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Mumbai Cybersecurity Summit: A Preview

Security Thought Leaders to Share Insights on the State of Cybersecurity in 2023
Mumbai Cybersecurity Summit: A Preview

With massive digitization and cloud adoption, the attack surface has broadened and new threats have emerged. Challenges like ransomware, supply chain attacks and financial fraud continue to pose problems for security practitioners.

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However, cybersecurity defenders are not far behind in combatting these threats. From adopting a zero trust model, deploying XDR, to leveraging blockchain security, security practitioners have a host of weapons in their arsenal. But which technology is best suited for your organization, and how do you design a security strategy suited for your organization?

Learn the answers to some of these questions at ISMG's flagship event - Cybersecurity Summit: Mumbai - held at The Westin Mumbai Powai Lake, on November 9.

The trending topics that will be covered at the summit include:

  • The State of Cybersecurity in 2023;
  • Future of Banking: Security Innovations to Establish Cyber Resilience;
  • Digital Transformation: CISOs as Transformation Leaders;
  • Future of XDR: Myths and Reality;
  • Architecting Zero Trust With a Data-First Approach.

Keynote Address

The summit will commence with a keynote address by Lt. General (Dr.) Rajesh Pant, national cyber security coordinator at the Prime Minister's Office, Government of India, on "The State of Cybersecurity in 2023: Can Enterprises Defend Themselves Against Rising Threat?"

Dr. Pant's session will be followed by a keynote from Prof. D. Janakiram, director, Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology. This keynote is built around the theme "Future of Banking: Security Innovations to Establish Cyber Resilience."

A presentation by Sameer Ratolikar, senior executive vice president and CISO, HDFC Bank, will offer insights on "Digital Transformation: CISOs as Transformation Leaders."

In a session titled, "Cyber Insurance’s Response to Rising Ransomware Attacks: The Latest Hurdles," Najm W. Bilgrami, senior vice president and national head - financial lines, TATA AIG General Insurance Company Limited, will outline how ransomware ultimately leads to the fall of cyber insurance companies and how the cyber insurance industry must approach the problem of ransomware.

Other sessions will cover a wide range of key topics such as blockchain security, holistic vision for zero trust, cybersecurity as a service and the state of digital payments security.

For more information, please visit the registration page. I look forward to receiving your feedback on the event and insights on topics and speakers you'd like to see at future events.

About the Author

Prajeet Nair

Prajeet Nair

Assistant Editor, Global News Desk, ISMG

Nair previously worked at TechCircle, IDG, Times Group and other publications, where he reported on developments in enterprise technology, digital transformation and other issues.

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