Upasna Saluja, PhD (CS) is a Principal Architect with AT&T helping organizations to manage their Governance, Risk and Compliance posture. Dr. Upasna has advised organizations across the globe from Asia to the Americas for over the last 19 years and made significant contributions to the field of information security risk management. She has developed a new scientific risk assessment methodology and she contributes to the industry by writing security articles and presenting at risk management conferences. She holds security industry certifications that include CISSP, CISA, CRISC, CDPSE besides being a PCI-QSA. Recently, she has been awarded the Woman of Color Outstanding Achievement Award – Technology Rising Star 2021.