Straight Talk | Cybersecurity & GRC Roundtable | HCLTech


Cybersecurity is a buzzword among enterprises looking to pave a path to the future with sustainable processes and revitalized customer experience. In this journey, it is imperative for enterprises to adapt to the ever evolving cybersecurity landscape, which has been in the news in recent times because of data breaches, identity thefts, and hacks. This can lead to security fatigue, as well as seem overwhelming for organizations looking to strengthen their capabilities to take on the challenge of cyber threats.

An emphasis on cybersecurity framework can also go a long way in improving customer experience by boosting consumer confidence and propping up systems and processes that are most vulnerable to cyber threat landscape. Without doubt, addressing the threats should be the priority for future-oriented organizations.

HCLTech welcomes you to attend an intimate roundtable on March 22nd 2018, in Dallas, Texas. The theme of the event is ‘Get your cybersecurity strategy right: Adapt, Transform, and Scale’. The venue of the event is Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum by the Galleria.

Get acquainted with the industry’s best practices and solutions, and understand how HCLTech’s Dynamic cybersecurity framework can empower your organization to take the next step toward adopting an effective cybersecurity roadmap.


Start time



Welcome Note


SANS Expert Session


Customer Panel Discussion


Networking Lunch


HCLTech Proposition Session


Q&A and Closing

Expert Speak

Dinesh Goel
SANS Expert: John Pescatore, SANS Director of Emerging Security Technologies
Mr. Pescatore joined SANS in January 2013 with 35 years of experience in computer, network and information security. He was Gartner’s lead security analyst for 13 years, working with global 5000 corporations and major technology and service providers. In 2008, he was named one of the top 15 most influential people in security and has testified before Congress on cybersecurity.

Prior to joining Gartner Inc. in 1999, Mr. Pescatore was Senior Consultant for Entrust Technologies and Trusted Information Systems, where he started, grew and managed security consulting groups focusing on firewalls, network security, encryption and Public Key Infrastructures. Prior to that, Mr. Pescatore spent 11 years with GTE developing secure computing and telecommunications systems. In 1985 he won a GTE-wide Warner Technical Achievement award.

Mr. Pescatore began his career at the National Security Agency, where he designed secure voice systems, and the United States Secret Service, where he developed secure communications and surveillance systems – and the occasional ballistic armor installation. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Connecticut and is a NSA Certified Cryptologic Engineer. He is an Extra class amateur radio

HCLTech Speaker: Renju Varghese, Fellow and Chief Architect, Cybersecurity, HCLTech
Renju has been with HCLTech for the last 18 years, having served in key positions across different businesses. He joined HCLTech’s E- secure team in Mumbai, where he was instrumental in running critical Data centre migration and Application Consolidation projects. He has been a key influencer in kick-starting the Governance Rick and Compliance (GRC) practice at HCLTech. In his current role, he serves as a Fellow and Chief Architect of the Cybersecurity and GRC business.