Mohsen Azari

Mohsen Azari is a Senior Cyber Security Manager for Walmart Canada. He is an advocate of Agile security, and a public speaker at various DevOps and AI conferences. He has been with Walmart for past 8 years. Mohsen’s responsibility is to ensure Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability of Walmart assets, as well as protecting customer and associates information. He graduated from McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario in 1995, and obtained his CISSP in 2006. He is currently a Gartner Evanta governing body member, and a lean Belt certified.

During the past 20 years, he has worked in technology field helping people and organizations find better and safer solutions to their business problems. He has led multiple teams of infrastructure and security professionals, and collaborated extensively with clients, business stakeholders, and leaders to achieve individual and organizational goals.

Some highlights of his career include co-authoring first MPAA Anti-Piracy and Security Standard, otherwise, known as CDSA APCP, Implementing Walmart Canada bank Security posture, as well as the new Walmart Photo Centre. He is a firm believer that, dealing with modern security threats would require fresh thinking and innovation in all facets of technology. His recent work on GRC and Incident response has allowed him to build a framework for continuous risk evaluation and mitigation.

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