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I’m an IT professional with 5 years of Information Security and Risk Management experience of which I have worked for the past 5 years in Europe. My experience in mostly customer focused environments like DHL IT Services Europe which is within the Logistics and Distribution industry has shown my commitment in constantly developing my skill set. My skills include risk management, ISO 27001 standard, network security, policies and standards, anti-virus, patch management, security incident management, problem management, change management, audit management and awareness campaigns in the field of information security. Apart from sound educational background, I also have industrially recognized certifications such as CISSP, CISA, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), COBIT and many more. Anupam Cherubal

7 Things Every Security Professional Should Know

7 Things Every Security Professional Should Know

To be considered a respected Information Security Professional nowadays requires more than just knowing the bits or bytes, or the controls required by a given framework by heart. Being successful in your Information Security career requires you to have a deep understanding of the business needs (and how to enable, not disrupt them), sharp communication […]

Interview with InfoSec Industry Insider - Part 2

Interview with InfoSec Industry Insider – Part 2

Here is the final part of the series of an interview conducted by Erik T. Heidt with Lee Kushner, President of LJ Kushner and Associates, LLC, an executive search firm dedicated exclusively to the Information Security industry and its professionals. The Interview with InfoSec Industry Insider – Part 1 concentrated on ‘Career Incident Response’ focused on people who […]

Interview with InfoSec Industry Insider - Part 1

Interview with InfoSec Industry Insider – Part 1

Year 2009 has been a year of job losses and stagnation for many careers. The recession has taken it toll on InfoSec industry as well. During this time of uncertainty its always good to keep in touch with industry insiders who can keep you abreast with the current economic climate and trends. I found a […]

Highlights of Cisco Security Report 2009

Highlights of Cisco Security Report 2009

Its been a long year for security professionals fire fighting against the variants of ‘Conficker/Downadup’. The aftermath of the one of the worst worms of the decade forced new organizations to come up with effective incident management procedures including Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT), patch management policy and many more.  For new IT firms this […]

Salary Rise in InfoSec Indicates Economic Recovery

Salary Rise in InfoSec Indicates Economic Recovery

I came across this article dated Dec 07, 2009 which is from a recruitment agency in UK called Acumin, a leading provider of Information Risk Management staff in Europe. Their main areas of specialization include risk management, Information Security, Business Continuity, Storage and Data Protection. An excerpt from the article: “The indication is that these […]

What Security Skills Are Required in 2010?

What Security Skills Are Required in 2010?

“In the area of technology I think there are two very big trends occurring that are going to have a tremendous impact on security, and that is virtualization, which is things like cloud computing, applications as a service, those types of technologies.”