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Cloud Security in the Post Pandemic World: Securing the Extended Enterprise

Key Takeaways:

  • Data management and ransomware are the crux of the HCL/CV relationship
  • How to protect your data during the current crisis has become a focal point for enterprises
  • Elements of this theme: security, content moving to the endpoint, backup as a service, storage, cloud


As companies shift their workforce to work from home, they implicitly extend the boundaries of their enterprise into the insecure territory. Since March there has been an 85% surge in cyber-attacks, with ransomware becoming a significant threat vector. This has exposed the vulnerabilities in the management of data that flows through personal devices, home networks, and the supporting cloud platforms.  The Post-COVID enterprise risk mitigation strategies have to include a wider security envelope that spans across extended work environment and accounts for data management in this growing hybrid/multi-cloud world. Securing the Extended Enterprise is now one of the most critical priorities.

This Digital Forum will dive into the next generation threats and pre-emptive strategies to ensure business continuity.

  • Trends in Cybercrime and what organizations are doing to prevent growing data risks and vulnerabilities
  • Strategies to manage extended networks and data security within insecure remote work environments
  • Best practices and Solutions to Recover from Cybercrimes
Wednesday 26th August 2020


About the speakers

Piyush Saxena

Piyush Saxena
VP & Head – Hybrid Cloud Services, HCL Technologies

Piyush Saxena is the Vice President & Head, Hybrid Cloud services at HCL Technologies. He has more than 18 years of experience helping HCL customers in their technology transformation journey. His current focus is to design and implement hybrid cloud solutions for Enterprises looking to support their digital initiatives.

Brian Brockway

Brian Brockway
CTO & VP – Commvault

Mr. Brian Brockway has been the Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Commvault Systems, Inc. since March 4, 2015. Mr. Brockway continues to drive technology strategy, foster new product innovation, and expand integration across a growing partner ecosystem in his new role. He played a critical leadership role in Commvault's technology evolution over the past twelve years, while serving in a variety of product management and marketing roles. He served as an Equity Analyst at Schwab Soundview Capital Markets, Research Division.

John Caruthers

John Caruthers
Director, Illumina, and Former Supervisory Special Agent, FBI

John Caruthers retired from the FBI after 27 years of service in 2019. John’s last role in the FBI was as Supervisory Special Agent of FBI San Diego’s Cyber National Security Squad, as well as Partnership/Engagement Coordinator. John has been recognized for his leadership abilities on multiple occasions (FBI Director – Leadership Award(s)) and currently maintains 2 GIAC certifications (GSIF and GSLC).

Naresh Lachmandas

Naresh Lachmandas
Former CIO Of General Atomics, Principal & Senior Fellow, Avasant

Naresh is a seasoned leader, change agent with experience in the Aerospace and Defense, High Tech/Consumer Electronics industry and Government Administration. He is result oriented with an outstanding history of developing business strategies and technology roadmaps, delivering revenue generating enterprise solutions and driving cost efficiencies.