Former Deputy CISO, US Department of Defense and vCISO, South East Asia
As the vCISO, Bargar leads the Cyber Security Consulting Group from Singapore. He has more than 22 years of experience having served in senior positions within the global financial services sector, US Department of Defense and US Intelligence Community. He advises governments, insurance companies, utilities, government military/intel agencies and other critical infrastructure sectors to implement the latest strategies, and technical countermeasures to reduce risk and transform programs to focus on resilience. Previously, Bargar was on the team that re-wrote the United States cyber strategy, supported the US Homeland Security Infrastructure Protection, resilience, business continuity, supplier and supply chain risk management, and national telecommunication programs and was the senior representative to the United States National Security Council on government-wide cyber-incident response and information sharing.