The Future Crime Summit 2024, held at Scope Complex on the 8th and 9th of February 2024, marked a significant milestone in the realm of cybersecurity, digital forensics, and crime prevention. Organized by the Future Crime Research Foundation, this groundbreaking conference delved into diverse subjects such as cybersecurity, digital forensics, cybercrime investigations, and financial crime prevention, aiming to foster collaboration and innovation in combating emerging threats in the digital landscape.
Among the myriad highlights of the summit, one moment stood out prominently—the recognition of eSec Forte Technologies with the Excellence Award for Indigenous Hardware Development. This accolade underscores the pivotal role of innovation and indigenous manufacturing in bolstering national cybersecurity infrastructure. It also resonates with the ethos of the ‘Make in India’ initiative, a cornerstone of India’s renewed focus on manufacturing prowess and global competitiveness.
eSec Forte® Technologies, a CMMi Level 3 certified Global Consulting and IT Services company clinched the prestigious award for its groundbreaking contributions to the field of digital forensics and incident response. Renowned for its expertise in Information Security Services, Forensic Services, Malware Detection, Security Audit, and more, eSec Forte Technologies has been at the forefront of driving innovation in cybersecurity solutions.
Over the past two years, eSec Forte Technologies has spearheaded the development of the “DRONA” Series forensic products, which have garnered widespread acclaim from both industry experts and law enforcement agencies. These cutting-edge products, including RF shielding Faraday bags, digital forensic workstations, portable incident response field kits, mini workstations, and forensic lab stations, have revolutionized the landscape of cyber-related investigations.
What sets these products apart is not only their state-of-the-art technology but also their cost-effectiveness, stemming from their indigenous development. This aligns seamlessly with the ethos of the ‘Make in India’ initiative, which seeks to position India as a global manufacturing hub while fostering innovation and self-reliance in strategic sectors.
At the Future Crime Summit 2024, Lt Col (Dr.) Santosh Khadsare, Vice President (Digital Forensics and Incident Response) of eSec Forte Technologies, accepted the esteemed award from Shri Arun Kumar, ex-IPS, Former DG, Railway Protection Force (RPF). In his remarks, Shri Arun Kumar lauded eSec Forte Technologies for its pioneering contributions to digital forensics and commended its commitment to developing indigenous forensic hardware products—a testament to India’s growing prowess in cybersecurity and technology innovation.
In conclusion, the Future Crime Summit 2024 served as a catalyst for advancing dialogue, collaboration, and innovation in the field of cybersecurity and digital forensics. Through initiatives like the ‘Make in India’ campaign and groundbreaking innovations from companies like eSec Forte Technologies, India is poised to emerge as a global leader in cybersecurity, driving technological advancements and safeguarding digital ecosystems against evolving threats.