Access Management , Business Email Compromise (BEC) , Critical Infrastructure Security

Need for Hyperautomation to Implement Cybersecurity Controls

Infosys CISO Vishal Salvi on the Changing Expectations for CISOs
Vishal Salvi, CISO and head of the cybersecurity practice at Infosys

In 2022, CISOs need to build an adaptive and cyber-resilient enterprise through hyperautomation in order to implement any kind of cybersecurity controls, says Vishal Salvi, CISO and head of the cybersecurity practice at Infosys.

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“Cybersecurity has to be democratized, making all the stakeholders - including the leadership teams - accountable, and to this effect, a comprehensive program needs to evolve in 2022,” he says.

In this interview with Information Security Media Group, Salvi discusses:

  • How ransomware has become top of mind for enterprises;
  • The need for a change in mindset to develop a comprehensive approach to tackle threat;
  • Lessons learned from 2021 incidents that illustrate the recipe for failure.

Salvi is CISO and head of cybersecurity practice at Infosys. Before joining Infosys, he was a partner for cybersecurity at PwC. He has 21 years of industry experience in IT service delivery and cybersecurity and has worked at Crompton Greaves, Development Credit Bank, Global Trust Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, and HDFC Bank. Salvi has extensive management and domain experience in driving information security programs.

About the Author

Geetha Nandikotkur

Geetha Nandikotkur

Vice President - Conferences, Asia, Middle East and Africa, ISMG

Nandikotkur is an award-winning journalist with over 20 years of experience in newspapers, audiovisual 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.

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