Vivek Gupta is the Practice leader for IT Advisory with a focus on IT Risk & Cybersecurity at Welch LLP. He specializes in delivering Technology Risk, IT compliance & Cybersecurity related services. Vivek is a member of a team of professionals with expert knowledge in managing technology risks faced by world-class organizations in today’s complex and rapidly changing IT environments. Vivek possesses over 18 years of experience in cybersecurity, IT risk and compliance consulting functions delivering risk and controls related services to various clients in direct support of business objectives applying frameworks such as NIST, ISO 27001, PCI and CSA.
Recognized for successfully bridging the gap between a LAN closet and the boardroom, Vivek provides concise and practical recommendations within reports, and presents highly technical IT-control-environment findings to client management and audit committees.
Vivek has experience in conducting cybersecurity and technology risk assessments, cybersecurity program assessments, PCI assessments, application security reviews, system & data conversion audits, third party assurance and infrastructure security reviews.
Vivek is knowledgeable and stays current with the evolving regulatory requirements, and has the industry experience to help clients achieve their strategic business goals and meet their compliance requirements. His expertise includes banking and financial institutions, regulatory sector, heath care service sector, IT service providers, Not-For-Profit, Higher Ed & global manufacturing.
- Technology Risk
- Third-Party Assurance
- Offensive Security
- Digital Forensics
- Technology Transformations
- Data Analytics
Favorite quote/ Words of Wisdom?
Change is the only constant in life
Board Member (President – Toronto Chapter) at High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA)
Hobbies or hidden talents:
Cricket, Tennis, Motorcycle Racing, Muscle Car Enthusiast
Favorite books (or authors)
Never Split the Difference by Christopher Voss and Tahl Raz
- Road trip to Disney in Orlando
- A 5-day trip to Tel Aviv
- guided tour to the city of Jerusalem
Personal accomplishment you are most proud of?
My personal accomplishment that I am most proud of is the relationships that I have been able to build and maintain over the last 20 years. I am surrounded by great friends and mentors that keep me grounded.
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