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CSA Summit 2019

The CSA Bangalore Summit commenced with Ekta MISHRA (APAC Membership Director & Country Manager India, CSA) and Jim REAVIS (CEO & Co-Founder, CSA) celebrating the 10th year anniversary of CSA and what the future holds in its second decade. This was followed by a stellar line-up of 12 presentations and a panel discussion, delivered by renowned individuals in the tech industry.

Key Topics include :
  • How to Build Awareness Training into Your Cyber Resilience Strategy
  • Connected Vehicles Security Ecosystem & Challenges
  • Baggage Check-In to the Cloud
  • IoT Cyber Warfare
  • Threats against Modern Cloud Service Infrastructure: Detection and Mitigation
  • Top Cloud Data Breaches and Lessons Learned
  • Building a Foundation for Successful Cyber Threat Intelligence Exchange
  • Panel discussion on “Regulations are hindering cloud adoption - True or False?"
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Presentations

Other presentations were made by the industry’s thought leaders and eminent individuals in cloud computing, who spoke on topics such as:

  • Ravikishor MUNDADA, CEO, Center of Excellence in Cyber Security, Government of Karnataka) spoke on "Cybersecurity Public/Private Partnership Work - Addressing Challenges" at CSA Bangalore Summit on 9 September 2019. His main points were: (a) Addressing the Cybersecurity PPP challenges from the perspective of stakeholders which includes - CISO, MD, Startups, Policy Makers, Industry Bodies such as CSA, FICCI, Individuals & Cybercriminals. (b) Cybersecurity is possibly the only segment that is negatively biased and we have huge challenges of building 'positive industry' around it.

  • Dr. Lopa Mudraa BASU (Global Head Cyber Security Risk, Governance & Compliance, Nissan Motors) presented on "Connected Vehicles Security Ecosystem & Challenges".. Her talk covered the following main points & aspects (a) Components of Modern Car (b) Connected car landscape (c) Connected ecosystem (d) Key Vulnerabilities (f) reference from CSA Observations and Recommendations on Connected Vehicle Security.

  • Anoop DAS (Enterprise Manager, Middle East and India, Mimecast) presented on “How to Build Awareness Training into Your Cyber Resilience Strategy” and laid emphasis to a point that 90+% breaches involved human error! It’s critical for enterprises to strengthen the firewall integrating with proactive & comprehensive security.

  • Prakash PADARIYA (CISO, GE India Technology Center) presented on "IoT Cyber Warfare". His talk focused on (a) IoT is going to grow, reaching 50 billion+ in the next few months. (b) Every industry is in IoT race to design its products more smarter for better customer adaptability (c) Drone Hacking – Game Changer in IoT & Aviation world. He also laid emphasis on no standards around AI (Artificial Intelligence) & ML (Machine Learning). An area for CSA to bring clear & better regulatory guidelines before something really turns into “Skynet” (Ref: Fictional artificial neural network of Terminator series).

  • In his presentation on “Building a Foundation for Successful Cyber Threat Intelligence Exchange”, Haojie ZHUANG (Research Director APAC, CSA) provided insights on key considerations for corporations seeking to collaborate on security incidents impacting the cloud environment.
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Ekta MISHRA (APAC Membership Director & Country Manager India, CSA) giving the welcome remarks

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Anoop DAS (Enterprise Manager, Middle East & India, Mimecast) presenting on "How to Build Awareness Training into Your Cyber Resilience Strategy"

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Dr. Lopa Mudra BASU (Global Head Cyber Security Risk, Governance & Compliance, Nissan Motors) presenting on"Connected Vehicles Security Ecosystem & Challenges"

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Praveen Kumar MOTUPALLI (Regional Information Security Officer, Airbus India) sharing his views on "Baggage Check-In to the Cloud"

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Panel Discussion on "Regulations are hindering cloud adoption - True or False?" moderated by Satyavathi DIVADRI (Chair, CSA Bangalore Chapter).

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Prakash PADARIYA (CISO, GE India Technology Center) presenting on "Prakash PADARIYA, CISO, GE India Technology Center"

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Sumanth NAROPANTH (CEO, Deep Armor) presenting on "Threats against Modern Cloud Service Infrastructure: Detection & Mitigation"

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Venkatesh KOVVURI (Founder & CEO, TechnoMinds Cyber Labs) presenting on "Cloud Security: Service Provider Vs Customer​"

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Ravikishor MUNDADA (CEO, Center of Excellence in Cyber Security, Government of Karnataka) addressing challenges on "Cybersecurity Public/Private Partnership Work"

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Ajay AGARWAL (SVP, Information Security Group, Broadridge Financial Solutions) presenting on "Top Cloud Data Breaches & Lessons Learned"

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Ravi Kumar SRIVASTAVA (CISO, Manipal Health Enterprises Pvt. Ltd) presenting on “Privacy & Security Challenges with Medical and IoT Devices in Health Care Industry”

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Satyavathi DIVADRI (Chair, CSA Bangalore Chapter) closing the summit with "A Call to Action – To the India Cloud Community"

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Haojie ZHUANG (Director of Research APAC, CSA) presenting on "Building a Foundation for Successful Cyber Threat Intelligence Exchange"

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Satyavathi DIVADARI (Chairman,CSA BAngalore Chapter) presenting CCM mapping work completed by Chapter members.

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Closing the event with a group photo.