Sally Webmark-Taylor, Head of Financial Crime Risk Name Screening, Aviva
Sally is an experienced Financial Crime Risk & Compliance professional, and a subject matter expert in customer and sanctions screening. Sally is currently responsible for Name Screening globally within the Financial Crime Risk function at Aviva - ensuring effectiveness in line with regulatory expectation, governance, internal controls and reporting.... She has held this position since 2017, after holding a similar position at HSBC for 5 years. She has previously had roles in Fraud and collaboration technologies. Sally is also the Data Governance officer for the financial crime function and holds an ICA Diploma in Financial Crime.
Matthew Bryant, CISO and Data Protection Officer, Monese
Matthew has a career spanning 15 years in the design, delivery and management of secure systems for the private sector and UK Government & intelligence agencies.He is currently the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Data Protection Officer at Monese, a digital challenger banking service. Prior to this he was the CISO of 3i, a FTSE 100 private equity... company, in addition to providing consultancy services to multinational organisations in the finance, investment and professional services sectors.At the communications regulator Ofcom, Matthew led investigations into major security breaches at multinational UK based PLCs on behalf of UK regulators. He also represented the UK on EU security working groups and at European Network and Information Security Agency pan-European security initiatives.Matthew is a Chartered Engineer, a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) and the co-author of several legally mandated UK and European security standards.
Lorraine Dryland, Chief Information Security Officer, First State Investments
Lorraine is the current Global CISO at First State Investments. She is a motivated, highly capable Technology and Cyber Security professional with deep knowledge and skills in Cyber Intelligence and Investigations. Lorraine’s background offers both an operational and strategic skill set, ranging from the management of complex cyber dependent operational... activity to the design, implementation and maturing Security Strategy including leading Operational Security for large organisations. Lorraine has held senior roles at a range of organisations including: Department of Work & Pensions, Vodafone, Bank of England and the National Crime Agency (NCA). Lorraine also has a Masters Degree in Forensic Computing and Cyber Crime Investigation.
Liz Banbury, Head of Information & Cyber Policy, Standard Chartered Bank
Liz Banbury spent approximately 15 years working in Technology within the Financial industry and started out in JPMorgan working in the Back Office Settlements systems and progressed to Release/Environment management. She has now been in the Information Security space for 6+ years firstly with ANZ Bank as the Security, Risk and Compliance Manager on a global... online and mobile banking infrastructure project which progressed to a role as the Regional Portfolio manager for Information Security & Technology Risk within the Information Security Office and currently with Standard Chartered heading up the Information & Cyber Security Policy. She is passionate about what she does and particularly interested in people and the impact that behaviour and culture has on our security holistically. Cyber Security is a very interesting, dynamic, fast moving, fast changing area where she feels that each individual should have a certain basic level of knowledge in the key threats we face and controls that need to be put in place to safeguard themselves and their assets both at home and in the workplace. She is CISSP [Certified Information Systems Security Professional] certified and has been a member of (ISC)² since 2016 and as a progression of that passion and interest in how people and technology interact joined the (ISC)² London Chapter as one of the founding officers when it was originally incorporated in January 2018. Since leaving school she has been fortunate enough to have been able to travel a fair amount and has spent 20 years living in Asia, first in Hong Kong and more recently in Singapore, returning to London in June 2017
Martin Farrelly, Information Security Architecture and Strategy, Allied Irish Bank
Martin Farrelly is currently a key senior member of the Information Security Architecture and Strategy Team at Allied Irish Bank, a position he has held since August 2016. In this role, he is responsible for a number of aspects of the Bank's cybersecurity strategy and infrastructure, including: regular analysis of the Threat Landscape and mitigation... strategies, advising business stakeholders on the appropriate control set in respect of new/emerging business initiatives, collaborating on digital security programs underpinning AIB’s Information Security Strategy and oversight of the implementation of key Security initiatives. Martin is also involved in the ongoing Control Testing program to provide assurance to the business that the Information/Cyber Security program is delivering the expected outcomes and underpinning the Banks Core Values. Before AIB, Martin held a number of senior positions in IT risk management, business continuity and disaster recovery across a number of sectors.
