Bangalore-based Varun Nair has joined BookMyShow as Head-Information Security. According to sources, he will be leading ongoing and new initiatives under the IT security vertical and will be focused on new-age technologies for enhancing the security hygiene of the company.

Prior to joining the online ticket company, Nair led the Information security team at Embibe which is an online learning platform. BookMyShow, is India’s leading entertainment destination and the one-stop-shop for every out-of-home entertainment.

Nair has over 12 years of experience in the industry, Varun served in companies like Snapdeal, AGC Networks, Fareportal, etc in the capacity of IT security leader. Prior to this role, Varun had a stint with Embibe as Head of Information Security.

He has hands-on experience with cloud security and DevSecOps projects. In his career, he has managed various critical IT security projects around infrastructure and operational security, risk management, vulnerability assessments, threat monitoring, and more.

Nair has completed his M.Tech with specialisation in computer science and has also obtained certifications in Network Security, Advanced Security Architecture, and more.

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