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CCSK Training Instructors

Enhance your career in cloud security by becoming a certified Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge instructor.
CCSK Training Instructors

Completion of the CCSK Train The Trainer courses demonstrate a superior level of knowledge of all CCSK course material and the ability to convey CCSK course concepts to others. As such CSA hereby authorizes the following instructors to deliver CCSK Foundation and CCSK Plus courses.

Interested in becoming a CCSK Training Instructor? Learn more about the prerequisites and process to to become an instructor on our CCSK Train the Trainer course page:

Benefits

Career Advancement: Enhance your professional profile and increase your value in the industry.

Industry Recognition: Gain credibility and establish yourself as an authority in the field.

Knowledge Sharing and Impact: Educate and empower professionals and contribute to building a stronger cloud.

Requirements

  1. Hold the most current CCSK Plus training Certificate

  2. Hold a CCSK Certificate

  3. Complete a current CCSK TTT course and pass the exam.

  4. Become affiliated with CSA CCSK Training Partners

Expert CCSK Training Instructors

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Angel Alonso

Angel Alonso

Alonso has been working in Information Security since 2005. He is currently team leader in the GRC department at mnemonic. He is also board member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Norway. He works mainly as outsourced Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and other security management roles.

Alonso holds three master degrees. Two of them are technical, Computer engineering and Computer security; while the third one is business oriented, Executive Master of Management. He also holds several certifications as ISACA CISM and CISA, SABSA SCF, PECB ISO27001 LI, (ISC)2 CISSP and CCSP, CSA CCSK and IAPP CIPP/E and CIPM.

Certificate: CCSK Authorized Instructor Certificate

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Dr. Lyron H. Andrews

Dr. Lyron H. Andrews

Dr. Lyron H. Andrews experience spans three decades where he has worked as the network manager for the NYC Department of Education, Senior Director of IT at BMG, and Dean of Technology for BNY Mellon’s cloud platform. Over the past 20 years he has integrated cyber security management, implementation and consulting with teaching at Columbia University and other institutions in over 40 countries around the world. He is a co-author of the CISSP official student guide 5th edition released in 2018 and the CCSP 4th edition released in 2019. He serves as a facilitator for a Google K-12 think tank.

Certificate: CCSK Authorized Instructor Certificate

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Myriam Batista

Myriam Batista

Ms. Myriam Batista is the Chief Information and Compliance Officer at Reef Systems, a North Carolina-based company. Myriam has 20+ years of experience leading the implementation of cybersecurity and technology solutions in support of government agencies, educational institutions, and commercial customers. Most recently, Myriam’s focus has been on helping companies implement cloud security controls to achieve compliance with Federal Government requirements and Commercial frameworks (e.g. NIST SP 800-171, ISO 27001, CMMC, etc.). Myriam has experienced the evolution of cloud computing throughout her career, and understands the value that a proper cloud implementation brings to an organization. Myriam has extensive expertise as an Adjunct Professor and Instructor teaching professionals and adult learners, is a CCSK, ISO Lead Auditor, PMP, Cyber-AB CMMC Assessor and Instructor, and holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering with a minor in Mathematics/Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell, and a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Myriam is fluent in Spanish.

Certificate: CCSK Authorized Instructor Certificate

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Madhu Bhat
CCSK Training Instructor

Madhu Bhat

CCSK Training Instructor

Madhu is a passionate cybersecurity educator with close to two decades of technology industry experience. He regularly publishes cybersecurity articles on various social media platforms such as LinkedIn with an intention to spread cybersecurity knowledge. His cybersecurity educational articles are available on his website: https://www.madhubhat.com/ , and his educational videos are available on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@madhubhat_cyberguru

Madhu is a techno-functional delivery leader driving complex Identity & Access Management (IAM) initiatives with a successful technology delivery track record across Cybersecurity, Regulatory and Operations for large Banks. He works with senior and executive leaders to understand the key technology problem areas, build viable business cases and translate them into tangible project deliveries, including operationalization and benefits realization. With his deep technology expertise (including hands-on experience), he is able to solve complex and unstructured technology problems at ease, yielding stellar results for all stakeholders.

