CIO & CTO, Ministry of Home Affair, Government of India
Secretary & Director General, Information & Public Relations Secretary & Special Inspector General of Police Cyber Maharashtra State, Mumbai
Director General Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India (OPPI)
Chief Executive Officer Indian Banks Association
President – Risk Yes Bank
Amit A. Pradhan
CTSO & SVP – Technology Security Vodafone Idea Limited
Winners of CISO MAG Awards India 2019
Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd
Award: CISO of the Year
With a career spanning more than 22 years with the TATAs and other renowned IT companies, I am known as an architect of ICT reforms for leading Indian utility- Tata Power Delhi Distribution Company.
I am currently heading the IT Infrastructure, Communication and Application Development groups of Tata Power-DDL and also holding the profile of Chief Information Security Officer, therefore responsible for entire gambit of ICT including Cyber Security. In addition to this, my profile requires me to work with Management and Board members to develop overall IT Security strategy aligned with the business goals.
Words of Joy: First of all, I would like to thank the Jury members for selecting me as the “CISO of the Year” and honouring me with this award at CISO MAG Awards India 2019. Well, this is a very proud moment for me as reaching this platform has years of hardwork, patience, resilience and persistent efforts behind it.
As Vice President – Information Technology and Systems at Biocon Ltd, Radhakrishnan G is responsible for enabling cost-effective organisational evolution by designing scalable blueprints and leveraging dynamic trends in technology to meet strategic business needs. He is highly skilled at controlling budgets and delivering concurrent large-scale, mission-critical projects within time and cost parameters. An industry veteran adept in building capable teams and providing collaborative leadership who has extensive experience in liaising with business partners, conducting negotiations and dealing with vendors and consultants.
Advocate Puneet Bhasin is a Pioneer in Technology Laws in India and a Cyber Law Expert practicing in Mumbai in matters involving Cyber Crimes, E-Commerce and Intellectual Property disputes in cyber space along with advising Online Gaming companies/ Content based Mobile Apps and Set Top boxes, Payment on Demand Video providers about the legalities of the same. She is the Founder of Cyberjure Legal Consulting, a Mumbai based firm specializing in Technology, Media and Entertainment Laws. Among the first in India to lay the foundation of Cyber laws and Online Entertainment laws.
Words of Joy: `It is God’s grace and blessings of all loved ones and well-wishers which makes this achievement possible. I thank CISO MAG for the recognition.
Dr. Lopa Mudraa Basuu, Global Head Cyber Security Risk Governance & Compliance, NISSAN MOTOR CORPORATION, is an established name in Security Industry. She has 18+ years of rich, versatile experience in IT & Information Security, Data Protection, Technology & Information Risk Management & Governance with a proven performance record of delivering value as business enabler. She holds a master’s degree in information technology and Doctor of Excellence in Cyber Risk Management. She is a Certified Global CIO from ISB Hyderabad. She also has the required industry certifications – C|CISO, CRISC, CISM, CHFI, ECSA, CEH, DCPLA, DPO, LA ISO 27001, Certified SAFe 4 Practitioner (Scaled AGILE), ITIL.
Words of Joy: Receiving an award is always a joy. It is indeed a great feeling when your contributions to the security & risk fraternity get recognised by EC Council, the name itself makes the difference. I am extremely humbled, & honoured.
Having 22+ years of global experience in implementing and managing IT Projects ranging from Digital & Process Transformation, Cloud based SAS applications and Services, BI & Analytics, Mobile Apps, BOTs – ChatBots, & Voice Based BOT’s, AI, NLP and Other Cognitive Services, ERP, CRM applications, E-Governance applications, GIS & GPS based applications, Information Security, Data Privacy Controls, BCP & DR.
A business Information Secured Solution Technologist with a strong background in Business Process and Technology creating Digital Business Information Technology Solutions using the available Technology at Affordable Cost and ensure the Rural Crowd gets adopted easily and use the Technology which is Simple to use. Strong people skills with a proven record as a problem solver recognized for focus on cost reduction, meeting aggressive deadlines, aligning teams, digitizing operations, leveraging the digital ecosystem, and maintaining a hands-on approach to achieve organization’s business goals.
