HDFC Life wins ‘Top 100 CISO Awards’ 2013

Sharad Sadadekar, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), HDFC Lifesaid, “We are delighted to win this award.

July 23, 2013 3:35 IST | India Infoline News Service

HDFC Life, India’s leading long-term private life insurance solutions provider, has received the prestigious  ‘Top 100 CISO Awards’ 2013 for incorporating and implementing innovative information security solutions to assist customers to confidently and securely transact with HDFC Life at various touch points.

Commenting on the achievement, Sharad Sadadekar, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), HDFC Lifesaid, “We are delighted to win this award. Data privacy and safety is of primordial importance to us, and to our customers and partners. It also gets us one step closer to becoming the preferred insurance organisation for our partners and customers. 

The award is recognition of HDFC Life's robust and effective information security practices, which have a right balance of proactive and intelligent security processes, coupled with a strong monitoring framework.”

With emphasis on data protection as a part of ISO 27001 implementation, HDFC Life has laid down the framework of visibility of data, compliance, data classification, vigilance over data & security training & awareness for effective Data protection strategy

The 'Top 100 CISO Awards' is envisioned by InfoSecurity Magazine partnering with iViZ Security, a cloud-based penetration testing service to recognize executives who have demonstrated outstanding initiatives in using information security practices and technology to secure their business and mission critical information in the most effective manner. The award is first-of-its-kind and aims to bring to the centre stage, the contribution security officers make in the shaping and securing the integrity of businesses.

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