His recent achievements are:

  • Established standard integration patterns in delivering enterprise-scale IAM adoption. He has delivered complex integrations for a variety of use cases covering Cloud (SaaS, AWS and Azure) as well as legacies such as Mainframe and Unix systems. He has rolled out automation using FinTech products as well.
  • Crafted an organization-wide Cloud Access Management strategy for a large global Bank.
  • Has set up end to end Identity & Access Management adoption capability covering tooling, the process set up and operationalization for a large global Bank. Delivered an award-winning Fintech automation initiative in the Credit Services Operations across 20+ Global markets for a large Bank exceeding the financial cost-saving target.
  • Successful delivery of Automated Tooling capability for AIFMD (Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive) – Customer Onboarding for a large Bank.

Please feel free to write to him at [email protected] or visit his LinkedIn profile to know more: https://www.linkedin.com/in/madhukeshwarb/

Certificate: CCSK Authorized Instructor Certificate

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​Roberto Bonalumi

​Roberto Bonalumi

Roberto Bonalumi is a freelance electronic engineer with 20 years of experience in information technology and security. He developed his experience in several consulting companies and with customers in financial and telecommunication industries, working as a technical specialist and as a PM for many security projects.

He is also an (ISC)2 CISSP official trainer, co-founder and director of (ISC)2 Italy Chapter, member of CSA Italy Chapter and member of Digital Forensics Alumni association.

Certificate: CCSK Authorized Instructor Certificate

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Sarbojit Bose
Managing Director, Cyberservices SG

Sarbojit Bose

Managing Director, Cyberservices SG

Sarbojit Madhab Bose is a seasoned Information Technology security professional with a rare combination of over 30 years of experience. He has had the opportunity to work with Program and Project Delivery, Service Transition and Operation, Application Test and Implementation, Compliance and Quality, and Cybersecurity.

He is a self-employed professional trainer with expertise in the areas of Project and Product Management, Information Technology/Cyber/Cloud Security, Data Privacy, and Governance, Risk and Compliance. Along with CCSK, he is a certified PMP, PRINCE2, ITILv4, Cyber RESILIA, DevOps, DevSecOps, DevOps Leader, SRE, CTF, CASM, CISA, CRISC, CISM, CSX, CISSP, CIPT, PDPA and PDPP, SG.

Certificate: CCSK Authorized Instructor Certificate

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Guillaume Boutisseau

Guillaume Boutisseau

Guillaume’s experience encompasses technical hands-on, project management and architecture roles in the media, television, and advertising industries, for various small and large companies.

He’s worked on cloud migration and transformation projects for the last 5 years, and has developed a strong expertise in the technical, business and security aspects of cloud computing.

Guillaume holds CCSP, CCSK v3, CCSK v4, Togaf and AWS certifications and he can deliver Cloud Security training in English and in French.

Certificate: CCSK Authorized Instructor Certificate

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Fernando Carrillo

Fernando Carrillo

Fernando Carrillo is Program Director of Cloud Security Alliance - Chapter Perú, has a Master's degree in Information Technology Management from the Rey Juan Carlos University of Spain and is an Official Trainer of the main clouds in the market: AWS and Microsoft.

He currently works as a Cloud Manager in a leading financial firm. Fernando has given conferences on Cloud and Cloud Security issues in various Universities and companies and has various certifications in: AWS, Azure, Huawei Cloud, Alibaba among others.

Certificate: CCSK Authorized Instructor Certificate

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Jan Carroll
Founder of Fortify Institute

Jan Carroll

Founder of Fortify Institute

Jan Carroll is a respected cybersecurity expert, lecturer, course creator and founder of Fortify Institute. Her passion for closing the cybersecurity skills gap, especially for women and underrepresented groups, extends to cloud security. She actively participates in the cloud security community in Ireland. Jan is a dedicated member of the infosec community, lending her expertise to various organizations such as Cyber Ireland, CompTIA Trainers Network, and ISC2. Her contributions to education and mentorship have earned her accolades. Jan holds an MEd in Adult Education and an MSc in Applied Cyber Security, always keeping herself updated with the latest advancements in a rapidly evolving industry. Jan is a PECB Certified Trainer and PECB Certified ISO/IEC 2700 Lead Implementer.