Words of Joy: It was a great proud movement to be part of such a wonderful community and the Hall of fame in such credentials is motivating as corporate to deliver the best as all the times, really it has added a great value in mmfsl Security Solutions crown MMFSS Security solutions do take us to the next level and ensure the best in the solutions matches our rural operations do deliver the secured solutions always.
Exterro,Inc. is the preferred provider of e-discovery software specifically designed for in-house legal and IT teams at Global 2000 and Am Law 200 organizations. Built on a simple concept of process optimization, Exterro helps organizations improve and simplify e-discovery activities. Heading IT compliance team to maintain Cyber security to showcase our partner and client about our maturity level.
Words of Joy: It is with great pleasure I write this note in return for the happy news. On behalf of Exterro, I take this opportunity to express my gratitude for awarding us. We recognize the value of being awarded from a name like CISO MAG and definitely this will help us promote and propel our ‘ safe internet’ measure.
Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India is a Joint Industry Company founded by stakeholder bodies that represent Broadcasters, Advertisers, and Advertising and Media Agencies. Built upon a robust and future-ready technology backbone, BARC India owns and manages a transparent, accurate, and inclusive TV audience measurement system. Apart from the currency products to the TV industry, BARC India also provides a suite of Insight products designed for Broadcasters, Advertisers and Agencies. The Big Data and Insights generated by BARC India powers efficient media spends and content decisions in a highly dynamic and growing television sector. Winner of numerous awards for its technology, innovation and Human Resource practices, the company has grown substantially since its inception.
Words of Joy: We are very grateful to CISO MAG for this honor. To win the Startup of the year award is a matter of great pride for BARC India. Transforming the way India watches television is a challenge we had entrusted upon ourselves and we are glad to have been successful in this mission.
Sequretek probably is the only company that offers a blend of our own core threat and intelligence products along with both on-premise and cloud services. We present a multi-dimensional view on security. We are not a reseller, or just a product provider or just a service provider. We have the ability to cross leverage various components of security for our customers and that is what they (customers) appreciate. We have the ability to look at every dimension of how a company operates with regards to security that gives customers the confidence that we will not depend on anyone else to solve their problems and the buck will not be passed. Secondly, we are a startup and, therefore, very nimble and responsive. Thirdly, we are a core security company, having no distractions that plague some of the other players in the industry for whom security is a miniscule part of their offering. Our single-minded focus is on security and that is something that draws customers toward us.
Capgemini addresses security through a multilayer defense in depth approach that leverages state of the art deployment of security solutions, advance security controls, services and integrate right set of people skills and processes to augment the management framework for security. We plan to build capabilities in CASB – Cloud Access Security Broker, DDI – DDI solution (DNS, DHCP and IP) address management solution & NAC – Network Admission Control in 2019 for fortifying our Group defense against Cybersecurity threats.
Words of Joy: Many of our Group IT & Cybersecurity staff who have cleared EC-Council security certifications globally, its good to have recognition received from EC-Council in association with CISOMAG.
Design and implement infrastructure solution Private cloud using Cloud computing Technologies like VMware with NSX that allows for convenient (flexible), rapid, on-demand access to a shared pool of infrastructure resources that include networks, storage devices, servers, and services. This infrastructure is designed to be easily and quickly provisioned with minimal management necessary and with minimal cost as much as possible. Secure, scalable, and on-demand cloud computing services provided such as PaaS (platform as a service) and IaaS (infrastructure as service) via a network. Private Cloud Services provides secure and safe access to all of our information and applications with the use of a single tenant infrastructure.
Words of Joy: We feel proud for being recognised for our IT initiatives.
