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.