Bhavesh N. Vadhani
CISA, CRISC, CGEIT, PMP, Principal
Bhavesh Vadhani serves as CohnReznick's Cybersecurity practice leader. He has more than 15 years of experience in the field of information risk management. As a trusted advisor to CIOs, CIS’s, and CAEs, he has led engagements such as privacy assessments, information technology (IT) general controls assessments, vendor security assessments, SSAE 16/SOC 1 (formerly SAS 70) and SOC 2 attestations, IT risk assessments, information security consulting, information assurance, IT strategy, IT portfolio management, and project management and quality assurance reviews. He has in-depth knowledge of IT and business processes, as well as valuable experience in auditing and integrating highly complex systems. Bhavesh is intimately familiar with regulatory requirements that include General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Sarbanes-Oxley 404 (SOX), DFARS, NIST 800-53, NIST 800-171, PCI-DSS, NY DFS, HIPAA, GLBA, 201-CMR, FedRAMP, FISMA, and FISCAM. His knowledge of frameworks includes COBIT, ITIL, ISO, and NIST.
Bhavesh works with organizations to adopt industry best practices and frameworks to improve efficiencies in day-to-day processes. He identifies IT governance and risk management initiatives to help corporations and organizations enhance their existing IT environment and reducing their overall IT risk. In addition, he is partner in charge on several SOX 404 compliance reviews, PCI DSS readiness reviews, information security assessments, IT risk assessments, privacy assessments, and technology risk and compliance consulting projects. Prior to joining CohnReznick, Bhavesh worked as an IT audit/security manager for a Big 4 accounting firm where led and managed a portfolio of information assurance engagements.
EducationMBA, Management Information Systems, University of Baltimore
B.S., Electronics Engineering, University of Mumbai
Institute of Internal Auditors
Project Management Institute