Group CISO | John Keells Holdings PLC, Sri Lanka
Sujit Christy is a governance, risk, compliance and cybersecurity professional, a passionate cybersecurity adoption evangelist and a Director with Layers-7 Seguro Consultoria Private Limited. He currently serves as the Chief Information Security Officer in several organizations, and a board member of the ISACA Sri Lanka Chapter.
Sujit is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified in Risk and Information System Control (CRISC), a certified IT Disaster Recovery Professional and holds a Diploma in Cyber Law.
Sujit counts over 20 years of experience in governance, risk, compliance and assurance. He specializes in Cybersecurity covering Risk Management, Consulting, Assurance, IT Governance, Privacy , Vendor Evaluation, Product Evaluation, Compliance and Awareness.
Sujit is a regular invited speaker in cybersecurity conferences, seminars and webinars. He is a resource person at the Center for Banking Studies, Central Bank of Sri Lanka and CA Sri Lanka for the DISSCA Program. He is also a past visiting lecturer at the Department of Criminology, University of Madras, India and the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Sri Lanka.
Sujit is the founding member, the charter secretary and past president of the (ISC)2 Chennai Chapter (This is the first (ISC)2 Chapter to be formed in India) He was also instrumental in the formation of the (ISC)2 Sri Lanka Chapter. He currently serves as a Board Member of the ISACA Sri Lanka Chapter. He is also a past board member of (ISC)2 Sri Lanka Chapter.
Sujit is the founder/President of Information Security Professional Associates (iSPA). He was instrumental in organizing the first CISSP exam in Sri Lanka through Information Security Professionals Associates (iSPA) in 2006. He is a past Supervisor for the (ISC)2 credentials exams in India and Sri Lanka.
Sujit is a volunteer with the Center for Cyber Safety and Education formerly known as (ISC)2 Foundation. He pioneered the delivery of Safe and Secure Online programs in India and Sri Lanka.
Sujit is the recipient of the 2013 (ISC)2 President’s award (first person to receive this award in the SAARC Region), and Honoree in the Information Security Practitioner Category for Information Security Leadership Achievements (ISLA), in the Asia Pacific Region.