Asif Hayat Ch.
Director InfoSec Governance (GRC)
Asif has over twelve (12) years of experience in Information Technology domain out of which over nine (9) years are in Information Security, Information Systems Audit, IT Risk Management and IT Compliance domains primarily in some major banks of the region. He currently heads the IT Security Governance (GRC) Division, and ensures that our valued clients get unmatched world-class service in their projects.
Before joining Delta Tech, Asif has been working as Head of IT Audit in one of the prime banks in Bahrain for three (3) years, and has contributed significantly by enhancing security controls in areas such as T24 Core Banking System, E-Channels, Oracle E-Business Solutions, Financial Management Systems, Siebel (CRM), Payment Cards Operations Systems, and BackOffice Support Systems etc. He was also a member of the IT Steering Committee, Project Steering Committee, and Procurement Committee to ensure oversight of effective risks and controls across the bank.
He has extensive experience working with the Board, and various IT Steering Committees, and his role in launching initiatives to drastically improve the IT risk and compliance in financial institutions has been lauded and recognized by senior management, and his colleagues in several organizations.
Asif holds a Masters Degree in Computer Science and some renowned professional certifications such as CISA, CISM, CISSP, CRISC, CCNA, MCSE etc. and hands on experience and respective knowledge of ISO 27001/2, PCI-DSS, Cobit, and ITIL.
He has extensive working experience in implementing security controls and auditing risks and controls in IT infrastructure, including Internetworks, Operating Systems, Back office Support Systems, Databases, and for “People, Processes, and Technology.”