Event wrap: NASSCOM-DSCI Annual Summit 2014

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Mr. Vikram Tiwathia, ADG, COAI; Mr. Arun Sukumar, Senior Fellow, Centre for Communication Governance, National Law University Delhi; APNIC DG Paul WIlson; Mr. R. Shakya, Director, DoT, Govt. of India; and Mr. Rahul Sharma, Sr. Consultant, DSCI

APNIC staff attended the ninth annual NASSCOM-DSCI Summit in Mumbai, India 10-11 December. A diverse, mostly commercial-sector, audience of approximately 180 attendees met to explore issues around information security and privacy.

APNIC staff activities included:

  • APNIC Director General Paul Wilson joined the panel session on “State of Internet: What benefits us? Continuity of present or inventing new order?…Net neutrality & other aspects of Internet Governance” with Mr. Rahul Sharma, Sr. DSCI (Moderator); Mr. R. Shakya, Director, DoT, Govt. of India; Mr. Vikram Tiwathia, ADG, COAI; Mr. Chetan K., Country Head – Public Policy, Google India; and Mr. Arun Sukumar, Senior Fellow, Centre for Communication Governance, National Law University Delhi.
  • Paul also spoke on the panel on “IPv6, 4G & IOT: Role of telecom network to secure the revolution…Strategy, policies, regulations technologies & practices” with Dr. Rekha Jain, Professor, Computers and Information Systems Group, IIM Ahmedabad (Chair); Dr. Debabrata Nayak, CSO, Huawei; Mr. Siddharth Vishwanath, Executive Director – Risk Advisory Services, PwC; and Mr. Manish Dusad, Consulting Engineer, Avaya.

  • Paul, APNIC Security Specialist Adli Wahid and South Asia Liaison Officer Sunny Chendi met with DSCI CEO Mr Kamlesh Bajaj and Senior consultant Mr Rahul Sharma to discuss collaboration opportunities on capacity building especially in LEA, hosting sub-regional LEA conference and speaking engagements.
  • Paul and Adli were interviewed by a correspondent from International Security Media Group, and spoke about the IANA transition, APNIC security initiatives such as RPKI and DNSSEC, and collaborative activities with CERTs and NOGs.
  • Sessions attended by staff included: Inaugural Session; Securing Future of Smart Cities; SecOps in the age of PsyOps, DevOps & Shadow IT; Security Intelligence; Women Security Leaders; DSCI LEA Excellence Awards 2014; Cyber Laws and Social Media; Global Cybercrimes: Need of converging Corporate and LEA capabilities; and Role of India in Global cyberspace.

Session videos are available here.

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