Rohit Sethi, Manager of Professional Services, Security Compass, is a specialist in threat analysis, application security reviews, and building security controls into the software development lifecycle. Rohit has spoken and taught at Infosec New York and Toronto, the ISC2’s Secure Toronto conference and at OWASP chapter meetings. At Security Compass, Rohit has taught courses on web applications security in cities across North America. He has also performed extensive threat analysis, source code reviews, and penetration testing for clients in financial services, utilities, telecommunications and healthcare. He is often consulted as an expert for his dual expertise in information security and software engineering and is currently in the process of contributing to a book on J2EE security and writing a series of articles on application security for a major online security portal.
Prior to joining Security Compass, Rohit was a consultant at a Big Four consulting firm’s risk practice. There he led engagements in Canada, the United States, France and India for a variety of Fortune 500 companies. He performed application security reviews; security governance strategy; threat risk assessments; Sarbanes-Oxley general computer controls and Payment Card Industry audits and remediation; identity management strategy; customer data privacy assessments; and segregation of duties analysis and remediation. Previous to his security career, Rohit was a business analyst and application developer at a multinational payroll solutions firm. There he was involved with engineering applications in a variety of platforms and complex environments.
Rohit holds an Honors Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science with Software Engineering Specialization from the University of Western Ontario. Rohit is also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), and a Sun certified Java programmer.