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Illyas Kooliyankel - ADIB

Illyas Kooliyankal

Chief Information Security Officer, A Prominent UAE Bank

Demonstrated & successful Leader in Information Security & Cyber Security Transformation Programs
Member - UAE Bank Federation Information Security Committee
Global CISO Award Runner-Up (USA) 
CIO of the Year Runner-Up
Computer News Middle East (CNME) - CISO Award 2018
MESA CISO 2016, 2017 & 2018 Award
ISACA - CISO of the Year (Middle East) Award 
Specialist in Information Security Transformation across various industry sectors
Effective communicator to Board Committees
One of the first few Certified Chief Information Security Officers - EC-Council, USA
Member/Coordinator of Business Strategy Committee 
Member/Advisor -Management Information Security Forum headed by CE 
Board Member of EC-Council's CISO Program

•Cyber & Information Security Leader with 22+ years of experience. 
•BCMS (Business Continuity), ITIL (IT Service Management), COBIT, Security Operations management, and GRC.
•Successful implementation of a holistic solution to prevent Information Leakage by identifying, classifying and controlling the data.
•Lead National Stock Exchange to successfully comply with Government security requirements 
•Well received speaker at various International Conferences -GITEX Dubai, Secure Dubai by ISC2, CISO Summit USA, CIO Event UK, CIO Show Singapore, Secure Asia-Malaysia, E-Crime Congress, IT GRC, CISO Summit, etc.
•Crystal Award from Emirates Airlines and ISACA, World Malayalee Excellence Award, Kerala Engineers Outstanding Achiever Award, and Outstanding Employee of the organization