Palo Alto Networks launches Cybersecurity Guide for organisations in India


Palo Alto Networks has announced the publication of ‘Navigating the Digital Age: The Definitive Cybersecurity Guide for directors and officers, India’. Launched in conjunction with the Cloud Security Summit in Mumbai, the India edition is supported by the Data Security Council of India and Forbes Asia. The guide provides business leaders and officers at enterprises, government agencies and other organisations with practical, actionable, expert advice on how to best protect their organisations from cyber attacks.

The guide covers a range of cybersecurity topics, such as risk management, compliance, skills shortage, incident management, as well as prevention and response.

With the success of the original U S guide, Palo Alto Networks has continued this mission globally, partnering with publishers and thought leaders from around the globe to write regional editions in France, Australia, Singapore, Benelux and the United Kingdom.

“In an era of digital technologies driving the economy and society, we need to architect security as a core design principle of all Technology Products and Services, and enable a safe and trusted digital experience for our consumers and communities across the world. If we scale up and deliver on this expectation, we can harness the full potential of Digital Platforms and Products,” Rama Vedashree, chief executive officer, Data Security Council of India

Expert speak
“If we select talents with sound behavior competencies, analytical abilities, inter personal skills and personality traits, they would be able to learn and adapt themselves into new age cyber security specialists.”
Sameer Ratolikar, executive vice president and chief information security officer, HDFC Bank

“It is undeniable that cybersecurity will need to be ubiquitous. This is because digitization, being a game changer, is impacting all professions – banking & finance, manufacturing, logistics, transportation, oil & gas, government, education, and healthcare, to name a few. This practical guide to cybersecurity by Palo Alto Networks will help people gain invaluable insights from real-world experiences.”
Prof S Sadagopan, director, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore (IIIT- B)

“As security in cyber space becomes a challenge and attacks are more organized, governments, organizations and cybersecurity experts need to join forces and develop a common framework or language, so that our collective defence and responses grow that much stronger.”
Shree Parthasarathy, Chief Innovation Officer and National Leader, Cyber Risk Service, Deloitte India

“Cybersecurity operationalization needs a holistic approach to integrate technologies, processes and logs which matter in the cybersecurity landscape. Security operations are repetitive in nature and can easily be automated. Every process with a fixed input and a predictable output should be considered for automation.”
Saritha Auti, CISO and Assistant Vice President, Cyber Security, Cognizant

“With any security outcome, you will always need to look at how the technology and processes will work within ecosystem. There is no such thing as “set and forget” in security.”
Sridhar Govardhan, CISO, Wipro

“The insights in this guide include advice and best practices from Indian and international thought leaders who are chief executive officers (CEOs), chief innovation officers (CIOs), CISOs, academics and subject matter experts. At the heart of every business should be effective risk management, a thorough understanding of the risks, as well as pragmatic solutions, which include better training and awareness. In cybersecurity knowledge is the key to prevention”.
Sean Duca, Vice President and Regional Chief Security Officer, Asia-Pacific & Japan, Palo Alto Networks


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