It's that time of the year. DSCI's Annual Security Summit and its Excellence Awards have arrived. Here are some of the exciting sessions and speakers that I will definitely be checking out at this year's event.
The Reserve Bank of India is setting up an IT arm and scouting for a CEO. The leader is expected to be an IT person with skills to handle cybersecurity, IT systems audit and assessment. What qualities must this leader possess?
Security experts are warning that Internet-connected devices - including toys - should be treated as insecure and untrusted until proven otherwise. Have our collective information security shortcomings ever been more seasonally appropriate - or scarier?
The Indian government has been outspoken in its intent to pursue cybersecurity as a core part of its digital agenda. While the intent, budgets and vision are all being formulated, traction on the ground is still awaited, says E&Y's Rahul Rishi.
Amidst a perfect storm of circumstances, how will CISOs ensure that they remain relevant? Is outsourced security and MSSP dependence going to take over? Or are virtual CISO specialists going to rule the roost?
Amidst the tragedy of the urban flooding disaster in Chennai, businesses running critical operations are turning to business continuity management to resume operations. Thought-leader and former CISO Vishal Salvi shares advice.
The government of India reports an increase in the annual number of cybersecurity incidents. But what is being done to curb this increase? Security experts offer their recommendations for tracking and reducing these crimes.
Vivian Poon, head of Network Security Operations at UBS, sees the need to encourage women to take up new roles in risk management, governance, security and forensics. How does she recommend recruiting these new professionals?
India's and Malaysia's cybersecurity teams look to strike a chord to collaborate and share best security practices to respond to security incidents. But the question is: Who will take the lead and has the expertise to face the challenges?
In his new role as DSCI's chief, Nandkumar Saravade shares details on the latest developments and initiatives at the organization, with a brief overview of the industry body's plans for the coming year.
India and Singapore signed a MoU to tackle cybersecurity challenges by setting up an incident prevention and response mechanism, which is operationally ready, as well as establishing an information sharing mechanism for best practices.
Ireland's Cyber Crime Conference in Dublin drew a capacity crowd for a full day of security briefings, networking, hotly contested capture-the-flag and secure-coding challenges, as well as a chance to sharpen one's lock-picking skills.
ITSERT-NP, formed to address Nepal's cybersecurity challenges, faces the task of prescribing policy guidelines and mandates, as well as establishing an information-sharing platform to secure Nepal against growing threats.
A lack of broad awareness of the opportunities in information security may be one of the biggest bottlenecks to capacity-building, says Dr. Ron Hale, ISACA's Chief Knowledge Officer, in this exclusive interview.
More cybersecurity specialists are making the leap from long-time careers in law enforcement, the military and the government to the private sector, says Dale Meyerrose, a retired U.S. Air Force Major General, who explains why.