Karthikeyan Dhayalan


KPMG in India

A transformational cyber security leader with 20 years of focused cyber security experience - Karthik brings deep and direct experience in handling corporate security mandates as well as cyber security consulting for clients across the globe.

Karthik has spearheaded cyber defence transformation agenda across a Fortune 500 IT services organisation, accelerating the adoption of next-generation cyber security solutions.

In every organisation that he has worked, it has been his passion to identify, build and continually mentor technically strong and dedicated cyber security professionals.

Karthik has worked across cultures and in markets covering South Asia, ASEAN and South Korea and working with clients across multiple industries, including banking and financial, manufacturing, FMCG, insurance and healthcare.

He also mentors and coaches numerous cyber security professionals and has helped more than a dozen motivated professionals to become ISC2 certified professionals.

  • Bachelor of Technology - IT

  • CISSP, CCSP, SANS-GSLC, IEC62443 Cybersecurity Risk Assessment Specialist

  • ISC2, International Society of Automation (ISA)