Recent security breach and fraud incidents across enterprises of all sizes suggest that organizations need much better defenses. As new attack trends emerge, including newer forms of mobile attacks, the world is moving from a "Cold War" to a "Code War," where information has become vulnerable and organizations...
As cyberattacks become more frequent, security operations teams and CISOs are struggling to keep up with the deluge of security alerts from an increasing arsenal of threat detection technologies. The challenges from an increasingly hostile threat landscape, combined with a lack of people, expertise and budget devoted...
End point detection and response (EDR) implementation can be a time-consuming process that requires specialized skills. But it generates finely detailed technical data about every aspect of an end point, which helps in enhancing security. Although deploying EDR could be impractical for organizations that have small IT...
With digitization in full bloom, organizations' IT infrastructures have mushroomed to another level. As a result of new technologies, including IoT and the cloud, the cyberattack surface has spread far beyond laptops or servers in a data center.
But are security strategies evolving to keep up with the changes? How...
Diwakar Dayal currently serves as the Managing Director and Country Manager for Tenable's India & SAARC Business region. He is responsible for developing and executing Tenable's growth strategy for the region, creating a strong foundation of partnerships with customers and key partners to expand the Cyber Exposure company's presence in the security market across India & SAARC. Dayal has over 20 years of experience in the IT and security industry, leading high growth security businesses, focusing on advanced technology solutions & services in cyber security and networking. Prior to joining Tenable, he held various positions at Cisco for over eight years building a strong security sales team in India and also leading the security channel sales team across Asia Pacific, Japan & Greater china based out of Singapore for over 4 years. Diwakar also worked in Juniper leading their Advanced technology portfolio while creating Juniper's entry into Indian FSI market. Prior to that he spent time at Dimension Data, Wipro and Sify, driving the security consulting, solutions and integration business.
Enterprises are increasing their security budgets, but they still are struggling with attracting and training the necessary cyber talent. Organizations are addressing the skills gap challenges using industry certifications, product certifications, on-the-job training or by following cybersecurity frameworks. But these...
As Country Leader for IBM security software Business, Kharwal's key responsibilities include being instrumental in improving the cyber security posture of Government organizations & corporates, to help automate & secure their business processes - by designing hardware & networking solutions, eBusiness process consulting, custom software development & related services to improve their productivity and customer focus. Kharwal's IT security career started with Microsoft Corporation as Security Lead, followed by McAfee as The Govt & Enterprise Business Leader. He has played a key role in starting India's first "CISO Forum" to drive security awareness across the various sectors. He has run successful campaigns to build security awareness among IT Professionals and developers on secure code writing; including cyber education for children in partnership with Government bodies.
Since May 25, 2018, when GDPR went into full effect, security practitioners have been waiting to see how privacy regulators might impose sanctions for breaches. They're still seeking clarity on various GDPR clauses. For example, is there a resilient data protection framework for GDPR? How can an organization implement...
India's regulatory bodies are insisting that transactional data be stored domestically to help prevent breaches and to have better data protection mechanisms in place. The move could help fast-track cybercriminal investigations. But will data localization lead to improved data security?
This panel discusses:
Nandikotkur is an award-winning journalist with over 20 years' experience in newspapers, audio-visual media, magazines and research. She has an understanding of technology and business journalism, and has moderated several roundtables and conferences, in addition to leading mentoring programs for the IT community. Prior to joining ISMG, Nandikotkur worked for 9.9 Media as a Group Editor for CIO & Leader, IT Next and CSO Forum.
K.S.Narayanan has more than twenty years of industry experience having worked in Banking & IT Services industry. Prior to joining PwC, he has worked at ING Vysya Bank ( Now Kotak Mahindra Bank ), HCL and Tech Mahindra in a variety of roles in IT Service delivery, Network Security, Information Security, Business Continuity Management and Risk Management. He leads the Information Security group and responsible for Cyber Security, Data Security, Information Security strategy, Information Risk & Governance, IT Security, Business Continuity and its implementation across PwC -India. At ING Vysya Bank, Narayanan worked as the CISO & Head of Operational Risk Management. He was responsible for driving Information Risk, Operational Risk Governance & Management, Cyber Security, Data Governance, Fraud Risk, Outsourcing Risk, Information Security strategy, Business Continuity and its implementation across the Bank. Narayanan holds Bachelors of Science in Physics, Master in Financial Management (MFM) from K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai. He holds the following professional qualifications: CISA-Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), CISSP, and SANS Certified Incident Handler (GCIH).
