VMware – Dynamic Security for Dynamic IT Environments

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Cyber-attacks are an alarming reality today as they’re becoming increasingly sophisticated and dangerous. Unlike earlier security incidents, the new attacks are indiscriminate and attempt to destroy an organization’s IT infrastructure and environment.

Here are some examples of recent attacks across the globe:

Indiscriminate attacks: Operation Shady RAT, World of Hell, Red October and most recently ‘WannaCry Ransomware’

Destructive attacks: Great Hacker War, LulzRaft, Vulcanbot, Opration Ababil, Shamoon, Wiper, etc

These attacks attempted to do the most malicious things imaginable to organizations, right from cyber espionage to deletion of crucial data on the users’ machines.

These attacks are real, and what’s more, they’ll continue to expand and get worse. Organizations therefore, must secure their information systems, infrastructures, networks and devices, so as to prevent any kind of malicious acts originating from anonymous sources.

This webinar aims to familiarize CISOs/CIOs/Network heads/Security Managers/IT heads with these new age attacks and how to safeguard their organizations from them.

This webinar by experts from VMware will help your organization understand how to mitigate such attacks and safe-guard your environment.

Key Takeaways:

  • Discover how new security threats can impact your data center workloads and individual desktops
  • Find out how to safe-guard your IT environment with cutting edge technology
  • Learn how VMware’s new the new path breaking innovations in cloud infrastructure and security can help
  • Find out how to enable granular firewalling and security policy enforcement for every workload in your data center
  • Give each desktop in your organization its own perimeter defense and per-App VPN access for mobile devices

1500 Welcome & Introduction
1505 Voice of CIO: Security in the Age of Digital, Vijay Sethi, Hero Moto Corp.
1525 Dynamic IT Environments which Demands Heightened Security, Stephen D’Souza, VMware
1545 Q&A Sessions, Moderated by CMR
1600 Closing remarks & feedback

VMware is one of the most trusted and leading innovators in cloud infrastructure, mobility and security space and has had some path breaking innovations in cloud and security by delivering Software Defined Datacenter, Micro-segmentation and zero trust Security.

VMware’s security and mobility solutions have successfully helped several organizations secure their IT environments.

Stephen Dsouza, Systems Engineer – NSX, VMware

Stephen is currently working as a Systems Engineer for Network and Security Virtualization with VMware. He has been associated with the industry right from the PC days and has more than 23 years’ experience in Pres-Sales, Consultancy and Support Portfolios. Most of these years were spent is setting up networks and handling Networking and Security projects for various companies in India, US and the United Kingdom.


Vijay Sethi, Chief Information Officer and Head Corporate Social Responsibility - Hero MotoCorp Ltd.

Mr. Sethi is the Chief Information Officer and Head Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at Hero MotoCorp Ltd. He also leads innovation efforts in the company and headed HR function for sometime earlier. He also serves as a Board Member of M/s HMC MM Auto Ltd. (A joint venture of Hero MotoCorp and M/s MagnetiMarelli of Italy). He recently led Hero’s efforts in planting 2 lakh trees in Delhi as part of Hero TOI Green drive. He initiated India’s first ever Industry wide IT initiative – AutoDX(an initiative to connect all OEMs and their suppliers) and has been leading it for last 6 years

Rated as India’s Best CIO, he has won several prestigious recognitions including CIO of the year, CIO Hall of Fame, Super League CIO, Champion CIO, Global CIO, Global CIO Hall of fame, Most Influential CIO, Innovative CIO, Most Respected CIO, India’s Best IT Manager, and many others. Mr. Sethi has also featured in the list of World's top 50 CIOs

He was also won numerous CSR leadership awards including being rated as India’s Most Innovative CSR Leader, Outstanding CSR Leadership award and has featured in the list of India’s 50 most talented CSR Leaders and World’s Top 100 Most Impactful CSR Leaders.

He leads Hero’s innovative CSR efforts under umbrella of Hero We Care that has programs like Hamari Pari supporting more than 1.2 lakh girls, Educate to Empower supporting Education of thousands of children, Happy Earth in which more than 2.5 lakh trees have been planted and Ride Safe India which is a 360 degree program on Road Safety.

He is a member of various national forums including Chairman of IT committee of Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), CII’s National Committee on IT, ITeS and e-Commerce, Co-Chairman of Cyber Security subcommittee of CII IT Committee and is also a Board member of SAP India User Group (INDUS). He is on the advisory councils of several leading organizations. He has also been a Member of National Knowledge Council of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and IP Committee of CII. He also is chairman of CSR & Sustainability Forum of National CSR Network.

A regular speaker at various institutes and forums, Mr. Sethi holds a Masters Degree in Industrial Engineering, an MBA in Materials Management and a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering. Apart from this he has attended leadership programs organized by leading global institutes including Harvard Business School, Indian School of Business and also has a number of certifications in various areas of management and IT.


Anil Chopra VP-Research and Consulting - CyberMedia Research

Anil works for CyberMedia and heads editorial operations for PCQuest, CIOL.com, and CyberMedia Labs.An engineer and MBA by training, Anil has over 19 years of experience in the media industry.Anil has a passion for technology and loves explaining it to a wide variety of audience across all popular content channels, be it print, online, digital, video, social media, or events. He regularly writes about the latest enterprise IT products, technologies and trends and their business relevance. He also has ample experience in benchmarking and testing a wide variety of IT products and services.A seasoned speaker, Anil has delivered presentations at various prestigious CIO forums and moderated panel discussions on a wide range of topics relevant for IT decision makers across SMBs and large enterprises.Anil has a knack for spotting the latest technology trends and has conducting dozens of market surveys and studies on technology adoption, IT buying patterns and technology implementations across enterprises in India.