AKATI Consulting – APEA – Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards

OUTSTANDING CATEGORY

Krishna Rajagopal
CEO


AKATI Consulting
Suite 1-15, Block 4807, CBD Perdana 2,
Jalan Perdana, 63000 Cyberjaya, Malaysia
+60 3-8605 3389
www.akati.com


One cannot argue with the fact that excellent leadership is indispensable to business for making organizations successful. Role-modelling desired mind-sets and behaviour, making the transformation meaningful and relentlessly pursuing impact are few qualities which make the CEO outshine others. A good CEO transforms vision into potential; then potential into reality and same is the reason behind the success of AKATI Consulting.

Krishna Rajagopal, CEO of AKATI Consulting, is a renowned expert in the Information Security Industry. He is one of the focused, hardworking, enthusiastic leaders of his company. He has close to two decades of extensive hands-on technical experience and a vast range of industry specific certifications that demonstrate high technical proficiency and in-depth knowledge. Krishna has progressively extended his interests to encompass a wide array of organizational, economic, and legal aspects of IT. His extremely broad technical expertise and business acumen is instrumental in providing professional consulting services to the public and private corporations, government departments at all levels of organizational structure. Industry leaders, universities, and government departments often seek Krishna’s expertise.

Krishna holds more than 50 different professional certifications and is recognized internationally as one of the best in the industry for IT Forensics / Computer Security. His professional certification includes ISO27001:2013 Lead Auditor, EC-Council’s Certified Security Analyst (ECSA), ISACA’s Cyber Security Nexus Practitioner (CSX|P), Prince2 Certified Practitioner, CEH, CHFI, Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and numerous others. To date, he holds the record of being the youngest MCSE in the country and also holds the record for scoring a perfect 1000 marks on the final exam − Networking Essentials. Besides the certifications from Microsoft, he has also certifications from EC−Council, Adobe, Cisco, Apple, Checkpoint, and Sun in various areas of IT.

Krishna’s extremely broad industry experience and business acumen is instrumental in providing professional consulting services to the public and private corporations, government departments at all levels of organizational structure. Industry leaders, universities and government departments often seek Krishna’s expertise to deliver presentations on information security, infrastructure protection and electronic privacy.

AKATI Consulting provides the full gamut of Information Security Services that covers all aspects of Information Security solutions, Managed Information Security services, forensic investigations, and training. The company is well-known for their unique Hybrid-Penetration Test (Hybrid-PT®) which is a unique in-house developed process complying with the highest industry standards. Some of its achievements from the past are:

  • AKATI Consulting has been recognized by the US Pacific Command ‘Cyber Endeavor’ Program in recent years. Our CEO, Krishna Rajagopal, has conducted trainings on cyber security and disaster recovery to top military officers from 28 nations in the Asia Pacific region during the conference.
  • AKATI Consulting has been recognized in various platforms, and this is evident through recognitions by over 300 large and medium clients in 5 continents across the globe, with a 100% customer retention rate. We have also conducted Penetration Tests on 3 out of the Top 5 banks in the world. We have conducted over 350 security posture assessments (Penetration Tests) in 2014 alone and this number has only been on the increasing trend.
  • AKATI Consulting has been invited to regularly contribute various Information Security related research papers and articles to various publications. Amongst others, “ComputerWorld Malaysia” has spoken to AKATI Consulting on the recently emerged ransomware #WannaCry –
  • AKATI Consulting was invited by the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency (USA) to evaluate and review their new training certification program that is more specialized that any other forensics program in the globe.

Krishna was instrumental in designing, planning and organizing the training needs of the Malaysian Civil Service on the Generic Office Environment (GOE−Electronic Government) Project and the Business Process Re-Engineering (BPR) Project of the Malaysian government.

Krishna has assisted and trained several Police forces around the globe on security measures and is accredited as a specialist in the successful investigation and prosecution of hackers, fraudsters and those involved in cybercrime. His competencies as a computer forensic consultant include analyzing computer documents, e-mails and data files and so on. Krishna was once consulted by the law enforcement of a certain North American nation, for the creation of a customised mobile forensic station investigation methodology, designed solely for investigating cyber criminals. Currently, Krishna is being requested to share his expertise to aid the Police Force in a South East Asian nation to set up a forensic investigation unit and lab.

Krishna conducts trainings and provides consultation globally. Thus far, he has travelled across five continents to share his expertise and provide his services. He has also appeared in numerous television interviews and press releases regarding Computer Forensics, IT Security and other related issues.

Krishna has earned a reputation as a distinguished and popular speaker, through the presentations he has delivered at many events around the globe, including a series of conferences held in Mexico where over 1000 participants arrived every night for his sessions on Ethical Hacking and Computer Forensics. He has also been appointed as an expert witness to assist various law enforcement bodies across the globe including the Interpol. Krishna was honored with a lifetime honorary award in Computer Forensics and Computer Security by the International Society for IT Governance Standards and the British Computer Society in Hong Kong.

Krishna’s vision for AKATI Consulting, is to be to be the premier Security Consulting & Training Provider to organisations across the globe, hence creating value for our customers, shareholders and communities. His mission is to provide Cutting Edge Solutions that adds value to its Clients & to provide Societal Security with all those whom it engages with.

