Olu has 15 years experience working in the IT and information security arena, but has spent the better part of the last few years exploring the security issues faced by Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) and Financial Transaction Systems (FTS). He has mostly presented the outcome of his research works at several conferences; including the Information Security Society of Africa Nigeria (ISSAN), the E-Payment Forum, the Electronic Payment Providers Association, the forum of the Committee of Chief Inspectors of Banks in Nigeria CCIBN, Chartered Institute of Bankers Nigeria CIBN, the apex bank – Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), as well as the senior management of 17 top financial institutions in Nigeria.
In his professional life, Seyi, as he is otherwise called, sits on the board of two companies. In addition to being the Chief Research Officer, he holds a vital position as the Director of Security Assurance and Information Risk Management at Digital Encode Limited an information security advisory and assurance company, not only performing various technical security assessments and digital forensics but also providing technical consulting in the field of security design, fraud analytics and strategic technology reviews for top notch enterprise clients. He has over the years developed an in-depth knowledge of security modeling which has hitherto improved his ability to initiate, perform and deliver world class enterprise security services that add veritable value to the corporate goals and objectives of organizations.
Olu is the author of the Open Source Security Assessment Report (OSSAR) – a model framework for reporting and presenting enterprise security assessment findings. He is a speaker on matters bordering on information security and fraud detection, and has presented technical papers on a wide range of IT security and risk management topics for a number of high profile financial service providers at different retreats and forums. Furthermore, he has delivered several information security and ethical hacking training courses to delegates from diverse industries including finance, manufacturing, oil and gas, telecoms as well as State and Federal Government Agencies. He has administered security analysis and penetration testing courses to representatives of the National Assembly, Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) and Office of the National Security Adviser (NSA) through the annual Hacker Counterintelligence Program (HACOP) where he’s been involved as a resident trainer and technical consultant for the last couple of years. He also delivers monthly presentations to industry stakeholders at the CBN’s Nigeria Electronic Fraud Forum (NEFF). This he has done regularly since November 2011.