Syed Ali Abbas

Syed A. Abbas, MSc Cybersecurity, CISA, CISSP, CRISC
sabbas@abipcpa.com
713.350.2408

Syed Ali Abbas, MSc, Cybersecurity, CISA, CISSP, CRISC, PCI-QSA is a Senior Manager at ABIP, P.C. with over 15 years of experience in Information Systems Assurance, including IT Auditing, IT Risk Management, Cyber Security, Business Processes, Controls, Compliance and Data Analysis. Syed has extensive experience working in the US, Europe and Asia on Blue Chip, Fortune 50 and FTSE100 clients helping their information technology security programs and practices.

Professional Background
Syed previously worked at BDO as a Senior Manager of IS Assurance. He also worked at AIG as a Global IT Security, Risk and Compliance Manager and at Ernst & Young as an Assistant Manager of Technology & Security Risk Services. He has extensive industry experience including in financial services, insurance, oil & gas and energy.

Education and Associations
Syed is a graduate of the University of Oxford, UK with a degree in MSc. Software & Systems Security and a graduate of NED University of Engineering & Technology with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He is a member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2 and the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI – SSC).