Managing Principal, Verizon
Ashish Thapar is the Managing Principal for Asia Pacific and Japan region in the Investigative Response team at Verizon Enterprise Solutions. In this role he is responsible for all customer-facing cyber incident response, digital forensics, electronic discovery, and IT investigations. Prior to this role, Ashish was responsible for the business and portfolio management of Verizon’s security professional services team in Asia. Ashish has a long history of serving countless high profile clients across multiple business verticals, assisting them with their cyber security strategy, governance risk & compliance, and threat & vulnerability management.
Ashish holds a number of global certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CISA, GCFA, CCSK and CDCP. In addition, he has also been an accredited PCI Qualified Security Assessor for several years.
Mr. Thapar has written several white papers and articles on a number of topics related to information security. He has also been an active speaker in several industry events/seminars including coverage on live TV/radio interviews as well as podcasts on issues related to cyber security.