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    GIVING GREAT CISOs THE

    RECOGNITION THEY DESERVES

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    REDEFINING

    SECURITY EXCELLENCE,

    INNOVATION

    & LEADERSHIP!

     

    Program Agenda
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    ~ CISO AWARDS

    ~ THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

    ~ CONFERENCE

    ~ TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE

    ~ P2P EXCHANGES

     

    ALL UNDER ONE ROOF…

    MOST PROLIFIC SECURITY EVENT OF INDIA!

  • HEARTIEST

    CONGRATULATIONS!

    ALL WINNERS OF 2016

    INFOSEC MAESTROS AWARDS

     

    Program Agenda

Date & Venue

DATE: April 7-9, 2017
Clarks Exotica Resort and Spa
Swiss Town, Hollywood Junction,
Sadahalli post, Devanahalli Road,
Bangalore 562110 (INDIA)

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EVENT AT A GLANCE

  • INFOSEC MAESTROS AWARDS

    ‘INFOSEC MAESTROS’ Awards is the best ever initiative to inspire the innovative, talented and hard working information security professionals across the verticals,...

  • TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE

    Global security vendors, consultants, domestic security players and security auditing farms are cordially invited to showcase their industry leadership, product strength...

  • THE CONFERENCE

    The Conference at INFOSEC MAESTROS Awards in day time aims to bring India’s most respected & renowned CISOs from private, public and govt organizations and...

  • CAMP WITH CHAMPS

    Apart from the award ceremony, technology showcase, insightful debates and peer-to-peer exchange as part of business agenda, number of entertainment and break-out...

  • THOUGHT LEADERSHIPS

    Listen and connect with informed opinion leaders and the go-to people in their field of expertise. They are trusted sources who move and inspire people with innovative...

  • P2P EXCHANGE

    Witness a grand gathering of industry renowned CISOs, Analysts, Risk Managers, Consultants, Security Professionals and Auditors and explore the networking opportunity to...

Explore Agenda & Schedule

Judging Process

 

Submissions for ‘INFOSEC MAESTROS’ Awards must align with the category for which they are nominated and are judged based upon completeness and accuracy of the information provided. Nominations are also judged based on the overall influence, effectiveness and success of the nominees’ project, initiative or improvement. Nominators may be contacted by any member of panel of juries. The panel of judges selected, each represent a different segment of industry and bring to the forum their extensive knowledge and experience. The jury’s judgment will be considered as final one.
Judgment in these criteria will be based on:

 

    • Industry type
    • Organization size
    • Factors driving organization’s information security spending
    • Evaluation of information security spending
    • Security measures deployed or to be deployed
    • Size and complexity of projects undertaken/delivered
    • Security assurance

FAQ’s

Q. Why ‘INFOSEC MAESTROS’ Awards?

The ‘INFOSEC MAESTROS’ Awards will felicitate organizations (and the people within them) that are using information security technology in innovative ways to secure their business and mission critical information in the most effective manner and deliver business value, by creating competitive advantage, optimizing business processes, enabling growth or improving relationships with customers.

Information security is vital for protecting the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of computer systems, resources, and data; it is important for business continuity, for profits, for the economy and for national security. Yet, though every year we load accolades on business heads for their successes and other side, the country has stayed silent to the monumental contribution of the security professionals.

The ‘INFOSEC MAESTROS’ Awards is an attempt to recognize the contributions that these extremely talented executives make that has such a huge impact on our businesses. This is the most prolific information security honour that is being conceptualized, and organized by ‘INFOSECURITYLIVE.COM’

Q. What is the Impact of ‘INFOSEC MAESTROS’ Awards?

This award aims to bring to the centre stage the contribution security officers make in the shaping and securing the integrity of our businesses. We hope that this award will inspire the young talented information security professionals and researchers to come forward with path breaking technological innovations to keep organizations ahead and secure.

Q. What is the Judging Process?

The 150 INFOSEC MAESTROS will be chosen by the expert panel of 5 jury members and will be based on the information submitted by the nominees vide online form submission or through email. The panel of judges selected, each represent a different segments of industry and bring to the forum their extensive knowledge and experience. The jury’s judgment will be considered as final one. Entrants are encouraged to include any information about their projects or initiatives that they would like the judges to consider in their answers to the questions on the application. Please note that finalists of this award are not ranked. For more details, please refer Judging Process section.

