How an insecure mobile app can tarnish your company’s reputation.

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About The Webinar

Today’s cybersecurity threat landscape is highly challenging. Attackers are constantly on the lookout to exploit security vulnerabilities in applications and systems to gain access to or control sensitive information and launch cyberattacks such as ransomware.

With companies spreading sensitive data across different platforms, software as a service (SaaS) platforms, containers, service providers, and even various cloud platforms, it’s essential that they begin to take a more proactive approach to security.

This means integrating security as a core part of the development process, shifting security to the left, and automating your infrastructure as much as possible to leave behind inefficient, time-consuming, and expensive tactics. One of the most basic aspects of building strong security is maintaining security configuration.

With the help of this webinar, we aim to help enterprises build safe and secure mobile apps that garner trust. The webinar will help you prevent sensitive data loss and infrastructure exposure, resulting in fraud, reputation damage, and regulatory penalties.


You’ll learn

        • How insecure apps result in downfall and how to educate and train your employees on the importance of security configurations and how they can impact the overall security of the organization.
        • How a common security misconfiguration is leaving insecure sensitive data in the database without proper authentication controls and access to the open internet.
        • The impact of a security misconfiguration has far-reaching consequences that can impact the overall security of your organization. Despite the fact that you may have implemented security controls, you need to regularly track and analyze your entire infrastructure for potential security vulnerabilities that may have arisen due to misconfiguration.
        • How to help your organization discover and fix compliance, privacy, and security issues within the development process before you ship your apps; How to protect the source code, intellectual property (IP), and data from potential attacks like reverse engineering and code tampering.
        • Deploy a repeatable hardening process that makes it easy and fast to deploy another environment that is properly configured. The development, production, and QA environments should all be configured identically, but with different passwords used in each environment. Automate this process to reduce the effort required to set up a new secure environment.

About Our Guest

Chief Technology Officer

Is a technology advisor who is highly driven with keen insights into understanding and interpreting various organizational demands. Over 10 years of experience and great skills in technology innovation, entrepreneurship, and business management. He has extensive experience in developing and implementing technology strategies, solutions, and transformations for businesses in a variety of industries.

Through CED Technologies, he has effectively managed technical and business teams in executing a wide range of IT programs and solutions, including Cloud Solution Architecture (AWS, GCP, Azure), Software Development, Implementation & Support with Cross-Functional Team Coordination, Business Development, Planning, and Execution with Project Management, Operations & Maintenance, Technical Service Management, Client Relationship Management, User Acceptance Testing, Cybersecurity and Mobile App Security Services, alongside with Business Continuity Processes, Training & Development.

Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer at Appknox

Harshit Agarwal, Co-Founder and CEO at Appknox is a tech enthusiast. A serial entrepreneur, Harshit is one of the very few early members and moderators of India’s largest startup group, Bangalore Startups. His eight years of startup and technological experience set the way for him to co-found Appknox in 2013.

Harshit has worked with over 300+ enterprises, ranging from top financial institutions to Fortune 500 companies, to establish security standards that assist organizations in securing their mobile applications and shortening the time required for security testing.

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at FirstBank

Accomplished Data and Information Security Strategist & Practitioner with 13+ years of solid experience in the conception, engineering, design, delivery, operation and optimization of cyber, data & information security, risk management, networking, IT operations & project management.  

Repeated successes leading Cyber & information security strategy / secure computing practices with emerging and established technologies/processes to surpass maximum operational impacts with minimum resource expenditures across diverse industries including Banking, Telecommunications, Distribution, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and Service Integration industries.  

Very proficient in internetworking, contract management, IT governance and processes, IT portfolio management, infrastructure architectures, and IT delivery management. Possesses strong diplomatic skills and a natural affinity for cultivating relationships and persuading, facilitating, and building consensus among diverse individuals with an undiluted focus on the prime objectives.  

Thrives in a fast-paced, multicultural, multilingual, multifaceted arena with challenges and continual professional growth to ensure loyalty and increased key metrics improvements year-over-year.  

With a degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, a Masters in Project Management, M.Sc in Security Management and multiple industry-rated certifications, I am equipped with the multiple capabilities that will translate to immediate value while upholding prevailing ethics and standards for integrity, dedication, teamwork, productivity, profitability and excellence.

Business Leader & Author Cognate experience in Fintech | PayTech | EdTech | AgriTech | InsureTech | Marketing | Strategy | Advisory

My overriding passion is to deploy my skills, experience and passion in Business & Brand Management, Communications and Marketing to positively influence business prosperity, and consumer perception, stimulate increased public engagement and drive incremental growth for forward-looking brands.

Group Director IT & Operations at Equity Group Holdings

Lanre is a senior technology and banking Operations leader with proven results in driving transformation, digitizing operations for efficiency and seamless customer experience, creating business value from solutions that impact the bottom line, a trans-formative and visionary business leader with a proven track record of helping companies leverage technology to drive real business value.  

He built and led high-performing teams across a wide range of disciplines, including, operations, Human Resources, Training, Consulting, business development, and technology.  

Presently, the Group Director IT & Operations Equity Group. He is also the Managing Director, of Finserve Africa. He also serves on numerous technology and industry advisory boards and works with non-profits that benefit the development of our future workforce in science, technology, Machine Learning and AI.  

When Lanre is not working, he enjoys plants and nature, bonsai lover and owner. Specialties: IT Cost Management, Digital Transformation, Digitization Strategy & Execution, User Experience (UX), Product Development, Agile, Business Development, Cloud Technologies, Machine learning, AI, Network architecture, Digital Innovation, Enterprise Arch and Enterprise Sales.

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