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



Global Head of Information Security

Adarsh Nair serves as the Global Head - Information Security at UST. He is an information security strategist, author, keynote speaker and is a recognized Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP) by the 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 (Cyberdome is the Cybersecurity CoE for Kerala Police) 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 Commander (Honorary Position). He is also the Co-Chair of Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) Kerala, an exam development board member of International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), Industry Institute Interaction Cell Member of Kerala Digital University, an advisory board member of EC-Council, Business Advisory Committee member of Kerala Academy for Skills Excellence (KASE) and the technical evaluation committee member of Additional Skill Acquisition Programme (ASAP) Kerala.


He has also authored a variety of articles, books and research papers.


Contributions by Adarsh S V Nair

  • Member of CIPM Exam Development Board 2022 - 2024