Sujatha Yakasiri is working as Sr Computer Scientist - Product Security at EdgeVerve (An Infosys Company). She is a well experienced cyber security professional with 14+ years of IT experience and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker(CEH), speaker and mentor.
She is passionate about increasing the women representation in the field of cyber security and strives to contribute to the cyber-security community across the globe. She is a Head Advocate for women in cyber security at National Cyber Defense Research Center, Mentor & Gurukul trainer for Women Wizards Rule Technology (W2rt by NASSCOM), Director for Development of Cloud Security Alliance Bangalore Chapter, Founding member of BSides Bangalore (International Information Security Conference) and Co-chair of W-CS (Women in Cybersecurity - SIG of ISSA).
She has been a global speaker at various cyber security conferences and communities. Listed in many company’s hall of fame for responsible disclosure of vulnerabilities and also published security articles.
Sujatha received many accolades for her contributions to the cyber security community. She was awarded with Women in Tech Mentor of the year as part of Women Leadership Influencers Awards (2020) by Kamikaze Media.