it-sa India 2019: Industry -leading Expo & Conference on Cybersecurity will focus on the theme ‘Trends & Innovation in the IT security sector’
The internationally renowned IT security trade fair, it-sa, broke new records in terms of participation numbers and creating a global appeal at its tenth anniversary show, held recently in Nuremberg, Germany. Continuing on the growth pattern set in the recent years, it-sa has developed into a leading dialogue platform for IT security and has underscored how important the IT security industry is for the success of a digitally connected world.
Following the successful debut of its India edition in 2018, the Expo has set newer benchmarks as an annual event that brings together IT security professionals, solution provides and consultants under one roof. The conference program at the Expo, featured top experts from the industry and highlighted key trends and issues in IT security risk detection, analysis and security solutions, all of which play a substantial role in shaping the future of the Industry.
This year, it-sa presents a theme that focusses on “how enterprises across sectors in India can leverage on the expertise of industry leaders and adopt best practices to secure their businesses and digital assets in an increasingly hostile digital environment.”
The evolving cyber landscape, disruptive technologies in the security infrastructure, supplemented by the fast paced economic growth in India has reflected in the growth of it-sa, India’s leading fair on IT Security to be held between May 15-16, 2019, at Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai.
Cybersecurity: Need for a holistic approach
Against the backdrop of digitalisation, cybersecurity is a pressing challenge that policy-makers and business leaders have to face, across all business sectors. Every sector in the connected world, be it banking, retail, government, healthcare, education and even newer technologies like IoT, need to build a balanced, sustainable and scalable approach to cybersecurity.
According to the latest forecast from Gartner, Inc. In 2019, the market for worldwide spending on information security products and services is forecast to grow 8.7 per cent to $124 billion.
In India, Cyber Security landscape has witnessed major evolution in last 5 years due to emerging technologies such as Cloud computing, big data analytics, social media, mobile computing, digitization and Internet of things. According to a NASSCOM – DSCI report, the Global Market for Indian Cyber Security Products and Services industry is forecasted to reach $35 bn by 2025.
What to expect at it-sa India, 2019:
The expo & congress will showcase information security products and services from leading principals, manufacturers, vendors, suppliers and key solution partners; covering an extensive range of products and services showcasing all areas of IT security including physical IT security and areas covering research and security consulting.
One of the key highlights of the expo is the Conference Programme which will continue in the current edition as well.
The conference program at it-sa India 2019 is powered by Deloitte, and will feature discussions and presentations on a gamut of topics centred on IT security – trends and best practices.
Elaborating on the 2019 edition’s Conference at it-sa India , Vishal Jain, Partner, Risk Advisory, Deloitte India, said, “IT Security is no longer an option but has become imperative because cyber threats are a concern for the entire ecosystem. Keeping track of trends in IT security management and new technical developments represents a major challenge for decision-makers and IT security managers.
We are excited to partner with it-sa India once again, facilitating networking with industry stakeholders. As India continues to aggressively pursue the Digital India vision, it would be essential for CISOs to draw a new and thoughtful security strategy that addresses the key challenges of cyber security.”
Along with the conference, the event will also feature several sector specific round table discussions and focused workshops with Industry experts.
“NürnbergMesse has established and proven expertise in the security field with a successful portfolio of themed shows around the world. The first edition of it-sa India in 2018, succeeded in providing a perfect platform for industry experts and solution providers to discuss, deliberate and showcase latest technology which is the need of the hour. With increasing pressure from the government to expand the process of digitalization, the subject of IT security is becoming indispensable. We are confident that the current and future editions of it-sa India will provide a solid growth platform for the Cyber security industry and its professionals in India.” said Sonia Prashar, Chairman & Managing Director, NürnbergMesse India
NürnbergMesse is one of the 15 largest trade fair companies in the world. Its portfolio covers around 120 national and international trade fairs and congresses at the Nuremberg location and worldwide.
It is the people, their ideas and products, which have made NürnbergMesse a globally successful trade fair company. This success story is at the same time a mandate for action for the future. Our claim is to deliver the decisive impulse for our customers’ business. Because at our events it is particularly our guests from abroad who make the trade fair into a world-leading exhibition in the first place.
Every year, about 35,000 exhibitors (international share: 44%) and up to 1.5 million visitors (international share of trade visitors: 26%) participate in the own, partner and guest events of the NürnbergMesse Group, which is present with subsidiaries in China, North America, Brazil, Italy and India. The share of international exhibitors at events staged by NürnbergMesse is 41 per cent, at 24 per cent of the international share of trade visitors is also at a high level. Worldwide, the NürnbergMesse Group has a network of about 51 representative agencies which are active in over 116 countries.
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For further queries, please contact:
Ms Rucheeka Chhugani
Asst. Director – it-sa India