Speaker Bio

Somnath Sarkar
Case Study

Somnath Sarkar

CISO
Somnath Sarkar is EVP and Group-CISO at Mashreq Bank, providing singular accountability for group level security and privacy programs in the bank. Somnath visualized the changing landscape of digital cyber-security and was instrumental in enabling disruptive technologies to grow in the evolving marketplace, introduced effective digital security, system designs and data and helped Mashreq transform as a market leader. With deep expertise in managing Data Privacy with responsibilities including advising on compliance with GDPR and local data protection laws, monitoring adherence to GDPR standards, Somnath acts as a single point of contact with supervisory authorities and data subjects across Mashreq. Prior to joining Mashreq, Somnath has served in several banks as CIO and Technology head, where he implemented advanced cyber defense frameworks that continuously monitors and detects Cyber-threats and vulnerabilities. Somnath is a highly rated public speaker, frequently keynoting on security topics at large events including Cloud Summits, Fintech forums, and others.
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Monday, 13 February, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM IST
Case Study: Data Privacy – Enterprise Journey to Maturity and Lesson Learnt

Amid an unprecedented rise in privacy regulations and consumers' demand for active protection, there is the need to adopt new age and cutting-edge privacy. This session gives an opportunity to discuss and understand with live case study on how to navigate the complex privacy ask and build an enterprise level program and the road to maturity.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.