The Thirteenth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Wednesday, November 9th to Sunday, November 13th 2022

Let's Turn The Page

Online : 9 - 10 Nov
On ground : 11 - 13 Nov

Saikat Datta

Author, India

Saikat Datta has worked at the intersection of public policy, journalism and security in a career spanning over two decades. He was the Vice President & Head, De-risking Strategies, of Reliance Global Corporate Security (RGCS) specialising in counterterrorism and cybersecurity projects. He was also a consultant to NCIIPC, a body created under India’s Information Technology Act (amended) 2008 as the designated national agency for all cyber threats to critical information infrastructure (CII). He has co-authored a book on India’s special operations capabilities – ‘India’s Special Forces – The History & Future of Special Forces’. His research papers on India’s intelligence and counter-terrorism capabilities have been published by The Stimson Centre, the US Army War College, Johns Hopkins University, CLAWS and the CAPS.

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Tech-Tonic Shifts

  • 12th November
  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Launch of Sundeep Waslekar’s A World Without War, followed by a discussion on how technology can be used for peace rather than war
Anirudh Suri, Sundeep Waslekar
Chair : Saikat Datta

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