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NPCI Appoints Benjamin Ambrose as CISO

National Payments Corporation Of India (NPCI) has announced the appointment of Benjamin Ambrose as its new Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). NPCI, the organization overseeing India’s retail payment and settlement systems, appointed Ambrose to this crucial role. NPCI, a joint effort of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the Indian Banks Association (IBA), was established under the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007.

Ambrose brings a wealth of experience to his new position, having previously served as a Senior Security Consultant for AWS, based in Singapore. His career includes senior managerial roles at Citi, further enriching his expertise in information and cyber security. With over two decades of experience in various domains of information security, Ambrose is well-versed in areas such as cloud security, digitalization initiatives, audit management, regulatory compliance, and governance.

Ambrose announced his appointed on Linkedin, he stated I’m happy to share that I’m starting a new position as Chief Information Security Officer at National Payments Corporation Of India (NPCI)!”

Ambrose holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Bharathiar University, underscoring his strong academic background in addition to his extensive professional experience. His appointment reflects NPCI’s commitment to enhancing its security infrastructure and ensuring the integrity of India’s payment systems.