Cyber Resilience Summit Addresses India’s most Pressing Security Concerns!
ROHIT SHARMA / PRERIT CHAUHAN
New Delhi: On Wednesday in Nation’s capital India’s most important decision-makers congregated at The Associated Chambers of Commerce Of India (ASSOCHAM)’s Cyber Resilience Summit held at Le Meridian, New Delhi. The gathering included top professionals from the government, ASSOCHAM, Cyber Security cells, Ernst & Young and Kaspersky Lab, one of the world’s leading cyber security brands. The one-day event addressed the most pressing issues India and the world face in cyber security, and how best to handle them.
Steering Team Kaspersky was Mr. Stephan Neumeier, Managing Director -Kaspersky Lab (APAC), and Mr. Shrenik Bhayani, General Manager Kaspersky Lab (South Asia). Mr. Neumeier addressed the current issues such as the cyber threat landscape is becoming ever more complex and destructive. Over few months, attacks targeting governments and enterprises have increased significantly in both number and range with measurable impact on reputation, revenue, operations and customers. In the last year we witnessed a number of cyber breaches, malicious ransomware and economic espionage.
Addressing the Conference Stephan Neumeier, Managing Director – Kaspersky Lab Said, “For the last 20 years, Kaspersky Lab has been working around the clock every day analyzing and combating all kinds of IT threats that have evolved in that time, making the world a better place. I am proud that Kaspersky Lab remains at the forefront of the cybersecurity industry and being the first within the industry to start with initiatives such as the Global Transparency Centre shows our strong commitment and passion for cybersecurity.”
The summit saw a strong line-Up of cybersecurity experts from Kaspersky Lab giving an overview of the landscape in India and the world and what to expect in the near future.
Mr. Vitaly Kamluk (Director of Great, APAC, Kaspersky Lab) provided a bird’s eye View of the cybersecurity landscape in India and the world, apprising how the situation has changed drastically over the last decade.
”There is no doubt that targeted attacks have become the most dangerous threat to governments and enterprises globally in 2017. Massive data breaches, black mailing with a threat of global privacy disaster and reputational catastrophe have become a common thing. Leaks of dangerous exploits’ used by intelligence agencies boosted not only cybercriminals activities but also other nation-state sponsored attackers. Every new exploit is adopted by targeted attackers now much faster than in 2016 and years before that, which makes efficient and reliable patch strategy critical to resist Such threats. India is among countries that are developing very fast in technology, which opens opportunities for more cyber attacks on it’s users and infrastructure,” Said Mr. Vitaly Kamluk.
Shrenik Bhayani, General Manager, Kaspersky Lab South Asia closed the power-packed day with a vote of thanks, mentioning how the coming together of key decision maker in one room, will pave the way forward for India.