Sujatha Yakasiri, is working as Sr Computer Scientist at EdgeVerve (An Infosys Company). She has overall 14+ years of IT experience. Her expertise in information security include application security, pen testing, source code review, threat modeling and docker security. She holds a B. Tech degree in Electronics & Communications and industry standard security certifications like CISSP and CEH.
She received many accolades for her contributions towards cybersecurity. She was awarded with Women in Tech Mentor of the year as part of Women Leadership Influencers Awards (2020).
Apart from her work, she strives to contribute to the cyber-security community and passionate about increasing the women representation in the field of Cybersecurity, mentoring and motivating young generation to get into cybersecurity domain. Her volunteer roles include Co-chair of W-CS (Women in Cybersecurity) - Special interest group of ISAA.org, Head and Advocate for women in cyber security at National Cyber Defense Research Center, Mentor and gurukul trainer for NASSCOM initiative – W2rt, Director – Development of Cloud Security Alliance – Bangalore Chapter, Founding member of BSides Bangalore(International Information Security Conference).
Global speaker at various security conferences and cybersecurity communities. She also takes part in responsible disclosure programs and got listed in hall of fame many companies. Her information security articles got published in renowned journals.