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SCSC Conducts Thought Leadership Series on Cyber Security – “The Road to Zero Trust – In a Hybrid Work Environment”

Hyderabad, Telangana: Society for Cyberabad Security Council (SCSC) conducted a thought leadership session – The Road to Zero Trust in a Hybrid Work Environment today.  The session was attended by over 100 Cyber Security & Information Security professionals apart from Cyber enthusiasts.

These 90 Min Leadership Sessions are aimed at bringing Cyber Security professions up to speed on the latest trends by way of Panel discussions from Experts. The panellists for today’s session were Mr Rajesh Kumar, IPS., IGP-IT Cell Intelligence, Mr Rajeev Shukla, Mr. Vijay Banda & Mr Abhishek Kumar, Jt Secretary SCSC.   The session was also graced by Mr. VC Sajjanar, IPS, Commissioner of Police-Cyberabad, Mr. Vijay Kumar, IPS., DCP Traffic & Cyber Crimes and Krishna Yedula, Secretary-General SCSC.

While addressing the participants, VC Sajjanar said there is a major shift of Crimes from Conventional modes to the Digital world. Sessions like these are very important and he appreciated the efforts of Cyber Security Forum of SCSC for organising this for benefit of corporates.

Rajesh Kumar, IPS., said we should not wait for a major attack on Cyber World and act reactive, rather we should proactively work to create deterrances to protect vital systems.   He said it is a usual practice for corporates to retrofit their IT Security infrastructure which may be potential for cracks but rather look at robust security controls & invest in infrastructure.

Panellists Rajesh Kumar, IPS., Vijay Banda, Rajeev Shukla & Abhishek Kumar shared their perspectives on Zero Trust and the importance of practicing it in the digital world to make enterprises, Govt and all other sectors cyber resilient.

Vijay Kumar, IPS., DCP Traffic & Cyber Crimes responding to Q&A, appraised the participants on the modus operandi of cyber fraudsters from various hotspots and how educated citizens are falling prey to cybercrimes.  An active collaboration across stakeholders to combat Cyber Crimes is the need of the hour.

Krishna Yedula, Secretary-General SCSC says, Zero Trust is no more optional but has become imperative.  He said it is important for Industry & Academia to come together in creating more qualified Cyber Security professionals in the days to come to meet the ever-growing demand and bridge the gap that is existing.

SCSC shall be conducting such sessions every quarter for the benefit of its members.

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