Instructor in the Rabb School of Continuing Studies, Division of Graduate Professional Studies.


M.S., Indian Institute of Science

Field of Specialty

Applied Cryptography, Information Security, Securing Cloud Infrastructures, Identity Management and Multi-factor authentication technologies including PKI, Smartcards and Biometrics.

Contact Information

Rabb School

Ramesh R. Nagappan

Ramesh Nagappan, MS, CISSP, CISA, CRISC is a Cyber Security Technologist at Oracle (Formerly Sun Microsystems). He has extensive experience with, and remains focused on, Information Security, Cryptography, Identity Management and Securing Cloud Infrastructures and Enterprise applications. He is the co-author of Core Security Patterns (Prentice Hall) and four other books on topics related to Java Security, Java Enterprise Applications (Java EE) and XML Web services. He frequently speaks at industry conferences and contributes to industry standards and open-source initiatives on Java, XML and Security.


Nagappan, Ramesh R.. Core Security Patterns: Best Practices and Strategies for J2EE, Web Services and Identity Management. Prentice Hall, 2005.

Nagappan, Ramesh R.. Developing Java Web Services. Wiley Technology Publishing, 2003.

Nagappan, Ramesh R.. Professional J2EE EAI. Wrox Press Ltd., 2001.

Courses Taught

RIAS 110 Applied Cryptography and Identity Management
RIAS 120 Securing Applications, Web Services, and Software-As-A-Service (SAAS)
RIAS 140 Cloud Security