Ashish Thapar is the Managing Principal for Asia Pacific and Japan region at Verizon Enterprise Solutions. In this role, he heads the team responsible for all customer-facing cyber-incident response and digital forensics investigations. Previously, Thapar was responsible for the portfolio management of Verizon’s security professional services team in Asia, leading teams that deliver GRC, TVM, SOC and PCI consulting services to customers. Thapar has a long history of serving countless high-profile clients across multiple business verticals, assisting them with their cybersecurity strategy, governance risk and compliance, and threat and vulnerability management areas. Thapar holds a number of global certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CISA, GCFA, CCSK and CDCP. He is also an accredited PCI QSA and PA QSA.