An IT Consultant with over 10 years of experience, of which more than 9 years are specifically in Mentoring Security Teams, Information Security Consulting, Attack & Penetration Testing, Designing Secure Information Architectures and Envisaging innovative Information Technology Solutions. Post his graduation in Computer Science, most of his studies centered around achieving professional certifications like GIAC certified Firewall Analyst (SANS Institute), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified BS7799 Implementer, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH).

Work History

Work History
Mar 2010 - Present

Senior Manager

Ernst & Young
Mar 2005 - Mar 2010


Kartik is a Manager with the IT Advisory practice in KPMG India. His primary responsibilities include but are not limited to analysis of technology controls for security weaknesses, Penetration testing, Outsourcing/Offshoring reviews , IT Audits, ISO27001 assistance and design secure network architectures.
Jun 2002 - Mar 2005


Mahindra SSG
Business De-risking strategies IT Security Consulting Control/Risk Self Assessments /Workshops Specialized security offerings in areas of Computer Forensics, Incident Handling etc.
2001 - 2002

Associate Consultant - eSecurity

Nihilent Technologies



Vibrant Technologies
1996 - 2000


University of Pune