The keynote kicks off the summit with a review of the threat landscape, highlighting the state of cybersecurity solutions and services, as well as the contemporary technologies that could impact the industry. The industry is likely to witness new attack trends, including newer forms of mobile attacks, wipers deployed for counter incidence response, IoT security challenges and fileless malware. The world is moving from a "Cold War" to a "Code War"' where information has become vulnerable to misuse.
Vishal Salvi is a Senior Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer for the Infosys group. He is responsible for the overall information and cyber security strategy and its implementation across Infosys Group.
He has over 23+ years of industry experience in Cybersecurity and Information Technology, in different Industries. Prior to joining Infosys, he has performed various leadership roles in Cybersecurity and Information Technology in PwC, HDFC Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, Global Trust Bank, Development Credit Bank and Crompton Greaves.
Vishal has extensive management and domain experience in driving the Cybersecurity program in all key aspects i.e. Policy, Standards, Procedures, Awareness, Identity & Access Management, IT-GRC, Network Security, Incident Response, Security Monitoring, Malware protection, Cyber fraud management, Security configuration, Compliance, On-line Banking and ecommerce, Cryptography, Data Protection, Third Party Management, Business Continuity Planning, Cyber Security and Fusion Centres etc.
He is a well-known leader in Cybersecurity industry within India as well as globally and has been part of the Cybersecurity domain for past 16+ years. He is a regular speaker in major local and global Cybersecurity conferences for sharing best practices and raising the Cybersecurity awareness across the industry. He is part of various Advisory Councils and Boards to provide leadership and direction on various Cybersecurity frameworks and standards to drive adoption of cyber security across industry. He has participated in various case studies related to cyber security practices over the past decade.
Vishal holds a degree in computer science engineering and MBA in Finance. His certifications include CISM and DSCI Certified Privacy Professional. He has received numerous awards from prestigious institutions such as DSCI, CSO Forum, ISACA etc.