IPS, Additional Commissioner of Police,Kolkata
Shri Vineet Kumar Goyal is an IPS officer and presently serving as Addl. Commissioner of Police, Kolkata. He is B.Tech (Hons.) from IIT Kharagpur and M.Tech from IIT Kanpur. He has completed Master’s in Public Management from National university of Singapore (LKYSSP) Singapore & Harvard Kennedy School,Cambridge, USA : 2009-2010.
Cyber Security Specialist, India & SAARC - Advanced Threat Solutions, Cisco Systems
Subramanian Udaiyappan is a IT Security Professional with nearly 15 years of experience in the field and has worked across different spectrums of the industry – from being with a System Integrator to having worked with multiple Security OEM’s. He was one of the first in the country to enter Advanced Malware & Advanced Targeted Attack protection line within security almost half a decade back. Udaiyappan currently handles the Advanced Threat Solutions portfolio for Cisco across India that includes Advanced Malware Protection, Malware Analysis and Cloud Security Platform.
Director - Cyber Security practice, PwC India.
Somak Shome is a Director with the Cyber Security practice of PwC India.
For the last 5 years, Somak has been a Vice President and CISO of the Kanoria Foundation in India, which has major interests in financial services (Srei), power (India Power Corporation), hospitality (Shristi), healthcare (Suasth), IT services (Vara United), etc.
Somak is a Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics and Telecommunications), batch of 2000. He has 17 years of experience in the domain of information and information technology risk, security, governance and compliance.
His competencioes include:
Somak has been recognized as one of Top 100 CISOs and IT Security community contributors of India (awarded by CISO Platform) for 5 years in a row 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, as well as winner of INFOSEC MAESTROS AWARDS 2015, 2016 TOP 50 MOST PROMISING CISOs.
Senior Director and Country Head for India, at FireEye
As the Senior Director and Country Head for India at FireEye, Shrikant Shitole spearheads the companys efforts to assist more Indian organizations protect themselves from the consequences of cyber attacks. He is charged with leading FireEyes growth efforts in India.
A seasoned industry veteran, Mr. Shitole has over 25 years experience in information technology, telecommunications and business management. Prior to joining FireEye, Mr. Shitole held senior management roles across several IT and telecom enterprises including Nelco Ltd. (Tata Enterprise), Avaya India, Cisco Systems, Sify Ltd., Siemens Ltd. and Alcatel Business Systems (India) Ltd. He was most recently the Managing Director of Symantecs enterprise security business in India.
He holds an MBA from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, India and a Bachelor ofEngineeringdegree inElectronics from Walchand Institute of Technology,India.
Principal Consultant, Deep Identity
Sandeep Thakur is a passionate Cyber Intelligence and Information Security professional with 14 years of Security Industry experience which involves Financial services, Telecom, CRM, IT Services & Security product firms , He currently is the Principal Consultant at Deep Identity pte ltd and was running the Cloud Security team at PegaSystems as a Technical Lead prior to the current engagement and has successfully run Infrastructure protection, IT Security, SOC, CERT-Red Team, Information Security & Risk Mgmt programs and teams at Ericsson, IBM & Fidelity Investments respectively. Sandeep with his multidisciplinary expertise in the domains of Security is highly respected for his eye to the details in digital investigations and the ability to run the turn key security projects and programs in the industry. He is also one of the founding & key member in conceptualizing and starting the CSA Bangalore chapter back in 2012 and is associated with ISACA,(ISC)2 & IAPP. And believes in getting security professionals together to secure & make this inter-connected world a safer place to be in.
Associate Vice PresidentProduct Management & Marketing Netmagic (An NTT Communications Company)
Rishikesh Kamat heads the Private Cloud and Managed Services practice at Netmagic, an NTT Communications Company. He is responsible for evangelizing, development and Go-to Market of Global managed services, managed security services and private cloud portfolio.
With over 14 years of experience in IT Infrastructure Services, Rishikesh has been a key driving force in the growth of Netmagics Managed Services revenues over the last half decade. He has been instrumental in Netmagic entering and winning complex, multi-year IT outsourcing contracts. Passionate about IT security, he has led the development and roll-out of innovative security services offerings at Netmagic. Rishikesh works closely with delivery teams to bring innovation in IT service delivery and ensure a consistent and quality customer experience. His key strengths are in understanding customer challenges and positioning the right solution which delivers business value to the customer. A senior member of the team at Netmagic, Rishikesh is a key influencer and driver of multiple strategic projects in the company. He contributes regularly to leading publications and is a regular speaker at customer events and conferences.
Prior to joining Netmagic, Rishikesh has worked with Tata Consultancy Services, in multiple roles ranging from program management to ITSM consulting.
An MBA graduate from XLRI, Jamshedpur; Rishikesh is an amateur astronomer with a special fondness for tracking solar eclipses. He also holds an amateur radio license and is an active runner participating in marathons. Rishikesh is based in Mumbai.
Ms Rama Vedashree is CEO of Data Security Council of India (DSCI).Vedashree was previously the vice president at Nasscom, where she led all the initiatives regarding domestic IT, eGovernance and smart cities, among others. She also led the healthcare initiative in partnership with Apex Health Sector body, NatHealth.
