Cyber security -- panel discussion


New Age Cyber Attacks—Strategies to Mitigate them and Remediate
Mahindra Electric

Head – Advance Technology, Mahindra Electric Mobility Limited

The cyber threat landscape has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years. … So much, that even the World Economic Forum’s report of 2018 recognizes the breakdown of information infrastructure and networks due to large-scale cyber-attacks, as one of the top five global risks that impact people, in terms of their “likelihood.”
The silver lining though is that the strategies that can be employed to mitigate such risks and maintain business continuity, are evolving as well. Do join us for an engaging panel discussion to know more about such strategies from some of the leading cyber security specialists in the country
When: 4 PM – 5 PM, October 19, 2019
Where: The Grand Hyatt, Kochi.
Moderator: Tarun Kumar, Chief Information Security Officer, Nissan Digital India.
Contact number: 9810307790

Tarun brings two decades of experience in the areas of cyber security/information security/IT risk management. As the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for Nissan Digital Hub, he is responsible for overseeing the management of cyber security function at Nissan, besides providing leadership to the global teams and capability creation projects.

Panel members

Atul Gupta
Atul Gupta
Leader – IT Advisory (Risk Consulting) and Cyber Security, KPMG (based in Delhi)
+91 9810081050;

Atul, partner and IT Advisory head, is also the leader for cyber security services, KPMG in India. He has more than 21 years of experience in providing technology consulting services and has worked across regions, including US, Europe, Africa, and Asia Pacific. He has contributed significantly to wide range of industries, including Telecom, Financial Services, Technology, Manufacturing, Government and Energy, and Industrial Markets.


Rohit Anand
Rohit Anand
Director & Partner, Tanisi IT Services P Ltd (based in New Delhi);;
+91 7404130391

Rohit has 22 years of experience across industry verticals, such as IT, Airlines, Pharmaceuticals, and ITeS. Besides running a cyber security start-up in data classification in his previous assignment, he is currently engaged in his entrepreneurial venture, TISPL & DLP24X7, which is focused on data theft, brand protection, and related services for customers in India and abroad

Vikas Kapoor
Vikas Kapoor
VP, Cyber Security, Vodafone Shared Services (based in Pune) ;

With a unique blend of experience ranging from deep hands-on operations to CXO-level global strategy formulation, Vikas has 20 years of experience in cyber security, Technology Risk and Compliance, IT Security Audits, Infrastructure Management, Offshore Development Center, and CIO’s Strategic Priorities Office.

Lince Lawrance
Lince Lawrance
Director, Cyber Security Advisory, Ernst & Young (EY) GDS (based in Trivandrum) ;
+91 9400449955;

Lince, an ardent advocate (evangelist) of ERM and BCM practices, has over 19 years of experience in Enterprise Risk Management, Program Management, Operations, Information Security, Business Continuity, Audit Management, Fraud Control and Regulatory Compliance.