The man spearheading IBM’s security business in India and South Asia, Vaidyanathan Iyer, believes a strong incident response and business continuity plan is imperative in today's threat environment.
With enterprises using digital platforms to engage better with customers, opening digital assets to potential and new customers creates a whole new bunch of security challenges. Edgar Dias, MD, India at F5 Networks, tells us how CSOs can brace for the challenge ahead.
Automated, actionable threat intelligence shared at speed and scale shrinks the necessary windows of detection. It is able to trace and intervene against attack workflows that move between network ecosystems and provides the automated remediation required for today’s multi-vector exploits, says Rajesh Maurya, Regional Vice President, India & SAARC at Fortinet.
According to Prasad Mandava, Managing Director & VP of Engineering-India at Akamai Technologies, business risk and security risk are inherently proportional to each other today and can’t exist independently of one another.
Shrenik Bhayani, General Manager-South Asia at Kaspersky Labs talks about the technologies and challenges that are disrupting the cybersecurity landscape. Bhayani also lists out tips for CSOs to stay ahead of attackers.
Cybersecurity in the new age enterprise doesn’t end at merely preventing attacks. CISOs need to be able to predict the time of an attack, who is behind the attack, and what is the motive of the attacker. Shrikant Shitole, Senior Director & Country Head for India at FireEye believes AI and automated threat intelligence are key to finding these answers.
Digital risk is a new form of risk and is larger than the security or cyber risks we faced earlier, says Rajnish Gupta, Regional Director–India & SAARC, RSA (A Dell Technologies Company)
The time has come for shifting the paradigm from protecting infrastructure to understanding the behavior of users, says Surendra Singh, Senior Director and Country Manager at Forcepoint.
According to Nilesh Jain, Vice President, South East Asia and India at Trend Micro, creating awareness of the latest attack methods, and educating executives and privileged users will reduce the chances of attacks.
If we were to summarize data breaches and infiltrations, the key causes usually are the 4 P’s: People, phishing, passwords and patching, says Venkat Krishnapur, Vice-President of Engineering and Managing Director, McAfee India.
Today, the vast majority of enterprises in India are only protected against Gen I to III threats-viruses, networks and applications and they remain exposed to advanced cyber threats, says Bhaskar Bakthavatsalu, Managing Director, India & SAARC at Check Point Software.
We generally assume that all threats are ‘information stealing’ in nature. But that has changed, and the threats have become multi-faceted, points out Anil Bhasin, regional vice president, India & SAARC, Palo Alto Networks.