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Job title of nominated professional (or team name)Advocate
Company (where nominated professional or team is working)Cyber Law Consulting(Advocates&Attorneys)
Company size (employees)50

In 3 bullets, summarize why this professional or team deserves recognition:

1.He is renowned cyber thought leader and has also authored 6 books on various cyber issues.His books and research papers are widely referred even by judges while delivering judgements.
2. He has won land mark cases involving cyber security and data privacy issues giving relief too many victims of cyber crime and cyber fraud.
3.Till date he must have reached over million people including students,corporates,law enforcement agencies, teachers to spread cyber security awareness. Country and organizations need to inculcate "cyber security culture" is his famous quote.

Brief Overview

Prashant Mali is a Internationally renowned Cyber Law & Cyber Security Expert, Author & High Court Lawyer based out of Mumbai,India . He is President of the Law Firm “Cyber Law Consulting “.This year He has been awarded as “Cyber Security Lawyer of the year-India by Financial Monthly magazine of U K. He has also been awarded as “Cyber Security & Cyber Law Lawyer of The Year:2014” by Indian National Bar Association. He is Masters in Computer Science & Masters in Law with certification in Computer Forensics & Systems Audit with working experience in the field of IT Security & Law for more than 20 Yrs. He has been interviewed by, BBC World,Doordarshan,Bloomberg,NDTV.Zee Business and Quoted by leading News papers of India & abroad like Times of India, Business Standard,Asian Age to name a few.He regularly writes for leading magazines and is a passionate speaker at National & International Seminars.He has authored 6 books on Cyber Crimes & Cyber Laws. He is honoured to be appointed as “Special Public Prosecutor” for handling cyber security matters by the State. He is a legal adviser to Govt Companies ,MNC’s, Corporates and represents them in various courts. He has successfully argued and got decisions in landmark cyber cases as a legal counsel. Recently was invited by Oxford University to Present a paper on “Cyber Terrorism & International Law” and his abstract of Research paper namely “Defining Cyber Weapon A techno Legal perspective” is selected by NATO’s Cyber Conflict Center in Tallin, Estonia. He is selected for Chevening Fellowship in Cybersecurity for the year 2016. His Research Interest are in Cyber warfare, Cyber Security, Cyber weapons and International Cyber Law .