Taimur Ijlal


Cloud security leader with 20 years experience

An award winning, information security leader with over 19 years of international experience in cyber-security and IT risk management in the fin-tech industry. Strong knowledge of ISO 27001, PCI DSS, GDPR, Cloud Security, DevSecOps and winner of major industry awards in the Middle East such as CISO of the year, CISO top 30, CISO top 50 and Most Outstanding Security team.

Have served as Head of Information Security for several major companies in the Middle East and spoken on numerous industry events over the years. Additionally, I have been published in ISACA journal, CIO Magazine Middle East and Pakistan’s leading technology magazine SPIDER. Skilled at handling cloud security portfolios and working with technology teams to code security services in compliance to standards like PCI-DSS, NIST etc. My security and cloud certifications include CISSP, CISA, AWS Certified Solution Architect, AWS Security Specialist and Azure Certified Security Engineer.