Certificate: CCSK Authorized Instructor Certificate

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Peter Cheung

Peter Cheung

Peter is a co-founder of Hatter, a Hong Kong-based security education provider. He conducts a wide range of security trainings from general security awareness to cloud security. Peter has extensive experience in Information Technology Security. He has worked with various organizations, ranging from local data centers to national consulting firms and multi-national corporations. Peter is also an (ISC)2 CISSP official trainer, an Alibaba Cloud Security instructor, a co-founder of Honeynet Project Hong Kong Chapter, and a member of Professional Information Security Association in Hong Kong.

Certificate: CCSK Authorized Instructor Certificate

Peter van Eijk
Peter van Eijk
Head Coach at ClubCloudComputing.com

Peter van Eijk

Head Coach at ClubCloudComputing.com

Dr. Peter van Eijk is one of the world's most experienced cloud trainers. He offers CCSK as an instructor-led online course, as well as in-person. He is an authorized CSA CCSK (since 2011) and (ISC)2 CCSP trainer with a passion to make you more effective in your work.

Certificate: CCSK Authorized Instructor Certificate

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Imre Farkas

Imre Farkas

Imre has been working with IT and information security since 2000, and has a broad experience in cybersecurity, data protection, IT management, risk management, operations, development and business continuity and cloud governance. He has many years of international security management, project management, consulting and auditing experience working at multinational companies. Currently a consultant, where he has participated in and led complex projects around Europe and the Middle East as well. He holds a degree in economics and certifications MCSE, CISSP, CISA, CRISC, CGEIT and CCSK, also ISO27001LA. Imre is the author of ‘Zero Day – Zero Budget’, a book about information security management, that goes beyond standards.

Certificate: CCSK Authorized Instructor Certificate

Moshe Ferber
Moshe Ferber
Chairman at Cloud Security Alliance, Israel

Moshe Ferber

Chairman at Cloud Security Alliance, Israel

Moshe Ferber is a recognized industry expert and popular public speaker, with over 20 years’ experience at various positions ranging from the largest enterprises to innovative startups. Currently Ferber focuses on cloud security as certified instructor for CCSK & CCSP certification and participate in various initiative promoting responsible cloud adoption.

Certificate: CCSK Authorized Instructor Certificate

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Ferdinand Fong
Sales Director, CSA

Ferdinand Fong

Sales Director, CSA

Mr. Fong graduated from the University of Auckland with a degree in Bachelor of Science (Physics). He brings with him over 20 years of global experience in Engineering, Manufacturing, Project Management and Global Business Development. Leveraging on his experience, he made a move to the Fintech industry in 2019, managing the migration of payment platform for a client in Hong Kong. And has recently added Cloud Security and Cybersecurity to his portfolio of expertise. He is an authorized CSA CCSK instructor as well as a holder (ISC)2 CISSP.

Certificate: CCSK Authorized Instructor Certificate

Abhinav Goyal (AWS AAI)
Abhinav Goyal (AWS AAI)
CCSK Plus, CCAK and CCZT Training Instructor

Abhinav Goyal (AWS AAI)

CCSK Plus, CCAK and CCZT Training Instructor

Abhinav Goyal is an AWS AAI (AWS Authorised Instructor) and a Cyber Security risk and controls specialist with over 18+ years of full-time experience with top investment banks and the Big 4 professional services firms. Based in London, he has worked across the organisation's three lines of defence, specializing in Cloud Security and Cyber Security risk and controls. Abhinav has served in multiple roles as Cloud Security Consultant, CISO & Internal Auditor. His industry vertical is financial services with represented clients across investment banks, retail banks and stock exchanges.

With an MBA in Finance and a bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Engineering, Abhinav is an approved instructor with AWS, ISACA, ISC2, Cloud Security Alliance, Comptia, BCS and PECB. He is a professional trainer for AWS Architecture Professional and Security speciality courses, CISSP/ CCSP/ CSSLP, CISA/ CISM/ CRISC, ISO 27001 (LA/ LI), CCSK Plus, CCZT, AWSX6, Azure, NIST CyberSecurity Framework and CertNexus courses.

Please feel free to write to Abhinav at [email protected] or visit his LinkedIn profile to know more: https://www.linkedin.com/in/abhinavgoyal01/

Certificate: CCSK Authorized Instructor Certificate

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Slawomir Hess
CEO and CCSK Training Instructor

Slawomir Hess

CEO and CCSK Training Instructor

Slawomir Hess (MBA, CISSP, CISA, CCSK) is a distinguished Cloud Security Consultant, Architect, Auditor, and Manager with an extensive background spanning over 20 years. His remarkable expertise in cloud security and cybersecurity has been honed through experience in global financial institutions, software houses, retail companies, and big4.

