2023 Cyber Security Judge

Akanksha Pathak

“My name is Akanksha Pathak and I am a senior cyber security consultant working at Visa Inc. I helped to judge Cyber Security Global Excellence Awards. It has been very exciting to use my expertise to judge extremely talented people and their work. It has been an inspirational journey and I would love to contribute to cybersecurity field in any way possible.”

Senior Cyber Security Analyst-Consultant | Visa Inc. | Austin, Texas, United States

I am a Cybersecurity Consultant specializing in Cloud Security, Application Security, Threat Analysis & Response, Vulnerability Management, and Product Security. As a senior member of the corporate governance team, I am responsible for overseeing the third-party cybersecurity practice. I manage supplier relationships while also architecting and analyzing application designs. Additionally, I am an active participant in many cybersecurity communities, such as the GIAC Advisory Board meeting. Working in a challenging environment has helped me to gain a critical thinking approach with an entrepreneurial mindset, keeping IT security a crucial criterion.