Full Name
Amit Basu
Job Title
International Seaways
Speaker Bio
Amit Basu is the head of IT and IT Security at International Seaways (INSW). INSW, headquartered in New York city, is one of the largest tanker companies providing energy transportation services worldwide. Amit is a proven IT leader with over 35 years of successful track record and over 25 years of experience in maritime IT. Amit was a pioneer in process automation and an early adopter of cloud computing in Maritime. Over the last decade, Amit is instrumental in designing a cybersecurity risk management framework at INSW for protecting enterprise information assets against potential cyber risks; monitoring the emergence of new threats and vulnerabilities; timely detection and efficient response to any cyber incidents.
Amit holds an MBA as well as a Master of Science degree in Information Management from the Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey. He is also a Certified Information Security Manager from ISACA, certified in Cybersecurity Risk Management by HarvardX, Cybersecurity Oversight by Carnegie Mellon University and in Maritime Cybersecurity by Lloyds Maritime. Amit is an advisory board member for the Cybersecurity program at Ithaca College from, on the advisory board of Exium and a member of the Governing Body of New York CIO Executive Summit.
Amit Basu