Information Security Media Group (ISMG), publisher of InfoRiskToday, BankInfoSecurity, HealthcareInfoSecurity and numerous other global media sites, is pleased to announce the hiring of Varun Haran, India-based Principal Correspondent for Asia & the Middle East.
Haran, who has been in the Indian technology writing market for four years, brings an extensive knowledge of enterprise technology related topics for a CIO, CISO, security and IT practitioner audience.
"We are glad to have Varun join our team in Asia as a Principal Correspondent. He is passionate about information security and is among the few journalists with considerable expertise in this domain," says Sameer Saxena, Managing Director of Asia and the Middle East. "His connection with the CISOs and the vendor community will complement our expanding editorial team."
Haran will aim to enhance ISMG's coverage of information security news across key Asian and Middle Eastern markets.
"I am really looking forward to my time here, working with a top-notch global editorial team," he says. "ISMG's style and approach to information security is something new to this region, and I¹m really going to enjoy taking it to my audience and changing the way information security and risk reportage happens in India."
Prior to joining ISMG, Haran was a correspondent with InformationWeek. In his time there, he also managed the India Computer Security Conference (ICSC) and was involved in putting together the first edition of the Ground Zero Summit. Prior to InformationWeek, Haran wrote for TechTarget, where he managed SearchSecurity.in and also wrote for TechTarget's other technology properties.
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