Bahl is currently director general at CERT-In. He has been providing consultancy in the areas of governance, risk, compliance, security, privacy, forensics, investigation and fraud management to national level projects in India. Prior to CERT-In, he was the chief security officer for Microsoft Corporation in India where he was responsible for interaction with the government, academia, key strategic accounts and the CXO community with respect to Microsoft’s security policy. Prior to joining Microsoft, Bahl was the global CSO of TCS where he established an enterprise-wide converged security environment and effectively addressed risk management and security across the organization worldwide. He has also worked with academic and professional communities as well as government groups to enhance their awareness of comprehensive security models. He has been in the IT industry since 1984 with experience in various areas. Bahl is and has been a member of various security committees at national and international level.
cyber security incident response and disaster recovery; issuing advisories, guidelines, security alerts, vulnerability notes, security bulletins, trends & analysis reports for computer users for a safer computer use; digital forensic data retrieval & analysis of digital devices in cases of cyber security incidents and cyber crime; information security policy compliance & assurance; IT security auditing organisation’s empanelment
Director General, CERT-In
October 12, 2023
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