Manoranjan (Mano) Paul
Shark Researcher turned Security Guru!
Manoranjan (Mano) Paul (CSSLP, CISSP, AMBCI, MCSD, MCAD, CompTIA Network+, ECSA) is the Founder and CEO at SecuRisk Solutions and Express Certifications. Based out of Austin, Texas in the USA, SecuRisk Solutions specializes in three areas of information security solutions - Product Development, Consulting and Awareness, Training & Education while Express Certifications focuses on professional certifications like the CISSP, SSCP, CSSLP and the BCI certificate.
Before SecuRisk Solutions and Express Certifications, Mano played several roles from software developer, quality assurance tester, logistics manager, technical architect, IT strategist and Security Engineer/Program Manager/Strategist at Dell Inc. His information security experience includes designing and developing software security programs from Compliance-to-Coding, application security risk management, security strategy & management, and conducting security awareness training and education.
Mano started his career as a shark researcher in the Bimini Biological Field Station, Bahamas. His educational pursuit took him to the University of Oklahoma where he received his Business Administration degree in Management Information Systems (MIS) with various accolades and the coveted 4.0 GPA. He is a member and chair of the OWASP Global Education Committee and actively participates in OWASP speaking, training and leadership events. He is also the appointed Software Assurance Advisor for (ISC)2, representing and advising the organization on software assurance strategy, training, education and certification. He is an appointed faculty member and industry representative of the Capitol of Texas Information System Security Association (ISSA) chapter.
Mano has been featured in various domestic and international security conferences and is an invited speaker and panelist, delivering talks and keynotes in conferences such as the OWASP, CSI, Burton Group Catalyst, TRISC and SC World Congress conferences. He is the author of the Official (ISC)2 Guide to the Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLPCM), contributing author for the Information Security Management Handbook, writes periodically for the Certification Magazine and has contributed to several security topics for the Microsoft Solutions Developer Network (MSDN).
Mano is married to whom he calls the “most wonderful and sacrificial person in this world” - Sangeetha Johnson and their greatest fulfillment comes from spending time with the son – Reuben A Paul (RAP).