, CGA, CGMA, CISSP, CFF, CITP, QSA
has over 20 years experience within the IT and financial industry.
functional and technical areas of expertise include SSAE16/SAS 70 and PCI services, enterprise risk management, IT security and privacy, and financial system development and implementation.
developed disaster recovery strategies for major corporations, especially during the aftermath of 911 attacks.
is widely published in IT
, financial and security journals regarding IT/user relationships, and has authored two books: Auditing and Security, AS/400, NT, UNIX, Networks and Disaster Recovery Plans (2001), and Auditing the Implementation and Operation of ERP Systems (2003).
Yusuf also served as an advisor on Audit and Security matters for the Gartner Research Group.
IBM named Yusuf their IBM Best Team Member as consultant for IBM's Information System Security Services.
He provided Risk Assessment services to Sungard Inc., where he developed and enhanced their Security and Business Continuity strategies and held senior manager positions for Ernst and Young International and KPMG, LLP.
Yusuf served as President - Essex Chapter, New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants and as Board Member of the Arc of Essex County, a nonprofit agency serving persons with developmental disabilities.
Yusuf received a BA in Accounting from Ryerson Polytechnic University (Toronto), a Computer Science degree from York University (Toronto), and a MA in Leadership and IT Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of Management.