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Why Infocon- Kolkata 2016 Is a Big Investment in Your IT Career

How secure are you online? How much are you willing to compromise for connectivity? The internet is a vast pool of information and every digital citizen must learn about cyber-security. People are more than like a data generating machines and this realization must be universal. Cyber crimes and security breaches are happening more frequently. And it is high time to become proactive. Kolkata has been home to many tech conferences, but ‘Infoconglobal’ is different. It is the largest conclave on Information security in Eastern India. This unique summit brings together MDs, CEOs, CIOs, CISOs from different corporates and cyber security experts to ignite the Information Security Landscape. The brand “Infoconglobal ” is slowly getting stronger, and we still have a long way to go. After touch base Bangladesh and United Kingdom, the event finally comes to Kolkata. It is surely going to be huge.

Information Security – Why does it matter to you?

Data is stored in different IT systems and maintaining Information Security becomes extremely vital. From protecting confidentiality to maintaining the integrity, organizations must be aware of what is going on within their IT infrastructure. Infocon Kolkata 2016 will deal with the tough questions and help you analyze the weak links in your security systems.

Security Risks and Survival Strategies

Cyber threat is not a myth, it is very much real. As cyber-crimes go on rampage, the concept of cyber-security has changed drastically. Companies and government agencies have to come together and put up a collaborative effort to deal with these challenges. Threats can come from any corner; vulnerabilities should be identified and removed instantly. The four main risk types are – 1. Known Known 2. Known Unknown 3. Unknown Known and 4. Unknown Unknown. The last category poses the biggest threat, the damage caused is severe. Awareness is the only tool to eliminate these threats. And make no mistake, time is running out very fast.

When can you feel secure?

Information is equivalent to money, protecting it becomes mandatory. Several public and private corporations fail to secure information and they lose billions. Databases are breached, key information is stolen and the company loses its integrity completely. The main idea was to eradicate the lack of awareness and this gave birth to “Infoconglobal”. The digital world is a vast and confusing place, which never fails to surprise us. This innovative platform will clear the confusion highlighting the best practices and forming a stable ecosystem.

Things you need to know:

Theme: Architecting Information Security for your Enterprise

Date: 18th November, 2016

Location: Kolkata, WB, India

Venue: CII-Suresh Neotia Centre of Excellence for Leadership, DC-36, Sector – I, Salt Lake City (Behind City Centre), Kolkata - 700 064.

Attendees: 100+ delegates from different verticals of Kolkata.

This is a summit, you surely can’t miss. Haven’t registered yet? Here’s the Link - https://in.explara.com/e/infocon16 

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