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S SRIKANTH

AWARDS WON

CSO100 Award 2019

CSO100 Award 2018

CSO100 Award 2017

With over 22 years of experience, S Srikanth is currently responsible for the smooth running of information security at TVS Motor Company. With hands-on experience of a decade, he is expert in the areas of risk and compliance, information security governance, information security audits, and business continuity planning. Srikanth is also a certified ISO 27001 lead auditor with an additional experience of 12 years in infrastructure management, vendor management and people management.

KEY SECURITY INITIATIVES

TVS Motor Company implemented the following certifications: ISO 27001:2013, ISO22301, and CMMI Level-3. The company is working on a whole host of technologies including IoT, AI, machine learning, telematics, bots and big data. Srikanth S, the man spearheading TVS- cybersecurity drive identified IoT, data management and connected vehicles as the biggest challenges to cybersecurity. Given the rapid influx of connected vehicles, CSOs across the automotive space have identified IoT and connected components as a worrisome vulnerability. Under its IoT drive, the company has turned towards Zigbee for building a machine torque wrench, which is used to precisely set the force of a fastening, such as a nut or bolt. The implementation drastically reduced manpower, time and cost.