OUTSTANDING CATEGORY

Krishna Rajagopal
CEO

One cannot argue with the fact that excellent leadership is indispensable to business for making organizations successful. Role-modelling desired mind-sets and behaviour, making the transformation meaningful and relentlessly pursuing impact are few qualities which make the CEO outshine others. A good CEO transforms vision into potential; then potential into reality and same is the reason behind the success of AKATI Consulting.

Krishna Rajagopal, CEO of AKATI Consulting, is a renowned expert in the Information Security Industry. He is one of the focused, hardworking, enthusiastic leaders of his company. He has close to two decades of extensive hands-on technical experience and a vast range of industry specific certifications that demonstrate high technical proficiency and in-depth knowledge. Krishna has progressively extended his interests to encompass a wide array of organizational, economic, and legal aspects of IT. His extremely broad technical expertise and business acumen is instrumental in providing professional consulting services to the public and private corporations, government departments at all levels of organizational structure. Industry leaders, universities, and government departments often seek Krishna’s expertise.

Krishna holds more than 50 different professional certifications and is recognized internationally as one of the best in the industry for IT Forensics / Computer Security. His professional certification includes ISO27001:2013 Lead Auditor, EC-Council’s Certified Security Analyst (ECSA), ISACA’s Cyber Security Nexus Practitioner (CSX|P), Prince2 Certified Practitioner, CEH, CHFI, Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and numerous others. To date, he holds the record of being the youngest MCSE in the country and also holds the record for scoring a perfect 1000 marks on the final exam − Networking Essentials. Besides the certifications from Microsoft, he has also certifications from EC−Council, Adobe, Cisco, Apple, Checkpoint, and Sun in various areas of IT.

Krishna’s extremely broad industry experience and business acumen is instrumental in providing professional consulting services to the public and private corporations, government departments at all levels of organizational structure. Industry leaders, universities and government departments often seek Krishna’s expertise to deliver presentations on information security, infrastructure protection and electronic privacy.


AKATI Consulting
Suite 1-15, Block 4807, CBD Perdana 2,
Jalan Perdana, 63000 Cyberjaya, Malaysia
+60 3-8605 3389
www.akati.com


AKATI Consulting provides the full gamut of Information Security Services that covers all aspects of Information Security solutions, Managed Information Security services, forensic investigations, and training. The company is well-known for their unique Hybrid-Penetration Test (Hybrid-PT®) which is a unique in-house developed process complying with the highest industry standards. Some of its achievements from the past are:

  • AKATI Consulting has been recognized by the US Pacific Command ‘Cyber Endeavor’ Program in recent years. Our CEO, Krishna Rajagopal, has conducted trainings on cyber security and disaster recovery to top military officers from 28 nations in the Asia Pacific region during the conference.
  • AKATI Consulting has been recognized in various platforms, and this is evident through recognitions by over 300 large and medium clients in 5 continents across the globe, with a 100% customer retention rate. We have also conducted Penetration Tests on 3 out of the Top 5 banks in the world. We have conducted over 350 security posture assessments (Penetration Tests) in 2014 alone and this number has only been on the increasing trend.
  • AKATI Consulting has been invited to regularly contribute various Information Security related research papers and articles to various publications. Amongst others, “ComputerWorld Malaysia” has spoken to AKATI Consulting on the recently emerged ransomware #WannaCry –
  • AKATI Consulting was invited by the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency (USA) to evaluate and review their new training certification program that is more specialized that any other forensics program in the globe.

Krishna was instrumental in designing, planning and organizing the training needs of the Malaysian Civil Service on the Generic Office Environment (GOE−Electronic Government) Project and the Business Process Re-Engineering (BPR) Project of the Malaysian government.

Krishna has assisted and trained several Police forces around the globe on security measures and is accredited as a specialist in the successful investigation and prosecution of hackers, fraudsters and those involved in cybercrime. His competencies as a computer forensic consultant include analyzing computer documents, e-mails and data files and so on. Krishna was once consulted by the law enforcement of a certain North American nation, for the creation of a customised mobile forensic station investigation methodology, designed solely for investigating cyber criminals. Currently, Krishna is being requested to share his expertise to aid the Police Force in a South East Asian nation to set up a forensic investigation unit and lab.

Krishna conducts trainings and provides consultation globally. Thus far, he has travelled across five continents to share his expertise and provide his services. He has also appeared in numerous television interviews and press releases regarding Computer Forensics, IT Security and other related issues.

Krishna has earned a reputation as a distinguished and popular speaker, through the presentations he has delivered at many events around the globe, including a series of conferences held in Mexico where over 1000 participants arrived every night for his sessions on Ethical Hacking and Computer Forensics. He has also been appointed as an expert witness to assist various law enforcement bodies across the globe including the Interpol. Krishna was honored with a lifetime honorary award in Computer Forensics and Computer Security by the International Society for IT Governance Standards and the British Computer Society in Hong Kong.

Krishna’s vision for AKATI Consulting, is to be to be the premier Security Consulting & Training Provider to organisations across the globe, hence creating value for our customers, shareholders and communities. His mission is to provide Cutting Edge Solutions that adds value to its Clients & to provide Societal Security with all those whom it engages with.