He is not only passionate about cloud and security but also dedicated to educating and empowering others in these fields. As an educator, Slawomir conducts training sessions, workshops, and speaks at industry events to share his expertise. He equips teams and individuals with industry insights, practical strategies, and best practices.

Certificate: CCSK Authorized Instructor Certificate

Dr. Ricci Ieong
Dr. Ricci Ieong

Dr. Ricci Ieong

Dr Ricci Ieong is the principal consultant of eWalker Consulting (HK) Ltd. and has over 20 years of industry experience in information technology, as well as more than 17 years of experience in IT security, where he specializes in security risk assessment, IT audit, penetration testing, and computer forensics investigation. He is the former vice chairman of professional development of Cloud CSA (HK & Macau Chapter) and has served on the CSA Cloud Incident Response Working Group. He is an active speaker at numerous security events, including CSA summits, in Hong Kong and throughout APAC, as well as being a qualified Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) instructor and grandfathered to teach the Certificate of Cloud Auditing Knowledge (CCAK). Additionally, he is an adjunct assistant professor at a Hong Kong university, a program director in HKUSpace for the Digital Forensics Diploma course, and an authorized ISC2 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP).

Certificate: CCSK Authorized Instructor Certificate

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Ondrej Kasl
Systems Engineer & CCSK Training Instructor, ALEF NULA

Ondrej Kasl

Systems Engineer & CCSK Training Instructor, ALEF NULA

Ondrej has been helping organizations design, build, secure and operate cloud environments for many years. He currently works as Cloud Security team leader at ALEF NULA. He is passionate about cloud security, data engineering and data analytics. Gained experience and knowledge Ondrej shares as cybersecurity training architect and occasional conference speaker. Ondrej is Microsoft 365, Azure and AWS certified architect and security specialist. He also holds various other certifications such as CCSK, TOGAF L1 and master's degree from Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague, where he graduated with honors.

Certificate: CCSK Authorized Instructor Certificate

Vana Khurana
Vana Khurana
Sr. Security Architect, Specialist at Amazon Web Services

Vana Khurana

Sr. Security Architect, Specialist at Amazon Web Services

Vana Khurana is Board Member and Director of Training at Cloud Security Alliance Delaware Valley Chapter. She also has a day job as Cloud Security Architect at a leading financial firm. In addition, she is a speaker, a mentor, and influencer and Professor Adjunct at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. She holds CCSK, CCSP, CISSP, GSEC, AWS Architect, and TOGAF certifications. She loves the economy and growth of the public cloud and its contribution to the world!

Certificate: CCSK Authorized Instructor Certificate

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Rajeev Kumar

Rajeev Kumar

Experienced Information Security Consultant & Senior Corporate Trainer; With a demonstrated history of working in Security World for Various Organization in Security Testing & Management. Skilled in VAPT, Governance, Compliance, Cloud & Infrastructure Risk Management with Firewall Architecture (CHECKPOINT,PALO-ALTO, FORTIGATE) in depth Knowledge both implementation & Troubleshooting. Active Directory, Windows Server, Operating Systems, and Networking. Strong human resources professional with a Master's degree focused in Computer Software Engineering.

Certificate: CCSK Authorized Instructor Certificate

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Adrian Lane

Adrian Lane

Adrian Lane is a principle with research firm Securosis, and developer with cloud security firm DisruptOps. Adrian has over 25 years experience in data security and software development. Prior to joining Securosis, Adrian served as the CTO/VP at companies such as IPLocks, Touchpoint, CPMi and Transactor/Brodia. Presently Adrian focuses DevSecOps and Cloud security, performing cloud security audits, training and building solutions for secure cloud deployments.

Adrian is a Computer Science graduate of the University of California at Berkeley with post-graduate work in operating systems at Stanford University.

Certificate: CCSK Authorized Instructor Certificate

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Terumi Laskowsky

Terumi Laskowsky

Terumi is an independent IT security consultant, technical instructor, and prior Military Police officer with over 25 years of experience in IT and IT security. She headed the consulting teams at Symantec and RSA Japan and managed IT for several financial companies in Japan. Her current customers include Fortune 500 companies, government, and defense organizations in the US, Japan, Europe, and the Far East. She is certified in CISSP, CCSP, CCSK, CEH, CCNA, Security+, Network+, Scrum Master, and others. She enjoys learning and teaching emerging technologies, and her current interests are Cloud Security, DevSecOps, and Blockchain trust and security.

