3rd India CISO Meet 2023

(Roundtable Discussions)

April 28th, 2023 / New Delhi

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3rd India CISO Meet

Sketching the Cyber Resilience Strategy Roadmap

More Data, More Digitisation means more new risks and questions, but it does not mean security must be sacrificed. An increase in digital technology use for day-to-day operations poses greater risks from data breaches, ransomware, and cyber intrusion. The challenges of cyber and network security due to the increasing use of digital technologies in day-to-day operations and how to build a robust security architecture for data loss & fraud protection as well as the role of CISO in identity, and access management, program management, investigations and forensics, governance, and communication.

With regards to furthering the national agenda on the development of physical and social infrastructure of Government, PSUs & Enterprise with a heavy emphasis on the improvement of cybersecurity, Governance Now is Organising exclusive close-door Roundtables with thought leaders in this field, Under the umbrella of "3rd India CISO Meet".

When: 28th April 2023
Time: 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM followed by Dinner
Location: New Delhi
Theme: “Sketching the Cyber Resilience Strategy Roadmap”

Key Discussion Areas

As businesses and societies recover from pandemic-battling postures, what strategic adjustments and controls must CISOs employ, especially when it comes to reviewing third-party agreements and managing emerging technologies? Join this exclusive boardroom discussion organized by Governance Now for a unique insight into:

  • Cyber Resilience Strategy Roadmap - Achieving Cyber Resiliency in today’s Digital Environment
  • Challenges and key considerations for security teams as we enter the "pandemic rebuilding period";
  • Reviewing the supply chain;
  • How privacy and cybersecurity can work together in the context of IoT and 5G.
  • Changing Role of CISOs (Reskilling and up-skilling of the Govt practitioners)
  • Empowering Government and public sector CISOs for combating threats
  • Balancing the risk and innovation-- Understanding and Preparing for the Changing Cybersecurity Threat Landscape?
  • Creating state-wide security policies, IT standards, Cyber laws, the legal, statutory, regulatory and contractual requirements
  • How Should Cybersecurity Support the Next Wave of Digital Business Transformation?
  • Ways to Manage Vendors through Better Controls
  • Adopting the Zero Trust philosophy

Key Dignitaries:

This Summit will have the presence of CISOs, CIOs, heads of digital transformation, IT infrastructure, cybersecurity, information and communication technologies, crisis management, security and risk management, and other experts from the central government, state government, State PSUs and Centre PSUs.

RoundTable Discussion will focus on the following Sectors:






​Shri Golok Kumar Simli

Principal Advisor & Chief Technology Officer
Passport Seva Programme Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India

​Dr. Shubhag Chand

Deputy Director General & CISO

​Col Sandeep Khanna

Director Information Security & CISO

​Dr. Pankaj Dikshit

Government e Market

​Shri Amitabh Bhardwaj

Joint Director
IT and Cyber Security Indian Army

​Shri Deepankar Mishra

Dy Director IT Department of Training & Technical Education
Government of National Capital Territory

Shri Subhash Chand

ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute

Shri Shaleen Khetarpaul

Assistant VP and CISO
BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd

Shri Anand Shankar

CGM (Information Security)
Power Grid Corporation of India Limited

Shri Arvind Kumar

General Manager
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited

​Shri Sandeep Puri

General Manager (IT)

​Shri Dipesh Jain

Power Finance Corporation Ltd

​Shri Some Nath Kundu

DGM & Alternate CISO

Shri Abhishek Agarwal

Head (IT)/ CGM (IT)
Energy Efficiency Services Ltd

Shri Vineet Kshirsagar

Country Director
Public Sector Palo Alto Networks

Shri Sankara Narayanan

Team Lead
Public Sector Palo Alto Networks

Shri Amit Sharma

VP & Head of Information Security
Info Edge India Ltd

Shri Baidyanath Kumar

CISO and Data Protection Officer
JK Lakshmi Cement Ltd

Shri Kumar Ravi

Teleperformance India

Shri Rajveer Singh

Global Lead - Information & Cyber Security Risk Management
Saxo Group

Shri Ravinder Arora

VP and Global CISO

Ms Swati Anuj Arya

Leader InfoSec

Shri Jaspreet Singh

Partner and Clients and Markets Leader
Advisory Services

Shri Sumit Malhotra

Director Cyber Security
Ernst & Young

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