Keynote Speakers 2013

H.E. Shri. Prasad Kariyawasam
(High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to India)
Shri. Prasad Kariyawasam is High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to India since December 2009, joined the Sri Lanka Foreign Service in 1981 and has held diplomatic assignments in Geneva, Riyadh, Washington, New Delhi and New York. In his last posting in New Delhi he served as Deputy High Commissioner for Sri Lanka in India, holding the rank of an Ambassador. He has also served as the Chairperson of the United Nations Special Committee to Investigate Israel Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the Palestine People and Other Arabs of the Occupied Territories from 2005 to 2008.
Shri. K.C. Singh
(Former Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs)
Shri. K.C. Singh served as Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates and Iran. He retired as Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs. He also served as Deputy Secretary to the President of India. He held several senior positions at headquarters including that of Joint Secretary for administration, head of the Consular, Passport and Visa Division and as Spokesman of the Ministry. He is currently a columnist, strategic analyst and a Distinguished Fellow at the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies. He has extensively spoken on U.S. snooping using ‘PRISM’ program on Indian Citizens and Institutions.
Shri. Dinesh O. Bareja
(CISA, CISM, ITIL, BS: 7799 (Imp & LA), Cert IPR Principal and CEO at Open Security Alliance)
Mr. Dinesh has been in IT Security from nearly 10 years. Presently Mr. Dinesh is working in Enterprise and with a State Government in areas of Security Strategy, Planning and Oversight. He is alos the Advisor with Cyber Defence Research Centre, Jharkhand Police & State IT Department. Mr. Dinesh is Co-founder of the Indian Honeynet Project. He is a the member of ISACA, India-InfoSec Yahoo Group, DSCI, National Anti-Hacking Group, ACFE, PRIMA, OWASP, NULL, Information Sharing & Research Association (ISRA), ClubHack.
Shri. Virag Gupta
(Supreme Court Advocate)
Mr. Virag Gupta is a well known Supreme Court Lawyer. He is handling most challenging cases of Cyber laws. He is a former Civil Servant with versatile experience of all the sectors of economy and presently managing partner of New Delhi based Law Firm RTI Legal. He filed the first petition before Supreme Court of India against the US Snooping of internet data and insisted for checks on internet companies to safeguard the privacy of internet users. He has written numbers of articles on variety of cyber issues.
2013 Speakers