Santosh Kumar

Principal Engineer - Security Architecture, Cisco

Santosh is a Principal Security Architect with over two decades of experience in Product Security, Secure Software Development Lifecycle and Security for Cloud native applications. He is presently involved in Cloud Security aspects of Webex Contact Centre in Cisco. He holds CSSLP from ISC2, Masters in Software Engineering from TOU and is currently set to commence his second Masters Degree in Software and Systems Security from University of Oxford. In his current role, he leads the cross functional security guild of 20 members to deal with various product security aspects such as defining best practices for shift-left security, AI/ML security/privacy ethics, End-End Encryption architecture, IAC and CI/CD security integration for cloud native applications. Furthermore, for compliance and regulatory purposes, he has automated various controls framework.