Ola Lawal is an information security specialist with 19 years of experience. He holds a graduate degree in information security from the Royal Holloway University of London (UK), with the ISC2 CISSP and ISACA CRISC certifications. He has implemented many IT security solutions and has developed and managed information security programs for organizations in various industries. Prior to his current role, Lawal worked for a Canadian-based fortune 500 company, as Manager of IT Risk and Compliance, where he led the enterprise IT security risk and compliance program. He was also pivotal in the delivery of a major ICS security program with a major Middle Eastern oil and gas company and has recently moved back to North America as Founder and Principal Consultant for Cyberdefense Partners Inc.