Q. Tell us something about methodology used for selecting ‘INFOSEC MAESTROS’?

A brief on the methodology adopted for selection process (only to present a neutral picture of the initiative):

Step 1: Open nominations – publicize via personal contact, print ads, online ads, links on websites.

Step 2: Receive nomination entries from individuals and organisations. Parameters of selection include:

~ Industry type
~ Organisation size
~ Factors driving organization’s information security spending
~ Evaluation of information security spending
~ Security measures deployed or to be deployed
~ Size and complexity of projects undertaken/delivered
~ Security assurance

Step 3: Nominations to be short listed based on predefined minimum criteria.

Step 4: Jury panel consisting of pioneers and stalwarts of the security industry to qualify finalists.

Step 5: INFOSEC MAESTROS selected. Special Achievement awards, if any to be decided by Jury panel

Q. How will the information provided for nominations are used?

The information you provide in your nomination forms will be primarily used by ‘INFOSECURITY LIVE’ for judging the awards. Additionally, the information provided may be used by our editorial team for editorial purpose and/or in other publicity materials related to the ‘INFOSEC MAESTROS’ Awards. If there is any information that you do not want publicized, please mention the same in the form submitted with an “ * ” marked against it.

Q. What is the deadline for nomination submission?

The deadline for submitting an application for the 2017 edition of ‘INFOSEC MAESTROS’ Awards is January 26, 2016 (Extended Deadline). You can download the application form here or you can send us a request. Winners will be notified by e-mail and in a letter by the 3rd Week of February 2017.

Q. If I need more information on nominations, whom should I contact?

For any queries regarding nomination, please write to:
~ Jitendra Srivastava: jeetu@cioaxis.com
~ B D Roy: roy@cioaxis.com

Nominate Yourself

Nominations for ‘INFOSEC MAESTROS' Awards are open nationwide to all Security Leaders from private or public companies. You can choose any of the methods to submit your nomination for InfoSec Maestros Awards 2017.

Who Should Apply?

*  CISO  *  CIO  *  CTO  *  CRO  *  CSO  *  Head–IS  *  Head–IT  *  VP–IT  *  Director–IT  *  GM–IT etc…

  • Submit Your Nomination (Online)

    Out of Office? At Home? Traveling? You can still submit your nomination for “INFOSEC MAESTROS Awards 2017”. Submit your nomination Online today. Who knows, you could be the next winner

  • Download Nomination Form (PDF Version)

    Download PDF version of Nomination Form for sending your nomination. Send back the thoroughly filled-up Nomination Form to ankur@cioaxis.com.

  • Download Nomination Form (DOC Version)

    Download DOC version of Nomination Form for sending your nomination. Send back the thoroughly filled-up Nomination Form to ankur@cioaxis.com

Meet the Speakers

Best CISOs deserve the best of breed national and international speakers, experts, analysts from IT Security domain as well as thought leaders. Please visit this section later for update as we are working on shortlisting the most competitive set of speakers for you. Thanks!

  • Anil Bhandari, Mentor & Thought Leader, ARCON

    Anil Bhandari

    Mentor & Thought Leader, ARCON

  • Anil Dixit, Group CIO, Adventz Corporate Office

    Anil Dixit

    Group CIO, Adventz Corporate Office

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    Atul Kumar

    General Manager, Syndicate Bank

  • Atul Luthra, Director-IT, Global Technology & Information Security

    Atul Luthra

    Director-IT, Global Technology & Information Security

  • Benoy C S, Industry Analyst, Frost & Sullivan

    Benoy C S

    Industry Analyst, Frost & Sullivan

  • Berjes Eric Shroff, CISO & Head - IS, Godrej Infotech Limited

    Berjes Eric Shroff

    CISO & Head - IS, Godrej Infotech Limited

  • Bhawani Singh, Security Solution Architect, Checkmarx

    Bhawani Singh

    Security Solution Architect, Checkmarx

  • Burgess Cooper, Partner, Information & Cyber Security , Advisory Services, Ernst & Young

