Critical Information Infrastructure Security Summit on 8th December, 2016

Sh. Sandeep Mittal IPS Director, NICFS Shri Sandeep Mittal, IPS delivering lecture during the “Cybersecurity in Critical Infrastructure Sector and Its Challenges” at the “Critical Information Infrastructure Security Summit” on 8th December, 2016, at Taj Vivanta, New Delhi
Shri Sandeep Mittal IPS Director, NICFS delivering lecture during the “Cybersecurity in Critical Infrastructure Sector and Its Challenges” at the “Critical Information Infrastructure Security Summit”

Shri Sandeep Mittal, I.P.S., Director, NICFS, participated in the Panel Discussion on “Cybersecurity in Critical Infrastructure Sector and Its Challenges” at the “Critical Information Infrastructure Security Summit” on 8th December, 2016, at Taj Vivanta, New Delhi and shared his view on different challenges and importance of Cybersecuity of Critical infrastructures in India.

The key area of the discussion was on the Growing concern of cyber attacks on Critical Information Infrastructure (CII) and the Relevance of Cybersecurity; Risk-proofing critical industries; Tacking advance threats through people, process and technology; Risk Management, Capacity building and Policy Blueprints for securing CII. He also enlightened the audience with security measure that are required for the prevention of cyber attacks on these critical information infrastructures. The discussion came to an end with the vote of thanks from Shri BVS Saikrishna, NCIIPC.

Published by Sandeep Mittal, I.P.S.

Shri Sandeep Mittal, an IPS Officer of 1995 Batch, completed B. Sc. (Honours) Geology with University Gold Medal and M.Sc. Applied Geology with University Gold Medal, both from University of Delhi. He earned Degree of Master’s in Police Management from Osmania University, Diploma in Cyber Security and Postgraduate Diploma in Cyber Crime Investigation and Cyber Forensics from Gujarat Forensic Science University, Gandhinagar . He is a Postgraduate in Cyber Defence and Information Assurance from Cranfield University, UK. He conducted a number of experiments in people friendly policing to bridge the divide between police and public. He headed the Security of Asia Pacific’s largest prison i.e. Tihar Prisons, New Delhi. While serving in Narcotics Control Bureau under Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India as Zonal Director he was instrumental in liquidating a number of National and International drug syndicates and developed his skills in cyber crime investigation. He is a Chevening Cyber Security Fellow, UK; a Commonwealth Scholar in Internet Law & Policy a t University of Strathclyde, UK; an Associate of Institute of Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi and a Life Member of United Services Institution of India, New Delhi; Indian Society of Criminology, India and Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi. He is member, Editorial Board of Indian Journal of Criminology and Criminalistics, a peer reviewed journal. He has published research papers in reputed peer reviewed Journals.

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