Geneva Information Security Day

Geneva Information Security Day (GISD) is a leading European cybersecurity conference created as a vendor-independent platform for open and actionable discussion of emerging digital threats and remedies,
knowledge sharing and building sustainable cybersecurity industry.

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15+ Countries
50+ VP / C-level
150+ Security / GRC
5 Star Hotel

31st of May 2018
14:45 - 20:00 CEST

Mandarin Oriental Geneva Hotel
Quai Turrettini 1, CH-1201 Geneva, Switzerland

C-level cybersecurity executives, cybersecurity visionaries and leaders from all over the world share their knowledge and experience in a comfortable atmosphere of trust and confidence.

Barry Cook Group Data Protection Officer
VFS Global, Dubai

Carlo Hopstaken CISO / Cyber Assurance
UBS, Switzerland

Ian Glover President

Ilia Kolochenko Founder, CEO and Chief Technology Architect
High-Tech Bridge, Switzerland

Jean-Marc Rickli Head of Global Risks and Resilience
Geneva Centre for Security Policy, Switzerland

John Meakin Group Chief Information Security Officer
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), UK

Klaus Gheri Vice President and General Manager Network Security
Barracuda, Austria

Margherita Natali Legal Support at Information Technologies Divison
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Austria

Michalis Kamprianis Global Head of Cyber Security
SGS GROUP, Czech Republic

Muzaffar Sakhaev Chief Information Security Officer, Central and Eastern Europe
PwC, Czech Republic

Nicola Sotira Global Head of Cyber Security
Head of CERT, Poste Italiane, Italy

Nicolas Vernaz Data Protection Specialist
GDPR Expert, Switzerland

Pascal Buchner ITS Director and CIO
IATA, Switzerland

Patrick Ghion Head of Department of Forensic Sciences
Criminal Police of Geneva, Switzerland

Paul Wang Partner, Independent Fraud Investigation & Risk Compliance Expert

Rainer Rehm (ISC)² Chapter President Germany
Information Security Architect, MAN Truck & Bus, Germany

Sébastien Gobel Chief Technology Officer
ProData Group, Switzerland

Spencer Young Regional Vice President, EMEA
Imperva, UK

Troy Cunningham Internal Security Consultant
dunnhumby, UK

Viktor Polic CISO, Head of Information Security and Assurance Services
International Labour Organization (ILO), Switzerland

14:45 - 15:10 Registration
15:10 – 15:20 Welcome Speech: Ilia Kolochenko, High-Tech Bridge, CEO & Founder
15:20 – 15:30 Keynote Speech: Ian Glover, CREST, President
15:30 – 16:15 Panel I: "Disrupting cybersecurity with AI and Machine Learning: myths and reality".
Moderated by: Paul Wang, Partner, Independent Fraud Investigation & Risk Compliance Expert
 Carlo Hopstaken, CISO and Cyber Assurance, UBS
Michalis Kamprianis, Global Head of Cyber Security, SGS GROUP
 Dr. Jean-Marc Rickli, Head of Global Risks and Resilience, Geneva Centre for Security Policy
 Dr. Viktor Polic, CISO, Head of Information Security, International Labour Organization
Dr. John Meakin, Group Chief Information Security Officer, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)
16:15 – 16:30 Сoffee Break
16:30 – 17:15 Panel II: "First week with GDPR: sustaining cost-efficient compliance".
Moderated by: Barry Cook, Group Data Protection Officer, VFS Global
Nicola Sotira, Information Security Manager, Poste Italiane
Margherita Natali, Legal Support at Information Technologies Divison, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
 Sébastien Gobel, Chief Technology Officer, ProData Group
Spencer Young, Regional Vice President, EMEA, Imperva
 Nicolas Vernaz, Data Protection Specialist, GDPR Expert
17:15 – 18:00 Panel III: "How to enforce your GRC strategy in the era of cloud and shadow IoT".
Moderated by: Troy Cunningham, Internal Security Consultant, dunnhumby
Rainer Rehm, (ISC)² Chapter President Germany, Information Security Architect, MAN Truck & Bus
 Pascal Buchner, ITS Director and CIO, IATA
 Patrick Ghion, Head of Department of Forensic Sciences, Criminal Police of Geneva
Klaus Gheri, Vice President and General Manager Network Security, Barracuda
Muzaffar Sakhaev, Regional CISO for Central and Eastern Europe, PwC
18:00 – 20:00 Private Cocktails and Networking

Participation at Geneva Information Security Day is open and free for cybersecurity, privacy and GRC practitioners.
No sales personnel are allowed. Please request participation below.

Participants will be provided with an attendance certificate attesting to their participation
at the Conference for Continuous Professional Education (CPE).

The number of places is limited, please book you place in advance.

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