BT appoints Ganesh Vanapalli as CSO for Asia Pacific

By siliconindia   |   Wednesday, 27 June 2007, 07:00 Hrs
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British Telecommunications (BT) today announced the appointment of Ganesh K Vanapalli as Chief Security Officer (CSO) for its Asia Pacific markets. Ganesh will join a global team of security specialists focused on the internal protection of BT?s corporate infrastructure and will work closely with BT's regional customer services.

"Ganesh's presence will be an added impetus to our efforts to enhance security across BT's operations and infrastructure in the Asia Pacific region. This will ensure business continuity, resilience, compliance and customer security", said Allen Ma, President, BT Asia Pacific. Upbeat about his appointment Ganesh Vannapalli says: ?Security is the new buzz word in emerging as well as the developed market in the Asia Pacific region and it's a huge challenge to educate and raise awareness about the importance towards thwarting risks. In BT's quest to create a secure digital network economy lies our responsibility and opportunity."

Ganesh comes to BT from IBM Global Services where he was responsible for delivering state of the art turnkey solutions in managing and securing critical information and infrastructure in telecom and government sectors. Ganesh has held several key assignments in IT and Information Security domains at various levels before serving as Director (IT and Information Security) in the rank of Captain in the Indian Navy in 2002-04.

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