CSO100 Award 2019

CSO100 Award 2018

Swapnil Shirwadkar has over 17 years of experience in IT management. His core competencies are driving business operations to outperform annual objectives, handling assessment for the organization, participating in design reviews to ensure integrity of the solution and developing project schedules. At IndiaFirst Life, he is responsible for service delivery - IT Infrastructure, DC/DR operations, network management, storage management, DB management, service desk operation, and IT vendor management.


The team at IndiaFirst Life, led by Shirwadkar implemented solutions for end-user security. They implemented web application firewall and solutions based on SIEM, PIM and DRM. Post implementation, the solutions were able to restrict unwanted flow of data inside out and outside in. The company was also able to see legitimate traffic flowing in the network and restrict unwanted usage. They also implemented a classification tool which captures key wording inside the document and advises users to classify the documents appropriately. This helps the organization to restrict confidential data going outside company's network.