Name: Babitha BP
Organization: CSB Bank Ltd
Babitha is the Chief Information Security Officer in CSB Bank Ltd (formerly known as Catholic Syrian Bank). She is the head of IT security, driving the IT security strategy and implementation forward whilst protecting the business from security threats and cyber-hacking. Babitha has 18 +years of diverse Information Technology & security experience, building high-performance cross-functional teams that have consistently delivered excellent results. She has held a series of roles in Information Technology for over a decade. She has participated as a speaker in many Tech Forums National and International Tech summits. Babitha is a Graduate of Bachelor of Technology (B Tech) from Kerala University, a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) issued by the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), she also holds a Diploma in information audit (DISA) and Certified Network Security, Specialist (CNSS) issued by International Cyber Security Institute, she is a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers. (CAIIB) from Indian Institute of Banking & Finance (IIBF). Babitha is also a Board member of ISACA Cochin Chapter and has been honored with India’s top IT Security Influencers and Community Contributors Award 2021 by CISO Platform, InfoSec Maestro Awards 2021, Cyber Security Leadership Award by CXO and Tech Summit 2021, Cyber Sentinel Award 2020, CXO Tech Excellence award 2020 by CXOTV News Virtual Tech Summit and Award 2020, Best IT Leader Information Security and Risk Management by BFSI Innovation and Tech Summit, Defenders 100 Award by CISOCONNECT, BOLD CISO Award by dynamic CISO 2020, Top 100 CISO Award 2020 by CISO Platform and InfoSec Maestro Award 2019. There were articles published for Babitha in the local daily newspaper Mathrubhumi and banking Frontier Magazine as the First Lady CISO in Indian Banking Industry.