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Job title of nominated professional (or team name)Alt. CISO
Company (where nominated professional or team is working)Electronics Corporation of India Limited (ECIL), Dept. of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India
Company size (employees)4000

In 3 bullets, summarize why this professional or team deserves recognition:

- Spearheaded the implementation of Next-Generation Malware Sandboxing Systems & developed in-house malware analysis capabilities for protection of upcoming ECIL Private Cloud Infrastructure.

- Implemented context-aware Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Systems for privacy assessment and threat monitoring of end-points in ECIL's strategic R&D labs connected to National Knowledge Network (NKN), National Informatics Centre, Govt. of India.

- Lead the Establishment of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) using network-based Hardware Security Module (HSM) for secure Identity & Access Control Management and enterprise-wide implementation of X.509 V3 based custom Digital Signature Certificates towards paper-less office initiative.

- Published International Journal paper titled ÔÇśCybernetic modeling of Industrial Control Systems: Towards threat analysis of critical infrastructureÔÇÖ

- National Security Leader of the Year Award, Data Security Council of India (DSCI-NASSCOM), AISS 2016
- Winner, Top 100 InfoSec Maestros Awards 2016
- Winner, Dynamic CISO Security Excellence Awards 2016
- Elite CISO Finalist, NullCon BlackShield Awards 2016
- IBM Blue Scholar 2012

Brief Overview

– A technology evangelist with wide range of agile experience, starting from the days of embedded systems, moving to web & object-oriented development, followed by cyber security and then to the latest trend of cloud computing & machine learning.

– Currently, holding the role of Alt. CISO for Electronics Corporation of India limited (ECIL), a Public Sector Enterprise under Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Government of India. He is accountable & responsible for security strategy planning, policy implementation, management of risks & threats, independent compliance reviews and implementation of new security products & technologies.

Some Certifications:
– Ethical Hacking & Countermeasures Expert (EHCE)
US Council, License EHCE05378 – August 2016

– Operational Security (OPSEC) for Control Systems, ICS-CERT
US Department of Homeland Security, May 2016

– IAEA Nuclear Security Discipline on Information & Computer Security
IAEA, License International Atomic Energy Agency, June 2016

– Certified Information Intelligence & Cyber Security Expert,
Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad, India – October 2014

– Competitive Strategy – Munich School of Management, Germany
Ludwig Maximilian University, Coursera – September 2013