Industry Leaders to Converge and Celebrate Excellence in Cybersecurity Leadership and Innovation
Princeton, NJ – January 29, 2024 – ISMG proudly presents the 10th edition of the DynamicCISO (DCISO) Excellence Awards and Conference, a landmark event in the cybersecurity arena. Slated to take place on February 15, 2024, in Mumbai, India, the gathering is set to unite industry thought leaders and decision-makers to celebrate their innovation and unwavering commitment in actively shaping a more secure digital world.
Over the past decade, the DCISO Excellence Awards and Conference has established itself as one of India’s premier CISO engagement and felicitation platforms. The year’s theme, “Cybersecurity Leadership: CISOs’ Corporate Strategy and DNA,” underscores the pivotal role of CISOs in redefining security leadership, fortifying defenses and harnessing cutting-edge technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI).
“In an era where CISOs grapple with the complexities of an expanding attack surface and advanced threats on one front, and the imperative to adhere to a growing array of regulations on the other, it is crucial to acknowledge and commend their efforts,” said Rahul Neel Mani, VP of community engagement and editorial, ISMG. “DynamicCISO Excellence Awards serves as a distinguished platform to honor the remarkable courage and expertise demonstrated by these leaders.”
The DCISO conference agenda features deep-dive discussions on critical cybersecurity topics, encompassing Web 4.0, automation, IoT integration with 5G, state-sponsored cyber warfare, automotive hacking prevention, and the latest strategies to counter social engineering attacks and fraud.
“Our platform promises a multifaceted experience of learning, sharing insights and showcasing success stories,” Neel Mani said.
Esteemed speakers include Lt. Gen M. Unnikrishnan Nair, National Cybersecurity Coordinator (NCSC), PMO, Govt. of India; Prabhu Narayan, director and CISO, Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India; Tulika Pandey, Scientist ‘G’ and group coordinator (R&D in Cybersecurity), MeitY; Jayant Gupta, executive director of information systems, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd.; Saloni Vijay, VP and CISO, VOIS, Vodafone Group; and Felix Mohan, chief executive officer, CISO Cybersecurity, among others. Thought leaders will share valuable insights on data protection, regulatory compliance and driving innovation in the ever-evolving digital terrain.
The conference will culminate in a prestigious awards ceremony, recognizing the indispensable role of CISOs across various industries in safeguarding our digital ecosystem. The awards, determined through a meticulous online jury process led by industry experts, ensure comprehensive evaluation and adherence to strict criteria.
“The DynamicCISO Excellence Awards and Conference not only acknowledges the efforts of cybersecurity leaders in shaping a safer digital landscape but also fosters invaluable knowledge sharing and collaboration, essential in our collective mission for cybersecurity excellence,” said Geetha Nandikotkur, VP and conference chair – Asia, Middle East and Africa, ISMG. “I look forward to engaging discussions and showcasing success stories that inspire our journey toward cybersecurity leadership.”
The DCISO Awards feature diverse categories, including industry-based and theme-based awards, as well as an internal award. Each category recognizes a winner and an honorable jury mention. Award categories include:
- Excellence Award for the Visionary CISO
- Excellence Award for the ROI Champion
- Excellence Award for the Technology Innovator
- Excellence Award in Skill Development
- Excellence Award for the Woman Leader in Security
- Excellence Award for Lifetime Achievement
- Excellence Award for Patented Projects (or Filed for Patents)
Building on its success, ISMG gears up for the milestone 10th edition of the DCISO Excellence Awards and Conference 2024. The engaging and transformative experience sets the future course for cybersecurity leadership.
To learn more about the DCISO Excellence Awards and Conference, click here.
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