IT is the driving force that leads to innovation so that businesses can maintain their competitiveness. However, a lot of those investment in IT are not implemented properly, thus came IT frameworks like ISO 270001, CoBiT, Octave. This workshop about Demystifying IT Frameworks, we will look at how to align your IT objectives with business goal while maintaining the confidentiality, integrity and availability (CIA) of the data.
08:30 – 09:10 Registration and Networking along with Morning Coffee and Tea with light breakfast pastries
09:10 – 09:15 Welcome Address
Session 1: Entering the Digital Age: The roadmap
09:15 – 10:00 Mastering Digital Transformation Capabilities: Speed, Collaboration, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Customer Centricity and Accountability
10:00-11:00 Process of Continuous Innovation: Implementing IT Governance
11:00-12:00 Panel Discussion on how to align IT Objectives with business goals
12:00 – 13:00 Break out for lunch and Networking
Session 2: Security in an Open Source Digital World
13:00 -13:30 Information Security Means Better Business: The Mauritian Perspective
13:30 – 14:00 Cloud: Opportunities and Security Challenges
14:00-15:00 Role of the IT Manager or IT Compliance officer in Data Protection Compliance
15:00- 15:20 Coffee & Tea with Cookies
15:20 – 15:50 Panel Discussion* on the way forward of the Digital Economy.
15:50 – 16:00 Closing address
* The Panel Discussion is a collective thinking platform where we will want to hear about Real Stories, Challenges and Solutions found. If the challenge is still existent, we will brainstorm as a group to seek a possible solution to the problem faced by IT leaders in the Mauritian Market.
Please note that the panel discussion may last longer depending on the input received from the attendees.
1) Aligning IT goals to the organization strategic goals so that the IT department can close gaps that may be present between the targets and goals set for an organization.
2) Facilitate Throughput of the company while implementing purposeful strategies with the company for continued enhancement of the profitability of the company.
3) Evaluate risk management models for use in their own organization.
4) Proper implementation of controls and measures from IT frameworks to ensure an objective, repeatable methodology that gather input and are result driven.
Hans Dookhony, CISA: has over 14 years of Business Analysis; audit and compliance experience in a variety of leading publicly listed companies such as financial services and manufacturing firms internationally. Well travelled and US Educated, turned entrepreneur, he is on a mission to develop a blueprint for thriving in the digital economy.
Dr. Kaleem Ahmed Usmani: currently heads the Mauritian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-MU). He is an experienced security professional who has more than 12 years of experience in the IT field. He has worked in various industry sectors, including textiles, education, and telecommunication. He is a Certified Information Security Professional, a certified ISO 27001 and BS 25999 Lead Auditor, a certified Secure Software Development Professional and a Certified Ethical Hacker. He also represents various committees and boards of national and international organizations.
Nawab Moniaruch FBCS, CITP: is the co-founder of BCS Mauritius Section. He has a post graduate Certificate in Education and is a lecturer in Computer Forensics and Enterprise Security, and also in Knowledge Management Systems amongst others. He has contributed towards the preparation of the National ICT Strategic Plan for the Republic of Mauritius and is the local moderator of NCC Education (Manchester). He has more than 40 years of experience in the field of education and over 25 years as Senior Organiser of Computer-based examinations at the Mauritius Examinations Syndicate.
Samir Khare: Mr Khare, is currently the CIO of SBM and a senior banking professional with extensive experience in the Banking, Financial services and Insurance (BFSI) domain across design, implementation, program management and technology infrastructure. He has a deep understanding of banking and financial products across corporate, retail and microfinance banking. He has substantial exposure on emerging technologies in the space of Social, Mobility, Analytics and Cloud computing and cybersecurity. Previously, Mr Khare has been the Director, CRISIL Risk Solutions (a Standard & Poors global company), India's premier rating and risk solutions company and Chief Information Officer of Fullerton India Credit Company, a Temasek Holdings entity and one of India's leading NBFCs. Prior to Fullerton; he was with Citibank Global Corporate & Investment bank as a part of EMEA Technology Office. Mr Khare holds a Masters in Management Studies (Finance) and a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Mumbai.
Shankhnad Ghurburrun: Founder and director of Geroudis Law Firm. Barrister since 1995, and specialized in new technologies, Competition law, and asset recovery. The law firm helps businesses create and manage leadership in their markets and has a unique set of skills and approach to business issues. Data Protection is part of overall Information security legal issues which are dealt with by the firm.
Mastering Digital Transformation
Speaker: Samir Khare
CIOs need to rapidly adjust to new requirements demanded by digital transformation; ranging from ensuring ultra-reliable technology infrastructure and platforms through to finding efficient new ways to interact with Line of Business, Finance and external stakeholders. This panel examines some of the key capabilities needed for success in a digitally transformed ecosystem.
Continuous Innovation: Implementing IT Governance
Speaker: Hans Dookhony
IT Governance has so many meaning for different IT professionals but all agree that it is a subset of corporate governance focusing on the better alignment of IT objectives with business goals. The purpose of this training is to provide a guideline so that you can formulate and tailor an effective approach to IT Governance and to help your Department to a higher level of business/ IT Alignment, maturity, effectiveness, and value creation function for your organization.
This title lays out a roadmap to executing a thought process for CIOs and IT Professionals through what has worked, what can worked and how to deploy IT Governance successfully.
Information Security Means Better Business: The Mauritian Perspective
Speaker: Dr. Khaleem Usmani
Cloud: Opportunities and Security Challenges
Speaker: Nawab Moniaruch
Although virtualization and cloud computing can help companies accomplish more by breaking the physical bonds between an IT infrastructure and its users, heightened security threats must be overcome in order to benefit fully from this new computing paradigm. For example, in the cloud, you lose control over assets in some respects, so your security model must be reassessed. Enterprise security is only as good as the least reliable partner, department, or vendor. Can you trust your data to your service provider? This training will highlight some of the security vulnerabilities in cloud computing. In the end, the discussion on the open issues and future research directions will also be presented
Role of the IT Manager or IT Compliance officer in Data Protection Compliance
Speaker: Shankhnad Ghurburrun
Because it’s compulsory to be compliant! The New Data Protection Act 2017 is now active since the 15th January 2018. If found guilty, there is a risk of criminal liability, fines and imprisonment for breaches! So for a peace of mind, meet our subject matter expert who will talk about
MANAGING DATA BREACHES
• Protection measures
• Crisis management
• Mitigation of risks
• Dealing with DPO THE DIY AUDIT AND COMPLIANCE PROJECT
• The Project
• The templates and how the system works
• The Plan
• The Deliverables – Policies, Use, training and review
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