On 23rd June, the experts from the tech industry gathered virtually and discussed, as well as debated topics like cybersecurity, cloud, cloud migration amongst others in W.Media’s digital event ‘South Asia Cloud Security Market Insights’.
The attendees got a chance to network with tech leaders from India. Over 500 people had attended the digital event.
Renowned speakers were a part of this event including Rama Devi Lanka, Director- Emerging Technologies, OSD, Government of Telangana. Trithankar Dutta, VP & CISO- Star and Disney India, The Walt Disney Company. Mansi Thapper, Global Head, Infosec DPO, Jaquar Group. Ambrish Singh, CISO, Godrej & Boyce. Thilini Wijewardhana, Head of Security Operations & Technology, Cryptogen. Sapan Talwar, SVP & CISO, Tower Research Capital. Vikram Mehta, Ex- CISO, MakeMyTrip/Goibibo, Shree Parthasarathy, Managing Partner- Consulting, Technology & Transformation, Grant Thornton LLP and Satyanandan Atyam, CRO, Tata AIG General Insurance Co. Ltd to name a few.
The keynote session titled ‘Cloud Adoption by the Government- Challenges and Opportunities’ focused on the plans and the efforts that the Telangana Government is making in order to make the officials more aware of the cloud computing technology and its benefits along with the opportunities that it has created. “During the pandemic, we have seen that digitalisation is taking place at a very fast pace. With the acceleration in the process of digital transformation, organisations and governments are finding it unviable to maintain their own IT infrastructure.
Most organisations including the government departments are moving to cloud, either fully or hybrid and this growth is taking place at a large scale. Therefore, cloud security is highly imperative in the current scenario,” said Rama Devi Lanka.
The panel session titled ‘Cloud migration security challenges and mitigation strategies’ focused on the adoption of security tools and various challenges faced by the organisations while migrating to cloud. The panel discussion included insights from technology professionals on ways of tackling the cybersecurity issues during the process of migrating to cloud.
The final panel sessions for the day titled ‘Securing your cloud environment- Outlook for the future’ focused on the different approaches that the organisations could opt for in order to ensure the cybersecurity for organisations while migrating to cloud. Other areas such as the role of cloud adoption, moving core applications to cloud, data protection, emerging technologies and security and other areas were discussed.