Straight Talk | Cybersecurity & GRC Roundtable Dallas | HCLTech

Straight Talk | Cybersecurity & GRC Roundtable Dallas


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 May 11, 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.





Registration and Welcome note


SANS Expert Session (Ismael Valenzuela, SANS Certified Instructor)


Customer Panel , Moderated by SANS expert


Networking Lunch


HCLTech Proposition Session (Renju Varghese – Fellow and Chief Architect, HCLTech)


Q&A with SANS expert and HCLTech speaker


Closing note

Expert Speak

SANS Expert
Ismael Valenzuela
Since he founded one of the first IT Security consultancies in Spain, Ismael Valenzuela has participated as a security professional in numerous projects across the globe over the past 17 years.

As a top cybersecurity strategy expert with strong technical background and deep knowledge of penetration testing, security architectures, intrusion detection and computer forensics, Ismael has provided security consultancy, advice and guidance to large government and private organizations, including major EU Institutions and US Government Agencies.

Prior to his current role as Principal Engineer at McAfee, where he leads research on threat hunting using machine-learning and expert- system driven investigations, Ismael led the delivery of SOC, IR & Forensics services for the Foundstone Services team within Intel globally. Previously, Ismael worked as Global IT Security Manager for iSOFT Group Ltd, one of the world’s largest providers of healthcare IT solutions, managing their security operations in more than 40 countries.

He holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from the University of Malaga (Spain), is certified in business administration, and holds many professional certifications. These include the highly regarded GIAC Security Expert (GSE #132) in addition to GREM, GCFA, GCIA, GCIH, GPEN, GCUX, GCWN, GWAPT, GSNA, GMON, CISSP, ITIL, CISM, and IRCA 27001 Lead Auditor from Bureau Veritas UK.

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.