Governance & Risk Management , Legacy Infrastructure Security

Profiles in Leadership: Gagandeep Singh

IHH Healthcare, Berhad CISO on the Value of Having Diversified Experience
Gagandeep Singh, group CISO at IHH Healthcare Berhad and CyberEdBoard member

Having been part of different industries has helped Gagandeep Singh, who is the group CISO at IHH Healthcare Berhad, learning the various aspects of cybersecurity. He discusses how his varied experience being on the vendor side to moving on to the customer side has helped him in his role as a CISO.

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"I spent a lot of time learning and implementing technologies, building solutions for the customers," he says. Then, when he became a customer, he "understood the real challenges around internal selling of ideas and securing budgets, as security was just a part of the overall business, not business itself."

In a video interview with Information Security Media Group as part of the CyberEdBoard's ongoing Profiles in Leadership series, Singh also discusses:

  • His cybersecurity journey so far;
  • The security platforms he has built in his current organization;
  • Ways the healthcare industry can increase cyber maturity;

Singh is the group CISO at IHH Healthcare Berhad. Previously, he was vice president at Aujas, focused on risk advisory, security intelligence and data protection. He has almost two decades of experience in the field of information security.

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About the Author

Suparna Goswami

Suparna Goswami

Associate Editor, ISMG

Goswami has more than 10 years of experience in the field of journalism. She has covered a variety of beats including global macro economy, fintech, startups and other business trends. Before joining ISMG, she contributed for Forbes Asia, where she wrote about the Indian startup ecosystem. She has also worked with UK-based International Finance Magazine and leading Indian newspapers, such as DNA and Times of India.

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