Ritesh Bhatia is a Cyber Crime Investigator, Cyber Security Expert and Data Privacy Consultant. He is well known for Cybercrime Prevention and Investigations and thus has been successful in solving many cases for corporates as well as law enforcement agencies. He was recently awarded THE BEST INDIVIDUAL IN CREATING CYBERSECURITY AWARENESS by The Computer Society of India. Ritesh has an experience of 16+ years in the cyber space and has secured over thousands of computers, servers and other devices in more than 20 types of industries.
He is the founder director of V4WEB - a top 25-company well known for creating secure websites and web applications.
He is on the board of many companies, serving as a Cyber Security Consultant and Auditor. He has been highly successful in securing systems and critical business information from cyber attacks. His key areas of interest include Protection of Sensitive Personal Data, Security Audits, Risk Assessment, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, New Age Cybercrimes, Ransomware, Dark Web and Cyber Forensics. His views on trending cybercrimes and cyber security have been published by many media houses. He frequently appears on national television channels which seek his opinions on the trending cyber crime issues.
Ritesh has been a very sought after speaker when it comes to creating awareness on cyber crimes, data privacy, cyber security and prevention. He has been a distinguished guest at many organisations such as RBI, Anti Narcotics Cell, Economic Offences Wing, where he spoke on new age cybercrimes, data privacy and dark web.
Ritesh has also founded an anti cyber bullying organisation called Cyber B.A.A.P. which stands for Cyber Bullying Awareness, Action and Prevention.
Areas of Expertise
Cyber Security for SMEs
Data Privacy and Protection
Dark Net / Dark Web Research
Information Security Management System (ISO 27001)
Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
Cyber Security Awareness and Training
Carried out risk assessment and security management for medium and large companies
Assisted Mumbai police in solving several cases
Successfully solved more than 100 cyber crime cases
Implementation of 3-2-1 policy of data backup
Conducted various workshops and trainings in Cyber security
Certified Privacy Lead Assessor - DSCI (Nasscom)
Data Privacy Professional - DSCI
ISO 27001:2013 Lead Implementer
Certified Ethical Hacker - EC Council, USA
Diploma in Cyber Law -Government Law College, Mumbai
Certified Cyber Forensics Analyst-Asian Law School
ISO 27001:2013 Lead Auditor-British Standards Institute (in progress)
Certified Cyber Security Professional- CDAC
Organizational Data Security Fundamentals- Cybrary
End User Security Awareness- Cybrary
IT Security Audits
Implementing Information Security Management Systems (ISMS)
Cyber law consultancy
Software Compliance and Dispute Resolution for Microsoft, Adobe, Autodesk and others
Infrastructure and Data Security
Source Code Review and Application Security
Cyber Security Awareness, Drills and Training
Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration testing
Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
TV Interviews - National ( - 79 Videos )
TV Interviews - International
Press - National ( - As seen in newspaper | - Link to online article )
Are you 'Gatsbying' for someone's attention online?
- The Times of India- 07th December 2018
Sobha Sajju: How technology helped this Kerala mother of 3 beat fake nude video
- The Print- 07th December 2018
- Maharashtra Times- 29th November 2018
Arrest of pervert on 'girlfriend search' brings suspicious apps on police radar
- Mid Day- 25th October 2018
Mumbai: Got a call to withdraw PF? It's a fraud, warns EPFO
- The Times of India- 22nd October 2018
Press - International
- CBC News - 30th October 2018
- The Nation - 27th September 2018
- Rappler - 26th September 2018
- Berlingske - 26th September 2018
- InUth - 22nd September 2018
Seminars & Conferences
Keynote Speaker at Hackathon - IIT Delhi and spoke on DarkNet.
Moderated panel discussion on - Cyber Security and Data Privacy at Bank of India's SecuRisk 2018 event.
Plenary speaker at Sajag 2018 organised by SVVV, Indore. Spoke on Introduction to Darknet- The deadly and dangerous side of internet.
Speaker at Chakravyuh on - Ethical Hacking & Information Security at IIT Bombay on- 11th March 2018.
Panelist on 'Cyber Laws & Legislations- Where Does India Stand?' at the DynamicCISO conference held on 10th March 2018 in Hotel Westin, Mumbai.
Cyber Safety Awareness Campaigns
Talk given to the teachers of MRV School, Bandra on dealing with new age Cybercrimes and protection of students from the dangers of online world.
Interactive talk given to students of Ecole Mondiale, Juhu, Mumbai
Talk given to students of Singhad College of Commerce, Andheri on New age cyber crimes and prevention
Talk given to students of Mumbai University, Kalina Campus on New age cyber crimes and prevention
Darknet/Darkweb Investigations - Speaker at CSI's Cyber Frauds, Investigations and Forensics Conference 2018
Information Systems Audit and Controls Association (ISACA)
Data Security Council of India
Computer Society of India
- KINDLY DO NOT CONTACT ME FOR CYBER SPYING, CYBER STALKING OR HACKING RELATED ACTIVITIES.