• 21st May 2020

    India CISO Virtual Meet 2020

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21st May 2020
20+ speakers
100+ Government CSOs
10+ hrs of content

India CISO Virtual Meet 2020

India CISO Virtual Meet focuses on execution strategies beyond information overload

With Covid-19 pandemic, we have seen the workforce going digital like never before. But at the same time, this shift to a work-from-home/ remote location operating model raises significant implications for IT and cybersecurity, with risk on the rise and multifarious concerns for CISOs. These dynamic nature of the threats involved means that stakeholders must work together to counter them and build trust.

When: 21st May 2020
Where: Online
Who's it for: Chief Security Officers (CSOs), CISOs, CIOs, CTOs, Digital Risk Officers

Key Speakers

Panel discussion: Securing the Critical Government Infrastructure
10:15 am – 11:30 am
Shri Prashant Chaudhary
​Shri Prashant Chaudhary
Director – Government Business
VMware India
Shri Manoj Abraham
​Shri Neeraj Sinha
Adviser (S&T)
NITI Aayog

Shri Golok Kumar Simli
​Shri Golok Kumar Simli
CTO, Ministry of External Affairs
Government of India

Shri R Shakya
​Shri R Shakya
Dy Director General (Security Assurance) Dept of Telecommunications
Govt of India
Shri Santulan Chaubey
​Shri Santulan Chaubey
Jt Director & CISO
Government of Delhi

Shri Munish Chandan
​Shri Munish Chandan
Head- SeMT, Department of IT
Government of Haryana

Panel Discussion: Cyber Security in the Public Sector
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Shri Rahul Aggarwal
​Shri Rahul Aggarwal
Partner, Cyber Security
PwC India

Shri Narayanan Ramakrishnan
​Shri Narayanan Ramakrishnan
Executive Director (IS)
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd

Shri Rajiv Chandra
​Shri Rajiv Chandra
Executive Director (IS)
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd

Shri N Raman
​Shri N Raman
Group General Manager - CISO
Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Limited

Dr Yask
​Dr Yask
Chief Information Security Officer
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd

Shri P K Agarwal
​Shri P K Agarwal
Director & CISO

Shri Vijay Devnath
​Shri Vijay Devnath
General Manager (Infra & Security) & CISO
Center for Railway Information Systems

Shri Atul Anchan
​Shri Atul Anchan
Director -Sales Engineering, India & SAARC

Interaction with Shri Rakesh Maheshwari
12.45 pm - 01.00 pm
Shri Rakesh Maheshwari
​Shri Rakesh Maheshwari
Scientist G and Group Coordinator
Panel discussion: Security by Design in the BFSI
01:00 pm – 02:00 pm
Shri Sanjaykumar Tiwari
​Shri Sanjaykumar Tiwari
CISO & Vice President, Information Security Group
IIFL Finance Ltd
Shri Manoj Sarangi
​Shri Manoj Sarangi
Sr. Vice President & Group CISO
National Securities Depository Limited

Shri Manish Mimani
​Shri Manish Mimani
Head IT & Information Security
Aviva Life Insurance Company India Ltd

Shri K M Reddy
​Shri K M Reddy
Union Bank of India

Shri Ramesh Vijayakumar
​Shri Ramesh Vijayakumar
Vice President - Digital and Technology Office
Lakshmi Vilas Bank

Shri Prateek Mishra
​Shri Prateek Mishra
Head - Information Security
IIFL Wealth Management Ltd

Fireside Chat
02.30 pm - 02.45 pm
Shri Bharat Anand
​Shri Bharat Anand
CIO & CTO, NATGRID, Ministry of Home Affairs
Government of India
Panel Discussion: The Critical role of Cyber Police
02.45 pm - 03.55 pm
Shri Atul Anchan
​Shri Atul Anchan
Director -Sales Engineering, India & SAARC
Shri Sanjay Sahay
​Shri Sanjay Sahay
Former ADGP, Karnataka Police
Cyber Security Guru, & Technology Evangelist

Shri Harmeet Singh
​Shri Harmeet Singh
Addl. Director General of Police (Admn. / Security / M&L / Border)
Shri Manoj Abraham
​Shri Manoj Abraham
Addl. Director General of Police
Kerala Police

