About CDS 2023

CDS 2023, the annual summit is aimed to identify, manage and mitigate the digital risks that stems from using connected devices and systems to run your business. In a world dominated by technology, we have seen a rise in cyberattacks, both in terms of volume as well as complexity.

Importance of CDS 2023

Today, it is safe to say that with the commercialization of ransomware-as-a-service, cyberattacks are getting more brazen, and will continue to evolve in 2023. A report showed that 78% of surveyed organisations in India were hit by ransomware. In addition, more than 90% of Indian organisations that were attacked said these attacks impacted their ability to operate and led to a loss of business/revenue. The day long summit is going to be attended by 150 delegates starting from Policy makers, Police officials, Technologists (CIO/CTO & CISO) and the VARs in the country

  • Executive Management (MD, CEO & Director)
  • Corporate Management (Vice President, GM)
  • Senior Management & Middle Management


Distinguished Delegates(Speakers & Panelists)

Lt. Gen Rajesh Pant

PVSM, AVSM, VSM (Retd.) National Cybersecurity Coordinator, GOI

Prof. Triveni Singh, IPS

S.P- Cyber Crime- U.P. Police

Dr. Pavan Duggal

Founder & Chairman of International Comm., Cyber Security Law

Dr. Gulshan Rai

Former Cyber Security Coordinator

Rajendra Kumar Pillai

Founder, President and CEO of AIIPL Tech

Major Gen. Dilawar Singh

Ex-Indian Army

Dinesh O Bareja

COO - Open Security Alliance

Dr. Harold Dcosta

CEO- Intelligent Quotient

Anuj Aggarwal

Chairman- Centre for Research Cyber crime & cyber law

Vijay Sethi

Chairman, MentorKart

Dr. Sushil Kumar Meher


Dr. Ashok Yende

Partner- Yende Legal Associates

Srinivas Kotni

Founder- Lexport

Sandhya F Dokhe

Principal- Siddharth Law College

Ratnesh Chandra

Chief Technology Officer- Punjab & Sind Bank

Harnath Babu

Partner & CIO- KPMG India

Smith Gonsalves

Director & Principal consultant:
Cyber Smith SECURE

Anuj Tewari


Krunal Patel

M.D.(India)- Safebreach

Kapil Mehrotra

Group CTO- National Commodities Management Services Ltd.

Ravinder Arora

Global CISO and DPOInfogain

Khushbu Jain

Managing Partner- Ark Legal

Seema Sharma

Global CISO- Servify

Navin Mehra

Regional Leader(Cyber Security)- Cisco India & SAARC

Roshan D Souza

Regional Sales Director, India & SAARC- Carbonite

Maheswaran S

Country Manager- India- Varonis

Mohit Puri

Country Manager India/SAARC, Sonicwall

Shankar Suman

Co-Founder- Neuailes Global Technologies

Parikshit Gangaher

Systems Engineering Manager – Fortinet

Tarun Khilariwal

Global Head Operations – WAISL Limited

Dr. Deepak Kumar Sahu

Editor-in-chief- VARINDIA

Ms. S Mohini Ratna


Nirbhik Datta



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