Ali Taherian

Ali Taherian, Correspondent

Most Recent Articles by Ali Taherian

Interview: Dr Fatemi Ardakani, director, Bank Melli Iran: ID & authentication

Clearer definitions between privacy, security, and trust - a mix of these areas can be a great place for innovations. Identification and authentication are two particular areas that lots of innovation can happen says Dr Fatemi Ardakani

Interview: Abeer Khedr, InfoSec director at National Bank of Egypt

Abeer Khedr has been the Information Security Director at National Bank of Egypt (NBE) since 2010. Since its birth in 1898 with a capital of £1 million, NBE is regarded as one of the oldest and most respected commercial banks in Egypt. SC's Ali Taherian caught up with Khedr to talk about some of the specific problems and solutions she deals with day to day.

Interview: Ashutosh Jain, CISO of Axis Bank

As CISO of one of the largest private sector banks in India, Ashutosh Jain has his work cut out for him. Joining the bank after stints at Barclays, Axa and Bank of America, and armed with a background in auditing Jain seems well suited to face some of the unique threats that financial services face. Jain sat down with SC Media UK's Ali Taherian to discuss threat sharing, online banking, the role of the CISO and a whole lot more.

Interview: Hem Pant, Global CISO ING Wholesale Bank

SC Media's Ali Taherian caught up with ING Wholesale Banks' Global CISO, Hem Pant, to talk about Brexit, the skills gap, gender disparity and state of cybersecurity in finance.

Interview: Troels Oerting - "Reconciling security with innovation"

In an interview with Ali Taherian, Troels Oerting, ‎Group Chief Security Officer (CSO) and Group Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Barclays explains the need to take advantage of commercial opportunities presented by new technology - without compromising security.