CISO

Darshan Chavan has joined as CISO at Canara Robeco Asset Management Co. Immediately prior to this, he was Information Security Officer at SBI Mutual Fund. Earlier, he was associated with RMF, Sify, K...
Nov 24, 2021
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Ranjan Revandkar has been appointed CISO at HDB Financial Services. He joins from Sun Pharma where he was Head of Information Security. Earlier, he was associated with RBL Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank...
Oct 19, 2021
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Vikram GR has joined as CISO of Wipro. Previously, he was with Diageo India in the same capacity. Earlier, he was associated with EY, Protiviti, and Paladion. Vikram completed his BE in...
Aug 18, 2021
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Rishi Mehta has joined as CISO at Cyble. Immediately prior to this, he was Senior Director - Technology (Enterprise Engineering, Infrastructure) at Target. Previously, he held leadership &...
Jun 30, 2021
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Santhosh Kempaiah has been appointed CISO at Visteon Corporation. He joins from alfanar where he served in the same capacity. Earlier, he was associated with Philips, Volvo Group, Tesco and Thomson...
Jun 21, 2021
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Enterprise leaders who previously viewed cybersecurity as part of traditional infrastructure have shifted to rapidly invest in integrated, cloud-based approaches, with ripple effects on innovation,...
May 19, 2021
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66% of CISOs feel their organization is unprepared to handle a cyberattack and 58% consider human error to be their biggest cyber vulnerability, proving that the work-from-home model necessitated by...
May 13, 2021
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Devender Kumar has been appointed as CISO at ITC Infotech. Immediately prior to this, he was CISO at TMF Group. Earlier, he was associated with esteemed companies like Mphasis, Accenture, EXL Service...
Apr 23, 2021
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Ambarish Singh has been appointed as CISO at Godrej & Boyce. He moves from Flipkart Internet where he was Senior Manager - Information Security. Prior to joining Flipkart, he was Senior Advisor...
Apr 08, 2021
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The increasing importance of emotional intelligence and other skills required to work with different stakeholders are placing new demands on Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs). However, it’s...
Feb 18, 2021
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Tirthankar Dutta has been appointed as VP & CISO Star & Disney India at The Walt Disney Company. Before joining Walt Diney, he served as SVP & Head - Information Security at Info Edge...
Feb 16, 2021
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Rajendra Bhalerao has been appointed CISO at Scotiabank. Immediately prior to this, he was CISO at SBM Bank (India). Earlier, he served in the same capacity at Paytm Payments Bank. He had also worked...
Jan 06, 2021
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Kapil Madaan has joined Spark Minda as CISO. Immediately prior to this, he was Global Leader - Cyber Security at Max Healthcare. Earlier, he served in leadership and managerial positions at esteemed...
Dec 02, 2020
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Rajendra Bhalerao has been appointed CISO at SBM Bank (India). Earlier, he served in the same capacity at Paytm Payments Bank. He had also worked in various leadership and managerial capacities at...
Nov 11, 2020
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Recent events have forced CISOs across all industries to rethink and refine their business continuity plans. Not only did the pandemic force organizations to transform their networks to accommodate...
Nov 11, 2020
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Prakash Padariya has been appointed SVP & CISO at PayU. Before joining PayU, he was Head of Information Security at GE India Technology Center. Earlier, he served as AVP - Information Security at...
Oct 09, 2020
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More than ever, companies are accepting that digital business is the way of the future. Regardless of the industry, offering or customer base, digital tactics are needed to survive in a dynamic and...
Oct 06, 2020
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Every fourth organization feels that they are exposed to more risks than before the pandemic, according to Netwrix’s 2020 Cyber Threats Report. Of them, 63% reported an increase in the frequency of...
Sep 23, 2020
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Only 12% of chief information security officers (CISOs) excel in all four categories of the Gartner CISO Effectiveness Index, according to a survey by Gartner.   “Today’s CISOs must demonstrate a...
Sep 18, 2020
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Privacy paradox is an interesting term. It attempts to describe the contradictory behavior displayed by online users when it comes to data privacy. On one side, users are much concerned about their...
Sep 07, 2020
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Bring your own PC (BYOPC) security will reach mainstream adoption in the next two to five years, while it will take five to 10 years for mainstream adoption of secure access service edge (SASE) to...
Aug 27, 2020
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As organizations are settling into long-term remote working, new attack vectors for opportunistic cyberattackers—and new challenges for network administrators have been introduced, according to...
Aug 26, 2020
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Recently, one of the most prolific social media networks in the world, Twitter was hacked. Hackers who used what is called as a "coordinated social engineering attack" on some of the most high-...
