Vivek Gupta

National Leader, BDO Consulting―Cybersecurity


BDO Canada LLP - National



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Executive Summary

Vivek Gupta is the national cybersecurity lead for BDO Consulting. Specializing in cybersecurity and IT-risk-related services, Vivek has extensive experience in leadership roles focused on security solutions and business development.

Recognized for successfully bridging the gap between a LAN closet and the boardroom, Vivek provides concise and practical recommendations within reports, and presents highly technical IT-control-environment findings to client management and audit committees.

Vivek possesses over 15 years of experience in cybersecurity, IT risk, and compliance consulting, delivering risk- and control-related services applying frameworks such as NIST, ISO 27001, COBIT, COSO, and ITIL.

Vivek’s extensive experience includes conducting cybersecurity and IT risk assessments, application-security-controls reviews, data-conversion audits, third-party assurance reports, and infrastructure-security-control reviews.

In Canada and in the U.S., Vivek has worked with clients in banking and finance, technology and life science, health care, higher education, global manufacturing, not-for-profits, and the regulatory sector.

Vivek is a frequent speaker on cybersecurity topics.

Professional Affiliations

Member, ISACA
Member, HTCIA

Professional Designations & Education

Masters of Business Administration, McCallum Graduate School of Business, Bentley University (2005)
Certified Information Systems Auditor, CISA
Qualified Security Assessor, PCI Security Standards Council (2011-2014)