CyberX India
Summit 2023

INDIA’s Vision and the National Transformation Program are accelerating primary and digital infrastructure projects intending to raise living standards, and boost investments in the country. The existence of a secure and trusted national cyberspace is a key enabler for growth & prosperity. In today’s digital-first age, expansion in the use of technology opens new horizons for cyber threats, which requires enhancing cybersecurity to providing a secure and trusted infrastructure that enables digital transformation, protect networks, information technology systems, Industrial Control Systems, and operational technologies and their hardware & software components. With the Personal Data Protection bill in India taking strong steps in providing further security to people and organisations

Join over 200+ leading cybersecurity experts with this Roadshow in Delhi and Bangalore for insightful and cutting-edge discussions on latest cybersecurity trends in INDIA including Cloud Security, Personal Data Protection Bill, Ransomware Response, Incident Response Plans, Zero Trust Security models, Proactive Threat Intelligence solutions and current initiatives, opportunities, and challenges, and innovation in IT & OT Cyber Security Technology

Event is reserved for CISOs, CIOs & Heads of IT & OT Security from key sectors including Goverment Organisations, BFSI, Banking, Insurance, Retail, Manufacturing, Energy, Oil & Gas and Healthcare and Cyber Security Technology companies, consultants and legal firms. Reach us on to find out how you can participate in this exclusive event.


Khushbu Jain
Managing Partner, Ark Legal
Advocate, Supreme Court of India

Praveen Kumar Motupalli
Cybersecurity Leader

Dr. Devam Shah
CISO and Head of IT

Dr. Lopa Mudraa Basuu
CSA Government affairs advisory council

Navaneethan M
Cybersecurity Leader
Leading MNC

Shaik J. Ahmed
Vice President, Head Information Security - Risk & Governance
Mashreq Bank

Gaurav Singh
Head Cyber Security & CISO - Ship Management
Synergy Marine Group

Pooja Agrawalla
Head - Identity & Access Management (Cyber Security)
NXP Semiconductors

Gaurav Sahay
SNG & Partners

Sivani Peesapati
Director, Cyber Security
GE HealthCare

Aneelkumar Savalagi
IT Infrastructure Engineering and Operations
Giant Eagle. Inc

Jyothi V K
General Counsel and Sr. Vice President ( Legal)
Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Limited

Vanshit Malhotra
Security and Compliance
Jupiter Money

Sreeshankar Gurujalam
General Manager - Cybersecurity CoE
Siemens Healthineers

Smith Gonsalves
Director & Principal Consultant
CyberSmithSECURE Pvt. Ltd

Bhavna Singh
General Counsel and DPO
Subex Limited

Srinjoy Banerjee
Partner Privacy and Data Protection

Shobhit Garg
Principal Manager Product Management

Shalabh Pradhan
Sr GTM Manager -Security

Kartik Krishnan
Microsoft Security Practice Lead

Anjali Sana
Regional Sales Head - South
Seceon Network India Pvt Ltd

Amit Anand
Security Cloud Solution Architect

Rakesh Mukhopadhyay
Cloud Solution Architect

Praveen Kumar Motupalli

Praveen MOTUPALLI is an accomplished, Industry leader with in cyber security with over 2 decades of management and technical experience at leading global sectors of IT/ITES, Financial Banking, Healthcare and Manufacturing.

He had designed and led various security transformational initiatives like "security happy hours", "cyber guardians", "baggage check-in to cloud" and more. He is passionate about mentoring cybersecurity startups and possess varied expertise in security leadership, security audits, digital forensics.

Dr. Devam Shah

I have been serving as a CISO for approximately four years, starting in 2019. During this time, I've had the privilege of overseeing the security and privacy of a healthcare company in the USA and an EdTech company in India, which caters to users in more than 100 countries, ensuring compliance with various privacy laws and regulations. Additionally, I have valuable experience in Indian space projects and the US defense industry. Currently, I am in a leadership role at Teachmint, a company operating in the EdInfra, fintech, and IoT spaces. At Teachmint, we provide innovative solutions for entire school digitization (ERP + LMS), loan breakup, and EMI solutions for parents, as well as smart school devices.

Ramesh Kumar

An experienced IT professional with 20+ years of experience in driving initiatives across IT & ICS Security, IT Operation & Business Support and Enterprise IT Architecture. Worked extensively in Information Security Risk Management, Design and implementation of Managed Security Services, Information Security Policy & Governance, DR & Business Continuity planning, Cyber Security Maturity Assessment for both IT & OT.

