CSO100 Award 2019

With over 19 years of experience and prestigious certifications like PMP, Six Sigma Black Belt, ITIL, ISO 27001 Implementer under her belt along with vast experience in all verticals of IT and business, be it - Information Security, SDLC, Programme Management, IT Operations, business processes, business excellence, analytics, provide her an edge to better understand, plan, monitor and implement Information Security programmes across the organisation. Business continuity planning, incident and risk management, SOC management, User awareness training, GDPR, application security etc are some of her key assignments


The team at Jaquar group, led by Thapar created the entire information and cyber security landscape for Jaquar Group. This included setting up of world class firewalls at 20 key locations, email gateway deployment, EDR solution deployment along with SOC setup. Information Security Management System ( ISMS) setup based on ISO 27001 and six sigma best practices ensuring CIA is met for all crown jewels of the organisation. On user front, 30 detailed, self-run trainings were organised on topics like clear desk, secure areas, password strengths, external media usage, types of viruses, fake sites check etc. All the above is monitored with Information Security Audit calendars and security matrix developed in-house which include fail-over drills, licence compliance checks, backup checks, restoration drills, ad hoc surprise drives etc.