Pranusha Soma is the founding and Senior Security Engineer at Lark Health, specializing in Product Security, Incident Response, and Platform Security, with a primary focus on protecting PHI/PII. She also collaborates closely with Legal and Compliance teams to ensure the upholding of certifications and Privacy Policies.
Previously, Pranusha served as an Information Security Engineer for Apple’s Vulnerability Management team, where she addressed global security challenges. Holding dual Masters in Software Engineering and Computing Security from Rochester Institute of Technology, she grasps both technical software development and the broader landscape of securing computing systems.
Actively engaged in the security community, Pranusha recently presented at MITRE ATT&CKCon’23. Her presentation centered on guiding startups in leveraging the MITRE ATT&CK framework to establish robust security controls.
In addition to her professional pursuits, Pranusha actively contributes to the academic community. She shares her knowledge and insights as a guest lecturer, fostering the next generation of cybersecurity professionals and anyone eager to learn security.
Well-versed in compliance requirements, including GDPR, HIPAA, ISO 27001, SOC 2, and PCI-DSS, Pranusha brings together academic knowledge and hands-on experience, contributing to her expertise in the dynamic field of cybersecurity.
During her academic years, Pranusha played a pivotal role as a member of the CPTC team at Rochester Institute of Technology, leading the team to an impressive performance in the finals and showcasing her dedication and leadership.