CSO100 Award 2019

CSO100 Award 2018

As CISO at Tech Mahindra, Lobo is responsible for information and cyber security, business continuity and data protection. He co-founded the cybersecurity practice at Tech Mahindra, and was part of the Internet Security Council at the World Economic Forum. Lobo rolled out Secure SDLC, an enterprise security program to ensure that the products and services delivered by the company were built securely.


Lucius Lobo, CISO of Tech Mahindra, is a firm believer that security and privacy in services are key requirements for clients who outsource their IT services. Ensuring privacy and data protection across all the client engagements globally of Tech Mahindra on the lines of GDPR was a key business need. Tech Mahindra's solution was a combination of rolling out its Privacy by Design process across the entire organization and the tools for data protection such as MDM and DLP. Tech Mahindra's privacy process uses an in-house set of process and tools. The implementation covered over 1,10,000 associates and an equivalent number of IT assets. In business reach, customization of controls was needed for over 800 clients and their respective projects. The project was implemented by a dedicated team in the company..