Critical Infrastructure Security , Government , Industry Specific

Cybersecurity Chief Rajesh Pant Spells Out Priorities

Creating a New Cybersecurity Policy Is at Top of List
Lt.Gen.(Retd) Dr. Rajesh Pant, national cybersecurity coordinator, Govt. of India

In an exclusive video interview, India’s cybersecurity coordinator, Lt. Gen. (Retired) Dr. Rajesh Pant, spells out his priorities, including creating a new national cybersecurity policy.

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”The new cybersecurity policy will include all aspects of deterrence and technological changes that have taken place in the last five years, which was not there in the earlier policy of 2013,” he says.

In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Fraud and Breach Summit in Bengaluru, Pant offers insights on:

  • Why cyber risk management strategy is crucial in tackling threats;
  • The importance of information sharing in building a secure ecosystem;
  • The best security practices for keeping up with global cybersecurity demands.

Pant national cybersecurity coordinator in the national security council of India. He is responsible for coordinating all cybersecurity activities across multiple sectors. He holds a PhD degree in information security metrics.

About the Author

Geetha Nandikotkur

Geetha Nandikotkur

Managing Editor, Asia & the Middle East, 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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