    Burgess Cooper

    Partner, Information & Cyber Security , Advisory Services, Ernst & Young

  • Dhruv Khanna, CEO and Director, Data Resolve Technologies

    Dhruv Khanna

    CEO and Director, Data Resolve Technologies

  • Gaurav Batra, Information Security Officer, Mondelēz International

    Gaurav Batra

    Information Security Officer, Mondelēz International

  • Hitesh Mulani, VP & CISO, Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd. (Times Group)

    Hitesh Mulani

    VP & CISO, Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd. (Times Group)

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    Indrajit Saha

    Chief Information Security Officer, Indian Oil Corporation Limited

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    Kartik Shinde

    Partner, Cyber Security, Financial Services, Ernst & Young

  • KPM Das, Director, Cybersecurity and Trust, Cisco Systems

    KPM Das

    Director, Cybersecurity and Trust, Cisco Systems

  • Mudit Rastogi

    Mudit Rastogi

    An Independent Security Expert

  • Nabankur Sen, Advisor-cum-CISO, Bandhan Bank Limited

    Nabankur Sen

    Advisor-cum-CISO, Bandhan Bank Limited

  • Rahul Kumar, Country Manager & Director, WinMagic India

    Rahul Kumar

    Country Manager & Director, WinMagic India

  • S V Sunder Krishnan, Chief Risk Officer, Reliance Nippon Life Insurance

    S V Sunder Krishnan

    Chief Risk Officer, Reliance Nippon Life Insurance

  • Sanjiv Kumar Jain, Group CIO, Spark Minda , A K Minda Group

    Sanjiv Kumar Jain

    Group CIO, Spark Minda , A K Minda Group

  • Shivkumar Pandey, CISO, BSE Limited

    Shivkumar Pandey

    Chief Information Security Officer, BSE Limited

  • Srinivas Thimmaiah, Project Manager - InfoSec, Mercedes Benz R&D India

    Srinivas Thimmaiah

    Project Manager - InfoSec, Mercedes Benz R&D India

  • Subhash Singh Punjabi, Group Head - IT & Systems at Alicon Castalloy Ltd

    Subhash Singh Punjabi

    Group Head - IT & Systems at Alicon Castalloy Ltd

  • https://www.linkedin.com/in/sumitdhar/

    Sumit Dhar

    Senior Director & CISO, EdgeVerve (Infosys)

  • Tejas Lagad, Country Director, Nexus Technology

    Tejas Lagad

    Country Director - India, Nexus Technology

  • Thiagarajan. N, Director - IT, IMI-Critical Engineering

    Thiagarajan N

    Director - Information Technology, IMI-Critical Engineering

  • Venkat Nippani, Partner, Advisory, Grant Thornton

    Venkat Nippani

    Partner, Advisory, Grant Thornton

  • Vikas Arora, VP Global Security and IT, Toluna

    Vikas Arora

    VP Global Security and IT, Toluna

  • Yash Kadakia, Founder & CTO at Security Brigade InfoSec Pvt Ltd

    Yash Kadakia

    Founder & CTO at Security Brigade InfoSec Pvt Ltd

Program Agenda (Tentative)

Program Agenda of "INFOSEC MAESTROS Awards & Conference" event has been designed to offer a perfect blend of talent recognition, thought leadership, technology showcase, interactive sessions, peer-to-peer exchange, fun and entertainment activities -- makes it the most prolific IT Security event of India....

 

