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A S Rao
Mr. A S Rao

Mr. A S Rao is an Electronics engineer with PG diploma in Operational Management and is having more than 3 decades of experience in ONGC, in the fields of G&G Data acquisition technology (Geophysical Seismic Data acquisition and Well logging technologies), Terrestrial and Satellite Communication technologies, Video surveillance, Radar-AIS network based Offshore Surveillance Systems and IT infrastructure and SCADA Systems. After graduation, he began the career as Service engineer in ONGC and contributed to the various domains such as

  • Maintenance management of various Electronic equipment used in Hydrocarbon exploration (Equipment for R&D in Enhanced Oil Recovery techniques(EOR techniques),Geophysical data acquisition and for Digital equipment for data logging of OIL&GAS Wells)
  • Induction of large channel wire line / wireless Seismic telemetry data acquisition systems.
  • Induction of latest terrestrial communication Systems and Navigational Systems for operations and logistics in Offshore Production areas.
  • Implementation of state of the art Video surveillance Systems for different Work centre premises in and around Mumbai City.
  • Implementation and maintenance management of Radar-AIS network based Surveillance Systems for Offshore production areas in Western Offshore and Eastern Offshore.

After working at the Work Centres of various regions in the States of Gujarath, Rajasthan, Assam, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra, recently, he has taken over as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of ONGC.

Abhishek_Bansal
Mr. Abhishek Bansal

He has decade plus experience across different industry verticals in the area of cyber security and business resilience. He has been instrumental in public policy advocacy and consultation in areas of data privacy. Some of his key contributions are Study report for Reasonable Security practices (ITAA 2008), Cyber Security Framework for Citizen Centric Services and Security Framework for Smart Cities.

He is actively engaged in promoting the adoption of DSCI Security Framework (DSF©) and DSCI Privacy Framework (DPF©). He is passionate and has keen interest in securing the next gen technologies and industrial control systems.

Prior to this, he has worked with Tata Consultancy Services as Practice Head, Regulatory and Compliance Management. Academically, He holds Masters Degree in Business Management; Bachelors of Technology in IT and has to his credit several global information security certifications such as CISA, CISM, CeH, ISO 27001 LA, CIPT, DCPLA, IPR Management, MS Certified and ISO22301. He has delivered many visionary workshops & is keynote speaker in areas of Risk Management, Information Security & Privacy, New Gen Technologies etc. He is also guest faculty with b-schools.

Alok
Mr. Alok Vijayant

Sh. Alok Vijayant is currently working as the 'Director of Cyber Security Operations' at National Technical Research Organization, Government of India.

Mr. Alok Vijayant is a prominent government dignitary for Cyber - Security matters concerning India. He advocates for the collective efforts of the Information Security professionals in building a 'Ring of Fire' to protect India's cyber domain. He has an MBA from Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University and post-graduate diploma in Cyber Security. He is India's sole cyber security expert with proficiency in Mandarin.

Anand Shankar
Mr. Anand Shankar

Mr. Anand Shankar, holds a BTech in Electrical Engineering from NIT Calicut, MTech in Power Systems Engineering from IIT Delhi and Post Graduate Diploma in Information Security from IGNOU.

He is working as Deputy General Manager with Power Corporation of India Ltd in Corporate Asset Management Department. He has more than one-and-a-half decade of experience in managing large enterprise IT infrastructure. As part of his current assignments he is associated with Cybersecurity related activities of POWERGRID. He is an enthusiastic supporter of Open Source Technologies. He is a member of IEEE and ACM.

Ashwin_Chaudhary
Mr. Ashwin Chaudhary

Mr. Ashwin Chaudhary is a Director in the PwC Advisory Services with more than 28 years of industry experience. He has 12 years of experience in cyber security, Critical Infrastructure security involving SCADA and Industrial Control Systems (ICS), DSC, Cyber security compliance analysis, vulnerability assessment and security implementation. Experience in implementing IEC 62443/ISA99 control system model and good knowledge in standards like NERC-CIP V5 and NIST 800-82, etc. Holding global Certificates in cyber security such as CISA, CISSP, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, CCSK. Having an experience in implementing Cyber Security Framework for industrial automation (oil & gas), Creating a Secure Architecture Design based on Risk Assessment and designing a Secure Operations Centre for a Multi-Billion Dollar Green Field.

