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VMWARE – Internet Separation and Government Security Matters

Internet is one of the biggest sources for organized cyber attacks by individuals, rogue entities, or even, teams funded by enemy states. In the event of hacking, the stakes are more than sky-high for the Government to maintain national security as well as retain citizen trust. Unlike private sector, Cybersecurity for the Government represents a unique challenge, given the high level of threats that it faces daily and the potentially devastating consequences of a breach.

While Government takes proactive steps to ensure Cybersecurity to protect its systems from hostile intruders and enemies, government employees and citizens alike, seek anytime, anywhere access to their Internet.

Therefore, for the Government, Cybersecurity is not just a mere challenge but also one of the biggest hurdles for true digital transformation.


One of the many strategies to ensure Cybersecurity pertains to Internet Separation.

Internet Separation reduces the risks arising from spear phishing, where employees mistakenly click on links in fake e-mail connecting to dangerous websites. It also minimizes the risks arising from ransomware, wherein malicious software locks up all the organization systems and computers.

At the same time, steps are required for promoting security for the digital native generation, who have grown up using the Internet and find it natural to use Internet tools and resources to work productively.

According to the findings of a recent primary survey by CMR, 65% of the Government faces problems pertaining to reduction of staff productivity, as well as challenges in collaborating with industry partners.

It is in this background, that this Webinar aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the mechanisms, tools and strategies for internet separation.

3:00 PM Welcome & Introduction
3:05 PM Cyber Security
Sony Anthony, Cyber Security- India Lead, KPMG
3:20 PM Internet Separation for India  Govt. & PSU
Umesh Goyal, System Enginer, EUC Specialist, VMware
3:40 PM Q&A moderated by Apalak Ghosh, CMR
4:00 PM Closing remarks

Sony Anthony Cyber Security- India lead

Sony Anthony has over 20+ years of experience in IT Consulting services with special focus on Information Security, Telecom Security, Business Continuity, Network and Data Center Architecture Design. Sony has been involved in multiple large-to medium size projects across Banking, Telecom, Pharma for Indian and Global clients. Sony has worked and assisted regulators in the Banking and Telecom environments across India, Middle-east and Africa.

As a Technologist, he has worked on Virtualization/Consolidation, Routing/Switching, SAN/NAS, Backup/Archival/Restore Technologies, Enterprise Monitoring/ Management and Security/Filtering. He has also assisted clients in frameworks adoption and alignment to ISO27001, TIA-942, HIPAA, BS25999, ISO 22301, ISO20000, BS10012, X.805, and NIST Cyber Security.

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