Endpoint Security , Internet of Things Security

Gaining Visibility for IoT Devices

Cisco's Vishak Raman Describes Standardization Efforts
Vishak Raman, director, security business, India and SAARC, Cisco

Gaining adequate visibility for all IoT devices is one of the biggest challenges CISOs face, says Vishak Raman of Cisco.

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"The amount of IT-OT integration that is happening in the manufacturing space rings a big alarm bell of what kind of visibility an IoT device needs to give back to integrated view," Raman says.

In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Fraud and Breach Summit in Bengaluru, Raman also discusses:

  • The complexity of IoT devices;
  • How IoT security is different from IT security;
  • The movement toward standardization of IoT devices.

Raman is director, security business, India and SAARC at Cisco. He has more than 20 years of experience in information security services. Prior to joining Cisco, he was the senior regional director for India and SAARC at FireEye. Raman also was formerly the global head of the content delivery network and managed security services business at Tata Communications.

About the Author

Varun Haran

Varun Haran

Managing Director, Asia & Middle East, ISMG

Haran has been a technology journalist in the Indian market for over six years, covering the enterprise technology segment and specializing in information security. He has driven multiple industry events such as the India Computer Security Conferences (ICSC) and the first edition of the Ground Zero Summit 2013 during his stint at UBM. Prior to joining ISMG, Haran was first a reporter with TechTarget writing for SearchSecurity and SearchCIO; and later, correspondent with InformationWeek, where he covered enterprise technology-related topics for the CIO and IT practitioner.

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