Award: Best Digital Initiative by a Government Body
Cyberdome is a Centre of Excellence for Kerala Police, to meet the long term security challenges in the digital arena of the modern world, by bridging the gap between the latest changes and innovations in the cyber space and the skill set development of Kerala Police, in combating the emerging cyber threats. It is envisaged as a collaboration Centre for both the public and private fraternity to converge and share information, as well as resources, that will escalate the safety of our cyber space.
Words of Joy: Very much delighted and happy to receive the CISO awards on behalf of Kerala Police Cyberdome. The event was such a memorable occasion and so much well organised. Extending my gratitude to the entire CISO Team.
T App Folio – A comprehensive M-Governance solution from the Government of Telangana for Anytime, Anywhere, Anyhow Delivery of Government to Citizen (G2C), Business to Citizen (B2C) and Value-Added Services (VAS) services through One Access Point, One URL, One App and One Short Code.
Haryana Cashless Consolidation Portal (HCCP), Government of Haryana
Award: Excellence in E-Governance
To further the goals of the ‘less-cash’ economy in Haryana, a ‘Cashless Consolidation Portal’ was developed indigenously by the state’s Department of Electronics and Information Technology. The main aim of this portal is to track and manage the count of digital transactions in the state. The portal was developed in-house by the E & IT Department Haryana’s IT Society.
United Bank of India is a leading Public Sector Bank constituted under the Banking Companies (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings) Act, 1970.
United Bank of India has grown from strength to strength. The Bank, at present, has 2055 branches/offices with a total business of over Rs2.08 lac crore. The Bank spread its international presence by establishing representative office in Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2010 and later at Yangoan, Myanmar.
Bank is continuously upgrading its technology and Information Security products with the aim to provide better, seamless and safe Banking experience to its esteemed customers.
Bank has implemented state of the art Cyber Security Operation Centre(C-SOC) which provides centralized view of Information Security status and command centre for IS Security operations.
Department of Electronics Information Technology and Communications, Haryana (DITECH)
Award: Best Cyber Security Solution of the Year (Education)
The Department created in the year 1986 to promote and develop Electronics Industry in the State. During the year 1998-99, the Government decided to give a boost to the Information Technology in the region and accordingly entrusted the task to the Department for creating the infrastructure as well as promoting IT Industry in the State. The activities of the Department includes identifying new technology for promotion of Electronics & IT Industry, to arrange for processing new technology, dissemination of new technology in the State and to promote research on electronic items through research institutions, laboratories, Universities etc. and to provide financial assistance for updating the facilities of these institutions.
Words of Joy: It is an honor to win the CISO MAG Award, the recognition is well appreciated, and we are thankful to the organizers.
Award: Best Cyber Security Solution of the Year (Financial Technology)
Like vowels are to languages, our below mentioned endeavours are to our recognition – It’s vowel like: Innovative Efforts; Unique Approach and Outstanding work. Our Concern addresses our user’s Concerns by providing niche & unique IT Services / Solutions which are designed with focus on Data Security. Our Services, Solutions and Products are based on our Knowledge of System Internals, Technology Capabilities, Wide / varied InfoSec Experience, Focus on Data Security and Values. HOT database Password Manager (HdPM) Solution from Hari Om Tatsat Technologies is a Secure Automation Software Solution that safeguards any Confidential Data hard coded in cleartext (like DB Passwords stored in Application’s DB ConnectionString), thereby efficiently and effectively securing the Data in the Database.
Words of Joy: Honoured. It has raised the standards and set the high expectations from us for our future endeavours of conceptualizing Award Winning ideas. It is a responsibility.
Award: Best Cyber Security Solution of the Year (Pharma and Healthcare)
Cyware Labs is a product-based cybersecurity provider headquartered in New York, USA. Cyware’s pioneering solutions enable organizations to develop proactive cyber defense capabilities, effectively exchange strategic, tactical, and operational threat intelligence, and quickly respond to and manage security threats in real-time.
Words of Joy: Cyware Labs is thrilled to receive this prestigious award. This validates our vision to build next-generation cybersecurity solutions for organisations to tackle the increasing risk faced from cyber threats. By building a comprehensive set of security products which leverage the power of Threat Intelligence and Cyber Fusion analysis, we continue to revolutionize the industry approach towards tackling the ever-evolving threat landscape.
