Vikas Bhatia Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Consultant
Vikas guides the development and provides oversight of Link3d's enterprise risk management framework and information security program in accordance to all relevant laws, regulations and other considerations for commonly accepted information security standards. Vikas earned a BA in Economics from Kingston University in the UK and, based on his expertise, Vikas was awarded permanent residence status in 2012 by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, which deemed him a “Person with exceptional ability in the National interest” in the area of Information Security.
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Vikas has over 19 years of enterprise information technology experience with over 17 years dedicated to information security operations, auditing, compliance and consulting engagements. Throughout his career, he has earned numerous professional certifications, including: Security Assurance for the Federal Reserve (SAFR), Certified Chief Information Security Officer (CCISO) (grandfathered), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) (2006), Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) , Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH). Vikas Bhatia is also the Founder and CEO of Just Protect Inc., a Cybersecurity platform that allows businesses to continually assesses themselves and their vendors.
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Vikas lives in New York with his wife (who before meeting him used the same 6-character password for everything. now she speaks socially about identity theft!), has been DJ’ing for as long as he has been working in Cybersecurity, is an avid Liverpool FC soccer fan and loves great red wines!