Certificate: CCSK Authorized Instructor Certificate

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Louis Lyons
Chief Information Security Officer at ReynCon Security

Louis Lyons

Chief Information Security Officer at ReynCon Security

Lou is a seasoned security professional who has led government IT and Security programs for the Department of Veterans Affairs; Department of Transportation/National Highway Transportation Safety Administration; the Department of the Air Force and the Department of the Army.

He has led Global Security programs in the commercial world as the Manager, Information Security Operations, Sr. Manager, Global Information Security and the Director, IT Security & Compliance in Ohio. He is a retired Master Sergeant with the U.S. Air force who worked as an IT Manager, Computer Security Officer, Director of Quality Assurance and Logistics Support, Avionics Maintenance Manager & Airborne Systems Engineer (ASE) Trainer/Examiner in Electronic Warfare, Intel & IT.

He has experience in IT & Security Strategy, IT & Security Operations, Data Center Management, Policy & Compliance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Building a program from the ground up, Identity & Access Management (IAM) and ERP Security.

Lou earned his MBA in Information Security Management - Cyber Security from Jones International University and his BS in Information Systems Management from the University of Maryland University College. He is currently the Founder/CEO for Shadow Rabbit Cyber, CISO for ReynCon Security and Vice-President for the Cloud Security Alliance, Ohio River Valley Chapter.

He supports the community by participating as a volunteer with Royal Rangers as a Commander with his local church. His certifications include: CISSP, CCSK+, PMP, MCSE, MCDBA, A+, Net+, Security+ and certifications from the Department of the Army and Department of Veterans Affairs.

Certificate: CCSK Authorized Instructor Certificate

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Ben Malisow

Ben Malisow

Ben Malisow has been working in the security, information, and information security fields for over 25 years. He has provided consulting and training services to federal agencies, multinational businesses, and international clients, as well as publishing a variety of works for the industry (including the official CCSP Study Guide and Practice Tests books). He has also taught at the junior high, high school, college, and university levels. You can find continual updates to his work on his blog and podcast at www.securityzed.com.

Certificate: CCSK Authorized Instructor Certificate

Mohamed Malki
Mohamed Malki
Training Development Expert

Mohamed Malki

Training Development Expert

Mohamed Malki is an active member in Colorado cyber security community and global contributor to cyber security trainings and certifications. Mr.Malki is CISSP-ISSEP, CISA, CISM, CEH, Triple AWS Certifications (Arch, Dev, and Pract) , CSA CCSK, ISC2 CCSP, CompTIA Cloud+ and CSA+ Subject Matter Expert (SME). Mr. Malki is the director of enterprise security architecture and HIPAA officer with Colorado Governor Office of IT. Mr. Malki is the chairman of OIT Cloud Computing Governance Community with task to coordinate and collaborate cloud services consumption throughout the enterprise. Mr. Malki holds masters in electrical and computer engineering.

Certificate: CCSK Authorized Instructor Certificate

Alberto Manfredi
Alberto Manfredi
President and Country Leader, CSA Italy

Alberto Manfredi

President and Country Leader, CSA Italy

MSc in Computer Science and Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of Milan with the highest marks and honors, he has been working in the Information Technology market for over 30 years, of which more than 20 in the field of Cyber and Information Security. Since 2002 he has been working at Leonardo SpA, where in recent years he has held the role of Divisional CISO and Senior Advisor in the Corporate Security function and since 2023 he has been in the Cyber & Security Solutions Division in the role of Senior Advisor Security Certifications. Specialized in Computer Forensics and Digital Investigations at the University of Milan and holds an Executive MBA from the University of Pavia. He holds the professional certifications CISA, CRISC, CISSP, GCFA, CCSK, CCZT, Lead Auditor 27001 & CSA STAR. President and co-founder of CSA Italy since 2011, the national chapter of CSA, from which he received the Ron Knode Service Award in 2014, and CSA Authorized Instructor.

