Jay Bavisi is the Co-Founder and President of EC-Council, a global
information security education, training, and certification.
Formed following the 9/11 incident, EC-Council addresses issues of cyber
terrorism raised at the forefront of security of nations at large. It is
the owner and developer of the world famous
Certified Ethical Hacker
Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI), Secure Analyst
Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT) certification programs.
Jay led the efforts in establishing the partnership with the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), an arm of the United Nations, via the International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats (IMPACT) to develop sustainable knowledge and capabilities in information security awareness amongst government agencies in 193 Member States.
An information security evangelist and architect, he regularly shares his insights with law & policy makers at various international conferences and seminars such as, Interop Las Vegas, CSI, Techno Security, and Techno Forensics. Jay was also the Chairman of the Keynote Hackers Panel at Infosecurity Europe, the Closing Keynote Speaker for ITWeb Security Summit, South Africa, and also the combined Keynote Speaker for Techno Security/ Hacker Halted USA, Keynote for IDC Security in Finland. His key expertise is in the area of Ethical Hacking, Information Assurance and Computer Forensics with a special focus in the government space internationally having recently been invited to speak at the US Department of Homeland Security Software Assurance Forum, and Department of Defense Cybersecurity Conference.
His audiences include executives of multinational corporations like Dow Jones, Lloyd’s, Merrill Lynch, Microsoft, Shell, HSBC, Hewlett Packard, IBM, Standard Chartered, American Express, MCIS – Zurich, Schipol Airport Authority, KPMG, Deloitte Consulting, Trend Micro, IDC, S.E.A. Insurance, Sara Lee Philippines, American Express Bank Philippines, Makati City Hall, Philippine Airlines, Royal Australian Air Force, Government of Zhuhai, China Mobile and A&T Solutions, among others.
Jay has appeared regularly on several local and international television shows and print medias, including being interviewed by CNN and Fox Business News regarding information security and ethical hacking. His views have been sought by internationally acclaimed publications including Time, Washington Post, The Herald Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, The Gazette and The Economic Times. His views were also featured by ABC News, USA Today, The Christian Science Monitor, Boston and Gulf News.
Having always championed Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures, Jay is a prolific writer. His most recent work can be seen in the Computer and Information Security Handbook published by Elsevier in 2009.
Jay Bavisi is a law graduate from the University of Wales, College of Cardiff, with an LLB (Hons), Barrister – at – Law from Middle Temple, London.