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Beenu Arora

Senior Manager - Cyber Security Consulting (Lead - Cyber Threat Intelligence and Incident Response) - PwC Australia
PwC Australia
Melbourne, Australia
Beenu is a Senior Manager in PwC Cyber practice, and currently based in Melbourne. He is focused on serving clients in the mining and energy industry sectors. As a seasoned Cyber security professional, Beenu has served multiple Fortune 50 and Fortune 100 clients on engagements ranging from cyber security strategy development to detailed design & deployment of enterprise security solutions for over ten (10) years in senior technical and management leadership roles. Beenu has been recognised as among the “best-of-breed” cyber security professionals. Some his achievements are outlined below - - In 2015, one of his freeware projects – Hook Analyser (Malware Analysis and Cyber Threat Intelligence software) was cited on August issue of ISSA journal. - In 2014, AusCERT nominated him as one (1) of the three (3) Cyber security professional for "Individual Excellence in Information Security"​. - In 2013, he presented a talk on “Cyber Threat Intelligence – Human Analytics” at AusCERT 2013 - In 2012, he was awarded as “Best Ethical Hacker” by an India-based media company for this contributions, and being a “role-model” in the security community - In 2011, after being approached by a vulnerability management organisation - Qualys, Beenu shared his project’s modules to enhance Qualys’ online malware scanning engine. Details - Beenu has been acknowledged on numerous occasions for identifying vulnerabilities in open and closed source applications. By leveraging his strong technical background (exploit development, reverse engineering skills), he voluntarily helped vendors in reducing their exposure. His research activity can be viewed here- Beenu specialises on relationship building, cyber security, attack lifecycle management, threat intelligence, and security strategy design. Beenu is a core member of PwC's global Defensive Technique group, where he develops thought leadership, approaches and methodologies for cyber security.

Areas of Expertise
Enterprise Security Incident Response Risk Assessment & Management Security Consulting Threat Intelligence Vulnerability Assessment