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Niru Virma

Niru Virma

Operations Officer, Mercury

Interactive Panel | Cyber Breach - Are You Prepared?


About Niru

With a wealth of experience and expertise, Niru stands at the forefront of providing strategic counsel to senior decision-makers, navigating the intricate landscape where technology, security, and project management converge. Niru's credentials as an accomplished cybersecurity specialist and project manager are underlined by her Prince2 certification, proficiency in Agile project methodologies, and a track record of successfully leading intricate projects and teams across both Public and Private sectors. With over 15 years of experience in the national security industry, Niru has consistently offered high-level strategic guidance to senior executives, spanning administrative, operational, and legislative matters in politically charged and sensitive environments. Throughout her career, Niru has lent her expertise to several key federal government departments, including the Department of Defence, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, Department of Home Affairs, and the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment. Niru's educational foundation is equally impressive, with an undergraduate degree in Information and Communication Technology from the University of Wollongong and a distinguished master's degree in National Security Policy from the Australian National University.

Niru is the Chief Operating Officer at Mercury Information Security Services.