CoinDCX, India’s first crypto unicorn and the nation’s safest crypto exchange, has announced the appointment of Divakar Prayaga as Senior Vice President & Head of Information Security. Divakar will play a key role in building, scaling and sustaining CoinDCX’s industry-leading security systems, enabling customers to enjoy a seamless and safe trading experience. Divakar was formerly the Head of Cyber Defence at e-commerce giant Flipkart and the Vice President of Cybersecurity at Wells Fargo and brings his wealth of expertise from the traditional financial sector to the future of finance, forging greater trust and credibility within the wider crypto industry.
Divakar Prayaga as Senior Vice President & Head of Information Security, 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.”
Commenting on Divakar’s appointment, Neeraj Khandelwal Co-Founder of 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.”
CoinDCX enables access of crypto-tokens to more than 7.5 million Indian users and is the fastest-growing crypto app in India by the number of users and volume transacted. As a leading player in India’s crypto industry, CoinDCX continues to scale efforts to make crypto investments simpler with its CoinDCX mobile app and CoinDCX Prime offerings for HNIs and Institutions.