Award: Best Cyber Security Solution of the Year (IT/ITes)
Bug Discover is a crowd sourced security platform, which provides custom solutions to manage bug bounty programs for organizations through safe & responsible methods by proactively identifying security vulnerabilities. While such programs exist globally, our program, Zero Discover is homegrown & it’s a first-of-its-kind in India allowing security researchers to report vulnerabilities even on organizations, which do not have a responsible disclosure policy in a secure manner.
Words of Joy: It was a different experience all together for us. the initiative taken by CISO MAG is really appreciated, for such motivational award this makes us recognised for our efforts we have put so far. This makes us motivated to get into more responsibility and efforts to take things forward. Over all you have hosted us with great hospitality and gratitude. It was a really great memorable occasion for us.
Award: Best Cybersecurity solution of the year- BFSI
SonicWall delivers a range of new cloud-based deployment and management solutions to enhance wireless security and performance for Small & Medium Businesses and distributed enterprises. Hence, CIOs/ CISOs need solutions that solve their security, connectivity and performance concerns in a small form factor appliance at a price point within their budget.
Words of Joy: The three key pillars of our solutions to the financial sector that set us apart from competition is the following three-fold approach: Stay ahead of constantly evolving threats, while adhering to tighter budgets; Extend robust, affordable, and easily manageable protections of network resources down to the branch level; Avoid costly breaches with a no compromise security and productivity solution.
Award: Best Cybersecurity solution of the year- Retail
Bitdefender Total Security 2019 delivers multiple layers of protection against ransomware. It uses behavioral threat detection to prevent infections, and protects your most important documents from ransomware encryption.
The new Ransomware Remediation feature acts as a remediation layer that ensures data such as documents, pictures, videos, or music will be protected against any kind of ransomware attack.
Award: Best Cybersecurity solution of the year-E-Commerce
Netmagic, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NTT Communications, is India’s leading Managed Hosting and Multi-Cloud Hybrid IT solution provider with 9 carrier-neutral, state-of-the-art hyperscale and high-density datacenters, and serving more than 2000 enterprises globally. Headquartered in Mumbai, Netmagic also delivers Remote Infrastructure Management (RIM) services to various Enterprise customers globally including NTT Communication’s customers across Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific region. The Company was the first in India to launch services – Cloud Computing, Managed Security, Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) and Software-Defined Storage. Netmagic has been recognized with 4 awards at the CIO Choice Award 2019 and Frost & Sullivan India ICT Awards 2018.
Operational since January 2004, CERT-In is designated as the national agency under Information Technology Amendment Act 2000, for responding, forecasting and alerting computer security incidents, issue guidelines, advisories/vulnerability notes, information security whitepapers and best practices.
Words of Joy: CERT-In is thankful to the Jury members and the CISO MAG Board for selecting and awarding it with the winner of the Best Digital initiative by Government body. It is a source of encouragement for CERT-In that the pivotal role that it plays and the services being provided by it for the entire Indian constituency towards building trust in digital technologies and securing the Indian cyberspace are being recognized and appreciated.
Electronic Services Delivery, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh
Award: Special Recognition in Cyber Security
We have implemented best practices in storing citizen-related information, with robust audit trails in e-public services delivery. This is implemented in a PPP mode, and one of the major revenue earning initiatives of the Government. The retrieving-on-demand processes of this information is efficient and optimal. We offer about 450 G2C services to the citizen, including Aadhar, land records, and birth and death registration services. Our vision for the medium term is to scale up our bouquet of services to 750.
Words of Joy: The CISO MAG award to ESD Directorate was a pleasant surprise, and enthused the employees of ESD. The jury adviser (Deloitte India) is highly regarded in the industry which added to our glory. That we have been chosen for a special recognition in cyber security in this award edition is a nontrivial signal to the IT community about the resilience and best practices followed in our organization.