Atul Govil
Mr. Atul Govil

Chief Information Officer of India Glycols group. A graduate engineer with post- graduation in Marketing & HR streams, he has a total of 22 years of work experience in different industry verticals and has held several leadership positions within the organization. In addition to being the technology lead, he is a member of the Risk Management Committee for India Glycols, he is also driving a business transformation project with one of the world’s largest management consulting partner. He has about 8 years’ experience in Industrial Automation and Control systems which brings in lot of practical domain experience in today’s panel discussion. Wearing an entrepreneurial hat, he has set a SAP support center within India Glycols which provides SAP implementation and support services to other companies. Mr. Atul Govil has won several prestigious awards and recognitions including IDC insight award, CIO & Leader award. He has written for various business publications including economic times-CIO, CIO magazine, Voice and Data, Flash drive magazine which is a periodical by CII (CII - confederation of Indian Industry) - to name a few. He is on board as director for Indus – Indian Users of SAP. To drive his passion around skill building and knowledge sharing he engages with educational institutions of repute and is currently visiting faculty for IMT Ghaziabad.

B.J.Srinath
Mr. B. J. Srinath

Mr. B. J. Srinath, is the Director General of ‘Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), Department of IT, Ministry of Communications and IT, Government of India. He is a specialist in the field of 'IT Security Management’. He had a brief stint in Bharat Electronics Limited, Bangalore before moving to Government in 1991. He holds a degree in Electrical Engineering and has been instrumental in conceptualization and development of the National Cyber Security Policy, and implementation of a National Cyber Security Assurance Framework. These initiatives are aimed at enabling protection of National critical information infrastructure and ensuring the safety and security of cyber space in the country. He has represented India in the United Nations Group of Governmental Experts Committee and Council for Security Cooperation in Asia-Pacific for studying ‘Developments in the filed of Information and Communication Technology in the context of International security’ and making suitable recommendations. He is also the National point of contact on behalf of Govt. of India to progress and coordinate with world-wide Trusted Computing Initiative, comprising many countries and business leaders in the filed of IT. He is currently the Chairman of a Sectional Committee of Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) on ‘Information Security and Biometrics” for development of relevant national standards.

Dhiraj Gaur
Mr. Dhiraj Gaur

k.k. chaudhary
Mr. K K Chaudhary

He is currently working with LANCO group as Senior Vice President – Group Head IT & IS. He has over 28 years of experience in developing IT and IS blue print for the organization with short and long term strategy in alignment with the business objective encompassing IT Operations, Support, Network and Communication Infrastructure management, Vendor/Service Provider Management, Risk Management, Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Planning and Compliance. An M.Tech.(CS-IIT), MBA (NMIMS, Mumbai), CISSP, CISA, Dip in Cyber Law, he has been recipient of multiple appreciation from clients, employers and industry including Top100CISO Awards-2014,2013 & 2011 ‘Greatest Corporate Leaders of India Award – 2013’, CIO100 Award – 2013, from industry and Award of Excellence & The Unstoppable Award from employer.

Presently working as Senior Vice President –IT & IS for Lanco Group of companies, a major private player in Power & Infrastructure segment, he is involved in designing best practices for protection of DCS & SCADA systems.

He has served in the Indian Navy for 20 years and has been the member of the Inter Service Core Group of Information Security, Ministry of Defence. He has been associated with a number of DRDO projects related with network and data security. Prior to Lanco, he served as CISO at NIIT Technologies Ltd.

Nandkumar_Saravader
Mr. Nandkumar Saravader

Nandkumar Saravade took over as CEO of DSCI in July 2015. He comes to the role with a diverse background. He was, until recently, working as an independent advisor on fraud and security to Ernst & Young (EY) and ICICI Bank. During 2011-13, he was the South Asia head at Citibank, for Security, Investigation and Vigilance function. He worked as General Manager, Financial Crime Prevention Group, ICICI Bank during 2008-11, when he was responsible for ICICI’s fraud risk management, internal investigations, vendor due diligence and governance reporting.

