25th June 2020, 07:00 PM – 08:30 PM
Cyber Security is an integral part of all organizations and the relentless defense a prime necessity. Information Security professionals have to carry out a balancing act with technology, culture, management, and the ecosystem. This talk will highlight the key stakeholder relationships for Infosec professionals and provide practical perspectives on managing expectations and doing a balancing act between security and adaptability
Viral Raval is a seasoned IT business leader and change agent with 29 years of professional experience, with a track record of proven success at multi-national companies of all sizes, across multiple sectors and multi disciplines.
The experience range includes running IT divisions at large MNCs and domestic businesses, managing Information Security, maximizing workforce engagement and productivity, budgeting and resource optimization, management consulting, and driving adoption of best practices. He has served as trusted advisor to CEOs and business owners helping them shape and develop strategies related to digital transformation and technology-based differentiation opportunities.
He has implemented ISMS frameworks and served as a CISO at large organizations. He has driven enterprise wide programs like DLP, BCP and GRC. After working at organizations like Gartner, Suzlon Energy, Wipro, Zensar, General Motors and Larsen & Toubro, he is now part of core team at Digizen Consulting, which offers virtual CISO and virtual CIO services to prospective clients and helps leaders develop an adaptive security posture for their enterprise.
He specializes in CIO Advisory, Information Risk Management and Business-IT integration. He is actively involved with B Schools and delivers sessions aimed at making students “Corporate-ready”. With a degree in Electronics, he has a specialization in Business Entrepreneurship and Cyber Laws. He is a Lead Auditor for ISO 27001.