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CLOUDSEC 2017 to commence APAC tour with Mumbai conference

Propels Organizations to Level-Up their Fight against Cybercriminals

CLOUDSEC, the leading internet security conference in Asia Pacific and Europe, will hold its seventh annual event in Mumbai on September 13, 2017. This event leads up to a tour across APAC countries, including India, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Australia and the United Kingdom, before making the last stop in The Republic of Korea.

Hosted by Trend Micro, CLOUDSEC 2017 gathers together renowned experts, industry thought leaders, businesses and organizations from across the globe to re-evaluate and redefine their understanding of threats, risks and solutions in a rapidly evolving threat landscape. This empowers enterprises to step up their game and ‘Level Up’ to face the continuous barrage of next-generation threats.

“Over the years, CLOUDSEC has grown to become a credible and innovative platform where the very best of global best-practices pertaining to the latest threats and security strategies come together, along with compelling insights and deliberations by experts that keep raising the bar of excellence,” said Nilesh Jain, Country Manager (India and SAARC), Trend Micro.

He further added, “In 2017, the challenge remains for the industry to Level- Up and devise innovative strategies to stay ahead of cybercriminals in a never-ending supremacy tug-of-war. CLOUDSEC aims to educate and generate awareness about new security issues, and prepare attendees to address a wide spectrum of real-world challenges and current strategies in internet security.”

CLOUDSEC Asia Pacific 2017 Event Highlights:

At CLOUDSEC India 2017, hosted in Mumbai, featured keynote speakers are:

  • Bill McGee, Senior Vice President of Hybrid Cloud Security, Trend Micro
  • Vishal Salvi, Chief Information Security Officer, Infosys
  • Dhanya Thakkar, Managing Director and Vice President, APAC, Trend Micro
  • Simon Piff, Vice President of Security Practice, IDC
  • Myla Pilao, Director of TrendLabs Research, Trend Micro
  • Sunil Varkey, Vice President & CISO, Wipro Technologies
  • Jayantha Prabhu, Chief Information Officer, Essar Group

In the wake of a more digitally connected world, and with the rise in internet connected devices and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), and where mobile and cloud first is the new norm, enterprises are seen grappling with security mechanisms to address their vulnerabilities, that lie exposed to the cybercriminals. As per Gartner reports, by 2020 there will be more than 25 billion connected devices, a hotbed of opportunity for cyber attackers.

Today, IoT devices have become the preferred choice for cyber attackers looking to disrupt and paralyze the system, and IoT Ransomware threat is more serious than ever.  Notwithstanding, there are a plethora of other newer and stealthier security challenges that enterprises need to face today as well, which include – Business Process Compromise, Targeted attacks, BEC (Business Email Compromise), Next generation vs. cross-generation security, alternative ways to secure an enterprise network and GDPR.

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