Day 1 (April 7, 2017)
  Time   Evening Session
  04.00 PM – 06.00 PM   Delegates Arrivals / Check-Ins
  06.00 PM – 06.30 PM   Registration + Welcome Drinks
  06.30 PM – 06.40 PM   Welcome Address & Opening Remarks
  06.40 PM – 07.00 PM   Keynote: Crisis Leadership: The Missing Link in Cyberattack Defense
  07.00 PM – 07.40 PM   Panel Discussion: The Risk of Things: Crossing the Last Mile of IoT Security and Cyber Risk
  07.40 PM – 08.10 PM   Presentation: Balancing the Need for Security with Easy Access
  08.10 PM – 08.40 PM   Panel Discussion: Security Challenges in Digital Money and Digital India. Are We Ready Yet?
  08.40 PM – 09.00 PM   Presentation: TBD
  09.00 PM – 09.15 PM   Vote of Thanks / Announcements on Next Day’s Proceedings
  09.15 PM onwards   Networking Cocktail & Gala Dinner
Day 2 (April 8, 2017)
  Time   Day Session
  07.30 AM – 08.30 AM   Power Breakfast
  09.00 AM – 09.20 AM   Delegate Registrations
  09.20 AM – 09.30 AM   Welcome Address & Opening Remarks
  09.30 AM – 10.00 AM   Analyst Keynote: Hunting Down the Hunters: Take Command of Tomorrow’s Threat & Stay Ahead
  10.00 AM – 10.30 AM   Keynote: Netmagic + Akamai Presentation
  10.30 AM – 11.00 AM   Panel Discussion: The Rise & Risk of Ransomware: Who is the Next Big Target?
  11.00 AM – 11.20 PM   Securing Enterprise Networks with Threat Detection and Analysis
  11.20 AM – 11.40 PM   Tea-Coffee Break / Technology Showcase
  11.40 AM – 12.00 PM   Protecting Endpoints and reputation with ML and AI. Is Remediation Better than Prevention?
  12.00 PM – 12.20 PM   Why Authentication has Become a Matter of Life and Death! 
  By: Tejas Lagad, Country Director, Nexus Technology
  12.20 PM – 12.40 PM   TBD
  12.40 PM – 01.00 PM   Application Security as a Business Enabler
  By: Bhawani Singh, Security Solution Architect, Checkmarx
  01.00 PM – 01.45 PM   Networking Lunch | Technology Showcase
  01.45 PM – 02.15 PM   InfoSec Maestros Awards Distribution
  02.15 PM – 02.30 PM   Data Security Strategy – Is Data-at-Rest Taken Care Of?
  By: Rahul Kumar, Country Manager, WinMagic
  02.30 PM – 02.45 PM   Privileged Identity Management In Enterprise IT
  By: Anil Bhandari, Mentor & Thought Leader, ARCON
  02.45 PM – 03.15 PM   Panel Discussion: Why Do You Need An AppSec Champion on Your Side?
  03.15 PM – 03.45 PM   Best Security Implementatons (Case studies – 3 Nos)
  03.45 PM – 04.00 PM   Shadows in the Cloud – Tackling Shadow IT 2.0
  By: Yash Kadakia, Founder & CTO, Security Brigade InfoSec Private Limited
  04.00 PM – 04.15 PM   Importance of Keeping CISO Complacency in Check
  By: Vikas Arora, VP – Global Security and IT, Toluna
  04.15 PM – 04.30 PM   TBD
  04.30 PM – 05.00 PM   Panel Discussion: Security at the Speed of Cloud: How Cloud Scale Changes the Security Game
  05.00 PM – 06.30 PM   Tea-Coffee Break / Technology Showcase
  Time   Evening Session
  06.30 PM – 06.45 PM   Reassemble for Evening Session
  06.45 PM – 07.00 PM   Welcome Address & Opening Remarks
  07.00 PM – 07.40 PM   Panel Discussion: Mobile Attacks Storm the Doors of the Enterprise: Are You Ready?
  07.40 PM – 07.45 PM   Theme Notes from Awards Jury Members
  07.45 PM – 08.45 PM   InfoSec Maestros Awards Distribution
  08.45 PM – 09.00 PM   Vote of Thanks / Announcements on Next Day’s Proceedings
  9.00  PM onwards   Networking Cocktail & Gala Dinner
Day 3 (April 9, 2017)
  Time   Day Session
  07.00 AM – 08.30 AM   Power Breakfast Sessions
  08.30 AM – 09.00 AM   View from Top: Partnering with Right Partners to Achieve Best Security Match for Your Infrastructure 
  09.00 AM – 11.00 AM   Leisure Activities / Lucky Draws
  11.00 AM onwards   Check-outs & Departures

*Agenda & Schedule to change without prior notice

 

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