Abhinav Biswas
Alt. CISO, ECIL, Electronics Corporation of India Limited, Dept. of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India Enterprise.

A technology evangelist with wide range of agile experience, starting from the days of embedded systems, moving to web & object-oriented development, followed by cyber security and then to the latest trend of cloud computing & machine learning.

He is a Certified Ethical Hacking & Countermeasures Expert (EHCE) by US-Council. Currently, he is holding the role of Alt. CISO for Electronics Corporation of India limited (ECIL), a Public Sector Enterprise under Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Government of India. He is accountable & responsible for security strategy planning, management of risks & threats, Vulnerability Assessments, Internal Audits and implementation of new security products & technologies.

Honours & Recognitions:
- Security Leader of the Year Award, Data Security Council of India (DSCI) - NASSCOM AISS 2016
- Winner, Top 100 InfoSec Maestros Awards 2016
- Elite CISO Finalist, NullCon BlackShield Awards 2016
- Winner, Dynamic CISO Security Excellence Awards 2015
- IBM Blue Scholar 2012

Topic: Touring the Dark-Side of Internet of Things: A journey through IOT Security & Privacy Challenges

Draft Agenda of the presentation:
Why is everything getting Smart with the advent of IOT?
Sensors or Cloud or M2M.
How Digital threats are becoming Physical threats?
Top IOT Hacks:
Chrysler's Jeep Cherokee, Mattel's Wi-fi Hello Barbie.
IOT Ransomeware & Denial of Service (DOS) attacks on/through IOT devices.
The IOT Security Challenges:
Resource Constraints, STRIDE Threat vectors.
Security vs Privacy vs Anonymity.
Importance of Trust in IOT Privacy.
Censorship & Surveillance
Security by Obscurity vs Security by Design:
Proprietary protocols, indigenous hardware & air-gapped networks.
Conclusion & Futuristic Thoughts.