Raj Samani is the Chief Technical Officer for Intel Security EMEA, having previously worked as the Chief Information Security Officer for a large public sector organization in the UK. Raj is an active member of the Information Security industry, through involvement with numerous initiatives to improve the awareness and application of security in business and society. He volunteers as the Cloud Security Alliance EMEA Strategy Advisor, is on the advisory councils for Infosecurity Europe, and Infosecurity Magazine. In addition, Raj was previously the Vice President for Communications in the ISSA UK Chapter, having presided over the award for Chapter communications programs of 2008, and 2009. He was inducted into the Infosecurity Europe Hall of Fame in 2012.
Raj is Special Advisor for the European CyberCrime Centre, is an expert on both searchsecurity.co.uk, and Infosec portals, and a regular columnist on Help Net Security. In addition to numerous published security papers, he has authored, or co-authored, such books as “Applied Cyber Security and the Smart Grid”’, “CSA Guide to Cloud Computing”, and was the technical editor for “Industrial Network Security (vol2)” and “Cyber Security for decision makers”.
Raj Samani is a sought after speaker and regularly appears on television commenting on the top computer security issues driving headlines today. He has also provided assistance in the 2006 RSA Wireless Security Survey and was part of the consultation committee for the RIPA Bill (Part 3).
He can be found on twitter @Raj_Samani