Certificate: CCSK Authorized Instructor Certificate

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Ramiah Marappan

Ramiah Marappan

Ramiah Marappan has thirty (30) years’ experience and expertise in Information Security Consulting, Design, Development and Operations, Security Risk Assessment, Policy Development and Implementation, Security Operations, Infrastructure Design and Operations and Training. Delivered consulting, design and build engagements for Financial Institutions, Government, Manufacturing, Retail, Academic Institutions, Telecom, Commercial and Aviation in Asia Pacific, Middle East and Europe regions. Has also ten (10) Teaching experience in Information Security, Networking and Data Centre Operations, DevOps, Privacy and Cloud. He also participates in ISO ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 committee as a subject matter expert. His certifications include CISSP, CISA, CCSK, CBSA, DevOps, DevSecOps certifications.

Certificate: CCSK Authorized Instructor Certificate

Rich Mogull
Rich Mogull
CEO at Securosis

Rich Mogull

CEO at Securosis

Rich is the VP of Product for DisruptOPS and Analyst and CEO of Securosis. With twenty years of experience in information security, physical security, and risk management, Rich is one of the foremost experts on cloud security, having driven development of the Cloud Security Alliance’s V4 Guidance and the associated CCSK training curriculum. He is a prolific writer and featured speaker at the security industry’s largest events, including RSA and Black Hat. Rich was previously a Research Vice President at Gartner on the security team and co-chair of the Gartner Security Summit.

Certificate: CCSK Authorized Instructor Certificate

Masahiro Morozumi
Masahiro Morozumi
Executive Director, CSA Japan Chapter

Masahiro Morozumi

Executive Director, CSA Japan Chapter

Masahiro Morozumi is the executive director of CSA Japan Chapter. He is a founding member of CSA Japan Chapter. He has been working for information security, and founded his own consulting firm back in 2014 with the aim to promote Cloud adoptionproviding consultation to SMEs on how to move to Cloud securely. He also participates in different CSA research and works to promote adoption of CSA’s best practices in different Cloud based technologies. Especially for contributing themapping to CCM, joining to translate CSA documents to Japanese, like CSA guidance, CCM, STAR and IoT.

In addition to the experience of information security, he has an engineering experience for UNIX operating system and Oracle database. He also graduated from The University of Electro-Communications with a Master in Management Engineering.

Responsible for translation of CSA research artifacts in Japanese; they include:

  • Top Threats to Cloud Computing The Egregious 11
  • Guideline on Effectively Managing Security Service in the Cloud
  • Using Blockchain Technology to Secure the Internet of Things
  • Code of Conduct for GDPR Compliance
  • The Treacherous 12 – Top Threats to Cloud Computing + Industry Insights
  • Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus in Cloud Computing v4.0
  • Identity and Access Management for the Internet of Things

Contributions: Member of CCM, IoT and Guidance Working Groups; contributor to ISO27017 mapping to CCM; managed CSA Japan Summit and Congress; served as Executive Director of the CSA Japan Chapter.

Certificate: CCSK Authorized Instructor Certificate

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Roc Paez

Roc Paez

Roc Paez is a professional, career instructor and course developer, teaching and developing technical courses in the IT industry for over 34 years, the last 26 years with HP/HPE Education. Roc specializes in taking complex IT topics and making them simple and easy for students to understand. Roc teaches on a variety of subjects, including multiple Security courses and their applications within DevOps, ITIL, and IT4IT environments. Students consistently compliment Roc’s delivery style, saying his courses are the best they’ve ever taken.

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Van Paschalis
CCSK Training Instructor

Van Paschalis

CCSK Training Instructor

Van graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering as well as his MBA. Working for one of the largest distributors in the country, he was put in charge of the UNIX program. As Microsoft started propagating throughout the world and in corporate environments, Van earned his certifications with Microsoft. Traveling extensively, he’s worked with companies such as Nortel, Avaya, Lucent, and HP. For the last 19 years, Van has been working as a Senior Technical Instructor for The Learning Center, Las Vegas’ premiere IT Training Company. He also holds certifications in CompTIA’s Security+, Cloud+, and CASP+ along with the Cloud Security Alliances’ CCSK.

