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Fraud & Breach Summit in Bengaluru: A Preview

Security Experts Will Cover Wide Variety of Topics
Fraud & Breach Summit in Bengaluru: A Preview

Insider threats, phishing and email fraud, digital payment fraud. International attacks on banking systems resulting in fraudsters siphoning money. Cyberattacks on the government and enterprise websites. India's proposed data protection and privacy framework.

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All of these topics have been grabbing headlines. And now security professionals are scrambling build better cyber defenses.

To help security practitioners address their challenges, Information Security Media Group is hosting its Fraud & Breach Prevention Summit on May 21 at the Conrad Hotel in Bengaluru, which will offer expert insights on best practices.

Educational sessions will address the needs of CISOs and other security and IT professionals, as well as compliance, fraud and risk teams, providing practical solutions and strategies that attendees can immediately put to use.

Sharing Best Practices

Security experts will discuss the best ways to secure critical assets against evolving threats with the use of contemporary technologies. They'll share insights on how automation and orchestration is helping them build better strategies.

Key topics will include:

  • Keeping pace with global cyber threats;
  • Using security automation and orchestration as a defense tool;
  • The skills required for end point detection and response;
  • The CISO's role in the digital transformation journey;
  • Intelligence-driven security;
  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning for data identification;
  • Resilient email security and digital payment security.

Featured Speakers

The summit will commence with a keynote address by the national cybersecurity coordinator of India, Lt. Gen. (retired) Rajesh Pant.

He will set the stage by highlighting why enterprises are not keeping pace with global cyber threats. He'll review the threat landscape and the state of cybersecurity solutions and services and describe how enterprises need to come up to speed.

In a plenary session, Brijesh Singh, inspector general of police for cyber for the government of Maharashtra, will describe the cybercrime markets on the dark web, where stolen information is available for purchase.

A fireside chat with B. N. Srikrishna, a former justice on the Supreme Court of India and chairman of the data protection committee, will address India's proposed data protection law and what it could mean for enterprises.

Other sessions will include:

  • Fireside chat featuring Vipin Surelia of Visa;
  • "GDPR Compliance: Building a Strong Security and Governance Framework," featuring Subhajit Deb, CISO at Dr Reddy's Laboratories;
  • "Security Automation & Orchestration: The CISO's New Lingo in Tackling Threats," presented by Sudarshan Rajagopal, global lead for information risk management and security at Shell India;
  • End Point Detection and Response for Enhanced Security - A Practitioner's Prerequisites discussed by Elavarasu A. K. of Mphasis.

Panel discussions including: "Data Localization: Impact on Security and Compliance" and "Data Breaches and Fraud Detection: How to Engage with Law Enforcement, Regulators and Policy Makers," will offer timely insights.

The event will provide you the opportunity to learn from industry influencers, earn CPE credits and meet with leading technology providers.

For more information, visit the Bengaluru event page. And be sure to look for video interviews conducted at the summit to be

About the Author

Geetha Nandikotkur

Geetha Nandikotkur

Vice President - Conferences, Asia, Middle East and Africa, ISMG

Nandikotkur is an award-winning journalist with over 20 years of experience in newspapers, audiovisual media, magazines and research. She has an understanding of technology and business journalism and has moderated several roundtables and conferences, in addition to leading mentoring programs for the IT community. Prior to joining ISMG, Nandikotkur worked for 9.9 Media as a group editor for CIO & Leader, IT Next and CSO Forum.

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