New Delhi, India 13 March 2019

Europe Community Meeting

London, England

16 – 18 October 2018


You’re invited to a day of networking opportunities and educational sessions as the PCI Security Standards Council holds its first ever India Forum in New Delhi, India. We provide you with the information and tools to help secure payment data. We lead a global, cross industry effort to increase payment security by providing industry-driven, flexible and effective data security standards and programs that help businesses detect, mitigate and prevent criminal attacks and breaches. Don’t miss out!

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Join us for a day of day of networking opportunities and educational sessions from payment and cyber security experts who will discuss challenges and opportunities for data security in India and provide updates on the latest standards and solutions for protecting payments.


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8:00 - 9:00
Registration Open
Networking Breakfast and Vendor Showcase
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9:00 - 9:30Welcome Remarks
Presented by: Nitin Bhatnagar, Associate Director - India, PCI Security Standards Council
9:30 - 10:15Keynote: State of the Council
Presented by: Lance J. Johnson, Executive Director, PCI Security Standards Council

This session opens the Forum with an update on the latest Council news, insights into the current and future payment security landscape, and discusses the Council’s vision for the coming years. Don't miss this extensive review of PCI SSC current and global affairs.
10:15 - 11:15Keynote: Regional Insights
11:20 - 11:50Networking Break and Vendor Showcase
11:55 - 13:00
Technology and Payments - Lessons Learned from Data Breaches in 2018
Presented by: Dharshan Shanthamurthy, Founder and CEO, SISA Information Security

From fake malware attacks to PIN attacks, 2018 has seen varied breaches. From one of the leading forensic investigating companies in the country, this session intends to give you a closer look at what caused these breaches and 5 key takeaways from them. The session will give a first-hand view of “how” these breaches happened and what you can do protect your environment.
13:00 - 14:00Networking Lunch and Vendor Showcase
14:05 - 15:35
Panel: Establishing India As A Cashless Society: The Role of Data Security and Standards
Moderated by: Nitin Bhatnagar, Associate Director - India, PCI Security Standards Council
Panelists: Abhishek Gupta, Senior Director, Product Management, Payments, Freecharge Payment Technologies Pvt. Ltd.; P K Narayanan, Chief Advisor, Finance and Strategy, Crossbow Labs LLP and Rishi Rajpal, Director, Global Security, Concentrix
PCI Security Standards and Programs Update
Presented by: Jeremy King, International Director - Europe, PCI Security Standards Council
15:35 - 16:05Networking Break and Vendor Showcase
16:10 - 18:00
Best Practices for Implementing PCI DSS
Presented by: Sameer Ratolikar, Executive Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer, HDFC Bank Ltd.
Industry Panel: Innovation in Payment Security - "Future of Digital Payments"
Moderated by: Nitin Bhatnagar, Associate Director - India, PCI Security Standards Council
Panelists: AVS Prabhakar, Head Compliance & Audit, FSS, Satya Rane, Chief Innovation and QA Officer, ControlCase and Vivek Srivastav, SVP, Research and Innovation, Reserve Bank Information Technology Pvt Ltd (ReBIT)
Making a Global Impact: PCI SSC Participation Opportunities and Resources
Presented by: Laura Gray, Senior Director of Communications, PCI Security Standards Council
Closing Remarks
Presented by: Nitin Bhatnagar, Associate Director - India, PCI Security Standards Council
18:00 - 19:30Networking Reception and Vendor ShowcaseSponsored by

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Employee Education is the Best Defense for Protecting your Organization’s Data Assets.

In conjunction with the India Forum, training courses are  available, allowing attendees to make the most of their travel time and budgets. The trainings will take place at Hyatt Regency Delhi, New Delhi.

Qualified Security Assessor Training | 11-12 March

The two-day Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) class provides instruction on how to conduct assessments of merchants, institutions and service providers who must be compliant with the PCI DSS.

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