Adarsh S V Nair, CIPP/E, CIPM, FIP



Head of Information Security

Adarsh Nair serves as the Head of Information Security at UST. In addition to this, he is an information security strategist, author, keynote speaker and is a recognized Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP) of International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). He has been recognized for his work in the Information Security sphere, including being awarded the Excellence Medal by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Kerala for his outstanding contribution in the field of cybersecurity through Kerala Police Cyberdome as well as the top-contributor recognitions from Kerala State Police Chief, and Hall of Fame from Google.


Adarsh Nair completed his Bachelor’s in Computer Science & Engineering and Master’s in Information Security. In the career span of over a decade, he has attained expertise in Information Security Governance, Risk and Compliance, Business Continuity, Data Privacy, Ethical Hacking, and a wide range of threats identification and mitigation. He has upgraded his knowledge from time to time with various memberships, training and certifications, including CISSP, CIPM, CIPP/E, LPT, OSCP, CREST, PGCCL, CEng(India), ISO Lead Auditor etc.


Adarsh Nair has been voluntarily serving at the Kerala Police Cyberdome as Deputy Commander (Honorary Position). He is also the Co-Leader of Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) Kerala, an advisory board member of EC-Council, and Industry Institute Interaction Cell Member of Kerala Digital University.


He has also authored a variety of articles and has two published books to his credit- “The Infodemic” & “Dark Web Demystified.”


Contributions by Adarsh S V Nair

  • Member of CIPM Exam Development Board 2022 - 2024