Cyber Breaches In Sector Pose Threats To The Economic Growth: Infotech Forum
The world was gradually moving towards digital and it has been accelerated recentlyby the global pandemic -COVID-19. The pandemic has highlighted the need for digitally enabled citizen centric services to improve quality of life supported by remote, contactless city operations and focus on indicators such as public health and education.
This year Infotech Forum has designed with the idea of"Accelerating your Business Transformation Strategy, the forum had attended by 400 regulators, Policy makers, along with experts in technology, governance and over 130 delegates from the OEMs had attended the session. During the session there were various discussions that took place - how the core technologies has created the new vision to think ahead during the virtual interaction sessions. This timethe Forum has witnessed15 exceptional founders, 10 deep tech start-ups of the new age and 30 start-upsinto cutting-edge technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning across different industries who joined the sessions to understand on how the OEMs are approaching the B2C partners across the country to support the local partners in growing and expanding their business via the digital and omni channel route, and giving a boost to the local businesses in India.
On this backdrop, the 18th edition of Infotech Forum 2020 took place which throws insight on the developing needs to lead on driving long-term value creation, through digitization. The forum also threw light on both enterprise-wide and security transformations with digitization for a substantial cost and operational efficiency.
The respected dignitaries who graced the e-event were Dr.Sanjay Behl,Director General, CERT-In- Government of India, Sanjay Sahay,IPS - Technology Evangelist, Vipin Tyagi, Ex- Executive Director- C DOT,Dr. B K Murthy, Scientist G, HOD( R & D Group)- MeitY, Rishi Mehta, Technology Expert from Silicon valley, Peter Melerud, Chief Strategy Officer and Co-founder- Kemp Technologies Alain Sanchez, CISO (EMEA) &Senior EvangelistFortinet,Rajeev Sreedhar, MD - India & SAARC – Infoblox, Sunil Sharma, Managing Director Sales- Sophos India & SAARC, Sandeep Bhambure, Vice President & M.D, India & SAARC – Veeam Software and Krunal Patel, Business Head, TeamViewer, India & South Asia - Team viewer.
Secondly, India is amongst the fastest growing FinTech markets in the world and ranked the highest globally in the FinTech adoption rate with China. Digital payments value of $5 bn in 2019 is expected to grow at a CAGR of 20% by 2023. The digital payments space, in particular, is witnessing remarkable innovations such as the emergence of alternative payment channels, setting up of payment hubs and tokenisation for securing payments.”