Jay Ranade - IT security and IT controls

Ray Ranade

Jay Ranade is a New York City-based management consultant and internationally-renowned expert on computers, communications, disaster recovery, IT Security, and IT controls.

He has written and published 37 IT-related books covering networks, security, operating systems, languages, systems, and more. He also has an imprint with McGraw-Hill called J. Ranade IBM Series, which includes over 300 titles. His publications have been translated into several languages including: German, Portuguese, Spanish, Korean, Japanese, and Mandarin. He has written and published articles for various computer magazines such as Byte, LAN Magazine, and Enterprise Systems Journal. He is also the author of The New York Times critically-acclaimed book, The Best of Byte. He is currently working on a number of books on various subjects such as Audit, IT Security, Business Continuity, and IT Risk Management. Jay has consulted and worked for Global and Fortune 500 companies in the U.S. and abroad including: American International Group, Time Life, Merrill Lynch, Dreyfus/Mellon Bank, Johnson & Johnson, Unisys, McGraw-Hill, Mobiltel Bulgaria, and Credit Suisse.

He was a member of ISACA International's Publications Committee from 2005 to 2007, and he currently serves as a member and advisor to the New York Metropolitan InfraGard, a partnership between the FBI and private sector institutions to safeguard America’s national infrastructure from hostile attacks. He has been a speaker at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on Global Financial Infrastructure Protection, and he maintains FBI-certified confidential-level clearance.

Jay also teaches graduate-level classes on Information Security Management, Operational Risk Management, and Ethical Risk Management at New York University, and Accounting Information Systems, IT Auditing, and Internal Auditing at St. John’s University.


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  • Name: Ray Ranade
  • Nationality: US Citizen


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