MAHESH CHANDRA SRIVASTAVA
CSO100 Award 2019
CSO100 Award 2018
Srivastava began his journey with the Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative (IIFCO) in the year 1995. At IIFCO, he is responsible for system design and implementation for network security, cisco based WAN, LAN management and MPLS links management. His roles and responsibilities also include management of internet security, antispam, and internet proxy servers. Currently, he heads the cyber security operations at IFFCO TOKIO General Insurance Company.
KEY SECURITY INITIATIVES
IFFCO TOKIO General Insurance designed and installed next-gen firewall with anti bot and zero day protection in terms of cloud based sand blasting. The complete security platform was upgraded to secure datacenter from advance threats and other cyberattacks. The organization gained many benefits post the implementation of this project. Some of them include application response becoming faster and simplified handling of huge volumes of data during peak sale season of business and concurrent session with increased numbers of business transactions per second drastically.