Rizwan has a passion to solve the human risks to data security and has spent the last 10 years consulting on human factors behind data loss and privacy and designing security systems. He has been engaged in the detection and response of 100s of insider threat cases involving corruption, insider trading, reputational damage, theft for personal gain and accidental loss. Many of which have also become part of OAIC stats.
Rizwan works as Director Data Security and Compliance for e-Safe Systems a UK based security vendor specialising in human risk to data security and compliance, since its inception.
Rizwan has 18 years of experience of designing and management information security and artificial Intelligence-based systems. He holds a Masters in Information Technology Management from Staffordshire University, UK, and is a certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Project Management Professional PMP®.
During his time with e-Safe Systems he has held several strategic and leadership roles and has been instrumental in growing the business which is now protecting over a million users worldwide.
Prior to migrating to Australia, as Chief Operating Officer he was responsible for establishing e-Safe’s R&D and support centre and lead the design and development of e Safe’s offerings which include Data loss Prevention, Document Rights Management, File encryption, user behaviour analytics, user activity monitoring, data classification, filtering and e-safety solutions. In his current role as Director Data Security and Compliance, he is responsible for leading the consulting engagements in Australia and is responsible for defining strategic direction for e-Safe’s product in light of new challenges and market trends.