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Ashish Mehta Chair, Blockchain Working Group, Cloud Security Alliance, has agreed to speak on “Fixing Cryptocurrencies’ Quantum Computing Problem” Oct 27 at IQT Quantum Cybersecurity NYC

By Sandra Helsel posted 12 Jul 2022

Ashish Mehta Chair, Blockchain Working Group, Cloud Security Alliance, has agreed to speak on “Fixing Cryptocurrencies’ Quantum Computing Problem” October 27 at IQT Quantum Cybersecurity in New York City.
Ashish Mehta has extensive experience in cybersecurity, blockchain, web development, IT management, financial markets, and the energy industry. He currently serves as Chair of the Blockchain Working Group and is a part of the Internet of Things (IoT) and Quantum-Safe Security Leadership Teams at the Cloud Security Alliance. In that capacity, he is responsible for pushing their multiple research efforts as well as coordinating with multiple industry participants on the cross-pollination of research.
He also serves as an Advisor to the Government of Kerala’s Blockchain Initiative. He serves as an advisor to multiple blockchain startups and is a part of technology analyst panels like Dimensional Research, IDG, and Aberdeen. He served as an IT management and cybersecurity professional for multiple SMEs across UAE, India, and USA for over a decade prior to starting his own cybersecurity consultancy.
He was named Cybersecurity Research Fellow in 2021 and was one of the Ten winners for the First Global OSPA Awards in 2021.
He was awarded the Ron Knode Award for Cybersecurity Best Practices at SecTor, Toronto, Canada in 2017. He is a co-author of books on BPX (SAP) and OCEG RedBook(GRC). He is also an active participant in the research efforts of NIST, ACT-IAC, OWASP, and IEEE. He holds multiple certifications in the fields of IT, cybersecurity, blockchain, and IoT. Ashish completed his B.Tech (Hons) in Electrical Engineering and M.Sc in Cryptography with a Minor in Technology Strategy from Columbia Business School, NY.

IQT Quantum Cybersecurity New York October 25-27 is the first international conference and exhibition focused on QUANTUM CYBERSECURITY. Nine vertical topics encompassing more than 40 panels and talks, curated by IQT Research’s Lawrence Gasman, will provide attendees with a deep understanding on the current impact of quantum technology on cybersecurity and how it will evolve. Cybersecurity is of growing importance to business, government, and the intelligence/military in a world of hacking and geopolitical instability. IQT Fall 2022 will be primarily “in person” (limited virtual participation available) to ensure maximum networking and discussion missing from larger hybrid events.

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Sandra K. Helsel, Ph.D. has been researching and reporting on frontier technologies since 1990.  She has her Ph.D. from the University of Arizona.

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