With 20 years of rich experience  in the area of cybersecurity, privacy, technology compliance and assurance.
Currently serving as the global lead for technology and cyber assurance at  “ Munich Re” . Which is one of the leading Reinsurance company globally.

He was formerly the CISO for ORION, The largest Research and Education Network In Canada and vCSIO for Ontario Higher ed. He has also held C-suite roles in leading financial institutions in the Middle East and south Asia. And has prior had association Big 4 consulting firms.

In recognition of the IS initiatives undertaken as the CISO of DIB Bank he was awarded the CSO Compass Award in 2010. He was also awarded the Presidential Award by EC Council in 2019 for organising the first EC Council CISO forum in Canada and for leading the charge to make Certified CISO the standard in Canada.

He has delivered lectures at some of the leading universities in North America and South Asia on IT Assurance, Information Security Management and IT Compliance. And conducted several workshops in the same area.
He has served on the Board of Directors of the local chapters of Information Systems Audit and Control Association – in the past. He serves on the governing body of leading Cyber security conferences in North America. He also serves on the advisory board for Certified Threat Intelligence Analyst by EC Council. He has also served as a member of the Technical Advisory Committee for AI-Hub at Durham College, Ontario and an advisory board member for the Masters in Cybersecurity & Threat Intelligence program at University of Guelph

Farooq Naiyer
Global Lead Technology and Cyber Assurance
Munich Re