Doguhan Avsar, Principal

Mr. Avsar has over 10 years experience in Information Systems, Information Systems Auditing, SOX 404, security reviews, SSAE-16 reviews, managing multiple IT Security and Services teams for government organizations, delivering reporting and analysis results to upper management, Capital Planning representation and Government IT/IS contracting. He has utilized various assessment tools in testing performance and audit evaluations for various clients. He has knowledge of the federal government supporting information assurance programs and financial statement audits under FISMA, FISCAM, FedRAMP, FIAR, NIST, FIPS, and other Federal laws, regulations, and policies. Mr. Avsar has held positions at BDO and Ernst & Young where he served clients in both government and private sectors. He was also a Program Manager for a government contracting firm mainly dealing with Certification and Accreditation (C&A), NIST 800-53 series and internal, FISMA and FISCAM compliance. He has worked with clients such as the Department of Commerce, Department of Treasury, Department of State, HUD and the SEC.

Prior to Global Shield IS, he was an IS Assurance manager for BDO USA managing over 100 clients year round for the Greater Washington D.C., Nashville, Memphis, Charlotte and Raleigh offices.