CSO100 Award 2019

CSO100 Award 2018

Fal Rameshchandra Ghancha is the Chief Information Security Officer at Aegon Life Insurance. He has over 14 years of experience in IT infrastructure, Information and Cyber Security, IT Governance, Project Management, Business Continuity Management, Audit & Management Reporting. Prior to that, he was part of Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management as Business Information Security Officer, His carrier also includes rich experience with Welspun Group as Sr. Manager IT where he headed IT security and data centre operations for India and US locations.


Today, IT department faces the increasingly complex challenges of providing customized access to information resources, using contextual information about users and requests, while successfully restricting unauthorized access to sensitive corporate data. Aegon Life Insurance recognized the need to overcome the above obstacles for seamless work experience for its employees. Keeping this in mind, the organization chose an Indian product which was quite flexible in Identity and Access Management area and was being used by major organizations in the BFSI sector and banks. The Windows-based solution was integrated between different applications using API, databases and windows authorization services. The major part of the software is workflow-based access provisioning and de-provisioning. Post-implementation the organization achieved auto provision and near-to-zero turnaround time of employee joining.