CSO100 Award 2019

CSO100 Award 2018

Satish K Sharma currently works as Head Infrastructure and CISO for Reliance Power. He has over 26 years of rich and versatile expertise in IT security and possesses an integrated set of competencies that encompass areas related to IT strategy planning, IT budget management, project management, service delivery and compliance management.


Reliance Power started the preparation for SASAN Coal mine in April 2018 and got the certification from DNV GL in February 2019, which is the first in the mining industry. It has enhanced security management for the coal mine and improved information security for all assets across the organization for its processes, people and data. Reliance Power also created awareness among users of the organization which included employees, contractual man power, service providers, associates and vendors of SPL coal mines. The organization made all users part of the journey and got them involved to own the objective of achieving the international certification ISO27001:2013. The organization also deployed Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing for mine management system. Mine management is now robust against any threat of potential vulnerability for mine management applications. The company also upgraded its end-point protection software for enhanced endpoint security.