DELHI, May 23, 2018 : Today, Cyberspace touches almost every part of one’s daily life. Be it through broadband networks, wireless signals, local networks or the massive grids that power the nation; the threat from cyber-attacks and malware is not only apparent but also worrisome.
The event was launched after carefully considering the major drivers of IT security market in India which included growth of Internet penetration, data theft, rise in the usage of smart handled devices in India, globalization and liberalization amongst other things.
Globally, “it-sa” is Europe’s largest expo for IT security held annually in Nuremberg, Germany. The last edition had more than 630 exhibitors and 12,780 visitors. With its strong global brand equity, it-sa India event will bring forth global expertise with local perspective.
Dr. Roland Fleck, CEO, NuernbergMesse opines, “IT security has no borders. It calls for global solutions. In Nuremberg, it-sa has acquired such appeal that it has become the largest trade exhibition in Europe on cybersecurity, in terms of exhibitors. And for us, India is the first step towards being able to offer a comprehensive trade fair for IT security for the Indian subcontinent.”
Sonia Prashar, Managing Director, NuernbergMesse India, feels the time is right to bring it-sa to India, “As India continues to aggressively pursue the Digital India vision, we continue to see significant data breaches and cyberattacks across all sectors. Prevention is possible, and that means prioritising our risks and focusing efforts to minimize those risks is important. it-sa India will provide a perfect platform for Industry experts and solution providers to discuss, deliberate and showcase latest technology which is the need of the hour”.
The expo will showcase information security products and services from leading principals, manufacturers, vendors, suppliers and key solution partners. It will cover an extensive range of products and services showcasing all areas of IT /Cyber security including areas of research and security consulting.
“Being a part of it-sa India is indeed a great opportunity for us to showcase our futuristic security solutions on a platform for knowledge sharing, networking and to introduce our solutions that are especially designed to meet the needs of the growing Enterprises. By participating at the event, we aim to enhance our brand, educate the attendees on importance of security and of course, garner massive footfall to leverage our brand presence.” says Mr. Sonit Jain, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Gajshield.
According to Mr. Sunil Sharma, Managing Director Sales at Sophos India & SAARC, “With cyberattacks getting smarter and sophisticated, the demand for IT-security solutions continues to grow. This is consistent across the world and across organisations of all sizes. it-sa India is a great opportunity for IT security experts to exchange ideas, knowledge and insights regarding the cyber security landscape in the country. At Sophos, we are excited to partner with this event and engage with customers and partners on how predictive security is helping businesses see the future of IT threats and enabling them to synchronize security to effectively combat them”
Shrenik Bhayani, General Manager, Kaspersky Lab- South Asia is upbeat on the prospects offered by it-sa India “We are very excited to be a part of it-sa India 2018 IT Security Expo & Exhibition. We are looking forward to a great event and great content.”
Conference Program powered by Deloitte :
The conference program at it-sa India powered by Deloitte will feature discussions and presentations on a series of relevant and innovative themes including Artifical Intelligence, Evolution of Robotics, Authentication and Privacy, General Data Protection Regulation, Digital data, etc. amongst others.
Featuring some of the top experts from the Industry, the program is expected to highlight and bring to the forefront, key issues which will play a significant role in shaping the future of the Industry.
“Technology and Information are the cornerstones of digital transformation. This transition to digital era has ushered in a new security paradigm at a national level and has brought to fore the challenges of cyber security.
The need of the hour for India Inc is to re-evaluate their strategic priorities, by introducing a risk-based, proactive and iterative mechanism in the value chain. As India continues to aggressively pursue the Digital India vision, it would be essential for CXOs to draw a new and thoughtful security strategy that addresses the key challenges of cyber security,” says Mr. Vishal Jain, Partner, Deloitte India
Pavilions supported by TeleTrust and Business France :
TeleTrust- The IT Security Association Germany is a widespread competence network for IT security comprising members from industry, administration, consultancy and research as well as national and international partner organizations with similar objectives. Signotec and Cryptovision would be participating under the banner of TeleTrust during it-sa India.
Dr Holger Mühlbauer, Managing Director, TeleTrust, anticipates significant potential for IT security providers. “We are convinced of it-sa as an industry platform in Nuremberg. So we are really happy to see that companies with an international outlook will be able to count on a proven exhibition format that can serve as a platform for their expansion in India in future, too.”
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