Report: NULLCON 2014

NULLCON - is a platform for security companies and analysts to showcase their research and technology.

Apart from the numerous stalls showcasing the latest security technologies, NULLCON hosted a series of talks by security experts on contemporary concerns and challenges. Notably, Mr. Shantanu Ghosh (VP & MD, Symantec India) spoke about evolving cyber security threats, remarking on the highly coordinated and well-funded nature of recent threats. Mr. Amit Sharma (Joint Director, DRDO) spoke about strategic cyber warfare, and observed that it is more than just an enabling factor to real-world war as most people seemed to think.

Thus, it was made clear that digital security threats are growing at an alarmingly fast pace and that there needs to be concentrated efforts from public and private quarters to ensure that the resulting casualties are kept minimal.