CSO100 Award 2019

CSO100 Award 2018

Bithal Bhardwaj, Regional Chief Information Security Officer - Global Regions for General Electric is currently responsible to drive regional cybersecurity strategy and strengthening risk posture of the Company across all regions outside of North America. He has an extensive experience of 20 years in building and leading global & regional cyber security and IT programs for large conglomerate spanning over multiple industries and IT Services companies.


The business need was to provide a holistic approach in driving cybersecurity function to the organization, connecting on-the-ground cyber needs of the region and businesses with the global cyber program, covering across all regions outside of North America, including Latin America, Europe, Russia & CIS, MENAT, Sub Sahara Africa and Asia. Global region cyber security team is a group of experienced Regional Information Security Officers that are based alongside business teams, providing strategic cyber leadership in the regions internally and externally. This team is responsible for driving regulatory and security governance in the regions, enabling last mile delivery of cyber services and mitigate business cyber risks on the ground.