The Digital India vision aims to connect over 1.2 billion people and leapfrog into next generation infrastructure including smart cities. Millions of people, devices and machines are already getting hyper-connected across the country each day. But as much of Digital India; from critical communications network to power distribution, from financial well-being to e-governance depends on the robustness of the cyber network. Therein lies the threat posed by the spread of malware, misinformation and systemic cyber-attacks. To address this huge challenge and acquire unprecedented collective action, The Economic Times and data security provider Symantec held a Round Table Discussion on the topic of ‘Security – An Imperative for Digital India’ in Mumbai and Bengaluru.