The second edition of it-sa India 2019 – India’s IT Security Expo & Conference – concluded its proceedings on 16th May, 2019. Organized by NürnbergMesse India, the event was supported by TeleTrust, Data Security Council of India, FICCI and the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce, Deloitte was the Knowledge Partner for the event. It was held at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai and attracted more than 900 attendees.
The event gained wider relevance considering the growth of major drivers of IT security market in India which included growth of internet penetration, data theft, rise in the usage of smart handled devices in India, globalization and liberalization amongst other things.
On display were 25+ brands showcasing the latest innovations and cutting-edge technology including Siemens, SAP, TeleSoft, GlobalSign, Invest in Bavaria, Widas , HIK Vision amongst others.
An Indo-German Expert workshop on the topic of “Securing the Internet of Things: IndoGerman exchange on standards and certification” was organized on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, by GIZ – the German Agency for International Cooperation – in collaboration with the Data Security Council of India (DSCI) and the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC).
Given the international relevance of IoT device security, India and Germany collaborate on effective responses by the public and private sectors. The workshop was attended by senior officials from the Indian Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, the Indian Ministry of Electronics and IT, the Bureau of Indian Standards and representatives from German and Indian companies and industry associations.
The conference program at it-sa India powered by Deloitte, featured discussions and presentations on a series of relevant and innovative themes including Combatting threats through new age technology, increasing importance of cyber insurance, assuring a secure ecosystem, growing demand for cyber talent etc.
AFeaturing some of the top experts from the Industry, the program highlighted and brought to the forefront key issues which will play a significant role in shaping the future of the Industry.
Other highlights included Key Note session with Paula Januszkiewicz who presented on Think and Act Like a Hacker to Protect Your Company’s Assets: and the event’s Inaugural Key Note which was delivered by Shri Brijesh Singh], Special Inspector General of Police for Cyber, Govt. of Maharashtra.
The relevance of it-sa India is also endorsed by key exhibitors. Mr. Rohit Singh, Country Head – AsiaPac & India, Telesoft Technologies Ltd. said about his experience on participating at the event, "An excellent insight into the challenging and changing cyber world, providing a wealth of knowledge to help the public, private and Government Agencies remain safe and compliant in the digital world. it-sa India was well organised, there were good topics in presentations, informative discussions. It was a great event with broad spectrum of delegates and opportunity to network with thought leaders"
The next edition of the event will take place in Mumbai in 2020. Further details will be available soon.
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