Chandra Prakash

Partner and Co-Head Cyber Defense and Incident Response

KPMG in India

Chandra Prakash, fondly called CP is a Partner, Cyber Security at KPMG in India. He leads a technical security-oriented team focusing on areas of cyber security and is responsible for growing and managing cyber security business in India and overseas.

CP has earlier headed the cyber business for India and Asia Pacific region, delivering revenue, gross margin and profitability metrics for a large cyber security firm.

CP has also executed several large and complex cyber projects in India, US, Germany and the Middle East regions.

Some of his notable projects are in the domains of cyber security strategy, data protection programme, Next Generation SOC, Threat Management and Application Security programmes

He possesses over 23 years of cyber security experience across cyber security consulting, assessment, and managed Services. CP has advised clients on cyber security strategy, implementing, and designing a cyber security operations center and risk management.

CP has been a speaker in various cyber security conferences such as DSCI, CSO Forum, MIS (UK) and GISEC (Dubai).

CP has completed his Executive MBA from Manipal University and has completed several Accelerated Development Programs Wharton and several Management programs from ISB, Harvard and Stephen Covey institute.

  • Executive MBA from Manipal University

  • CISSP, CISA, SANS-GSEC. ISO 27001 LI, CEH, CCNA, BS 25999 LA certified