THE pandemic has accelerated the digital transformation of businesses and organizations at a pace never seen before in history. While the shift to digital has brought easier access, innovative solutions and more convenience to businesses and their customers, it has also increased the risk of cybersecurity threats, the banking, financial services and banking sector. insurance (BFSI) being one of the most vulnerable.
In a proactive attempt to educate and inspire the industry to take action to improve the protection of its own data and that of its customers, global cybersecurity leader Trend Micro is hosting the BFSI Cybersecurity Summit 2022 on Wednesday 16 November at the Fairmont, Makati.
The event is free to those working and connected to the BFSI sector and will feature cybersecurity thought leaders from the Philippines and the Southeast Asia region as panelists.
According to Trend Micro, 2021 has seen more malicious actors preying on digital-focused organizations, with the banking sector being the second most affected in terms of ransomware attacks. With a greater digital attack surface—applications, website, cloud infrastructure, on-premises servers, and operational technology—resulting from the accelerating pace of digital transformation, Trend Micro champions the need for enterprises to be more vigilant in discovery , assessment and mitigation of cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities.
The summit will bring together industry leaders who will debate and discuss various topics related to cybersecurity with a focus on the BFSI sector.
Panelists at the event include Under Secretary of State David Almirol of the Department of Information and Communications Technology; Manuel Joey Regala, Information Security and Data Protection Officer in the Eastern West Bank; Amor Maclang, executive director of the Fintech Philippines Association; Damselle Acosta, Amazon Web Services Solutions Architect; Siddharth Gandi, 1Kosmos Director of Operations for Asia-Pacific; and Sapna Sumbly, BFSI SEA Regional Lead Architect. They will be joined by Ian Felipe, country manager for Trend Micro Philippines and Nilesh Jain, vice president for Southeast Asia and India, Trend Micro.
Trend Micro shares that the event will be valuable for business and technology leaders in the BFSI industry, especially C-level executives responsible for information technology, information security and technology.
Registration is open until November 16, 2022, via bit.ly/3DR2SJB. Participants from banks, financial services and insurance companies can register for free.