Sameer Ratolikar

The battle between business continuity and security was the theme of the pandemic.

CISOs have undoubtedly been working tirelessly throughout the pandemic to help secure a new, remote workforce and fleet of technologies while ensuring proper security protections in place for many different types of software, applications and devices, as well as how they are accessed.

Pandemic forced them to begin asking questions that were not priority before, such as examining what OU’s standing in endpoint management or zero trust looks like. The things OU was “kind of ignoring” became top priorities. Prior to the pandemic, they were stretch goals.

Sameer Ratolikar, EVP & CISO, HDFC Bank, is a renowned, seasoned cybersecurity professional who we invited to share his opinion on some of the major infosec issues, how he overcame those challenges and his key findings in our recent LinkedIn Live. During this one hour plus conversation Sameer explained a systematic method to safeguard the enterprise from existing and emerging threats and how to prevent attacks from happening.

Watch the recording. It was such an enlightening episode.

By Bablu Kumar

Bablu Kumar is a technology writer with a focus on cybersecurity and the IT domain at large. The topics he writes about include AI & automation, malware, data breaches, exploits, and security defenses, as well as research and innovation in information security. Feel free to connect with him at

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