Senior Director - IT and Head of Service Delivery - Banking and Payments, Fidelity National Information Services
Dharmaraj Ramakrishnan currently serves as Senior Director of IT and Head of Service Delivery for Banking and Payments for Fidelity National Information Services. He is an experienced fraud and risk specialist and a frequent lecturer.
Sethu S Raman is a Senior Risk Management Professional with 23 years of Strategic and Operational Risk experience in Financial & IT Sectors, and across different geographies. Managing risk in its manifold manifestation and converting risk into an opportunity is his motto. Presently he is the Chief Risk Officer at Mphasis and has a global responsibility. As a CRO he has pioneered the implementation of the ERM framework and has elevated risk discussion to the board level. Apart from managing the key risks, he has also ensured that a risk culture is embedded within the organization. Prior to this he has been with CSC, Reserve Bank of India and is a veteran from Indian Army.
In addition to few assignments in US and Australia, Sethu has been a guest faculty to some of the renowned training institutions. He has been the Program Director of ISACA-Hyderabad Chapter in the past and is presently the Chairperson of ASIS - Bangalore Chapter.
Too many organizations continue to address breach response from a reactive mode - having a crude disaster-recovery plan in place in case something "does" happen rather than accepting that something "will" happen and proactively preparing for it.
In this session, a panel of legal, technical and law enforcement...
Head-IT & Security, APAC, ME & Africa, Apollo Tyres
RaviKiran Avvaru currently serves as CISO at Toyota India. Prior to being named CISO, he was Head of Information Security and Compliance at Toyota Motor. Prior to joining Toyota, Avvaru was Head of Security and Compliance at ABB, and Deputy Manager, Information Systems Department at Bombay Stock Exchange Limited. .
MInatee Mishra currently serves as Security Center of Excellence (ScoE) leader at Philips HealthTech. Having spent nearly 15 years in Philips, she is credited with the successful creation of the Security Center of Excellence.
Senior Vice President - Enterprise Information Security, Wells Fargo
Sridhara Sidhu currently serves as Head - Infosec Services and Regulatory Compliance and Risk Management for Wells Fargo where he has dual reporting to Global CISO and Global Chief Compliance Officer. Prior to Wells Fargo, he worked at Deloitte in various risk consulting groups (Financial Reporting Risk advisory, Corporate Governance, Finance Transformation advisory etc.) and as a regional lead of Finance Transformation Practice.
Naavi Vijayshankar is an Information Assurance consultant. Though not a lawyer, he is a pioneer and an acknowledged expert in the field of Cyber Laws. Vijayshankar is an accomplished author and has led an effort toward mass awareness of Cyber Law. He is also a visiting/guest faculty at Nalsar University in Hyderabad, the School of Excellence-National Law School in Bangalore as well as KLE Soceity's Law College in Bangalore and Hubli, JSS College in Mysore . He was also involved in the training of TN Police in Cyber Crimes and assisting the Police in Cyber Evidence Collection and Management. He is the founder secretary of Cyber Society of India, Founder Trustee of International Institute of Information Technology Law, and Founder Chairman of Digital Society Foundation.
In an exclusive interview, Justice Srikrishna will sit for a 'fire side' chat interview in which he will discuss about India's long pending Data Protection Law for the Enterprise: From Policy to Practice.
Coverage will include:
Key ingredients of the data protection framework and regulation;
Fellow, Takshashila's Technology & Policy Research Programme
Rahul Matthan currently serves as head of Trilegal's TMT practice. As a member of the management committee of the firm, he has advised on some of the largest technology and telecom acquisitions in the country. Matthan advises domestic and international corporations on a wide range of regulatory issues including in relation to privacy, map regulation, fintech, encryption, spectrum regulation, e-commerce, sharing economy, biotech, digital content and streaming media. Matthan has been involved in a number of policy initiatives including assisting the government in preparing the country's privacy law as well as its Unique ID law. He is currently a member of the Reserve Bank of India's Committee on Household Finance.