Rama Vedashree has an extensive experience of over 25 years, having worked at NIIT Technologies, Microsoft and General Electric (GE) India before.
Director, Commercial Business Group, Palo Alto Networks - India /SAARC
Nitin Varma is the head of business for the Commercial BU at Palo Alto networks. He comes with over 20 rich years of experience in building strategies, building markets, partner eco system, business management, sales and marketing with companies such as Cisco and Avaya. Starting his career as a sales engineer to being the business head, his rich experience of over 20 years and has many tales to tell about customer pain points, success metrics and winning the battle against adversaries in the Cybersecurity industry.
Principal Consultant, Anti-APT APAC Core Team, Check Point Software Technologies
Kapil is a 15+ year cyber security practitioner advising large banks, government nodal organizations, service providers and various global enterprises on advanced security frameworks, strategies and best practices.
Primarily, he helps evaluate customer security preparedness and provides recommendations to secure their business and enable growth through advanced threat prevention strategies and best practices. A core member of the Check Point team that manages the Global Customer Advocacy Forum and he is an integral part of the Check Point APAC customers’ task force on Anti-APT & Anti-Ransomware solutions in the region.
A sought after speaker and panelist at leading Global and India security forums on new age security technologies, crypto currencies and serverless computing, he is also Check Points go-to-expert in India on Advanced Persistence Threat (APT) & DDOS.
A mechanical engineer and certified security expert, Kapil heads the Strategic Business Unit for Check Point in North & East India.
Managing Partner, Advisory Services, Ernst & Young LLP
Harish is an Associate Director with Risk Advisory Services (Technology & Security Risk Services) at Ernst & Young, and he specializes in the areas of Application Controls review, Information System Security Reviews, SOx compliance assistance, etc. With a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Harish qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1996. Harish became a Certified Information Systems Auditor from Information Systems Audit & Control Association, USA in 2000, and a CFE in 2007.
Harish has over 11 years of IS risk management experience in industries such as IT, Media, Telecom, etc.
Harish is actively involved in providing training on IS audit at internal and external forums.
His key assignments include the following:
He is currently assisting a telecom major with IT audits across several locations in India. He is leading a team advising a telecom major on business continuity In the recent past he led the EY India team assisting a large multinational comply with Section 404 of Sarbanes Oxley across its many entities in UK, Europe & India covering diverse IT environments consisting of mainframe, ERP, bespoke applications, etc. He is currently helping with rolling out a new audit documentation tool (GAMx) within EY India.
His key clients include Discovery Communications, UnitedHealth Group, Bharti Airtel, Sony Corp, Delphi Corp, ITC Limited, LG Electronics, Maruti Suzuki India, Vodafone Essar, Microsoft, Tata Communications
IPS,Addl CP (IV) , Kolkata Police
Sri Hari Kishore Kusumakar is an IPS officer of 1998 Batch from WB Cadre and a leader in Cyber Crime Research in the country. He established National Digital Crime Resource & Training Centre (NDCRTC) in SVP National Police Academy in association with CDAC Hyderabad. He is a BE (mechanical) from Roorke University and holds a Diploma in Police Management from Osmania University.
Praxis Business School
Dr Prithwis Mukerjee is an engineering graduate from IIT, Kharagpur and did his Masters and PhD in Management Science from the University of Texas at Dallas, USA. He has spent nearly two decades in the Indian IT, software and management consultancy business and has worked in Tata Steel, Tata IBM, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, where he was a partner and in IBM where he was the head of the Kolkata Delivery Centre. He was also a full time, tenured professor at the Vinod Gupta School of Management. Prithwis has pioneered RDBMS in Tata Steel, eBusiness and web based technology at PwC, 3D Virtual worlds at IBM and distance learning at VGSOM
IT-Security & Digital Forensics Expert
DEEPAK KUMAR (D3) is an IT-Security & Digital Forensics Examiner, Consultant , Trainer,Â Freelancer has more than 6 years of comprehensive experience in various verticals of domain. His area of interestÂ is in Digital Forensic, Cyber-Security & Intelligence. He has been working on several consulting engagements forÂ the major Academia, Finance, Governments, Law Enforcement Agencies & ITES/BFS Enterprise sectors.
He holds professional International certifications in areas of: Cyber-Security | Digital Forensics | Ethical-Hacking | Operational Security | Industrial Control Systems | Fraud Detection & Investigation | Counter Terrorism & National Security | Security Awareness
He is an also highly interactive trainer & analyst, whose work in mainly based on research and applied knowledge from extensive experiences in digital forensics and cyber-security. He has not only assisted in solving complex cyber-crime and forensic cases but has also played an instrumental role in creating awareness about forensics and cyber-crimes. So far he has delivered talks/ guest-lectures / seminars / workshops / trainings on various domains like ethical-hacking, cyber-crimes/security awareness and digital forensics. He has delivered workshops and corporate trainings to IT companies, esteemed institutions, Law enforcement and organizations; and also trained 915+ high-end professional individually. Awarded with various industry-recognized certifications; received several appreciations from senior officials from the law enforcement, academia, defence organizations and media as well. He is currently being engaged with African projects on Digital Forensics & Cyber Security, OSINT (Open Source Intelligence) & SMOINT (Social Media Open Source Intelligence).