Shri Brijesh Singh
​Shri Brijesh Singh
IGP & Chief Information Security Officer
Maharashtra Cyber Police

Shri Akhilesh Kumar Jha
​Shri Akhilesh Kumar Jha
Deputy Inspector General of Police

Dr Muktesh Chander
​Dr Muktesh Chander
Special Commissioner
Delhi Police

Session: Securing digitization within healthcare
04:00 pm – 04:30pm
Ms. Jabin Pathan
​Ms. Jabin Pathan
Deputy CIO -Information Technology
Shalby Ltd

Shri Girish Koppar
​ Shri Girish Koppar
Wockhardt Hospitals

Key Discussion Areas

What are the approach organizations need to take to address the heightened cybersecurity risks that come with this situation (COVID-19 pandemic)?
Best practices that are critical for improving security for remote employees
International collaborations on cybersecurity
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
Creating state-wide security policies, IT standards, Cyber laws, the legal, statutory, regulatory and contractual requirements
Developing Information security plans and annual assessments or reporting, Risk assessment and Auditing
Develop and implement ICT disaster recovery and security incident management processes
Information handling, processing, storing, communicating and archiving
Adopting a suitable IT Governance framework for implementing supporting processes such as configuration management, change management, incident management and problem management.
Developing and Implementation of Incident response plans to deal with Cyber crises, contingencies and disasters, attack on IT systems.
Establishing a Cyber Crisis Management Group and Cyber Crisis Management Plan (CCMP)
Major Security Theme Covered
  • VPN security
  • Endpoint protection Strategy
  • Data loss prevention solution
  • Cloud Security
  • Cyber Security
  • Web Security
  • E-Mail security
  • Encryption
  • Unified Threat Management
  • IoT Security
  • Mobile Security
  • Risk Management
  • Data security …& more
Key Invitees
  • NITI Aayog
  • MeitY
  • CERT-in
  • Cybersecurity officers from the Centre and State Government
  • Chief Security Officers (CSOs), CIOs, CTOs, Digital Risk Officers - BFSI, PSUS, Healthcare
  • Consulting firms
  • CCTNS & Cyber Police
  • Risk and Compliance Managers
  • IT Disaster Recovery Managers


​Shri Rakesh Maheshwari
Scientist G and Group Coordinator

​Manpreet Singh
Solution Specialist

Panel Discussion - Securing the Critical Government Infrastructure

Session - Securing digitization within healthcare

Fireside Chat: Shri Bharat Anand, CIO & CTO, NATGRID, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India

Panel Discussion - Cyber Security in the Public Sector

Session - Critical role of Cyber Police

Panel Discussion: Security by Design in the BFSI

Draft Agenda

Session 1: Securing the critical government infrastructure - Global perspective and practices
Securing critical infrastructure is essential for our economy and society.

Session 2: Security in the Public Sector
The public sector enterprises are continuously upgrading their architecture with next-generation firewall, proxy servers and making everything is cybersecurity enabled. Even some PSUs are augmenting SOC with SIM and network forensics, data activity monitoring tool. How the public sector enterprises are ensuring cyber and network security and going to the next level.

Session 3: Security by Design in the BFSI
BFSI has the most critical data and with their business model based on technology, ensuring security is imperative at every level.

Session 4: Critical role of Cyber Police
The critical role of the police in fighting cybercrime and ensuring cyber Safety. Best practices from the leading cyber police departments of India.

Session 5: Securing digitization within healthcare
Securing the healthcare systems and critical IT infrastructure. As the number of cyberattacks has grown manifold recently, it is imperative to have security by design.

Join the India CISO Meet

Interact with IT Security leaders from across India
Sector-specific sessions help in gaining in-depth insights
Learn the best security practices in your sector from leaders
Interact with trustworthy IT vendors and identify security solutions tailored to your needs.

Key Take-Aways for Attendees

Digital Certificate
All the video, tutorials and presentations shared by speakers
Security guides and checklists
QnA and interactions with speakers

Who should attend

Policy Makers
Chief Security Officers (CSOs)
Digital Risk Officers
Security Expert

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