Mike Trovato is the Lead Cyber Security Advisor and is Managing Director of IIS and is an advisor to boards, board risk committees, and executive management. He focuses on assisting key stakeholders with understanding the obligations and outcomes of effective privacy and cyber security. He is also ICG’s Global Cyber Practice Leader.
Prior to joining IIS, he was the Founder and Managing Partner of Cyber Risk Advisors. He also was Asia Pacific, Oceania and FSO Lead Partner EY Cyber Security; GM Technology Risk and Security for NAB Group; a Partner within Information Risk Management at KPMG in New York; and has held financial services industry roles at Salomon Brothers and MasterCard International in New York.
At EY, he was the lead partner responsible for the strategy, direction, and management of an Advisory Cyber Security team, creating the largest, sustained Big-4 cyber security practice. He was also responsible for EY becoming a Payments Card Industry (PCI) Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) for APAC region, developing and deploying Privacy and Data Protection solutions, and building the Melbourne Advanced Security Centre (ASC), specialised in attack and penetration testing.
As the NAB’s Group Technology Risk and Security GM he was responsible for risk assessment, strategy, and the security program with a budget of AU$6 million, 11 direct reports, 40+ team members.
He is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD), Member Australian Information Security Association (AISA), an AISA Board Member, ISACA Melbourne Chapter Board Member, Member of National Standing Committee on Digital Trade, and is a Heide Foundation Board Member - Museum of Modern Art, Heide.
Professional credentials include being a Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM); Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA); and PCI DSS Qualified Security Assessor (QSA). He is also a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and is an ICG Accredited Professional.