Taha Sajid is a Principal Security Architect and a 5G Security Lead at Comcast. He is responsible for security design and architecture, vulnerability management and security operations for the end-to-end 5G wireless network. He is also focused on driving Data Privacy controls and security standards of 5G for 3GPP SA3 group aimed towards Zero Trust Security policy.

He has over 15 years of experience in telecommunication and cybersecurity design and operations. Prior to comcast, he has worked for organizations like Huawei, STC, Mobily, Ericsson and Ufone as a technology leader and has supported over a dozen enterprises, financial institutions, and startups as a cybersecurity advisor for Blockchain and digital currency solutions.

Taha is also a principal cybersecurity advisor at digital currency think tank advising central banks and financial institutions on security architecture and design. Taha serves as a co-chair of IEEE FNTC Webinar Series, also an active member of working groups for the ATIS 5G Zero Trust and IEEE Future Networks for Data Security and privacy. He also runs a YouTube channel to educate the community, where he publishes technical design and cybersecurity content timely for 5G and Blockchain

Taha has also authored online courses cybersecurity for blockchain, Defi and Fintech, which are used by thousands of professionals, having a 5-star rating.

Due to his valuable contributions globally and several publications on emerging technology and pressing IT topics, he has received several international awards and featured/interviewed by the media/ newspapers.


 About Technical Reviewer


Waqar Ahmed
has a distinguished career with over a decade of experience as a cybersecurity professional.He has led the charge in fortifying global enterprise cybersecurity programs, showcasing his analytical acumen through revamping policies and procedures, gap analyses, penetration tests, and developing and deploying cutting-edge security tools. His experiences include working with government agencies, financial institutions, and global companies in different countries, including the UK, Singapore, Qatar, and the UAE.

Holding an MSc in Network Security from Queen Mary University of London, Waqar combines academic excellence with real-world experience. Hiseducational journey has instilled a disciplined and structured mindset, a trait that shines through in hismeticulously crafted book reviews. This solid academic foundation equips Waqar with the analytical skills required to delve into the intricate layers of technical corrections and literary improvements.

Furthermore, Waqar has garnered a formidable array of certifications, including OSCP, CEH, CISSP, ECIH, ISO27001, Certified Blockchain Security Engineer, and API Security Architect. These certifications not only underscore Waqar's dedication to continuous learning but also enhance hisability to critically assess environments and tools. Waqar's certifications in cybersecurity serve as a testament to hiscommitment to excellence and attention to detail, qualities that extend seamlessly to the realm of critique.