Taking cognizance of the need for robust Cybersecurity in the ‘New Normal’, Standing Conference of Public Enterprises (SCOPE) organized a webinar on ‘Cyber Security in the era of Work from Home (WFH)’ in association with Deloitte. Shree Parthasarthy, Vishal Jain, Partners, Deloitte India; Atul Sobti, DG, SCOPE; Deepak Agarwal, ED, IOCL; Ashutosh Vasant, Director, RailTel addressed the participants. Nearly 500 participants including Board Members from PSEs attended the webinar through SCOPE’s various platforms.
DG, SCOPE in his address stated that as part of its endeavour to provide the most relevant topics, SCOPE conducted this webinar owing to the pertinence of cybersecurity issues in the present scenario. He emphasized that organizations need to strengthen their policies and procedures for cybersecurity needs while implementing WFH in full swing.
Deepak Agarwal addressing the participants said that there was an urgent need to practically implement cybersecurity in organizations and emphasized on addressing security challenges, building skills of employees and investing in cyber security processes.
Discussing the multifaceted challenges faced by organizations in the present scenario, Deloitte team highlighted that organizations need to adopt a resilient-by-design approach to combat cyber attacks. Their presentation highlighted the need to assess remote working ecosystem that enables identification of attackers, their target, technique and entry points for attacks. They also added that by re-evaluating their cyber structure, priorities and government organizations will be able to transform and excel in the new normal.
Ashutosh Vasant added that in today’s time of digitization of processes, with robust cybersecurity measures organizations can have an edge over others and succeed.