Who is Dr Erdal Ozkaya ?

Who is Dr Erdal Ozkaya ?

Dr Erdal Ozkaya is named along Top 50 Technology Leaders by IDC and CIO Online and he is known as a passionate, solutions-focused professional with a comprehensive global background within the information technology, information security, and cyber security fields.

He is committed to the delivery of accurate, accessible resources to inform individuals and organizations of cybersecurity and privacy matters in the internet age. Dr Erdal is a collaborative team leader with the key areas of his expertise spanning end-to-end IT solutions, management, communications, and innovation.

Erdal is known to be passionate about reaching communities, and creating cyber aware campaigns and leveraging new and innovative approaches and technologies to holistically address the information security and privacy needs for every person and organization in the world. He has authored many cybersecurity books as well as security certification courseware and exams for different vendors.

Erdal has the following qualifications: Doctor of Philosophy in Cybersecurity. Master of Computing Research, Master of Information Systems Security, Bachelor of Information Technology, Microsoft Certified Trainer, Microsoft Certified Learning Consultant, ISO27001 Auditor & Implementer, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Ethical Instructor & Licensed Penetration Tester.

He is an award-winning technical expert & speaker: His recent awards are:

  • Microsoft Circle of Excellence Platinum Club (2017),
  • NATO Center of Excellence (2016)
  • Security Professional of the year by MEA Channel Magazine (2015), Professional of the year Sydney (2014)
  • and many speakers of the year awards in conferences.
  • He also holds Global Instructor of the year awards from EC Council & Microsoft as well as Logical Operations.

Erdal is also a part-time lecturer at Australian Charles Sturt University

Erdal’s Social Media Accounts to follow:

  • Twitter: https://twitter.com/Erdal_Ozkaya
  • LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/erdalozkaya/
  • FaceBook https://www.facebook.com/CyberSec.Advisor/
  • Instagram https://www.instagram.com/learncybersecurity/
  • Amazon https://www.amazon.com/-/e/B0796D9KQ4

He has built and managed CEO IT from scratch into a multi milion dollars National Training & IT Solutions center. With the skills, he has gained, he has introduced & repeated the success with KEMP Technologies, where he was tasked to single-handedly manage the ANZ region and then build the business in the Asia Pacific region. From there he joined Secunia as CISO in Dubai and extended his experience in Middle East & Africa. Beginning of 2016 he joined Microsoft as a Cybersecurity Architect / Trusted Security advisor where he is responsible in the EMEA region. Erdal currently works at Standard Chartered Bank as Head of Infomation and Cyber Security in a Managing Director status.

Erdal’s

Foreword by Troy Hunt

Foreword by Troy Hunt , Founder of Have I Been Pwned – thankful

Foreword by Troy Hunt - Founder of Have I Been Pwned I remember precisely where I was when I first saw Erdal talk about social engineering: it was a jam-packed room at Microsoft’s TechEd, overflowing into the hallway if memory serves me. Software developers and IT...

Doctorate Graduation speech – free

My Doctorate Graduation speech I had a dream, a dream which was not so easy to reach; I planned I had to take the necessary steps to achieve to my goal; I acted There were times where I felt alone, where I thought I will never go through, I...