Dr. Vinay Wandrekar

Business Information Security Expert, Novartis

Dr. Wandrekar has more than 24 years of industrial experience in IT, information security and pharma sector. He also holds the CISA, CISSP, CISM, ITIL, BS7799 LA & Implementation certifications. He is also winner of Future CIO100 and NextCSO as well as ‘Infosec Maestros” awards. In addition he has been a panellist at many national and international conferences including the India Cyber Security Summit, India Tech Conclave and Cyber Security for Critical Assets APAC Summit. Dr.Wandrekar has previously worked for Price Waterhouse and Tech Mahindra where he was involved in leading numerous auditing and consulting assignments.

My Sessions

Secure Work Anywhere: Mitigating Cyber Risks in the post-Covid-19 Environment

Malicious actors are exploiting current shifts towards hybridised and home working to increase their rate and scope of attack. This session explores:

  • Identifying risks facing organisations in the 'new normal'
  • How remote working increases the attack surface
  • How home offices can be turned into criminal hubs
  • Minimising risks of shadow IT - maintaining control of IT and resources
  • Endpoint security - bolstering preventative protections, continuous detection and response capabilities
  • Catherine Chapman, Cyber Security Journalist and Founding Board Member, InfoSec Hoppers