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Published January 16, 2018
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Paytm Payments Bank appoints RBL Bank's Nitin Chauhan as CISO

Date: January 16, 2018
Categories: Risk Management and Compliance
Keywords: Paytm Payments Bank

Paytm Payments Bank (PPB) has appointed Nitin Chauhan as its Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

In this role, Chauhan will be responsible for the company's Information Security initiatives, setting up and enhancing the firm's enterprise security strategies, infrastructure, and network design, Paytm said in a statement.

This also includes securing all lines of network and interoperability for PPB customers, and services across partner banks and financial services, it added.

Prior to this role, Chauhan served as the CISO at RBL Bank for over 6 years and has also worked with Kotak Bank and other financial institutions. He has around two decades of experience across information and cyber security segments.

"Paytm Payments Bank has a huge focus on information and cyber security and compliance aspects across all areas. We will continue to build secure and sustainable information and cybersecurity practice at the bank," Chauhan said.

"He is a seasoned information security professional, and his experience in creating and deploying security solutions will play a key role in ensuring we continue bringing the most secure and innovative digital-first offerings for our users," said Paytm Payments Bank MD and CEO Renu Satti.

Re-disseminated by The Asian Banker from The Economictimes