CSO100 Award 2018

Pavankumar Bolisetty has extensive experience in leading and executing projects on information security assessment, vulnerability assessment, penetration testing and more. He currently heads WaveCrest Holdings' security operations. He has assisted more than 400 organizations, including Fortune 500 companies. Bolisetty has investigated more than 5000 data breaches and incidents, and was conferred with the title of the 'Indian Firewall' by India Today in 2015 and 'Youngest Security Professional' by trade publications in 2006. Key Security Initiatives: WaveCrest Holdings, under the leadership of Pavankumar Bolisetty, implemented regulatory requirements and certifications on PCI DSS V 3.2, ISO 27001, ISO 9001, ISO 14001 compliance programs; third party audit requirements; and met European regulatory authority requirements across global locations and data centers in three continents and six countries. The company established security dashboards for risk and compliance monitoring for metrics collection and trend analysis that helps in tracking the remediation effort effectively.