Director- Strategic Accounts, Scanpoint Geomatics Ltd
Colonel Inderjeet Singh, an established Thought Leader in the industry and a distinguished speaker in various national and international forums. An information security expert with over 26 years of experience, Colonel Inderjeet Singh used to work with the Ministry of Defence before moving to corporate. He is Security Evangelist, Security Analyst and Freelance Writer with area of interests as Big Data , Internet of Things (IoT) including IoT Security, Blockchain, Bitcoin, Machine Learning, Smart Cities, Digital Transformation and E-Governance.
Executive Council & Founder Member IESA IoT Security | Executive Council Member TAA IIT Kharagpur (Delhi Chapter), Executive Council Member Council for Electronics and Telecommunication (CET), Fellow Institute of Engineers (India) | Fellow- Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE), Member CCICI (Cloud Computing Innovation Council of India) www.ccici.in | an IEEE incubation initiative, Member Computer Society of India (CSI) | Member CIOs of India.
B M Zahid ul Haque is the Head of Information Security (CISO) of BRAC Bank Ltd. He is overall responsible for Information Security strategy and improvement initiatives of this one of the top bank in Bangladesh which is the 1st bank with ISO 27001:2013 Certification in the country. Developed enterprise information security framework, Ensuring data integrity, confidentiality and availability of information as well as controls on how data is processed by the organization. He also provides Information Security services & consultancy to BRAC bank subsidiaries. He is a Multi-Certified & Cyber security Expert having 16 years of management experiences in Information Technology, Information security, Risk, Governance & Compliance having multiple professional credentials (include CISSO, CISM, CPEH, CCSM, CLFE, PMP, LPM, LITGM, LA 9001, LA ISO 27001, LA 30301, COBIT 5, CPISI, OCP, MCTS), Certifications (include ITIL, Security+, CPM, CNE, CBM, CSAD, CSE, COOL, CPPM) and MSc in Computer Engineering. After graduating as a Computer Engineer, he spent a number of years in various capacities in IT development & services, banking, education and consultancy in Bangladesh and Abroad. He is a member of ISACA, CTO Forum, OWASP and founding secretary general of ISSA Bangladesh Chapter. He has been awarded several times include National award for Cyber Security initiative. He is a Cyber Security trainer, writer and International speaker.
Professor, Institute of Development & Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT)
Dr B M Mehtre is a Professor at IDRBT. He has completed Ph.D. (Engineering), from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, 1991.He worked at the Research & Development Centre, CMC Ltd. for over 22 years and over 25 years of Industrial R&D Experience in Biometrics and other areas.Worked at the Research & Development Centre, CMC Ltd. for over 22 years.He worked as Scientist at National University of Singapore for 3 years (1992-95). He was a visiting Scholar at Michigan State University, USA (1990) and held academic positions at the IIIT Hyderabad (adjunct faculty, 2000-01).
He is an Associate Editor,Pattern Recognition Journal,Elsevier.He got Best Paper Award at the ICCIC Conference in the area of Cyber Defense in two consecutive years(2013 and 2014).His seminal work on fingerprint identification led to the development of the first automated fingerprint identification system in India, which was later deployed in many state police departments in India and some countries outside India.
His Patent – STAR – A System for Trademark Archival and Retrieval; CP Lam, JK Wu, B Mehtre – World Patent Information, 1996
Some of his recent published Journals are :
Assistant Manager , Liability Insurance, Global Insurance
Akhshay is B.B.A L.L.B (Dual degree with a specialization in Cyber,IPR and financial frauds) from Symbiosis Law school and having Professional Experience in Liability Insurance More than 2 years.
Currently he is associated with Global Insurance brokers and providing support in structuring some of large cyber insurance programs in the market including Stock exchange, Banks, manufacturing and other industries, he is the Cyber Practice associate driving the research and development, content marketing and awareness of Global C.RIS.I.S (Cyber Risk Insurance solutions ) practice in addition to driving the marketing practice for the rest of businesses for all products of liability lines of insurance.
He is the author of the first Cyber Insurance guide in Global and is currently looking into Globalâ€™s contribution in research and drafting of the IDRBT white paper on Cyber insurance for banks .He utilizes his Cyber Law Specialization in providing support of claims situations and the modification of policy wordings to suit changing exposures was also a part of the team that is settling the biggest cyber insurance claim.
He is further the lead for the Global L.I.B.R.A solutions with the primary intent to provide clientele with an understanding for how the risks can be offset by means of insurance and therefore driving the content marketing practice of the team with the aid of detailed research documents and proprietary infographics .
Recently he spoke at the CII summit for Cyber Security 2017 at CII House In Ahmedabad, he was the lead organizer for the Cyber Insurance conference chaired by the honâ€™ble IT Minister Mr Ravi Shankar prasad where the first iteration of the aforementioned brochure was launched In the past he was a part of the TATA AIG liability underwriting team as well.