Vivek Jassal

Senior Manager, Cyber Security

KPMG in Canada

As the Cyber Resilience Lead, Vivek designs and implements cyber incident response plans. He conducts training and testing of these new processes through means of cyber crisis simulations for effective change management, adoption and to test in a safe environment. Vivek has also designed and enhanced cyber security training and awareness programs to protect against and prevent cyber incidents – always with human behavior and culture at the center.

His recent focus has been remediating regulatory issues within the 1st and 2nd Line, risk reporting, security training & awareness, incident management, disaster recovery and business continuity in Financial Services, Transportation and the British and Canadian Government environment.

Vivek has delivered high-profile projects within timescale and budget for clients in the Middle East, Africa, the Americas and the UK. He has helped organizations realize their business objectives and protect their brand and reputation through the effective management of information risk and the implementation of cyber resilience strategies.

Prior to joining the world of cyber security, Vivek spent 10 years in the British Army – retiring as Captain. While serving, he completed operational roles in bomb disposal, intelligence and security.

  • BSc (Hons), Chemistry – University of Edinburgh

  • CBRN Defence Science – Cranfield University

  • NVQ Level 5, Leadership and Management – Royal Military Academy Sandhurst

  • NVQ Level 3, Management of Bomb Disposal & Ordnance Clearance – Defence EOD Munitions and Search School

  • Professional Scrum Master

  • APMP

  • Treble Victor Group – Military Veteran Business Network

  • Wellspring Cancer Support Network