Dr. Inderjeet Singh Barara
Colonel Inderjeet Singh is the Chief Cyber Security Officer and Head of the Cyber Security Center of Excellence at Vara Technology. In this role, he is instrumental in building the Cyber Security Business Unit for the Group. He is working on the disruptive technologies in the Cyber Security Space for securing IT networks, Smart cities and Critical Information Infrastructure.
He served in the Indian Defence Forces, is Alumnus of IIT Kharagpur and Symbiosis Institute of Management, Pune. He is an experienced Information Systems professional with experience of more than 29+ year across wide spectrum of areas spanning Information Security ,Risk Management, Cyber Security, Cyber Forensics, Cyber Warfare, Cyber Terrorism, Expertise in SOC and CERT, Internet of Things (IoT) including IoT Security, Blockchain and Cryptonomics, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence and Smart Cities.
He has held prestigious appointments while in Indian Army and has been CIO of E-Commerce Company. He has also served in United Nation Mission in Democratic Republic of Congo.
He is visionary for Start-Up Incubation, Entrepreneurship Development, Strategic Consulting and New Technology Evaluation for commercial viability. He is a Subject Matter Expert on latest innovative Technological domains and effectively managed mission critical projects
He has consistently delivered mission-critical results in the field of in Information Security Management, Cyber Security, Cyber Warfare and Cyber Risk Management.
He is a Council Member of CET (I) and fellow of IETE, IE, Member CSI and Executive Council Member Society for Data Science, Director General of Cyber Security Association of India (CSAI), Secretary General for International Organization for Education Development (IOED), Managing Editor of Cybermonics Periodical.
Member IEE, ISOC, ISACA, IOT for Smart Cities Task Force (IoT4SCTF), Cloud Computing Innovation Council of India (CCICI), Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), USI and many other professional bodies.
He has been consistently been awarded while in Army and was awarded “Magnificent CIO of the Year “Award in year 2016 and “Excellence Award” by International Police Commission (IPC) in the year 2019, Fifty Innovative Leaders Award 2020 and Cyber Security Leadership Award 2020