Mahesh Bang is a Lead Information Security Architect at Cisco Umbrella and presently focused on leading a security program maturity, risk & vulnerability management, application security, cloud security, DevSecOps, Embedded Security Engineering Program and compliance such as SOC2. During his stint at Security & Trust organization in Cisco, he has successfully delivered continuous security buddy for OpenShift as Product Owner by managing an agile engineering team from vision, design, budget, and resources. He was successful in driving Implementation & Influencing decisions towards DevSecOps across
Cisco IT, Driving Security in Cloud Native Transformation journey. In his initial days at Cisco, has successfully designed and driven implementation of continuous security program consists of SAST, DAST and contributed towards Cloud and Application Security Provider Remediation (CASPR) assessments, Risk score driven vulnerability assessment program, Risk Management Systems (Continuous Delivery Analytics), delivered trainings to drive Partner Security Architect (PSA) /Prime program improvement, continuous security bootcamps and much more.
Mahesh also demonstrated thought leadership via publication of a paper for IEEE and holding a patent in USPTO for vulnerability identification & early prediction modeling to prevent vulnerabilities, being a speaker in SANS Cloud & DevOps Summit, presenting DevSecOps & Continuous Security Journey in Gartner Summit and various internal and external conferences/summits.
Prior to Cisco, Mahesh has been instrumental in the development of continuous security static code analysis program operations at one of the largest global financial institutions and building team and making it successful for end-to-end adoption.
Mahesh has a Cisco Security Ninja Black Belt and is CISSP, GSTRT, GMOB certified. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology - Banaras Hindu University (IIT-BHU) India.