Tara M. Swaminatha is an information security administrator for the International Finance Corporation, a part of the World Bank Group. Tara is responsible for educating the IFC about information security, conducting technical product evaluations, offering security classes to employees, and assisting with the definition and implementation of plans for security best practices and technologies.
Previously, Tara was a software security consultant with Cigital's Software Security Group (SSG). The SSG provides software security risk analysis for a broad range of clients. Tara also worked for PEC Solutions on a team that developed software and infrastructure for agencies within the U.S. Department of Justice. She implemented configuration control practices, maintained integrity of the development and production environments, and performed software, hardware, and multi-system integration.
Tara holds both a B.A. in sociology and an M.T. in special education from the University of Virginia, where she graduated with high distinction. While working at the IFC, Tara is also pursuing her J.D. at Georgetown University.