Vodafone Idea has appointed Mathan Babu Kasilingam as its chief information security officer (CISO) and data privacy officer. Kasilingam has replaced Amit Pradhan who used to lead cybersecurity of the telco.

As part of his new role, Kasilingam will be responsible for cybersecurity, digital security entities, data privacy norm compliances, and other compliance activities at the telco.

Prior to this, Kasilingam was serving at NPCI as CISO of the cybersecurity division, where he worked for three years.

Kasilingam comes with over 16 years of experience in the cybersecurity domain. He has worked with companies like HDFC Bank, Symantec, amongst others.