CISO Cybersecurity, along with strategic partner IIIT-D’s Cybersecurity Education and Research Center (CERC), conducted an exclusive program with Prof Mustaque Ahamad (Georgia Institute of Technology), an academician and a veteran in the field of Cybersecurity.

Program Highlights (Day 1)
Introduction and Setting the Stage
B J Srinath, Director General, CERT-In
Felix Mohan, CEO, CISO Cybersecurity

National Government Response to Cybersecurity Challenges:
Some Case Studies
Prof Mustaque Ahamad

Program Highlights (Day 2)
Cyber security Perspectives
Dr Gulshan Rai, National Cybersecurity Coordinator, Government of India

Changing the Game: Addressing Cyber Risks (Work done with World Economic Forum)
Prof Mustaque Ahamad

Valedictory Address
Prof. Ponnurangam Kumaraguru (PK), Founding Head, CERC@IIIT-D

Panel Discussion: Threat Understanding and Situational Awareness Including Malware Analysis, Blacklists and APTs
Moderator: B J Srinath, Director General, CERT-In
Prof Mustaque Ahamad
Alok Vijayant, Director – IDG, National Technical Research Organization
Sachin Burman, Director, National Critical Information Infrastructure Protection Center
Dr Sanjay Bahl, Senior Consultant, CERT-In and Adjunct Faculty, IIIT-D
Burgess Cooper, Partner – Information and Cybersecurity, E&Y
Vivek Gupta, Global CISO, EXL Services

About Prof Mustaque Ahamad
Professor Mustaque Ahamad is associated with Georgia Tech Information Security Center, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta GA USA and Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Security and Privacy, New York University Abu Dhabi, UAE. Dr Ahamad also serves as chief scientist of Pindrop Security, which he co-founded in 2011. He served as director of the Georgia Tech Information Security Center (GTISC) from 2004-2012. As director of GTISC, he helped develop several major research thrusts in areas that include security of converged communication networks, identity and access management, and security of healthcare information technology. His research interests span distributed systems and middleware, computer security and dependable systems. He has published over one hundred research papers in these areas.