Ms. Babitha B. P.
Vice President – Systems Audit Vertical, ReBIT
Ms. Babitha B. P. is currently working as Vice President - Systems Audit Vertical, at Reserve Bank Information Technology. Babitha has 20+ years of diverse experience in IT and information security. She has been driving IT security strategy and implementation while protecting the business from security threats and cyber-hacking.
Prior to ReBIT, she was heading IT security for CSB Bank Ltd. She has held a series of roles in information technology over the past decade and is an expert in IT risk assessment and mitigation.
She has extensive management and domain experience in driving information and cyber security programmes like next-gen SOC operation 24*7, incident management and response, security analytics, threat intelligence, artificial intelligence and machine learning, UBA, security monitoring, malware protection, standards (ISO 270001:2013, CIS, PCIDSS), procedures, IT-GRC, network security, data protection, third-party management, and business continuity planning.
Babitha has spoken at numerous national and international tech forums and summits and has been involved in mentoring young professionals in their career paths. She has participated in various cyber security awareness campaigns with the Rotary Clubs, IEEE, IMA, and others.
She is the board member of ISACA Cochin Chapter and has received numerous awards, including the CSO100 Award 2022, the Exceptional Leader of Excellence Award by the Women Economic Forum 2021, India’s Top IT Security Influencers and Community Contributors Award 2021 by CISO Platform, the InfoSec Maestro Awards 2021, the Cyber Security Leadership Award by CXO and Tech Summit 2021, the Cyber Sentinel Award 2020, the CXO Tech Excellence Award 2020 by CXOTV News Virtual Tech Summit and Award 2020, the Best IT Leader Information Security and Risk Management by BFSI Innovation and Tech Summit, the Defenders 100 Award by CISOCONNECT, the BOLD CISO Award by dynamic CISO 2020, and the Top 100 CISO Award 2020 by CISO Platform.
Babitha holds a bachelor’s degree in Technology (BTech.) and CISA, DISA, and ISO 27001:2013 Lead Auditor certifications.