Director, Computer Emergency Response Team India (CERT-In)
Dr. Gulshan Rai is M Sc, M Tec and Ph.D in electronics with specializations in communications and information Technology. He has over 25 years of experience in different areas of Information Technology which include Cyber Security, e-Governance, Legal Framework and the Information Technology Act for e-commerce, and several related fields. Dr. Rai has been working since 1998 in the area of evolving legal framework to address issues arising out of cyberspace .He has authored Information Technology Act,2000 and also Amendments therein. At present, he is in the rank of Additional Secretary and currently holding post of Director General CERT-In (Indian Computer Emergency Response Team) and Head of Department of E-Security and Cyber Law Division in the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology. Indian Computer Emergency Response Team is an Statutory office. Prior to this he was Executive Director, ERNET India for over 7 years and he was instrumental in setting up of the first large scale education and research network in close collaboration with the leading educational and research institutions in the country. Dr. Rai is particularly focused on developing security capabilities in the country through increased security education programs.
Dr. Geeta Sekhon is a legal professional from India specializing in Rights of Children. She has a Doctorate in Law on the subject of ‘Child Sexual Abuse’. Geeta commenced her professional career in 1992, in the Judge Advocate General (JAG) Branch of the Indian Navy in the rank of Lieutenant. Subsequently, she joined the academic profession and taught graduate and post-graduate students of law. She was visiting faculty in Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan and has attended several international seminars and Expert Group Meetings, as an academician and as an expert on human trafficking and child rights.
Since 2007, Dr. Geeta has been associated with the UN and has performed multifarious tasks as a Project Coordinator and as a Consultant with extensive professional experience in the South Asia and South East Asia region. In a project on ‘Strengthening Law Enforcement Responses through Training and Capacity Building on Anti Human Trafficking’, she conducted several training programmes for police officers, public prosecutors and judicial officers; and has co-authored and legally edited 14 documents (SOPs, Manuals, and Protocols).
Dr. Geeta is presently a Consultant with UNODC, Regional Centre for East Asia and Pacific (RCEAP) and is associated with a project to combat the sexual exploitation of children in travel and tourism in the Mekong sub-region.
INTERPOL, Lyon, France
Is the Coordinator of Operations for the Crimes against Children unit at Interpol headquarters in Lyon, France. The Crimes against Children unit is responsible for leading Interpol’s fight on Internet facilitated crimes against children, child abuse images, and travelling sex offenders. Victim identification is a central part of this effort and the Crimes against Children unit works to identify the victims of child sexual abuse depicted in photographs and films. This involves a combination of traditional investigative methods and image analysis. Crucial to this work is the International Child Sexual Exploitation image database which uses sophisticated image comparison software to make connections between victims and places.
Detective Shilling is also the Chair of the Interpol Specialists Group on Crimes against Children.
Detective Shilling is a thirty-three year veteran of the Seattle Police Department. He spent 20 years in the Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Unit and investigated hundreds of cases of sexual abuse.
Detective Shilling’s experience in conducting calm, informative and well-organized community education meetings is known internationally. As a result, he has been interviewed by news media from all over the world. He has done documentary specials with BBC and LWT television networks in England, the German Television Network, Courtroom TV, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and the ITC Television Network in the United Kingdom. Many daily newspapers in the United States, Canada, Germany, South Africa, Australia and Great Britain have interviewed him.
Detective Shilling has appeared as a content expert regarding sex offenders on the “Montel Show,” and NBC Dateline’s “To Catch A Predator” series and has provided consultation services to Microsoft Corp., Disney Corp., the Center for Sex Offender Management, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of King County, the International Association of Chiefs of Police, and the Center for Effective Public Policy. He is a chapter author in the book “The Prevention of Sexual Violence: A Practitioner’s Sourcebook,” and he has written a number of articles and papers for the International Association of Chiefs of Police and Center for Sex Offender Management.
Detective Shilling’s appointments have included the Twin Rivers Sex Offender Treatment Program Advisory Board and the King County Secure Community Transition Facility Advisory Board and he spent seven years as a voting member of the Washington State End of Sentence Review Committee. Detective Shilling is a frequent lecturer at colleges and universities in Washington State and is frequently called upon to speak at national and international conferences. Prior to moving to France, Detective Shilling was on the faculty of Fox Valley College and an instructor in the “Comprehensive Approach to Sex Offender Management.” He served on the Board of Directors of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) for three years.
Child Exploitation Section
Toronto Police Service
Sex Crimes Unit – Child Exploitation Section
In addition to preparing and handling criminal prosecutions through all levels of the court system, I have testified many times at both the Provincial and Superior Court levels, including testimony before sworn jury panels.
I have testified throughout the Greater Toronto Area, as well as the Northwest Territories.
