Shadow IT: Ensuring VisibilityDr Reddy's Laboratories' Subhajit Deb on Using the Right Tools
As telework has become the norm during the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring new security issues arising from the use of shadow IT are addressed has become a more critical issue. Subhajit Deb, CISO at Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, a multinational pharmaceutical company based in India, offers insights on maintaining visibility so shadow IT can be better managed.
"There are many brand protection and digital asset discovery services being offered on the market right now which can help an organization to create an inventory of the approved digital and social assets and that can be the baseline by which organizations can go and discover shadow IT assets," Deb says.
In a video interview with Information Security Media Group, Deb discusses:
- Why shadow IT is on the rise;
- Security and monitoring tools to consider for managing shadow IT;
- How to tweak governance and IT policies as a result of telework.
Before he became CISO at Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Deb was CISO at Max Life Insurance. He has also managed global information security at Bank of America and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. Deb has more than 16 years of experience in leading and managing global information security, business continuity, risk management and data privacy programs.