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  • Vishal Salvi on New Threat Surface and Remote Workforce

    May 20, 2020
  • Vishal Salvi, SVP, CISO and Head of the Cyber Security Practice at Infosys, shares his views on the expanded threat surface and remote workforce in the COVID era. The discussion covers Infosys’ response to the lockdown, cyber hygiene and what the future holds for us.

    Hosted by Yulia De Bari, Cybersecurity Lead and Podcast Producer for the Infosys Knowledge Institute.

    “Security is all about being aware, it's sensing what's happening around you, and then making sure you have a clear and decisive plan in terms of its execution.”

    - Vishal Salvi


Show Notes

  • 00:30

    What has really changed since the pandemic outbreak?

  • 02:41

    What were the measures that Vishal took and what was the main challenge of enabling employees to work from home?

  • 05:09

    How is the company dealing with this expanded threat surface that is a result of remote working?

  • 07:40

    Vishal talks about the importance of awareness and cyber hygiene.

  • 08:36

    Vishal recommends some precautionary measures that people can follow to be safe from the numerous attacks that are happening today.

  • 12:37

    Vishal leaves the listeners with one major insight on what the future holds for us in general and in terms of cybersecurity.

About Vishal Salvi

Vishal Salvi

Vishal Salvi is Senior Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer and Head of the Cybersecurity Practice at Infosys. He is responsible for the overall information and cyber security strategy and its implementation across Infosys Group. He is additionally responsible for the Cyber Security Business Delivery, driving security strategy, delivery, business and operations enabling enterprises security and improving their overall posture.

Vishal has over 25+ years of industry experience in Cybersecurity and Information Technology across different Industries. Prior to joining Infosys, he has performed various leadership roles in Cybersecurity and Information Technology at PwC (Partner Cyber – 2 years), HDFC Bank (SVP & CISO - 8 years), Standard Chartered Bank (SVP & Head Cyber Ops – 11 years), Global Trust Bank (IT Ops), Development Credit Bank (IT Ops) and Crompton Greaves (IT Sales).