At the same time, Prayaga will chair the Information Security Advisory Committee and lead the Information Security Liaisons, championing information security within the crypto and blockchain industry, according to a statement.
Before joining CoinDCX, Prayaga was Head of Cyber Defence at Flipkart. He has also served as Vice President of Cybersecurity at Wells Fargo. Prayaga has an extensive career building and scaling information security and cybersecurity protection for companies like Wipro, Unisys, and IBM, as per the statement.Neeraj Khandelwal, Co-Founder, CoinDCX, said, “In the digital first world of crypto and blockchain, information security is critical to ensuring customers enjoy uninterrupted access to digital assets and a safe trading experience.”
“Divakar will be the lynchpin in advancing CoinDCX’s security systems and furthering our position as India’s safest crypto exchange, fostering a security first approach for the sector at large,” Khandelwal added.
Divakar Prayaga, Senior Vice President and Head of Information Security, CoinDCX, said, “With crypto being at the forefront of the future of finance, I am thrilled to step into an exciting sector to enhance CoinDCX’s security posture and contribute to the industry’s developing information security landscape.”
“As the crypto and blockchain industry is underpinned by digital technologies, information security is more paramount than ever to protect customers and companies alike from cyber-attacks and exploits. I am delighted to join the nation’s leading powerhouse and to bring my experience to strengthen safety and security standards for the ecosystem,” Prayaga added.