Dr. Erdal Ozkaya

 Dr Erdal Ozkaya is known as a passionate, solutions-focused professional with a comprehensive global background within the information technology, information security, and cyber security fields. He is committed to the delivery of accurate, accessible resources to inform individuals and organizations of cybersecurity and privacy matters in the internet age. Dr Erdal is a collaborative team leader with key areas of expertise spanning end-to-end IT solutions, management, communications, and innovation. In addition, he is a well-known public speaker, an award-winning blogger, book author, and writer of certifications (courseware and exams) for prestigious organizations such as Microsoft, EC Council, and other expert-level vendors. Dr. Erdal also serves as Board president for the Global CSO Forum and is a Lecturer / Professor (Honorary) at Charles Sturt University where he also earned his many degrees including his Doctor of Information Technology, Cybersecurity. Some of his recent awards include 2022 Global Cybersecurity Leader of the year (InfoSec Awards), 2021 Best Top 5 IT Blogs by Cisco, 2021: Best CISO for Banking and Financial Sector by CIO Online & IDC.