Kurra Sarat

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Educational Qualifications: 

General Management Program – Indian Institute of Management (Lucknow) - Topper
MBA , IGNOU, Bachelors in Science, JNU

Cumulative Experience:

Overall 30 plus Years, IT/ IS – 10  plus

Info Sec / BC / DR related Certifications:

Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control-CRISC
Certified in Governance of Enterprise IT-CGEIT

Certified Information Security Manger – CISM Certified Information Systems Auditor - CISA

ISO 27001 - Lead Auditor
BS 25999 – Lead Auditor,
ISO 9001 – Lead Auditor
ITIL v3 - Foundation 

Awareness & Training:

HIPAA, Draft_SP800-66-Rev1NIST
LEAN, Green Belt
GLBA, Resilience Standard -  CERT-REF

Additional Certifications: HR -mySAP ECC 5.0 Summary of Experience:

Over two decades of proven and in-depth experience in Security, strategic HRM, change management, diverse work-force management and leading teams both in the Indian Defence (as Wing Commander) and Corporate.
Adept in Planning, Establishing, Implementing, Monitoring and continually Improving BCMS,  ISMS, BC & DR plans in alignment with Business Strategy, IT governance. 

Proficient in executing BCP/ DR test plans, with focus on continual improvement Performed and directed Risk assessments, Business Impact Analysis, audits, systems reviews,

Defined risk mitigation. Analyzed system incidents, assessed risk and assisted the incident response team (to root cause and documented controls to prevent future incidents). 

. Helped in remediation and verification of closure action.

 Proven expertise of leveraging technological acumen to drive efficiency, effective decision-making, productivity and success in organizations.
Noted for designing robust ISMS Continuity plans and conduct of employee awareness programs.

Strong leadership, communication and people skills

Aptitude for Continual Learning, quick on the uptake and adaptability.