Empowering Organizations with Strategic Cybersecurity Solutions

Nikoloz Kokhreidze

Nikoloz Kokhreidze

Founder / Chief Cybersecurity Strategist

Amsterdam, Netherlands

As a results-driven cybersecurity strategist with over 12 years of hands-on experience, I have been passionate about the field since the age of 13. My unique combination of technical expertise and strategic vision enables me to deliver full-spectrum cybersecurity services, addressing the diverse needs of organizations across industries.

My Mission

Helping businesses to operate, grow, and innovate securely by:

  • Developing and implementing comprehensive cybersecurity strategies
  • Identifying and mitigating risks across the organization
  • Building resilient and efficient security operations
  • Fostering a culture of security awareness and risk-based decision-making
  • Securely adopting and leveraging emerging technologies, such as AI
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Mambu EclecticIQ Cisco TEDx PentestMagaziine
Years of Experience 12 +
Executives Educated on Cyber Risks 52
High-Profile M&A Due Diligence 6
Vendor Security Assessments 110 +
AI Certifications 2
Implemented AI Services 3
Detection Mechanisms Built 500 +
MTTR Reduction 45%

Secure AI Adoption

Helping organizations securely adopt and leverage AI to drive innovation and growth.

Certified "Building an AI-Enabled Organization" from Stanford University, well-versed in ISO/IEC 42001 standard for AI Management Systems (AIMS).

Hands-on experience working with generative AI solutions, implementing leading AI service providers like OpenAI, Anthropic, and Groq.

Thought Leadership and Community Initiatives

Advancing the cybersecurity field through:

Public speaking engagements, thought leadership content, Mandos Brief Newsletter, and Cyber Strategy OS - a curated collection of resources for cybersecurity professionals and leaders.

Proven Impact

  • Directed Security Operations and Corporate Security for Forbes Cloud 100 company
  • Developed and implemented DevSecOps strategies, reducing vulnerabilities while maintaining agile practices
  • Strategically led the evaluation, selection, and implementation of cutting-edge cybersecurity solutions including SIEM, EDR/XDR, DLP, WAF, CASB, GRC, and more
  • Conducted information security due diligence for high-profile M&A, including Scandinavia's largest credit management merger
  • Designed cybersecurity product workflows and shaped go-to-market strategies for an innovative XDR solution
  • Managed leading MSSPs, ensuring optimal service delivery and incident resolution
  • Architected cybersecurity infrastructures for core banking systems
  • Built and led high-performing cybersecurity teams

Notable Milestones

  • Collaborated with Cisco on creating CyberOps Professional exam questions
  • Built 500+ detection mechanisms for various threat actors
  • Developed a cybersecurity product validation framework and a minimal threat-hunting tool for iOS
  • Founded and successfully exited a cybersecurity analysis venture
  • Identified and reported vulnerabilities in banking, government, and healthcare systems
  • Co-authored a textbook on cyberspace legal issues and numerous cybersecurity articles
  • Earned top-scoring Master's degree in cyberwarfare

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