Expert Tips for a Successful Cyber Security Career Today

About the Webinar

Moving online has definitely made businesses more efficient and our lives easier. But with this comes the threat to our data’s security. While progressing towards completely digital operations (accelerated further by the current global pandemic), organizations all over the world are increasing their focus on cybersecurity, giving birth to innovation, changes in mindsets, and a whole lot of new career opportunities for aspiring professionals, and experienced ones.

Join Simplilearn on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, at 9 PM IST (8:30 AM PDT) for a panel discussion with Dr. Paras Arora, Azure Cloud Engineering, Microsoft, and (previously) Director - Cyber Security, PwC, and Somak Shome, Competency Head - Security (Consulting) Services, IBM India. They will reveal the insights and trends that are making Cyber Security one of the important business areas and hottest job areas today.

  • How Cyber Security has evolved over the past few years - and why companies are paying more attention now
  • Some of the new threat types that Cyber Security must defend against
  • How COVID has complicated (or accelerated) things in this area
  • What this means for cybersecurity professionals
  • Tips for people embarking on or building a career in the field

The live webinar will include a Q&A with Paras and Somak. (If you register and can’t make the live webinar, we will send you a link to the recording after the event.)

About the Speakers

Dr. Paras Arora

Paras currently handles the role of Azure cloud engineering at Microsoft. He was the Director of Cyber Security with PwC in India. With over 13 years of experience, he has enabled Clients to build safe and secure environment for business operations. Within PwC, he led a Payment security competency to support clients in their PCI compliance, Risk reduction, and Regulatory adherence journey.

He has extensive experience and knowledge on security standards such as - ISO 27001 and PCI DSS and proven skills in SoX - 404, Third Party Vendor Risk Assessment, Business Continuity Management, Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing, Applications Security Assessments, Application Design Reviews, Database Audits, Firewall, and Network Device Audits, Privacy and Control Assurance.

Somak Shome

Somak is a seasoned professional in governance and compliance of information risk, cyber security, and data protection, with a blend of functional and managerial skills acquired over a career spanning 20 years. Having been working in these domains all throughout, both as individual contributor and team leader, he is familiar with diverse frameworks, products, technologies, solutions and services - combined with strong knowledge of fundamentals, rich experience, and a flair for innovation, he engages with senior C-suite leaders in the capacity of trusted adviser and guide and contributes to the organization’s success with his leadership skills. Currently, Somak is setting up and running the Security Consulting services practice in IBM India & South Asia as Competency Leader – Security Strategy, Risk & Compliance.

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