Certificate: CCSK Authorized Instructor Certificate

Eliza Popa
Eliza Popa
Managing Director, CYBERSTRAT

Eliza Popa

Managing Director, CYBERSTRAT

Eliza Popa is an information security consultant, auditor, and certified trainer with over 30 years of experience in IT and information security roles. She worked with several critical information infrastructure entities and government entities, as well as Fortune 100 companies in sectors such as ICT, financial services, oil and gas, cloud computing, etc. Starting in 2019, she has been the Founder, Owner and Managing Director of Cyberstrat IT Consulting – SP LLC in the UAE, a CSA CCSK Training Partner. She is also an ISC2 Official Training Instructor CISSP and CC, PECB Certified Trainer for several courses, and ISACA – APMG Accredited Trainer CISA and CISM. Eliza enjoys learning and teaching others, and is offering CCSK courses in both live virtual and in-person formats.

She can be contacted via https://cyberstrat.ae/contact/

Contributions: Eliza Popa is a reviewer of the Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM) in Romanian language, and a Cloud Audit Expert Group Participant as exam item writer for the Certificate of Cloud Auditing Knowledge (CCAK).

Certificate: CCSK Authorized Instructor Certificate

Certificate: CCSK Authorized Instructor Certificate

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Mike Rothman

Mike Rothman

Mike Rothman is the President of both cloud security automation company DisruptOps and information security research firm Securosis. His bold perspectives and irreverent style are invaluable as companies determine effective strategies to grapple with the dynamic security threatscape and the evolution to the cloud. Mike is one of the most sought-after speakers and commentators in the security business and published the “Pragmatic CSO” in 2007. Mike has a BS in Engineering from Cornell University and does not sleep a lot.

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Graham Thompson

Graham Thompson

Graham Thompson has over 20 years information security experience assisting large enterprises and government agencies secure data and workloads. Dedicated to cloud security since 2010, Graham has built cloud implementation guidelines for the Government of Canada and has implemented and assessed cloud security for multiple NYSE and NASDAQ publicly traded companies in the financial, retail and telecommunications sectors. In addition to delivering awesome CCSK courses that address real-world challenges, he is an authorized instructor for both CCSP and CISSP courses by ISC2.

Certificate: CCSK Authorized Instructor Certificate

Ilia Tivin
Ilia Tivin
Managing Director at Locked Jar PTE. LTD.

Ilia Tivin

Managing Director at Locked Jar PTE. LTD.

Ilia Tivin (CISSP-ISSMP, CCSP, CCSK, ITIL) is a veteran information security professional with 20 years of experience in various industries, from military and intelligence, through pharmaceutical , baking, insurance, manufacturing and more... In previous roles Ilia has worked in the capacity of a Hybrid cloud architect for HPE center of excellence, and as a customer success specialist for Cisco Systems, and over the years has advised various Fortune 100 companies and trained their employees on information security.

Certificate: CCSK Authorized Instructor Certificate

Faisal Yahya
Faisal Yahya

Faisal Yahya

As the Chairman, CSA Indonesia Chapter, Faisal revived and reset the Chapter with new leadership. He helped to organize the second CSA Indonesia Summit in 2020 and also brought key industry players as speakers and secured two sponsors. To help IT and security professionals upgrade their skill sets in cloud security, he brought in two authorized Indonesia-based CCSK training partners.

Faisal has two decades of progressive leadership experience in Cyber Security and Enterprise Architecture. He plays an integral role in spearheading all Cloud Security, IT Infosec Strategy, Security Technology Roadmaps, Cyber Security Architecture, Incident Response Team, and Red/Blue Teaming (cross-functional team leadership – Purple teaming). Proven role model, Virtual CISO, and an engineering mentor, including university post-graduate lecturer.

Faisal engaged with the Asian IT communities by actively researching, speaking at public conferences, and advocating for better Cybersecurity. Experience in white paper development, technical presentations to clients, and technical writing. He is passionate about applying the latest technology securely and efficiently.

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Rafael Wong Sze Yiu

Rafael Wong Sze Yiu

Rafael currently serves as senior consultant of eWalker Consulting (HK) Ltd. And has more than 7 years of industry experience specializing in Security Risk Assessment, IT Audit, Ethical Hacking, Penetration Test and Computer Forensics Investigation. Throughout Rafael’s career in IT security field, he has conducted numerous cloud security related training and workshop for various organization, such as Hewlett-Packard (HPE), Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) and so on. Regarding to cloud assessment, Rafael has conducted corresponding security assessment and audit, including public and private cloud security review, cloud application penetration test, for various enterprises.

Certificate: CCSK Authorized Instructor Certificate

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