Founder of CASE, Author, Award Winning Instructor & Speaker
Cyber Security & Counter-Intelligence Expert, Author, Public Speaker, Award Winning Instructor and Entrepreneur. With ten years of experience teaching law enforcement, military, corporations, diplomats and students. Founder and director of first cyber security and intelligence oriented institution in the Caucasus region - Caucasus Academy of Security Experts. Member of Cyber Security forum initiative US. Currently he is also an instructor in cyber security disciplines at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Justice training centers (DTC, TCJ). Mr. Pataraia is a certified policy compliance, vulnerability management and risk assessment specialist. In educational background Mr. Pataraia has the Diplomatic and Legal specialties as well as numerous training with certifications from world’s leading companies. Such as IFS, FORS, ORACLE, QUALYS and so on. With qualification of information security analyst, also developer of Enterprise Resource Planning systems and business process analyst. In 2008-2010 He was working in Israeli’s company as a sub-contractor of Ministry of Defense of Georgia, where he was the information security analyst. In 2010 Mr. Lasha Pataraia established the first and so far the only in the Caucasus Information Security Studies and Analysis Center. In 2012 he founded The Caucasus Academy of Security Experts - CASE which is the first and only think tank providing interdisciplinary program of intelligence, antiterrorism and cyber security. Being the author of numerous software products and scientific researches, he implemented a number of successful projects at private and governmental sectors. In 2012 he published the first book in Georgia about Cyber Crime – legal and intelligence aspects. He also is an independent consultant working on cyber investigations and legal consulting. Mr. Pataraia is an online instructor at the US-based biggest internet learning platform and author of the innovative educational projects such as "Theory of Lie“, "Unknown Cyber”.