Anil Raj: A Zealous IT Security Professional

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This screenplay describes an entrepreneur who comes from Ranchi, Jharkhand – represented by the one-and-only superstar cricketer MS Dhoni, who made India proud internationally. Anil Raj – a leader, creative thinker, modernizer, and a tech-savvy persona striving with an aim to transform the world for better!
An Exceptional Journey
During his early days of schooling at St. Aloysius High school in Ranchi, Anil was an ardent follower of technology and science. Participating and winning a few science exhibitions and tech competitions, his interest was rapidly holding the reins of technology. As the next step, he moved to Delhi to pursue his B.Tech from the prestigious Delhi University, where his inclination towards computer science and technology started shaping up. This was the time when Anil recognized the necessity of ‘Security’ in an application, database, code or network, which catapulted him towards Ethical Hacking and motivated him to pillar his career in IT security.
After completing his graduation, Anil joined Appin Technologies as an Information Security Evangelist and successfully stirred his role of IT Security Trainings for corporate. His exceptional performance crowned him with the Best Employee Award and the journey unlocked the doors to Appin Pune. This is where, he earned an opportunity to work with IBM on their Vodafone project as a Senior Information Security Consultant. This volume exposed Anil to real-time VAPT projects and contributed in shaping up his professional life at its best. Later, moving to Tech Mahindra filled him with exemplary expertise to withstand the market complexities.
With this substantial amount of experience and good industry contacts, Anil established Cybervault Securities Solutions Pvt. Ltd. in the year 2013 with the able support of his family, well-wishers and his wife.
What Accelerates the Drive?
Anil is a first-gen entrepreneur from his family, who has a stronghold on technology. Since the beginning of his professional voyage, he looked upon global tech-enabled achievers including Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, Larry Page and Mark Zuckerberg as his source of motivation. Idolizing Jack Ma, he embraces the learnings in his personal as well as professional life. He strongly believes in his quote that “If you don’t give up, you still have a chance.”
“His business lessons have always had a strong motivation for me since my initial days of entrepreneurship,” says Anil.
He also believes in one of the other famous quotes of Jack Ma saying, “A good boss is better than a good company.” This drives him to have a focused vision and reliance in team Cybervault. For a team to achieve the goals set upon them, a focused approach coupled with a dedicated leader is most important. Hence, along with being at the forefront, Anil also works at the ground level with his team. This creates a sense of team spirit and an environment of constant motivation. “Nothing ever has been achieved by a single person without the amalgamation of talent. Hence my team is of utmost importance in my visions,” speaks Anil.
About Cybervault
Cybervault Securities Solutions Pvt. Ltd. is a service-based company with Information Security Audits as its key service portfolio. Anil Raj is the Founder, Director and CEO of the company. Under Anil’s guidance, the company prominently undertakes VAPT, Web & Mobile Application Testing, Desktop & System Audits and so on. These services are the primary pillars of Cybervault quenching clientele from diverse backgrounds such as Banks, IT Companies – MNC and national, Manufacturing, Service-based companies, Healthcare Companies and many more.
Anil’s business prowess has helped the company in partnering with EC-Council USA – a global organization for Information Security Trainings and Certifications in order to offer trainings for global certifications in Information Security. As such, the company has successfully conducted corporate trainings for major MNCs like IBM, Syntel, Persistent, Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant, TCS, PWC, Delloite, Dell, HSBC and many more.
With Anil’s concrete endeavors, Cybervault has collected various jewels in its pocket including:
– Outstanding Achievement in the field of IT by Indian Organization for Commerce and Industry in 2018
– Outstanding Achievement in the chosen field of activity by Global Achievers Foundation
Cybervault also rolls out a huge patronage to the leading Engineering colleges in Pune such as MMCOE, and G.H. Raisoni. Also, NBN Sinhgad Colleges has signed MOU with the organization for cybersecurity activity as part of their industry curriculum every year. On the company’s behalf, Anil is often invited as a speaker at various symposiums. Recently, he was called in the capacity of Cybersecurity Expert at 31st International Conference on VLSI Design.
“Our wide corporate reach exemplifies the quality of our trainings,” asserts Anil
Some Speedbreakers on the Way
Entering into the market and establishing an enterprise within the complexities of the market is not an easy task! Industry is dynamically evolving and so are the challenges. But, converting challenges into deliverable results has always been the success mantra for Anil, which helped him in delivering quality and proficiency in its sector.
Like any other emerging company, the major challenge faced by Cybervault was the availability of skilled professional. Skilled manpower comes at a price and at the initial stage of business, it was difficult to attract such resources. After hiring the resources, the second challenge was sustaining such resource. It was difficult to gain the trust of customers. Gradually as time passed, Anil’s credibility of valuable resources and proven industry projects made things much easier and unlocked the doors to success.
A Bigger Canvas
Change is the only constant in the IT security industry – it is difficult to analyze security breach and predict the mind of a hacker. As such, upgrading and upscaling of knowledge is the key to maintain vigilance about the latest attack vectors and the ways of tackling them. “In my constant endeavor to upgrade myself I believe in having a sound industry network to keep abreast with the latest trends and techniques the industry is following in today’s dynamically evolving era,” states Anil.
Words of ExpertDream then Achieve!
Anil advices the budding entrepreneurs to stay focused and never lose sight of the goal. He says, The journey will be tough today, tougher tomorrow but surely it will be beautiful the day after tomorrow. Also, to achieve something it is necessary to dream about it. If you have achieved it mentally, you will surely achieve it physically.”
He also advices the novices to be systematic and organized, as opportunity and success can knock the doors anytime!
Future Footsteps
Focusing on growth-oriented goals, Anil takes pride in saying that Cybervault would be a leading provider of Information Security Services in the next five years. Currently, he aims to expand his territory in terms of talent and space. He is planning to magnify the company portfolio in order to diversify into the sub-sectors of IT. To achieve continuous growth, Anil will assist the company in accessing the finest infrastructure and achieving the paramount manpower.
Acknowledging that a small step towards such initiatives builds up a strong base for the foundation of growth, Anil says “I am in the process of introducing more niche technologies to corporates like Advanced Java, Python etc. by partnering with global certification providers and expert industry trainers.”

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