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...
Aadhaar - the largest biometric-based unique identification system in the world - holds the sensitive personal data of over 1.2 billion Indian citizens. With repositories of personal data held by both private companies and government, Aadhar has come under the lens for frequent data security lapses, and critics have...
The privacy movement is gathering steam in India, with the Supreme Court recently ruling privacy is a fundamental right of citizens. However, a more immediate scramble is underway is to understand how Indian enterprises have started adapting to GDPR regime.
How has the GDPR mandate impacted Indian organizations,...
Ratan Jyoti currently serves as CISO of Ujjivan Small Finance Bank. Prior to joining Ujjivan, Jyoti was CISO of Vijaya Bank. His lengthy tenure at Vijaya Bank reinforced his interest in risk management in Finance.
Global Information Risk & Continuity Officer, DXC Technology
Agnidipta Sarkar currently serves as the Global Information Risk & Continuity Officer for DXC. Considered a subject matter expert on Management Systems, Risk Optimization, Business Continuity, Information Security and Data Privacy, Sarkar is a CRISC and a Lead Auditor for ISO14001, ISO22301, ISO27001 and ISO27018 . His experience includes positions at HCL, Wipro and ITC. His experience runs the gamut from consultant to CISO, but he enjoys more being able to advise organizations to build effective and efficient management systems to leverage risk to manage business priorities. He is currently working building a management system to ensure low cost, least effort and high rigor GDPR compliance using ISO standards like ISO29100, ISO27001 and CSA STAR.
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.
Murthy is an IT and security evangelist with diversified leadership experience in strategizing, architecting and executing IT and information security services. Currently he is CISO for Ministry of Home Affairs under Digital India program. Formerly, he has held positions like CISO for India's prestigious program UIDAI, senior principal consultant, program manager and advisor for very large scale programs across the globe. He has proven leadership skills in management of large teams, complex programs, and customer portfolio across government, telecom, IT and BSFI industry segments.
Head - Global Privacy & Data Protection, Infosys Technologies
Srinivas Poosarla currently serves as Head - Global Privacy & Data Protection for Infosys Technologies, where he has been for nearly 20 years. In addition to his vast experience at InfoSys, he is also an active member of committees, boards and advisory groups working toward common privacy and cybersecurity goals.
Distinguished Fellow, East West Institute, New York & Former Dy. National Security and Cybersecurity Adviser of India
Latha Reddy is the former Deputy National Security Adviser of India. In addition to assisting National Security Adviser Shiv Shankar Menon, she was responsible for cybersecurity and other critical internal and external security issues. Reddy served in the Indian Foreign Service from 1975-2011. During her diplomatic career she served in Lisbon, Washington D.C., Kathmandu, Brasilia, Durban, Vienna and Bangkok. Reddy served as Ambassador of India to Portugal (2004-2006) and to Thailand (2007-2009). She was Secretary (East) in the Ministry of External Affairs in Delhi (2010-2011) with overall charge of India's bilateral and regional relations with Asia. She was then appointed as India's Deputy National Security Advisor in the Prime Minister's Office from 2011-2013.
Additional Director General of Police - Cyber, Karnataka Police
Sanjay Sahay belongs to the 1989 batch of the IPS, borne on Karnataka cadre and is an accomplished officer with a high degree of professionalism in wide and varied assignments. He has achieved 360 degrees of experience in all policing tasks while simultaneously maintaining keen interest in all staff functions and a passion for usage of appropriate technology in policing at all levels and in all fields. His important assignments provided significant value addition to his professional persona. He is credited to have created an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, the Police IT, Broadband networking and Data Center for the Karnataka State Police. He has immense expertise in a broad band of technologies like TETRA, Geospatial Technology, ERP, Cyber Security, Cloud Computing and Big Data.