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Hi, I'm Ishan

I am Ishan Girdhar, an information security specialist with over 12 years of experience, the last three of which I have served as Chief Information Security Officer at Funding Societies and Zai (formerly Assembly Payments).

What started as a quest to build a high school computer programming passion project turned into a full-time passion and a life-long career.

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If you'd like to know me better,  I'd invite you to read about me.

What if consciousness is already expressing itself through us?
Expressing your ideas through writing is a very powerful concept. It coerces you to think effectively, research comprehensively and weave together a message that you would like to convey. As I was pondering what I’d like to write today. I was suddenly reminded about Srinivasa Ramanujan, a renowned…
Complete Guide to conducting Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA)
Table of Contents * Introduction * What is Data Privacy Impact Assessment (DPIA)? * Why do we need to carry out DPIA? * What is the Purpose of DPIA? * What is PIA? * What’s the difference between PIA and DPIA? * When should DPIA be done? * What other benefits are there of carrying out DPIA?
How do you convince the engineering team to fix security issues?
One of my friends asked me this question last week. I thought of sharing it here for anyone else who may have the same question. There are two aspects to this: technical, and the other is the people/cultural aspect. They are a development team; it’s their job, and

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