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Fireside chat with Onkar Sonawane for ET CISO - DECRYPT 2023

Devroop Dhar, Co-Founder & MD, Primus Partners moderated a fireside chat with Onkar Sonawane at the ET CISO Decrypt 2023 in Mumbai. The conversation began with Omkar's inspiring journey as India's youngest ethical hacker, starting off at age 14. The speakers then shared their thoughts on a wide range of issues including the crucial role of cyber security during an age of rapid adoption of an increasing number of digital tools. The speakers also discussed the importance of simulation exercises around cyber security in an organisation, such as the red and blue team exercise.


The remainder of the conversation circled around digital space in today's world, what steps can individuals take to stay safe, recommendations and suggestions for CISOs on priorities for cyber security and how one can take up ethical hacking as a career. Leading CISOs across organizations in India were part of the audience as the fireside chat took place.