Memory Safety, Re-Writing Software, and OSS Supply Chains – Omkhar Arasaratnam – PSW #820

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Omkhar Arasaratnam
General Manager at OpenSSF

Omkhar Arasaratnam is the General Manager of the Open Source Software Foundation (OpenSSF). He is an experienced cybersecurity and technical risk management executive with over 20 years of experience leading global cybersecurity projects. Omkhar leads organizations to realize their business goals while effectively managing cybersecurity risk and compliance requirements. Previously, he was the Director of Engineering for Regulated Cloud at Google. He has also previously led security organizations at financial and technology institutions, such as JPMorgan Chase, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, TD Bank Group, and IBM. As a seasoned technology leader, he has revolutionized the effectiveness of secure software engineering, compliance, and cybersecurity controls. He is an accomplished author with several granted patents and has led contributions to many international standards. Omkhar is also a member of the NYU Cyber Fellow Advisory Council and a Senior Fellow with the NYU Center for Cybersecurity.


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