Prior to joining the private sector, Nandkumar has had an illustrious career of over two decades in the Indian Police Service (IPS). His last assignment in the IPS was on secondment to NASSCOM (2005-08), as Director, Cyber Security and Compliance, which involved policy formulation on cyber security and privacy, capacity building for law enforcement, incident response management and outreach on data security and cyber safety.

During his law enforcement career, Nandkumar served in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for seven years, looking after enforcement of the Prevention of Corruption Act, investigation of bank frauds and economic offences, in addition to six years with West Bengal Police and two years with J&K Police

He was a member of the High Level Group on Electronic Banking Controls Governance and Technology Risk Management Standards set up by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). He was the Chairman, India Payment Risk Council (IPRC), a body of fraud risk professionals in Indian banks, for three years.

He was awarded the Prime Minister’s Baton and Revolver for being the Best All-round Probationer of the 1987 batch of the IPS and also the Indian Police Medal for Distinguished Services. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Government College of Engineering, Aurangabad as well as a Masters’ degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.

Navdeep
Mr. Navdeep Ahluwalia

Navdeep Ahluwalia is Head of Data Center, Network & Information Security with Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd. He has more than 20 years of experience in IT - Network and Information Security and emailing solutions. He has won various awards such as Infosec Maestros Awards 2015 - Top 100 CISOs, Innovative CIO Awards 2015, CSO Award 2015 by IT NEXT, Pocket CIO achievement Award 2014 by IT NEXT. His Professional Certifications includes CheckPoint Certified Security Administrator R75 – CCSA, WSGA Professional v7.7, DSS Professional v7.7, VmWare VCP 5.0, ITIL 2011, MCSE & CCNA, Six Sigma. He has been involved in making IT plans for Organizational Transitions / Mergers / upgrading of IT infrastructure. Providing technical support to issues related to IT infrastructure – Data Centre, Email Servers, Antivirus Servers, Windows Servers, Domain Controllers, WSUS, Routers, Firewalls, Data & Web Security Devices and Virtualization. He has shared his expertise in varied industries such as cement, sugar, iron & steel, software development, etc.

Neri Zin
Mr. Neri Zin

Mr. Neri Zin is the Vice President of Asia Pacific with CYBERBIT Commercial Solutions, a fully own subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd. He has 10 years of experience in security, intelligence and defense, especially with the Indian market.

CYBERBIT is a global leader in the Cyber arena, providing an optimal range of solutions: end to end CERTs & SOCs solutions, IP & SCADA based Detection & Response and Training and Simulation systems. CYBERBIT has won the prestigious Frost and Sullivan 2015 award for competitive strategy innovation and leadership in the global cyber intelligence and security markets.

Rahul Aggarwal
Mr. Rahul Aggarwal

He is an experienced management consulting professional with 15+ consulting experience in IT Strategy, Cyber Security, information security, Third party reviews, Change management, BPR, IT outsourcing and Risk Management. He has worked with clients across various sectors such as Telecom, IT/ITeS and Government sector with clients across Middle East (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman), UK, USA and India. Some of the key assignment includes Manage and lead the Attack and Penetration testing practice, Define and roll-out ISMS framework and ISO 27001 certification covering 300 locations (one of the largest implementation across the Globe), Telecom Network Security for Indian Telecom sector to comply with DoT guidelines, Define and roll-out of core insurance application for 1000+ offices for Insurance PSU in India, Program Management for country national backbone with a project outlay of 900 million USD for setting up 7000 PoPs providing connectivity to more than 100,000 government offices, Program Management and roll-out assistance for IT consolidation program for Central Government department (600+ locations) and Authentication roadmap and implementation strategy for one of the Middle east country.

Rajiv Chawla
Mr. Rajiv Chawla

Executive Director – IS, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.

