CSO100 Award 2019
Paresh Baldha is DGM- IT at Sasan Power, Reliance Power Group.
KEY SECURITY INITIATIVES
Sasan Power implemented controls at Sasan Power Plant for the certification of ISO 27001:2013 for IT & OT systems. There was inclusion of OT networks in the ISMS scope thus encouraging OT team to implement ISO 27001 controls and standards. The organization also completed training and awareness sessions for all employees. It also created business continuity plan and carried out various internal audits/checks to identify the gaps and effectiveness of controls. The organization management deployed hardware and software firewall at the internet gateway. All the internet traffic and access to IT network routed through gateway, thus securing external access to IT network against intrusion, malware and other cyber-attacks. It also deployed advanced gateway policy on the firewall.