Syed Asghar

Information Security and Governance Manager, Vodafone Australia

Senior Information security professional with proven track record of success in Technology and Telecommunications sectors. A pragmatist that is approachable, with a passion for aligning the information security function to business goals.

Over 19 years of experience in design, implementation and governance of complex security solutions in dynamic, fast-paced environments which hold vast amounts of customer information including Cloud, Telco networks and Data centers.

Excellent communication, influencing and presentation skills. Demonstrated success in developing collaborative relationships with business partners and stakeholders alike to identify threats and articulate risks that enable informed decisions to be made.

Sydneysider with special interest in developing technologies that benefit everyday life.

Presented on various Information Security topics in recent years:

2016 Speaker – “Lessons Learnt in Deploying the Cloud at Vodafone through a Comprehensive Framework for People, Process and Technology” at cybersecurityasia in Singapore.

2016 Panel member – “Cyber Defense to Offence: How do you Ensure Data Availability?” at cybersecurityasia in Singapore.

2015 Speaker – “Security, Risk and Agility – Keeping it safe, not losing the pace” at Sydney Technology Leaders conference.

2015 Panel member – “Risk management and security concerns are generally overrated – technology companies should focus more on getting stuff done” at Sydney Technology Leaders conference

2013 Speaker – “Securing your AWS Deployment” for Vodafone Australia @ AWS Re-Invent event at Las Vegas.