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PowerDMARC, one of the leading DMARC solutions providers, has announced their newest Executive Advisory Board Member. Dr. Saqib Ali, Ph.D., an information systems expert, IT professional and business analyst is slated to join the company as an advisor in the month of May.

Dr. Saqib Ali is serving as the Head of the Information Systems Department at Sultan Qaboos University in Muscat, Oman, and for the last 12 years has held various distinguished positions such as the Director of the Information Systems Program and Associate Professor. He had previously held the roles of Associate Professor and Visiting Fellow at UNSW Canberra and La Trobe University, where he completed his Ph.D. in computer science.

“With Dr. Saqib Ali joining our Advisory Board, we hope to get a new perspective on our business models,” said Faisal Al Farsi, Co-Founder of PowerDMARC. “His work in academia and research is extensive, and I can’t wait to see what fresh thinking he can bring to the company. We’re all looking forward to working with him, a partnership that I’m sure will benefit both of us.”

Dr. Saqib Ali’s research and body of academic work at the Sultan Qaboos University has extended to publishing and participation in various leading conferences, seminars and workshops around the world. His experience in academic and empirical research is expected to help PowerDMARC expand on their current sphere of thought, giving them new, innovative strategies to approach ever more competitive international markets.

In a first for the company, PowerDMARC has taken on a new strategic expert advisor who will support and guide the company in all future projects in data and email security, authentication, anti-spoofing measures, and DMARC compliance.Abbas PowerDMARC

PowerDMARC, one of the fastest-growing names in email authentication security and DMARC compliance, has announced its newest member who will be joining their Executive Advisory Board, a panel of experts in the fields of cybersecurity and data protection. Abbas Kudrati, Chief Cybersecurity Advisor at Microsoft APJ and an industry professor at Deakin University, will be lending his support to the young startup in all matters related to email security and DMARC compliance.

“It’s incredibly exciting to have someone with the level of expertise and experience of Mr. Kudrati on our Advisory Board,” said PowerDMARC Co-Founder Faisal Al Farsi. “We’re looking for guidance from the best minds in the industry. It’s an honor to have him on board.”

Abbas Kudrati brings with him over two decades’ worth of experience in supervisory and consulting positions at more than 10 different organizations around the globe, where he’s been involved in network security, technology risk services and cybersecurity. He’s also been a part-time professor and executive advisor at La Trobe and Deakin Universities for over two years, and an advisor with EC-Council ASEAN. Presently he’s serving as the Chief Cybersecurity Advisor for Microsoft APJ based in Melbourne, Australia.

In a time of economic slowdown and growing threats to cybersecurity, Kudrati is expected to help PowerDMARC gain a firm foothold in the industry while expanding into newer areas of email security. He will play an important role in advising the company plans for the future and product roadmap.