Bassil has more than 20 years of hands-on and consulting experience in cybersecurity strategy, transformation, risk and resilience. He has worked closely with clients’ senior management and leadership across multiple strategic accounts in Middle East & North Africa to architect and provide high quality solutions. Being an IT|OT Cybersecurity Strategy & Risk leader with deep understanding of the market and clients’ needs, emerging technologies, and increasing compliance mandates – he has introduced value add cyber security services & scalable assets across multiple industries.
Bassil graduated with a BSc in Computer Engineering, followed by a Master’s degree (with a GPA of 4.0) in Information Security. Holds several certifications in the areas of IT | OT Cyber Security Governance, Risk, Resilience, Compliance and Fraud management. This includes GICSP, CFE, CGEIT, CRISC, CISM, CISA, CDPSE, COBIT, TOGAF, CISSP, CHPCP, MS AZURE (900), CBCI, & CCSP. In addition, I am an active researcher with several publications in elite accredited journals on various cyber security subjects.