In March and November 2009 I participated as an instructor to 80 Cambodian police officers regarding Child Exploitation Investigations. I was one of three police officers from Canada who participated in this training. Forty officers from Phnom Penh and forty officers from Siem Reap received training in March and November 2009. Additionally five officers attended the Toronto Police Service Sex Cimes Conference in October 2009. Officer received instruction erlating Child Sexual abuse, specifically in identifying victims, interviewing victims, and understanding police intervention. I specifically provided training on the use of computers by persons who have a sexual interest in children. Officers were given training on how to preview images and videos on a computer, camera, memory card and other devices. Officers also received instruction on investigating sex tourists, and conducting searches for digital evidence. Additionally, I provided information regarding the number of persons suspected of peer to peer trading of child abuse images in Cambodia.
CEO and Founder of DISC Foundation
A Business Intelligence analyst by profession and working for DISC Foundation as part Personnel Social Responsibilities (PSR)
In the late 1990s, as internet technology proliferated worldwide, I realized that this would be an essential part of human life. As any invention/ discovery it would have both pros and cons. Keeping this in mind, I have intervened in this domain to protect the public (mainly children) from potential threats. I have achieved this through a combination of research, communication, counseling and training. My prime objective is to develop an “Internet Safe Community”
Volunteered as a Cyber Safety Promoter among communities to create awareness on the threats and vulnerabilities to the society and encourage them to use safer internet practices.
Mr. Jacob Punnoose IPS is the ex-DGP and as the State Police Chief.(Director General of Police) of Kerala. After serving more than three and a half decades in the Indian Police Service and in Kerala Police, He retired on 31st August 2012
He had his education in St xaviers college , thumba for pre degree , university college TVM for degree ,
Cochin university of science and technology for msc.
He was the City Police Commissioner of Trivandrum and Kozhikode, Joint Excise Commissioner, Zonal IG of Trivandrum and Kozhikode, Intelligence IG, Additional DGP (Training)and Intelligence DGP.
He was the Vigilance Director.
He was the chairman Kerala Police Act Review Committee.
He was appointed DGP of law and order in Kerala on November 26, 2008.
He is a member of 1975 IPS Batch.
Developed Community Policing Scheme and implemented in Kerala
Started the unique Student Police Cadet Project of Kerala.
Started the fishermen’s Coastal Security vigilance committees fo Kerala
Ensured broadband coverage and cyber communications in all police stations of Kerala.. Modernised cyber capability of Kerala Police as a whole
Developed cyber forensic capability of Kerala Police
Organised international conference on cyber crime ..
Introduced compulsory computer training for all constabulary way back in2004, resulting in near total computer literacy for Kerala Policemen..
Known as so called Telecom Father Figure, being in the field for last 42 years. The only person in the world Inaugurating & Ribbon Cutting World’s largest Consumer Electronic Show CES Las Vegas, USA for continuous five years.
President, CMAI association of India, www.cmai.asia, having 48,500 members & 54 MOU partners worldwide; Chairman Emeritus, Telecom Equipment Manufacturers Association of India www.tematelecom.in; Vice Chairman International Telecom Union APT India; Member Governing Board Telecom Equipment & Services Export Promotion Council (Govt. of India), Director National Fertilizers Ltd. Associated with several industry associations
Former GM HP Electronics Dev Corpn. & President HFCL.
Actively engaged in ICT, Mobile, Telecom, Education, Alternate Energy, Multimedia, Infrastructure & Education Sectors. Ten China offices & in several other Countries including USA, UK, Taiwan, Korea, Singapore, Bangkok etc. Known for delegations to various Countries and receiving incoming delegations. Providing generally one way/two way air fare, free hotel stay etc.
Representing on more than 100 Government Committees, Groups and very deeply involved in Policy Formulations on Telecom, Mobile, IT, Education.
Industry Academic Interface, Guest Speaker, National Vocational Courses with AICTE/MHRD in Institutes
Signature events are NTA ICT World Communication Awards and National Education Awards (at National and State Levels), presented by Secretary General, International telecom Union, Geneva; Head of Commonwealth Telecom organisation, UK, Ministers from India, Africa etc. And ICOMM, the only exhibition for mobiles held every year in India, China at Shenzhen and Shanghai.
As a hobby and CSR, known for spiritual life, meditation, yoga, Reiki, Spiritual therapy, psychic healing, excellence in life, Conflict/Stress management, personality development etc.
In technology field, known for induction of CDMA, Cordect, 3G, 4G, Broadband, Cyber Security etc. technologies
Communications Manager INHOPE – International Association of Internet Hotlines
Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Jharkhand Police
Member to Crime and Criminal Tracking Network & Systems (CCTNS), Jharkhand
Chief Guest-Guest Lecturer-Speaker Invites :
EO at GSEA 2010 Competition held at Kansas City, US
United Nations HQ, New York to attend & speak at the United Nation Youth Assembly 2008 cum award ceremony.
Global Youth Assembly 2009 at Edmonton, Alberta.
World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) 2006, TEXAS
Speaker, National Conference on Information & Cyber Security (NCICS) 2013, Amity University Lucknow
Speaker & Panel Member, International Conference on Information Technology Law, Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi
Marcus Evans, Conf : “New age Cyber Crimes”
Marcus Evans, Conf : “3rd Corporate IT Security Conference” conducted by Marcus Evans.
