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CYFY 2013: India Conference on Cyber Security and Cyber Governance

by Prasad Krishna last modified Sep 26, 2013 06:50 AM
The Observer Research Foundation in collaboration with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry is holding the India Conference on Cyber Security and Cyber Governance at the Oberoi Hotel in New Delhi on October 14 and 15, 2013. Sunil Abraham will participate in this event as a speaker.

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Shri Kapil Sibal, Minister of Communications & Technology will give the inaugural address. Shri Shivshankar Menon, National Security Advisor, Government of India will give the keynote address. Shri Shashi Tharoor, Minister of State, Human Resource Development, Government of India will give the dinner table address on October 14.

On the second day, October 15, Minister Jaak Aaviksoo will give the keynote address and Shri Nehchal Sandhu, Deputy National Advisor, Government of India will give the valedictory address.

List of Speakers

  • Kapil Sibal, Minister for Communications and Information Technology, India
  • Shivshankar Menon, National Security Advisor, Government of India
  • Shashi Tharoor, Minister of State for Human Resource Development, India
  • Nehchal Sandhu, Deputy National Security Advisor, Government of India
  • A.P. Shah, Former Chief Justice, Delhi High Court
  • Arvind Gupta, Director General, Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, India
  • Ashish Chauhan, CEO, Bombay Stock Exchange
  • C. Raja Mohan, Distinguished Fellow, ORF
  • Christopher Painter, Office of the Coordinator for Cyber Issues, Department Of State, USA
  • Dirk Brengelmann, Commissioner for International Cyber Policy, Federal Foreign Office, Germany
  • Eric H. Loeb, Vice President, International External Affairs, AT&T
  • Gabriel Siboni, Director, Cyber Warfare Program, Institute for National Security Studies, Tel Aviv University, Israel
  • Jaak Aaviksoo, Minister of Education and Research of the Republic of Estonia
  • Jamie Shea, Deputy Assistant Secretary General, Emerging Security Challenges, NATO
  • Joe Sullivan, CSO, Facebook
  • John Mallery, Research Scientist, MIT Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, USA
  • Maurizio Martellini, Secretary General, Landau Network-Centro Volta and IWG Executive Secretary, Italy
  • Michael Cheatham, Head U.S. Representative Office, Indo-US Science and. Technology Forum, USA
  • M.M.Oberoi, Indian Police Service, Joint commissioner of Police, Delhi Police, Government of India
  • Oleg Demidov, The Russian Center for Policy Studies, Russia
  • Peter Grabosky, Researcher, Australian National University, Australia
  • Prakash Nagpal, Senior Vice President, Product Marketing and Marketing, Narus
  • Rajan Mathews, Director General, Cellular Operators Association of India
  • Ram Narain, Deputy Director General (Security), Department of Telecommunication (DoT), Government of India
  • Sandro Gaycken, Freie Universität Berlin, Institute of Computer Science, Germany
  • Sean Kanuck, National Intelligence Officer for Cyber Issues, Office of the Director of National Intelligence, USA
  • Sunil Abraham, Executive Director, Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore
  • Vijay Madan, Chief Mentor, Tata Teleservices (former Director, C-DOT), India
  • Vivke Lall, President & CEO, Reliance Industries Limited

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