Riyaz Tambe
Mr. Riyaz Tambe

Riyaz Tambe is the Head of Systems Engineering for Palo Alto Networks, India and SAARC. In this role, he manages the systems engineering team, which primarily works alongside customers to design end-to-end solutions. Prior to joining Palo Alto Networks, Riyaz served Cisco’s security team as a Consulting Systems Engineer for almost 7 years. He was responsible for developing and promoting security solutions, focusing on technologies such as security, networking, data centre and virtualisation. He also specialised on end-to-end security architectures, working closely with key customers across different verticals including government, service providers and banking institutions. With over 15 years of professional experience, Riyaz is an evangelist in the domains of networking and security.

Sachin_Burman
Mr. Sachin Burman

Director, National Critical Information Infrastructure Protection Centre.

Samir Dani
Mr. Samir Dani

Over 20 years of IT experience with well-rounded background of Information Security, Risk Management, Infrastructure Services Management and Governance. Presently working with Suzlon Energy Ltd., heading Information Security, Enterprise Applications & Governance practice. Responsible for company’s digital security posture, provide leadership for strategic planning & execution, ensure protection of company's Information assets, intellectual property and compliance to enterprise security policies & processes. Translate business needs into technology requirements that support the company’s business objectives and successfully manage all phases of enterprise application development projects.

Satya_Gupta
Ms. Satya Gupta

Ms. Satya Gupta is Head (IT) and Chief Information Security Officer at Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited, New Delhi, India. TPDDL distributes power to North & North West part of Delhi serving appx. 16 lakhs consumers. In TPDDL, she is instrumental in implementation of various automation technologies / software applications, SAP Practices and also in getting ISO 27001 certification for its IT & OT Systems. Ms. Gupta, M. Tech, Computer Science from IIT Delhi, has a rich experience of more than three decades in software projects implementation out of which more than one decade is in Power Distribution. She is mentor for a number of TPDDL’s R-APDRP Consultancy and implementation Projects for power distribution reforms in India. She has also been presenting papers on IT & OT technologies, Smart Grid implementation in various national & international forums. She is the recipient of “Top 100 CISO Award” for five consecutive years. She has been also conferred with “INFOSEC MAESTROS Awards 2015” for her efforts in analyzing and mitigating cyber security risk before exposing E-Procurement solution on internet.

siddharth-vishwanath
Mr. Siddharth Vishwanath

Siddharth is a Chartered Accountant and an MBA from Indian School of Business. He is a Partner with PwC's CyberSecurity Pactise. He has more than fifteen years of experience spanning across business and technology risk. Siddharth has led several projects across strategy, IT Risk, Vulnerability Management, ISMS, BCP and Information Secuirty awareness programs for Banks and Telcos. Siddharth is a keen speaker at academic institutes and other forums. He has authored reports on topics such as Insider Threat, Risks in Social Media, Managing risks i an interconnected world.

Sivarama_Krishnan
Mr. Sivarama Krishnan

Sivarama Krishnan is Partner with PwC India and leads the Cyber Security Practice, with over 190 information security resources reporting into him. He has over 18 years of experience in various roles for the company. He has worked extensively in the Financial Services, E-Governance, IT Security and Telecom domains. Siva has led PwC’s Be-Trusted initiative on PKI for India. He has advised a number of Indian, MNC and Government clients on security and governance strategy, policy formation, product selections, security architecture and information life cycle management. Siva is a known authority in the cyber security domain in India speaking and publishing frequently on a number of security issues at various prestigious national and international forums. Siva has advised the Govt of India on the Information Technology Act 2000, he is on the Strategy Council of DSCI (NASSCOM), and on the board of several prestigious educational institutions pioneering security education in India. Siva has an MBA from the Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