Accountable for the integrated IT-OT Cyber Security Posture utility businesses. Extensively work with Group Cyber Security to implement mature cyber security for other business of Adani Enterprises. Active member of the Enterprise Architecture Review Board & Change Advisory Board.

Subhajit Deb,
Dr Reddy's Laboratories, CISO
Mithilesh Singh, IDFC Bank, CISO

Information Security & Risk Management leader having global program management experience of two decades with exposure in Banking, Financial Services, Payments, Telecommunications, Technology, Insurance, Fintech, Manufacturing, Government and Outsourcing Industry.

He has been a very active member of professional bodies like IDG, ISACA and is a regular speaker at CIO/CISO forums. He is certified CISA, CISM, CRISC, CDPSE, CBCP, CEH, ISO27001, ISO20000 IE, ITIL v3. He is post graduate in Computer Science and holds the credit of first student to present security research paper in RSA Security Conference. He has submitted and presented seven research papers at various international conferences.

He has delivered multiple assignments on Cyber Security, Payments, PCI DSS, SSAE16, ISO27001, ISO20000, BS25999, ITSM, ISMS, COBIT, Secure Architecture Design & Solution Implementation, IT Security & Risk Management, IT Audit, Advisory & Assurance and Business Process & Controls Improvement for enterprises in Australia, Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong, India, UAE, UK & USA.

Ratan Jyoti, Ujjivan Small Finance Bank Ltd, CISO

Cyber Security, Risk management & Governance Leader and consistently recognized for outstanding technical, interpersonal, leadership, and communication skills. He has a flexible and stable work ethic that is underscored by a positive attitude towards operational excellence. He is acknowledged throughout career for demonstrating rational decision making; weigh facts and parlay the most pertinent information. Specialities are: Security Operations Leadership | Cybersecurity & Digital Resiliency | Legacy Security Transformations | Full Stack & Cloud Security | Information Security KPI’s | Security Policies & Compliance | Farud Prevention | Transition & Transformation | Team Management

Shivkumar Pandey, BSE, CISO

Currently working as Group Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) in BSE Ltd. He has 20+ years of industry experience in Cyber Security and IT Service Delivery across fast paced industries like BFSI, ITES & Telecommunication. He has been performing at leadership roles in Cyber Security and IT infrastructure Management across these organizations for past 20+ years. Prior to joining BSE Ltd as Group CISO, he was associated with National Payment Corporation of India as CISO, Reliance JIO, SUD Life, Future Generali India, Kotak Mahindra, and TATA AIG. He has Masters in Information Management (MIM) and Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics & Telecomm from Mumbai University. He has in-depth understanding of securing Core Insurance Systems, Core Banking Systems, and Payment Systems (RuPay Cards, IMPS, CTS, NFS, UPI and NABCH payment systems). He has an extensive management and domain experience in driving the Information & Cyber Security programs in all key aspects i.e. Next Gen SOC Operation 24*7, Incident Management & Response, Security Analytics, Threat Intelligence, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning, UBA, Security Monitoring, Malware protection, Compliance, Policy, Standards (ISO 270001:2013 standards, PCI DSS 3.1 standards and BCMS ISO 22301), Procedures, Awareness, Identity & Access Management, IT-GRC, Network Security, Cryptography, Data Protection, Third Party Management and Business Continuity Planning. He has rich experience in delivering simultaneous large scale, mission critical projects on time and within budget for multinationals and organizations of National significance.

Keyur Desai, Essar Group, CISO

With more than 20+ years of experience in Information Technology enablement in Global Conglomerate Manufacturing Sector, Presently - associated as Chief Information Officer- Essar Ports & Shipping business, responsible for aligning the Digitisation journey with the business strategic roadmap and as Vice President, Spearheading Network, Unified Communications and Information Security domains for the ESSAR Group, a USD 15 Billion conglomerate in Diversified Business like Power, Energy, Ports, Shipping, Telecommunications, BPO, Retail and EPC. With Operations in more than 25 countries across five continents, the group employs 8000 people.

Kamal Dhamija, Apollo Tyres, Cyber Security Officers
Durga Prasad Dube, Reliance Industries, CISO

Durga prasad is heading Cyber- Security and Information Risk Management for the group. Managing a large team,serving diversified businesses with different compliance requirement and implementation of all state of the art Security technology solutions and processes. Design and Implementation of cyber security architecture of large and diversified corporation falls under his responsibilities.

