Surjeet Mahant is a managing director at K2 Integrity and serves as the head of Cyber Risk Management services. With over 20 years of experience in cybersecurity and privacy risk solutions for large institutions, Surjeet assists clients in developing the tools and strategies needed to protect the confidentiality of their data, the availability of their systems, and the integrity of their operations.
Surjeet has worked with financial institutions of all sizes, providing assessments of an organization’s cybersecurity posture to develop robust technology platforms and governance models in compliance with state and federal obligations, including the New York Financial Services Department Cybersecurity Regulation, Part 500, and FFIEC. As part of these assessments, Surjeet partners with the client’s senior management and internal IT security professionals to conduct holistic cybersecurity evaluations that target risk areas specific to financial institutions, including internal and external threat monitoring, risk related to digital technology and cloud transformation, vendor management, and contingency planning.
Prior to joining K2 Integrity, Surjeet was a director for American International Group, Inc. (AIG), where he led its digital technology risk office. Earlier in his career, Surjeet worked as an advisory consultant for organizations across a variety of industries handling major enterprise information security programs such as managed security services, identity and access management, and regulatory compliance, as well as threat and vulnerability assessments and portfolios.
Surjeet received his B.Commerce from the University of Mumbai. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).