Vikas Sharma

SpecialityPartner, Cybersecurity & Privacy and Digital - PwC

Vikas is a Partner at PwC Mauritius and leads the Cybersecurity & Privacy and Digital practice.  He has more than 18 years of experience working in Financial Services, Retail, Hospitality, Telecommunication, and the Public Sector. He is passionate about the success of his clients while demonstrating ongoing leadership and commitment to excellence. He also leads the Cybersecurity & Privacy practice for Africa and works closely with clients as Virtual -Chief Information Security Officer (V-CISO) to help them build a cyber-resilient business. Vikas intuitively understands how to harness the power of people to make big things happen, whether it’s through digital disruption; developing security strategies to overcome cyber risks, or guiding organizations to build business resilience.   He collaborates with Boards, Risk committees, and C-suite executives to create sustainable value for the business and build confidence in their digital future.  He holds a Master’s in Computer Science and a Postgraduate in Advanced Computing. His passion for the cybersecurity field has led him to achieve professional qualification such as Certified Chief Information Security Officer(CISO), Certified Information Security Auditor(CISA), ISACA, Certified Business Continuity Professional(BCP)-ISO22301, Certified Digital Forensic Investigation Professional(C-DFIP), Certified Information System Security Professional(CISSP) and AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner.

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