Vipin Surelia, Senior Director-Risk Services, Visa leads the India and South Asia team that ensures the safety and security of the VISA network, as well as internal and external products and services, including business continuity.
In this exclusive interview, Surelia will sit for a "fireside chat" interview in...
Group President II - Credit Cards Risk Mgmt & RCU Retail Assets, Yes Bank
Mahesh Rajaraman currently serves as Group President II - Credit Cards Risk Mgmt & RCU Retail Assets for Yes Bank. With a rich background in payments and risk, Rajaraman was previously charged with Senior President and Country Head - Risk Management, Credit Cards and Payments for Yes Bank. Prior to joining Yes Bank, he was Senior Vice President and Head of Products and Portfolio Management, Payment Products at HDFC Bank. There he was responsbile for credit, debit, prepaid and commercial cards' service delivery and innovations. Rajaraman is a member of RBI's committee for evaluation of implementation of AADHAR as a second factor authentication. He is a member of Indian Bankers Association subcommittee for transparency of Interest (and other charges) for payment products.
With cyber threats getting more sophisticated, a key challenge for every security professional is reducing the time to detect and respond to advanced attacks. An important step is to automate network and security operations to keep the business moving while keeping it secure.
This session describes how to:
Vishak Raman currently serves as Director, Security Business, Cisco India & SAARC. He brings with him over 20 years of experience in the Information Security Services space with stints in product management, sales, marketing and business development. Prior to joining Cisco , Raman was the Sr. Regional Director - India & SAARC at FireEye. Raman also served as the Global Head of Content Delivery Network (CDN) & Managed Security Services (MSS) business at Tata communications. Prior to joining Tata Communications, he was the Sr. Regional Director for Fortinet (India/SAARC region) and is credited with having built Fortinet's Unified Threat Management success story in India/SAARC. Raman was also instrumental in setting up the first-of-its-kind Global Technical Assistance Center at Bangalore for providing support to Fortinet's customers worldwide. Prior to Fortinet, he worked at WatchGuard, Sify and HCL Technologies.
There have been reports of India losing $18.5 billion due to business done on the digital black markets, which are used by hackers to infiltrate and siphon off information from big companies. Use of the dark web has raised questions on the loopholes in the laws in place to govern cybercrime in India. In the recent...
Inspector General of Police (Cyber) and CISO, Maharashtra
Singh heads the cybersecurity department of Maharashtra State. He is an elite Indian Police Service officer with prior stint as special inspector general of police with the CID. He successfully implemented Crime Criminal Tracking and Networking Systems (CCTNS) project in Maharashtra State. Due to his efforts, Maharashtra implemented path-breaking IT schemes like online first information reports (FIRs), advanced forensics, and digitization of the state's crime records. Singh is also the designated Special Inspector General of Police - Women Atrocity Prevention, a special authority created by the Maharashtra government.
Further, the chief minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis has appointed Singh as the head of the state's information and publicity department, as well. He is the first IPS officer to hold this post. Singh subsequently took charge as the Chief information Security Officer (CISO) on June 18, 2016. Singh has also been designing apps for mobile platforms and holds several patents. He constantly contributes to the evolving software innovation space, and is the author of "Quantum Siege," which is among the top ten books on online ecommerce portal, Amazon.
Digital transformation is the catalyst behind one of the largest technology shifts in our history. Every business wants better business agility, a competitive edge and cost savings.
To enable such a transformation, IT leaders have adopted SaaS applications and public cloud services, which help ensure scalability of...
Many organizations are launching ambitious digital initiatives. But they must identify, assess and mitigate the risks that emerge. And developing a comprehensive strategy is a major task as organizations face multiple dimensions of risk when it comes to digital expansion.
This session explores the approaches,...
Even with over $1 trillion spent on cybersecurity in the last decade, adversaries have continued to be highly successful in breaching the data of enterprises, governments, people and countries. With the advent of cloud adoption, digitization and automation of almost all processes, maintaining data security is going to...
Harshil Doshi currently serves as Security Strategist for Forcepoint. Having prior experience with such titans as Symantec, Tech Mahindra and RSA, he has over 10 years of hands on experience in product development, pre-sales, solution architecture, and enterprise sales in the IT security space.