Cybersecurity is now more of a board-room concern than a server-room concern.

Burgess Sam Cooper

Ernst & Young LLP Information and Cybersecurity Consulting Services Partner

Cybersecurity evangelist. Technology enthusiast. Passionate biker.

A cybersecurity professional with wide-ranging technical knowledge across various domains, Burgess is EY Information & Cyber Security Consulting Services Partner.

With over 20 years of industry experience, he is proficient in enterprise risk management, computer forensics, business continuity planning, and disaster recovery and vulnerability management.

Prior to joining EY in 2015, Burgess served as Chief Technology and Security Officer at a mobile telecommunication company in India. He was also associated with a leading banking and financial services organization as its Chief Information Security Officer.

Winner of CISO 100 title for three consecutive years — 2011, 2012 and 2013 — Burgess earned a BE in Telecommunications from Bharati Vidyapeeth University and an MBA from Jamnalal Bajaj College of Management in India.

How Burgess is building a better working world

”The digital age and the inherent connectivity of people, devices and organizations have opened up a whole new playing field of cyber vulnerabilities.

In this scenario, EY teams help organizations sense, resist and react to such cyber threats, helping them secure their businesses. This, I believe, is how I make my contribution toward building a better working word.”

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