Cyber-Security in the Age of Smart Manufacturing

by Admin — last modified Oct 02, 2018 12:23 AM
Arindrajit Basu attended the event 'Cyber-security in the age of Smart Manufacturing.' The event 'BTS - CyberComm 2018' was organised by the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & industry (FICCI) in association with Karnataka Innovation and Technology Society, and Government of Karnataka at The Lalit Ashok, Bengaluru on September 26, 2018.

The event was aimed at understanding the cyber security threats revolving around Industry 4.0 and smart manufacturing. The speakers included Mr. Gaurav Gupta, Principal Secretary, IT, BT and S&T Department, Government of Karnataka;Mr. Sanjay Mujoo, Vice President, Pointnext Global Centre Bangalore, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, India;Mr. Yogesh Andlay, Founder, Nucleus Software & Polaris Financial Technology and  Mr. Ambrish Bakaya, Co-Chair, ICT and Digital Economy Committee FICCI.

Apart from discussing how to cover the threat vectors as businesses increasingly become digitised and use digital supply chains,the event was also useful in terms of obtaining an understanding of how the Karnataka government is approaching the digital ecosystem. The Centres of Excellence aim to bring on board academics, industry bodies and practitioners to develop best practices. FICCI, which was co-hosting this event indicated  that they will continue to work with the government to further this agenda.