Satish K Sharma currently works as Head Infrastructure and CISO for Reliance Power. He has over 26 years of rich and versatile expertise in IT security and possesses an integrated set of competencies that encompass areas related to IT strategy planning, IT budget management, project management, service delivery and compliance management.
Key Security Initiatives
A detailed gap analysis was carried out by the team of experts against ISO-27001:2013 guidelines which helped Reliance Power in closing the gaps and attain high maturity in its security stance. There has been a continuous automated and manual vulnerability assessment of all the internet-facing applications and websites.
Intrusion Prevention System, along with the latest antivirus solutions with latest patches were installed, which safeguarded the company from cyber-attacks. As a result, no incident of ransomware was reported during FY 2017-18. To further enhance the information security stance, Kumar implemented a web application firewall to prevent zero-day attacks, DLP to prevent data leakage, and continuous automated and manual vulnerability assessment of all the internet facing applications and websites.