CSO100 Award 2019

Nitin Nimbalkar is CISO at Fullerton India Credit Company. His specialties include application security, vulnerability management, vendor risk review, data leak prevention implementation, and security information and event management (SIEM). He holds a BE-IT and is a post grad in Information Security Management, CISA and CISSP.


The organization was in need for secure data sharing with vendors for customer verification, collection and leads. The idea was to ensure secure access to servers and network devices with accountability, and ensure access is granted on need to know and least privilege principle. The company decided to implement continuous protection level control for all internet facing applications and websites. Fullerton India Credit Company implemented a DRM/IRM solution for data sharing mechanism and integrated it with DLP to block other encryption and non-encrypted data sharing of PII and confidential information. They also implemented a solution to ensure controlled access to all servers and network devices along with multifactor authentication and blocked all direct access to servers.