISO MAG provides in-depth, impartial, business and technical information to the proficient ones in cyberspace. The magazine features news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, and contributions from thought leaders, that are nothing like the ordinary.
EC-Council has been the world’s leading information security certification body. EC-Council has industry-leading programs to their portfolio to cover all aspects of information security. It has also created a suite of cybersecurity conferences across the U.S. and around the world.
CEO, EC-Council Group & Chairman of the Board, EC-Council University
Jay Bavisi is the Co-Founder and President of EC-Council, a global leader in information security education, training, and certification. Formed following the 9/11 incident, EC-Council addresses issues of cyber terrorism raised at the forefront of security of nations at large. It is the owner and developer of the world famous Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI), Secure Analyst (ECSA), and Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT) programs.
Jay led the efforts in establishing the partnership with the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), an arm of the United Nations, via the International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats (IMPACT) to develop sustainable knowledge and capabilities in information security awareness amongst government agencies in 194 member countries.
Chief Operating Officer, EC-Council
Sean Lim is responsible for the deployment of EC-Council’s highly sensitive information security curricula and action plans to its training partners across 60 countries globally. He leads a team responsible in ensuring that all EC-Council technical trainers achieve the highest standard of training delivery and that all participants of EC-Council’s training programs benefit immensely from the training. Sean also leads the development of EC-Council University’s presence into Asia. This role is taking him across Asia and this is where he sees tremendous opportunities for EC-Council University’s growth.
Sr. Vice President | Global
Steven Graham is responsible for deploying Global technology solutions across EC-Council Customers and Partners. He leads multiple teams responsible for EC-Council’s Global eLearning initiatives as well as backend delivery technologies. Steve has been entrusted with all North American business as well as global technologies. In 2008, he introduced the most comprehensive set of information security books to the U.S. market in partnership with Cengage Learning comprised of 28 individual titles offering a revolutionary method for keeping content up to date and optionally mapping for credit programs to industry certifications.
Vice President | Global
Eric has taken his vast training center experience to EC-Council North America where he developed and launched the iClass training division whose charter is to offer EC-Council certification courses in live, online, and streaming video online training formats to clients who don’t have access to an EC-Council Authorized Training center in their local area. EC-Council Authorized Training Centers also utilize the iClass platform to deliver online training to their students. Eric continues to run the iClass training division and has also become the Executive Director of the EC-Council Foundation, which delivers IT Security conferences all over the world.
Director of Finance
With more than 25 years of experience in accounting and financial management, Michael Tamasi has earned an outstanding reputation for his integrity, reliability, creativity, and ability to swiftly analyze organizational strengths and weaknesses. In addition to serving as the President/CEO of Tamasi & Associates, Michael also serves as Director of Accounting for EC-Council. Michael also holds the position of Board Treasurer for EC-Council University, a private institution of higher education, licensed by the New Mexico Higher Education Department and specializing in educating information assurance leaders.
Raj Kumar Viswakarma
Director of Technology, EC-Council
As the Director of Technology, Raj Kumar is responsible for managing the overall security posture of the organization. He plays an important role in managing all external and internal technology needs of the organization. He also shares a role in designing, managing and allocating resources to various security programs within an organization’s security department; creating user awareness and security compliance education campaigns; interacting with non-management employees; and offering key assistance in the event of a security incident and subsequent investigation. As one of the founding members of the technology team, Raj also looks after all the security programs and certifications that EC-Council launches in the market.