CSO 100 Award Winners Profile

Prasad S K R C
Vice President - Information Security, Axis Bank

Prasad S K R C started information security function in the organization and is responsible for managing overall information systems security program in the organization. He is also responsible for managing information systems security policies and standards and assisting business units in the development of specific standards/guidelines that meet the information security policies.

Prasad strongly ensures that, when exceptions to the information security policy are necessitated, the risk acceptance process is completed and the exceptions are reviewed and re-assessed periodically. He drives information security awareness program among all the stakeholders and reviews audit reports to ensure that the security controls and procedures, as required, are implemented within the stipulated time frame.

Prasad ensures compliances to internal and external audits and also to domestic and overseas regulatory requirements. Coordinating and assisting in the investigation of cybercrimes, threats or other attacks on the information assets are a few of his key results area, along with assisting in responding to the security issues relating to the customers.