CSO 100 Award Winners Profile

Guru Arvind Kowshik
SVC Co-operative Bank

Guru Arvind Kowshik Joined SVC Cooperative Bank in 1997 as assistant manager in the Infrastructure and Networking team and rose to the position of divisional manager-Infrastructure, Networking and Information Security in 2011.

Kowshik played a key role in designing and implementing the network security architecture of the bank. He formulated various Information security-related policies and procedures. He was responsible for compliance to various regulatory IS audits, certification audits. He also designed the information security awareness program for the training department.

In his role as divisional manager Kowshik designed and implemented the messaging infrastructure in the bank. He was instrumental in setting up the primary and far-DR datacenters of the bank. He set up and managed the data center migration at both locations.