CISO Leadership Summit

The CISO Leadership Summit is a chance for CISOs and IT security executives across India to meet with their peers from various industries, including health care, finance, insurance, government, telecom, utilities, education and more. This exclusive event features engaging Presentations, Thought Leadership sessions, CIO Think Tanks, Analyst Q&As and other educational sessions on the latest information security topics and trends. Open discussions and networking time give attending CISOs and information security executives the opportunity to discuss common problems and discover new and innovative solutions. Attendees will leave the event with new business contacts and innovative ideas for moving their businesses forward.


Efficiency & Effectiveness - Bolstering Organisational Resilience in Breach-Assumed World

25 July, 2018
Taj City Centre Gurugram

An Exclusive Executive Forum Focused on Information Security Leadership & Strategy

25 July, 2018
Taj City Centre Gurugram

Efficiency & Effectiveness - Bolstering Organisational Resilience in Breach-Assumed World

25 July, 2018
Taj City Centre Gurugram

India's most prestigious gathering for information security professionals

25 July, 2018
Taj City Centre Gurugram

Top Challenges to Managing Security, 2018

+91 982 102 2236 / 982 002 2236

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An Exclusive Executive Forum Focused on Information Security Leadership and Strategy

    We understand the importance in having the correct audience surrounding you and your team on site, that is why we only look to invite and select the absolute leaders within each of their respected fields to attend the Summit
    We invite only the leading international and local experts to provide sessions on site, this allows for attendees to be taught by front-line executives that compress years of meaningful experience into a systematic, well organised learning program
    Keeping in line with the main goal of our events in achieving new relationships, we provide a huge amount of networking opportunities for attendees through breakfast, luncheons, cocktails, gala dinners and informal introductions
    Each summit is personalised for YOU, this means that what is important to your business is important to us. We create personalised itineraries around sessions you want to attend, allowing for your time to be spent wisely while out of the office.
    Being able to experience different sessions is what makes every event unique; whether you are looking to attend an interactive workshop, roundtable, 1-1 meeting or panel discussion
    We work alongside a demand driven model, meaning suppliers at our events are guaranteed that they will only be 1 of 2 competitive companies onsite, allowing their team more sales and opportunities to be generated
    We provide all attendees with detailed information on one another's key pain points, challenges, budges and areas of investment pre event allowing for mutual and relevant two way open discussions
    Allowing both buyers and sellers the opportunity to engage with one another onsite in a series of prearranged business meetings. These provide both parties a great opportunity to build new relationships by interacting face to face

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Agenda - 2018

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  • Time: 08:15 AM - 09:15 AM

    Registration With Tea / Coffee

  • Time: 09:15 AM - 09:25 AM

    Lamp Lighting Ceremony & Welcome Note

  • Time: 09:25 AM - 10:45 AM

    PANEL DISCUSSION & White Paper release by Ernst & Young

    Theme: Evaluating the New Security, Data Protection & Cyber Challenges - Preparing for the Future and Keeping up to Date
    • Mr. Jaspreet Singh, Partner - Cyber Security, Ernst and Young LLP (Moderator)
    • Mr. Ankur Ahuja, VP, Information Security Global (CISO), Fareportal Inc.
    • Mr. Anand Pande, Sr. VP & CISO, Goods and Service Tax Network
    • Ms. Priya Kanduri, VP, Head of Innovation & Next Gen Security Services, Happiest Minds Technologies
    • Mr. V Ranganathan Iyer, CIO, JBM GROUP
    • Mr. Vikas Yadav, VP Risk Management, Max Life Insurance Company Ltd.
  • Time: 10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

    Individual Presentation / Case study

    Theme: 'Strategy for securing OT Systems'
    • Mr. Anil Kumar Ojha, Asst. General Manager, TATA Power Delhi Distribution Ltd.
  • Time: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Tea / Coffee & Networking Break

  • Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM


    Theme: The Road to Digital Transformation: Getting There While Avoiding the Potholes

    Making the transition from legacy systems to next generation implementations is a major decision point for virtually any organization trying to take advantage of the new era in end user enablement through personal devices, connectivity and apps.

