Seasoned IT security executive, Ajoy Ghosh, has joined LogicaCMG.
With more than 15 years' experience in information security, Ghosh has been appointed security practice manager for the consulting firm and will be based in Sydney.
Ghosh has worked as an architect, consultant and manager with specialist expertise in IT governance and risk management, litigation support and management of outsourced functions and vendor negotiation. He will be responsible for leading LogicaCMG's security division in Australia.
Author of Standards Australia's handbook 171 Guidelines for the Management of IT Evidence, Ghosh is best known for his expert court testimony and as a litigation coach.
He has worked on a broad range of criminal and civil cases and as an independent expert for corporate investigations.
Cases have ranged from fraud to terrorism and child pornography.
Ghosh is also accredited by the Defence Signals Directorate as an iRAP information security assessor and is a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP).
He was previously working as Chief Security Officer at Commander Communications, where he was responsible for the computer forensic and litigation support team. Prior to that, he held senior roles in consulting, banking and law enforcement.
LogicaCMG customers cover a range of industries including financial services, utilities and government.
The company operates an Australian Information Security Evaluation Facility (AISEF), one of only three in Australia, which is licensed by the Department of Defence to undertake Common Criteria and ITSEC evaluations for inclusion on the evaluated products list (EPL).
Ghosh said LogicaCMG has become known for its ability to provide industry-leading solutions such as e-identity, biometrics, document management, payment solutions, BPO and SCADA all of which offer a solid opportunity for integrating security to achieve tangible business outcomes.
Ghosh lecturers at the Australian Graduate School of Policing, the Faculty of Law, UTS, and the Centre for Transactional Crime Prevention.