CSO100 Award 2017

With the right blend of technology know-how and business alignment, Saurabh Kaushik has served for over a decade in the IT industry. As an Information Security professional, he has not only adopted the best Information security practices, but also helped in designing and structuring them to suit the needs of the organizations he has been a part of.    He started his career as a management trainee at Nitco Tyles, where he carried out the project of network restructuring by replacing the existing network equipment using manageable network devices. His expertise in network management heightened during his stint at Reliance Energy, as the IT coordinator. At Reliance, he designed and executed the Integration of ISA (proxy) server with ADS, a feature that allowed only authenticated domain users to access the internet. Furthermore, he has designed small to medium networks with efficient resource utilization.   Kaushik’s varied work experience makes him highly skilled at IT Risk and Compliance, Security operations, IT Policies and Procedures, Design and Implementation, IT DR Planning, Enterprise Security Design, Audits and Reviews, Access Management, ISO 27001, and Managed Security Service. In addition to that, he has a strong sense of customer and business awareness.He has a Diploma in Computer Forensics and is a Certified Cyber Crime Investigator. He was named one among Top 100 CISOs and has won several awards for his competence and prowess.