The World Trade Center Kochi organized a talk on “Demystifying Cloud Security”. This programme was done jointly with NASSCOM and IDFC Bank and was conducted at the Seminar Hall, WTC Kochi. Mr. Jude S. Collins, Manager- Technology Risk was the speaker. Mr. Jude spoke about the trends, common pitfalls, compliances and security best practices while operating in a cloud environment. He categorised the types of clouds and how it is being used by various users. According to EY, a well architected cloud is even secure that in house server. Like any computing environment, cloud security involves maintaining adequate preventative protections which means we know that the data and systems are safe and can monitor the current state of security. There were also discussions on ‘’Data Localisation’’ and the much awaited ‘’Personal Data Protection Law’’. Representatives from businesses using/ contemplating Cloud, SaaS based service providers, Cloud Architects, CISOs, CROs, CTOs etc. attended the programme.