Jul 30, 2020
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Maya R Nair has joined CRISIL as Director & CISO. Immediately prior to this, she was CISO & Head – IT Infra at Lentra AI. Earlier, she was associated with Reliance Capital in the capacity of...
Jun 15, 2020
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Nearly 80% of the companies surveyed had experienced at least one cloud data breach in the past 18 months, and nearly half (43%) reported 10 or more breaches, according to Ermetic-IDC study....
Jun 04, 2020
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Rajesh Hemrajani has been appointed CISO at Paytm Payments Bank. Prior to this, he was CISO at IDFC First Bank. Earlier, he had served in various leadership and managerial positions at companies like...
Apr 13, 2020
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Digital transformation continues to present itself as an opportunity for IT and security leaders to innovate and gain competitive advantage. But it also carries a tsunami of infrastructure change,...
Feb 26, 2020
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83% of security professionals feel more overworked going into 2020 than they were at the beginning of 2019 and 82% said their teams were understaffed, according to Tripwire-Dimensional Research...
Feb 11, 2020
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Ashish Khanna has been appointed as the CISO of Oberoi Group. Earlier, he was Deputy Vice President - Corporate IT at the same organization. He also served as the IT Incharge at Taj Group of Hotels...
Feb 04, 2020
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Vikas Yadav has joined Nykaa as CISO. Immediately prior to this, he was CISO at Max Life Insurance Co. Earlier, he was associated with the Govt. of India in the capacity of Head - IT & Cyber...
Dec 19, 2019
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Manikant R Singh has joined DMI Finance as CISO. Prior to this, he was Head - IT & CISO at Orbis Financial.
Dec 18, 2019
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As technology becomes more and more ingrained in business, a lot of areas hitherto managed by IT professionals are now being managed by other business executives. The marketing function has martech;...
Oct 10, 2019
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Cyber security is anything but new to the readers of CIO&Leader. It has existed for long as a major agenda item for the CIOs and later, the specialized managers called the Chief Information...
Oct 10, 2019
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84% of CISOs believe the risks of cyber attacks will increase and almost a quarter believe the capabilities of attackers are outpacing their ability to defend their organization, according to a...
Sep 02, 2019
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When it comes to cybersecurity awareness and practices, CIOs in the banking and financial services industry are at a much higher maturity curve than their peers. Despite their awareness and concerns...
Aug 06, 2019
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CIOs and security teams spend a good number of their work hours managing security. Yet they are challenged with issues, such as a lack of expertise, budget and up-to-date technology. And as a result...
Jul 16, 2019
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The cover story of this issue is about a very old debate – should CISOs be part of IT team? The debate is certainly old but the whole proposition of the story is that it should be revisited in the...
Jul 03, 2019
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The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is a position within an organization whose genesis lies in the IT department. Just as there are executives in the CIO’s team responsible for IT...
Jul 03, 2019
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Until recently, the enterprise segment has been slow to incorporate AI as a security measure – the obvious reason being AI itself is still a work in progress and it took a while for CIO/CISOs to cut...
Jun 26, 2019
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In recent years, cyber security attacks have increased substantially and companies have to bear phenomenal losses to safeguard themselves from the clutches of security threats. The latest threat...
May 30, 2019
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Data breaches are becoming more serious as cyber criminals continue to target intellectual property, putting the reputation of company brand at risk and increasing financial liability. As a result of...
May 01, 2019
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It is no secret that ransomware and other cyberattacks are rising phenomenally across the world, attacking every industry sector possible and healthcare is one of the biggest targets. While the good...
Apr 18, 2019
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Kalpesh Doshi has joined as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for India at FIS Global. A career security and risk profeesional, Kalpesh has got experience in both security technology and...
Sep 26, 2018
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Rather than looking at the overwhelming and ever-increasing number of threats, your focus should be on identifying those that pose a real risk to your business and knowing the right patching and...
Sep 07, 2018
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There are two kinds of organizations. One is where a user applies IT for business and the other where the user are the producer of IT products or services. In the case of former, the degree of...
Jun 06, 2018
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Any CXO position is a combination of expertise and added layers of “big picture thinking” ability and leadership. A CIO/CISO without a strong IT background is a Chief Operating Officer , or a Chief...
Jun 04, 2018
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With ransomware and distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on the rise, the average number of focused cyberattacks per organization has more than doubled this year compared to the previous 12...
Apr 18, 2018
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Dr. Rudra Murthy, former CISO at Ministry of Home Affairs, has taken up a new CISO role at Amazon Pay India. Dr. Murthy, also led the security role at Unique Identification Authority of India (...
Apr 03, 2018
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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect in May 2018 and will mandate that organizations have an incident response plan in place. At least 77% of respondents said in a new study...
Mar 23, 2018
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