Cyber security expert Sanjay Pugaonkar has joined SBI Mutual Fund as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Prior to joining SBI Mutual Fund, Pugaonkar was the CISO at Tata AIA Life Insurance.
At the company, he was responsible for cyber maturity assessment and assurance, risks, data governance, vulnerability management, etc. As a business continuity planning (BCP) program head, he was also responsible for business continuity, disaster recovery planning and management. He is also deeply involved in information security awareness, audit and compliance. He initiated and implemented various projects such as Privileged Identity Management (PIM), Hardening Compliance, Cyber SOC evaluation, Virtual Patch Management, Cloud Service evaluations, Anti APT solutions, NextGen Firewalls, etc.
Pugaonkar has rich experience of around two decades in various technology roles and has a demonstrated ability and expertise in the domain of cyber security. He has held various senior leadership roles in companies like Aditya Birla Group, Financial Technologies Ltd, etc.