Subrahmanya_Gupta_Boda
Mr. Subrahmanya Gupta Boda

Mr. Subrahmanya Gupta Boda is the CISO at the GMR group. He joined GMR in 2010 and is responsible for managing information security for close to 140 internal subsidiaries at GMR’s three locations, namely, Bengaluru, Delhi and Hyderabad. He has experience in Application Development & Support, IT Service Delivery, IT Infrastructure Management and Information Security in a large automotive MNC in Captive and Enterprise environment. Amongst many, his key accomplishments have been Standardization of infosec policy across GMR group, Key person behind GMR’s IDAM and DLP implementations, Responsible for refinements in security policy and focus on bringing infosec under business risk and Instrumental in grassroots-level awareness programs and bid for future governance and mobility initiatives. His other specialties include Information Security Management Systems (ISO 27001), Indian IT Act (Amendment) 2010, IT Infrastructure Continuity Management (BS 25999), Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) V2/V3, Capability Maturity Model Integrated, Sarbanes-Oxley Act for IT - IT General Controls (COBIT), Personal Software Process (PSP), Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Program Office / Project Management Office (PMBoK), Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABoK) & Software Engineering Body of Knowledge (SWBOK) of IEEE.

Sudarsan
Dr. Sithu D Sudarsan

Dr. Sithu D Sudarsan leads the ABB India Corporate Software Research Team with focus on Industrial Software Systems. He has over 25 years of research and development experience with leading national research and development agencies in India and US. His areas of specialization include Information Assurance, Network Security, Cyber Physical Systems, Sensor Networks, Safety Critical Systems, Semantic Mining, and Data Analytics. He is a recipient of several research grants in the area of information security. He has participated actively in several standards committees at International/National levels (IEEE 802.15 Task Group 6 Body area Networks, Standards committee LTD 38 on Info. Security Standard of Bureau of Indian Standards, IT Standardization Sub Committee (ITSSC) of Ministry of Defense, Sub-Committee on “Technologies for Secure Wireless” of Department of Information Technology, MCIT, Govt. of India). Before joining ABB in 2012, Dr. Sudarsan was with US Food and Drug Administration as a Visiting Scientist leading their Semantic Data Mining research and development program and received FDA's Outstanding Service Award for his contributions (2012). Dr. Sudarsan has a Ph. D. in Applied Computing from the USA and awarded Outstanding Ph. D. Graduate Award. He has over 90 publications/presentations to his credit. Prior to joining FDA, he was with CEDT, ERDCI, and CRL-BEL.

Vikas-Prabhu
Mr. Vikas Prabhu

Vikas Prabhu currently serves as CIO - Oil, Gas & Retail at Essar Group. In this role, Vikas is responsible for the overall strategic planning of information systems and technology. Vikas also provides support to key operational and business development initiatives of Essar Oil & Gas by enabling them with use of information technology. During his last ten years’ tenure at Essar Group, he has led various organization-wide projects / initiatives on automation and business transformation; key amongst them were managing the, The Mobile Store & Essar Corporate IT function. Vikas has worked on various enterprise systems with an extensive experience in designing, modeling and managing Application & Infrastructure deployment (in verticals like Lifestyle Retail, Petrol Stations, Telecom Retail, CDIT, Coffee Retail, Steel Retail, Hospitality, FMCG & Pharma) with an ability to develop and deploy IT plans those achieve strategic business goals. Previous to Essar, Vikas has served as General Manager, IBS for Petroleum Division at Reliance Industries Limited. As a member of senior management team for the Petroleum Division, he has worked on company-wide initiative of enabling & supporting Petrol stations automation across the country. Prior to joining Reliance Industries, Vikas served various organizations like TAJ Group of Hotels, Shoppers’ Stop, Coca-Cola, Rhone-Poulenc, as a senior management member. Vikas began his career with DATAPRO, where he worked as a Product Executive - NOVELL. Vikas has a passion for emerging technologies and believes that information technology will change significantly over the next few years, with digital perspectives being the enablers and facilitators of that change. He is a voracious reader & keeps himself updated on all topical issues. Vikas holds Master of Science (M.S.) in Computer Science, from Udupi and a Master of Business Administration (MBA), from Mumbai. In addition, Vikas has completed Executive Development Programs from IIM, Bangalore and ISB, Hyderabad.