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Profiles in Leadership: Nilesh Roy, Spocto

Planning and Implementing a Passwordless World
Nilesh Roy, CISO & VP - IT operations, Spocto Solutions Pvt. Ltd., and executive member of the CyberEdBoard

With increasing data breaches and ransomware attacks, Nilesh Roy says his top priority is planning and implementing a passwordless environment and securing Spocto's internal and external data using its artificial intelligence engine, which processes large amounts of personal financial information without any human intervention.

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"Artificial Intelligence is the technology for now and the future. We are continuously investing in artificial intelligence, and it is being used in various sectors. Robotic automation and machine learning are other technologies that have acceptance in every sector," he says.

In a video interview with Information Security Media Group as part of the CyberEdBoard's ongoing Profile in Leadership series, Roy discusses:

  • Creating a passwordless environment;
  • How Spocto Solutions is minimizing security incidents;
  • Ways to provide training opportunities for employees to stay on top of the job.

Roy drives the IT security strategies and programs of the entire Spocto Solutions organization. In addition to implementing security applications and technologies, he focusses on building a culture of security through awareness and education of the organization’s people and stakeholders. Roy has more than 25 years of experience in InfoSec, technology operations, remote infrastructure management, strategy planning, ERP greenfield implementations and ERP harmonization across various regions.

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About the Author

Prajeet Nair

Prajeet Nair

Principal Correspondent

Nair is principal correspondent for Information Security Media Group's global news desk. He has previously worked at TechCircle, IDG, Times Group and other publications where he reported on developments in enterprise technology, digital transformation and other issues.




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