Hacktrix 2007 & conferences conducted by Marcus Evans
Ernst and Young World’s Business Awards
Invited by Mr. Bill Gates, Founder, Microsoft Corporation at the launch of Biztalk Servers in India in the year 2006.
Chief Guest / Guest Lecturer at IIM Ranchi, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Bombay, BIT Sindri, BIT Mesra, Manipal Institute of Technology, NIT Jallandhar, NIT Jamshedpur, College of Millitary Engineering, Vellore Institute of technology, BITS Pilani, MIT Aurangabad, New Arts Commerce & Science College, Ahmednagar, IT Talent Search 2008 etc.
Schools : DPS Ranchi, Loreto Convent School, Chinmaya School, Loyolla School Jamshedpur
Guest Lecturer at Jharkhand Judicial Academy, Government of Jharkhand on Cyber Crimes & Cyber Law
Guest Speaker, Railway Staff College (RSC), Ministry of Railways, Government of India
Chief Guest to unfurl the National Flag of India on January 26,2008 at Qureshy Academy.
Guest of Honor at City Public School Ranchi along with Mayor of Ranchi
Guest of Honor along with Mr. C.P Singh, MLA & Speaker, Govt of Jharkhand
International Telecommunication Union – Child Online Protection
COP has been established as an international collaborative network for action to promote the online protection of children worldwide by providing guidance on safe online behavior in conjunction with other UN agencies and partners.
Name of the presenter to be confirmed
UNODC Representative for South Asia
Since 1991, Cristina has been working with the United Nations in different capacities. She started her career with the World Food Programme in Bolivia where she worked from 1991 to 1994. She then joined the United Nations Drug Control Programme (which later came to be known as the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime – UNODC) in Lima, Peru, as Assistant Representative. In 1997, she moved to the UNODC Headquarters in Vienna, Austria, where she first worked as a Programme Manager for South America and later became the Chief of the Regional Section for Latin America and the Caribbean, working on technical cooperation projects in drug control and crime prevention. In early 2007, she joined UNODC in La Paz, Bolivia as Representative, where she worked with communities to educate them about the risks and impact of drugs and crime as well as to create greater awareness about human trafficking.
Since April 2009, Cristina heads the UNODC Regional Office for South Asia (ROSA), based in New Delhi, India. The Office covers six South Asian countries – Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka. As the Regional Representative, Cristina’s focus is to increase awareness about the risks and impact of organized crime and corruption on the rule-of-law and security of the people in the region, and to advocate for the comprehensive implementation of the UN Conventions to counteract these threats.
Cyber Security Expert and Consultant Safe Surfing Campaign at IAMAI Internet and Mobile Association of India
A&R Info Security Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
FACULTY to Dr B R Ambedkar Police Academy Moradabad
Visiting Faculty providing Training on Cyber Crime Investigation.
IAMAI Internet and Mobile Association of India
Consultant- Safe Surfing Campaign
IAMAI Internet and Mobile Association of India
Safe Surfing Campaign is Supported by NIXI ( National Internet Exchange of India where we are travelling all across india and targeting school children from Std. VII to XIIth and giving sessions on safe surfing – DO and DOnt of Internet.. Cities covered Agra, Ajmer, Jaipur, Bharatpur, Banasthali, Surat, Lucknow, Allahabad, Indore, Mathura…. and much more to go….
Conducted with OPERA and IAMAI Cyber Safe and Netiquette Workshops for College students covering 6 cities and 2 states.
Conducted Safe Surfing Workshops for more than 6.20 lacs students in 54 cities, 14 states and more than 1500 institutions…..
Advisor/IT Expert Cyber Crime Cell, UP Police,Agra
Owner Tandons Solution Provider
Program Officer, ICT and child protection, ECPAT International
Manages and coordinates ECPAT program on Child protection online and initiatives to prevent sexual exploitation online for children. Focal point for communication on ICT related issues.
Thomas is an information security evangelist with over 12+ years of experience in information security. At present he is the Consultant for Information Security at Wings2i IT Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Thomas has enabled organizations in achieving compliance to International Standards in Information Security in BPO/Offshore, Healthcare, IT, Telecom-VAS and Decision Sciences industry. Prior to this he was the Information Security Officer and Head-Operations for DocuStream India Technologies Pvt. Ltd., an ITES company based out of Cochin headquartered in U.S. During his stint in DocuStream, Thomas played key role in setting up the India operations and delivery center for DocuStream. Thomas was instrumental in expanding the operations for DocuStream. Thomas is an active member in the information security industry as researcher, organizer, speaker and author/columnist. Thomas was honored with the prestigious Asia Pacific Information Security Leadership Achievements Award (ISLA) for 2010 by (ISC)² under Senior Information Security Professional category. He is the coordinator and core team member for ‘c0c0n’ – an international information security conference held annually. He is also the columnist for a regional business newspaper. Thomas is the contributing author for the book “Hello CEO! How secret are your business secrets?” ISBN 978-93-80151-28-1. Thomas was a speaker at ClubHack 2012, Pune (INDIA).
Thomas is certified for CRISC (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control). Thomas holds a MSc. in IT. and MBA. He is currently pursuing his Masters in Criminology & Police Administration.