Murali Aiyer

Murali Aiyer

Programme Director, Americas


Murali Aiyer is Principal at ISTARI and a seasoned Cybersecurity practitioner with cross-industry experience in leading large engagements across Industrial, Lifesciences, Communication & High Tech and Financial Services. Murali is responsible for enabling delivery of security projects and leading strategy advisory and consulting engagements. Murali has 25 years of advisory and implementation experience in Cybersecurity Strategy, Risk Management, Cloud Security, OT Security, Data Privacy & Protection, Threat Management & Security Transformation. Murali’s prior roles include Director - Security & Privacy at Protiviti, Senior Consulting Senior Manager at Accenture Security (13 years) and Practice Manager – Security at Wipro (8 years).

Previous examples of projects that Murali has worked on include developing OT Security programs, establishing Cybersecurity Risk Management frameworks, building Cybersecurity strategies and roadmaps, establishing Cloud Security capabilities and acting as an advisor to CIO and CISOs.

Murali holds a Masters degree in Science from BITS Pilani, a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and numerous security certifications including CISSP, CISM, CISA, CIPM, CIPT, CRISC, CCSK, ISO 27001.