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India Leadership Connect 2024

India Leadership Connect 2024

As technology continues to advance, so do the threats and challenges that organizations face in safeguarding their data and systems. Cyber resilience emerges as a strategic imperative for tech leaders, shaping the ability of an organization not only to withstand cyber-attacks but also to recover swiftly and adapt to the evolving threat landscape.

In a knowledge exchange session curated by CORE Media, in association with Veeam Software, CIOs and Digital leaders discussed Cyber Resilience, Backup Data Recovery strategies, and setbacks due to Ransomware.

Anoop Mathur, Founder, CORE Media opened the conversation by talking about cyber security challenges, rise in ransomware attacks on critical infrastructure, and backup data recovery strategies with Beni Sia, General Manager and Senior Vice President, Veeam APJ; Sandeep Bhambure, Vice President, Veeam SAARC; and Amol Diwanji, Head Systems Engineering, Veeam India & SAARC

The key points highlighted by the CIOs and digital leaders attending the discussion were as follows:-

  1. Cyber resilience is a paramount strategy encompassing robust cybersecurity measures, strategic risk management, and rapid response capabilities. It involves fortifying digital infrastructures to withstand and recover from cyber threats like Ransomware, ensuring the continuity of operations, and safeguarding sensitive information in an interconnected and dynamic digital landscape.
  2. CIOs from BFSI, Manufacturing, IT/ITES, and Retail sectors embracing a multi-cloud IT strategy are proactively addressing cybersecurity considerations. This includes effectively managing the intricate process of seamless integration, implementing standardized security protocols, and safeguarding against data breaches across varied cloud platforms. As the scope for ransomware threats expands, there's a heightened focus on deploying robust measures to counter such risks and safeguard sensitive information dispersed across diverse cloud environments.
  3. Veeam is actively advancing cybersecurity and BDR through 32100 strategy for data protection and features like Secure Restore in its Backup & Replication software, which verifies the integrity of backups before restoration to prevent malware spread. Additionally, Veeam focuses on immutable backups, ensuring that once data is backed up, it remains unalterable, providing a crucial defense against ransomware attacks by safeguarding the integrity of critical data. Their continuous innovation in backup technologies aims to enhance cyber resilience, mitigate ransomware risks, and fortify data protection strategies for organizations.

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