CSO100 Award 2017

Rahul Chandak is an information security professional with more than 14 years of IT security, IT governance, audit, risk assessment, infrastructure management and project management experience in the field of information security, with some of the largest organizations globally. He has a sound understanding of business and IT processes as well as prevailing risk and regulatory environment with varied exposure in information security.   Chadak has worked as a chief information security officer for Grasim Industries. He has started his career as a security consultant with MIEL e-Security, where he worked for six years, followed by Tata AIG General Insurance, where he worked for two years and then joined L&T General Insurance Company, where he worked for approximately five years, as information security officer.    He is passionate about cyber security and is responsible for establishing and maintaining a corporate-wide information security and IT risk management program to ensure that information asset are adequately protected. His role also requires him to develop and oversee effective disaster recovery policies and standards and manage security incidents.    Chandak provides strategic technical risk guidance for IT projects and requires to ensure that security programs are compliant with relevant laws and regulations and in line with best practices to eliminate risk and audit findings.