Mr. Ross is Executive Principal of Risk Masters International and holds certification as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) as well as a Master Business Continuity Professional (MBCP), a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and a Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSE). Mr. Ross is a specialist in the field of information systems security and control, specializing in Information Security, Business Continuity Management, Data Privacy and IT Disaster Recovery Planning services. He has implemented Information Security programs for numerous banks, government agencies and industrial corporations. Prior to founding Risk Masters, Mr. Ross was a Director and global practice leader with Deloitte & Touche.
In consulting engagements, he specializes in planning, policy development, implementation, and standardization of Information Security processes. In recent years, his focus has been on reliability, prevention, detection and recovery from the technical and business impact of cyberattacks. He has published a book, Creating a Culture of Security. He was editor of the multi-volume series, e-Commerce Security, and author of several of the books in the series, including e-Commerce Security: Public Key Infrastructure. Since 1998, Mr. Ross has regularly published the column, “IS Security Matters”, in the ISACA Journal. In 2022, he has been inducted into the ISACA Hall of Fame. In 2022, he was inducted into the ISACA Hall of Fame.