Obika Gellineau is the IT Security Services Manager in KPMG’s Advisory with over 8 years of experience involving Forensics, Criminal Investigations and Information Technology. He has graduated with a BSc. Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry and Management of Information Systems from the University of the West Indies, and a MSc. Information Management from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. He is Security+, Cybersecurity Analyst+ and Cloud+ certified by the Computer Information Technology Industry Association (CompTIA). He is also an Offensive Security Wireless Professional, and is a member of the Information Systems Audit Control Association (ISACA) and Business Continuity Management Information Exchange (BCMIE Caribbean)
He has held security positions in both public and private sector institutions, including the Trinidad and Tobago Forensic Science Centre, the Special Anti-Crime Unit Trinidad and Tobago (SAUTT) and First Citizens Bank Limited. During his time in the private sector, he has been instrumental in the development and implementation of various projects and cybersecurity/BCP risk methodologies that support ISO and PCI-DSS standards.
At KPMG he continues to design and develop cybersecurity programs for KPMG’s various clients with the aim of providing innovative solutions. Additionally, he is also the owner of the Anti-Phishing Club security blog. This blog’s purpose is to raise awareness of phishing and social engineering activities by educating visitors on the behavioral activities they should adopt to avoid being victims of these scams. You can follow him on LinkedIn where he regularly shares articles and insights into security and science related activities.