Data Security Council of India focuses on cyber security for digital transformation

Security architects, senior security managers and decision makers brainstormed on a number of issues, including technology and cyber-security, during the seventh edition of Data Security Council of India (DSCI) Best Practices meet in Bengaluru.
Participants spoke on policy matters, proposed industry steps, market response, globally evolved practices, technology innovation, industry standards, architectural designs and others.

“In the current landscape, the industry is witnessing wide-scale adoption of new technology solutions that are leading to building complex digital business models around technological breakthroughs,” said Nandkumar Saravade, CEO, DSCI at the two day meet held on July 9 and 10.

“Cyber criminals take benefit of the scale and complexity brought about by the Digital transformation to attack these business models. Hence, cyber-security becomes crucial while architecting the security of these models,” added Saravade at the meet themed as ‘Architecting Security for Digital Transformation’. “As digital technologies on the one hand creates immense opportunities, it gives rise to considerable vulnerabilities that can weaken the security posture,” said K.K. Natarajan, CEO, Mindtree. The best practices meet focused on Cyber Insurance, Management of Legal Risks in IT-enabled businesses, The Wearables: Relevance to Enterprise and cyber and national security.

As many as 300 participants attended the event featuring 50 eminent speakers from the industry. National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) which set up DSCI says it is committed to making cyberspace safe, secure and trusted by establishing best practices, standards and initiatives.

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