Makesh Chandramohan, Group CISO – Aditya Birla Capital Ltd

Makesh Chandramohan is a seasoned professional with 18 years of experience across Cyber Security, Data Privacy, Business Continuity and Operational risk management across business verticals like Financial Services, Information Technology Enabled Services & Automobile Manufacturing.Person with exceptional stakeholder management and leadership skills.Designated Group CISO for Aditya Birla Capital Ltd., and directly responsiblefor Cyber SecurityStrategy and Data Privacy for all the subsidiary businesses across the group.

Member of various organizational Board level committees and avid speakerat various industry/Media forums.

He is Passionate on new age technologies and loves to explore, experiment and evolve.He likes to mentor tech startups

09:00 - 09:45 am
Registration and Networking
09:00 - 09:45 am
CISO Breakfast Meeting Powered by Microsoft & Inspira Enterprise
10:10 AM
Opening Keynote: CYBERSECURITY AS THE CENTRE-FOCUS FOR INDIA’S Digital Transformation and leading Innovation across India
09:50 – 10: 00 AM
Welcome Address by the Organiser
Event Host: Bhavana Bhatia
10:00 – 10:20 AM
Keynote Presentation:

End-to-end encryption, a backbone for a private and secure internet

Speaker:Shaikh Ahmed, Mashreq Bank
10:20 - 10:40 AM
Industry Presentation:

Enhance Défense with AI-Powered Security: Introducing Microsoft Security Copilot

Speaker: Shobhit Garg, Microsoft
10:40 - 11:00 AM
11:50 AM
11:00 - 11:50 AM

• Dr. Lopa Mudraa Basuu, CISO, Advisor, CSA Government affairs advisory council
• Pooja Agrawalla, Head - Identity & Access Management (Cyber Security), NXP Semiconductors
• Gaurav Sahay, Partner, SNG & Partners
• Sivani Peesapati, Director, Cyber Security, GE Healthcare
• Vanshit Malhotra, Head - Security and Compliance, Jupiter Money

Moderator: Smith Gonsalves, Director & Principal Consultant, CyberSmith Secure
11:50 AM - 12:40 PM
Panel Discussion: Legal Perspective on Personal Data Protection Bill and IT Security

•Khusbu Jain, Advocate, Supreme Court India, Ark Legal
• Bhavna Singh, General counsel and DPO, Subex
• Srinjoy Banerjee, Partner Privacy and Data Protection, LexOrbis
• Jyothi V K, General Counsel and Sr. Vice President ( Legal), Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Limited

Moderator: Dr. Devam Shah, CISO and Head of IT, Teachmint
12:40 - 13:40 PM
13:40 - 14:30 PM
New Trends shaking up Cybersecurity Strategies in 2023

• Gaurav Singh, Head Cyber Security – CISO, Ship Management, Synergy Marine Group
• Navaneethan M, Cybersecurity Leader, Leading MNC
• Aneelkumar Savalagi, Head - IT Infrastructure & Operations, Giant Eagle Inc.
• Sreeshankar Gurujalam, General Manager - Cybersecurity, Siemens Healthineers

Moderator: Praveen Kumar Motupalli, Cybersecurity Leader, Leading MNC
14:30 - 14:55 PM
Keynote Presentation: Modernize Cybersecurity for Digital-ERA

Speaker: Anjali Sana, Seceon

14:55 - 15:15 PM
14:30 - 14:55 PM
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Remote Work Risks and implementation of remote access management and digital workplace solutions for better cyber security.

Speaker: Dr. Devam Shah, Teachmint

15:40 - 15:50 PM
09:00 am
Registration and Morning Networking Break
10:00 am
Welcome Address by the Organiser
10:10 AM
Opening Keynote: CYBERSECURITY AS THE CENTRE-FOCUS FOR INDIA’S Digital Transformation and leading Innovation across India
10:30 AM
Keynote Presentation: End-to-end encryption, a backbone for a private and secure internet
10:50 AM
Sponsor Presentation: Attacks on Critical Infrastructure Sectors and how asset management and access management can mitigate threats.
11:10 AM

Panel will discuss on:
• How INDIA is no exception towards the digital transformation efforts and continued risks of cyberattacks perpetrated by criminal organizations?
• As more business processes become digitized, attackers have greater scope to target and compromise the organization’s systems. What are more drivers for this increased risk typically at the attack surface?
• What are the regulations and regulatory framework by Communication and Information technology Commission to beef up cybersecurity?
• How are public and private sectors developing cyber-resilience strategies that ensure users and critical infrastructure are safe from attack?
• Boosting adoption of AI and ML, to bolster Cyber defenses is at low level now, however, combination of both can improve the security posture. What are the challenges being faced and what is the solution to it?

11:50 AM
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