Workshop on Cyber Attacks and Its Threats


Workshop on Cyber Attacks and Its Threats

FIPI organized a half-day workshop on “Cyber Attacks and Its Threats” in association with DATA SECURITY COUNCIL OF INDIA (DSCI), A NASSCOM® Initiative on June 15, 2017 at New Delhi.

CEO of DSCI Ms. Rama Vedashree delivered her Introductory Address during the Inaugural Session at the workshop. She mentioned that due to increase in cyber-attacks, management should now consider security investments as a part of regular risk management and take all action to secure systems.

Mr. Abhimanyu Ghosh, Officer on Special Duty, Govt. of India, National Security Council Secretariat delivered his Special Address at the Workshop. He appreciated the efforts of FIPI and DSCI in generating awareness on the critical issues of cyber threats and providing a platform for exchange of experience and knowledge. He mentioned that Government is willing to look into any suggestion from industry in this respect.

The workshop witnessed enthusiastic participation from over 60 delegates with sessions encompassing Imperatives of Critical Infrastructure for National Cyber Security Preparedness; Effective defense-in-depth strategies for SCADA/ICS systems; Mitigating cyber-security risks in SCADA/ICS environment. The discussions centered on increasing risks associated with the cyber world and concluded upon the pressing need of finding a solution to cyber threats, besides suggesting various tools for the same.

The session was followed by Q&A. Vote of thanks for the session was given by Mr. N.K. Bansal, Director (Oil Refining & Marketing), FIPI.