    • Mr. Prashant Veer Singh, VP - Global Digital Transformation, Tata Communications Ltd. (Moderator)
    • Mr. Ramesh Krishnamoorthy, Executive Director, Head - Financial Crime Security Services & CISO India, DBS Bank
    • Mr. Narender Pasupuleti, Director & Head - IT (India), AMETEK Inc
    • Ms. Sakshi Vidur, Global Cyber Security Leader - KFC, Yum! Restaurants International
    • Mr. Rupesh Nain, CIO, JCB India
  • Time: 12:30 PM - 12:45 PM

    Individual Presentation / Case study

    Theme: Paradigm shift in the threat landscape
    • Mr. Suresh Iyer, Chief Executive Officer, CyRAACS
  • Time: 12:45 PM – 01.00 PM

    CISO Leadership Awards

  • Time: 01:00 PM - 01:45 PM

    Lunch & Networking Break

  • Time: 01:45 PM - 02:45 PM


    Theme: The Cyber Security Strategy Roadmap: How to Respond to Growing Threats
    • Mr. V N Prem Anand, Secretary, Cyber Society Of India (Moderator)
    • Mr. Dhirendra Kumar, Head of Cyber Resilience and Information Risk, Barclays
    • Mr. Naveen Raheja, Head - IT Infrastructure & Information Security, Fortis Healthcare Ltd.
    • Mr. Prateek Mishra, CISO, IDBI Federal Life Insurance Co. Ltd.
    • Mr. Vikas Arora, VP - IT & CIO, India Mortgage Guarantee Corporation Pvt. Ltd.
    • Mr. Varun Srivastava, Threat Intelligence Leader, Philips India
  • Time: 02:45 PM – 03:00 PM

    Individual Presentation / Case study

    Theme: Security & User Experience - an important vector to keep an eye on
    • Mr. Rahul Kumar, Country Manager India, WinMagic
  • Time: 03:00 PM – 03:15 PM

    Fireside Chat

    Theme: In the age of GDPR, Privacy Laws, BFSI regulations, How Data Classification can help build strong data security foundation
    • Mr. Vishal Bindra, CEO, Klassify
    • Mr. Jaspreet Singh, Partner – Cyber Security, Ernst and Young LLP
    • Mr. Vaibhav Gupta, SVP, EXL Services
  • Time: 03:15 PM – 04:15 PM


    Theme: Secure, Simplify and Transform to a Cloud-Enabled Enterprise
    • Ms. Nimisha Mehndiratta, Head IT - Information Security, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery, Bharti Infratel Ltd. (Moderator)
    • Mr. Shashank Bajpai, CISO, ACKO General Insurance Ltd.
    • Mr. Saurabh Gupta, CIO, KENT RO Systems Ltd.
    • Mr. Kamal Dhamija, Cyber Security Officer, Apollo Tyres Ltd.
  • Time: 04:15 PM - 04:45 PM

    Tea / Coffee & Networking Break

  • Time: 04:45 PM - 05:45 PM


    Theme: The CISO of the Future - Innovator, Enabler, Board Member
    • Mr. Bithal Bhardwaj, Chief Information Security Officer - GE South Asia & China; India Cyber Security hub leader, General Electric (Moderator)
    • Mr. Avez Sayed, Chief Risk Officer, SBI General Insurance Co. Ltd.
    • Mr. Gautam Kapoor, Partner - Cyber Security & Risk Advisory, Deloitte
    • Mr. Harish Jain, APAC - IT Security, Risk & Compliance Head, Case New Holland
    • Mr. P. K. Agarwal, Director (MO) & CISO, Power System Operation Corporation Ltd.
    • Mr. Bharat B. Anand, CTO & CIO, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India
    • Mr. Ravinder Arora, Head Of Information Security, IRIS Software Inc.
  • Time: 05:45 PM - 06:00 PM

    CISO Leadership Awards

  • Time: 06:00 PM

    Summit & Awards Adjourn

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