Hyderabad: Israel companies are ready to collaborate with the Indian Information technology sector to enable them to be Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliant well before the regulation takes effect on May 25 2018. The IT sector needs to put in huge efforts to be GDPR ready and Israel companies have the tools and technologies to assist in the process, said Eli Zilberman, partner of Konfidas said.
Speaking to the media announcing the Cyber Security Conference 2017, the second edition of the annual global meet to be held in Hyderabad from December 14, 2017, Zilberman elaborated that GDPR compliance, protecting critical infrastructure and digital economy, cyber defence, capacity building and incident response would be the focus areas of discussion at the two day conference.
About 50 international industry leaders and IT companies such as Verizon, Qualcomm, Rafael Defense Systems, DRDL, Checkpoint, SBI, IIT and Quick Heal would participate in the deliberations.
The Cyber Security Conference 2017 is a two-day interface between domain experts, professionals and the public to brainstorm on the most challenging issue of today’s world, said Prema Zilberman, GM of Kenes Exhibitions, organisers of the global event. The two-day conference will commence on December 14, 2017 at HICC.
The Cyber Security Conference is being held with the support of Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology – Government of India, Government of Telangana, Consulate General of Israel- Bengaluru, T- Hub, Cyber Society of India, ISACA, Computer Society of India, TECCI, Mile 2, APSA and CIO Review.
“In today’s world, cyber security is critical to defending the sovereignty of nations across the globe and in countries such as India that are in the forefront of digitalisation of currency transactions the issue assumes even greater significance,” she added.
As a step to address the next generation of Cyber Warriors “High School Students Challenge” was conducted in Hyderabad and seven teams from different schools will present their work in front of a panel of industry experts, said Zaki Qureshy, Founder, E2 Labs.