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Agnidipta Sarkar joins Biocon as Group CISO, IT News, ET CIO


Agnidipta Sarkar joins Biocon as Group CISOAgnidipta Sarkar has moved on from CMS IT services where he has served his tenure of two years as Director Cybersecurity. Bangalore-based Sarkar has joined Biocon as Group CISO.

Founded by Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Biocon is an Indian biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Bangalore. The company manufactures generic active pharmaceutical ingredients.

In this new role, Sarkar will be leading the cybersecurity and risk management domains at the biopharmaceutical company.

He has 3 decades of experience in the cybersecurity vertical. Sarkar has worked with global companies such as CMS IT services, DXC Technologies, HPE, HP Inc, and more. In his last assignment at CMS IT services as Director Cybersecurity, he led the transformation of cybersecurity hygiene and a few new-age digital security projects. He also developed a range of cybersecurity practices addressing the latest challenges as the most reliable cybersecurity systems integrator in India.

As a cybersecurity expert, Sarkar has also authored and launched “Defensible Cybersecurity” as the new approach to cybersecurity based on ISO27001 and its family of standards, Lockheed Martin’s Cyber-Kill-Chain, NIST cybersecurity framework, and DOE C2M2.


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