Andrew Fleming, Global Compliance MI Senior Risk Reporting Manager, HSBC
Andrew Fleming was a career detective with the Metropolitan Police investigating international fraud, money launder, terrorist financing and cybercrime in partnership with regulatory and investigatory bodies from around the globe. During this time he took on cyber-crime, fraud and money laundering and in the process identified funds being used to finance terrorism.... In the private sector Andrew has worked with a number of banks and private bodies managing and investigating transaction monitoring, money laundering, fraud and sanctions and addressing the risk issues attached to each. He has also provided training to governments, public sector bodies and private entities on terrorist financing, money laundering, fraud risk and cybercrime.He is passionate about financial crime and the need to embrace AI and Machine Learning to counter the threats of cybercrime and the growth of criminal financial activities.
Denis Heneghan, Cyber Security Awareness Manager, Allied Irish Bank
Denis is an experienced financial crime investigator and cybersecurity professional. He is currently the Cyber Security Awareness Manager at Allied Irish Bank, a position he's held since 2016. Denis has a wealth of experience in leading investigation teams in payment fraud, commercial fraud, cybercrime and AML, both in law enforcement and financial industry... roles and he has managed a number of IT change projects to reduce financial crime risk and exposure. Denis worked in a Fraud Prevention at AIB from 2012-2015 as part of the Legal, Compliance and Risk functions, in this role he managed the group fraud prevention policy, framework, initiatives and training. Prior to this, Denis was Detective Inspector at Garda Bureau of Fraud Investigation. In this role he managed the national unit responsible for the investigation of payment card fraud and counterfeit currency and was the national police representative to the European Commission and Europol for these crime types.
Andy Mason, Head of Financial Crime & Fraud, Bó
Andy spent his early career designing and implementing operating models for financial services companies, followed by time spent working as and with Lean Six Sigma Black Belts from companies like Toyota, Motorola and Jaguar Land Rover. From there Andy created and led the global Service Improvement and Service Management functions for the RBS Shared Services business,... being asked to support the RBS Americas operations with solving some problems in the Customer Due Diligence teams, which started off a career in Financial Crime. Since then Andy has worked in all areas of global Financial Crime (Anti-Money Laundering, Sanctions, Customer Due Diligence, Fraud etc.) across Retail, Business and Investment Banking, where he was Director, Innovation & Development in the Natwest Markets Anti-Money Laundering team; recruiting people from Law Enforcement and Pharmaceuticals to look at solving banking problems from a different perspective. Most recently Andy has been the Product Owner and Head of Financial Crime at Bó, RBS’ digital bank, accountable for the design & implementation of the Bó Financial Crime function all of which has been built entirely from scratch.
Michael Owen, Head of Systems Engineering UK&I, IntSights
Michael Owen heads up the Pre-Sales engineering for IntSights in the UK & Ireland. He has been in the Information Systems Technology and Security arena for over 30 years. His career bridges manufacturer, strategic partners, and end-users and so he brings a useful perspective that covers all parts of the chain. For the last four years, Owen has been heavily involved... with Big Data vendors around data analytics, smart buildings, and more recently cyber threat intelligence. Owen is currently leading the charge in the UK & Ireland to educate and introduce organisations to increasing their visibility on the many Dark Web threats that pose a serious risk to them. During his career, Owen has held positions at BT, Siemens, Aruba & Hewlett Packard Enterprise and has been involved in numerous large scale projects.
Kevin Eley, Enterprise Client Director, LogRhythm
Kevin leads the financial services sector in the UK helping Information Security teams improve their capabilities to detect and respond to cyber attackers on their network through the introduction of innovative technology. He cares deeply about ensuring the teams he works with achieve their goals and gain the improvements they seek. He primarily works with financial... services organisations and has worked with some of the largest enterprises in the UK. He is very interested in all aspects of Cyber and its implications on society.
Jan Tietze, Director Security Strategy EMEA, SentinelOne
Before joining SentinelOne in 2020, Jan Tietze served in senior technical and management roles ranging from engineering to CIO and CTO roles for global IT and consultancy organisations. With a strong background in enterprise IT and an early career in senior field engineering roles in Microsoft and other security and consulting organisations, Jan understands... real world risk, challenges and solutions and has been a trusted advisor to his clients for many years.
Eoin Keary CISSP CISA, CEO & Founder, Edgescan.
Eoin Keary is the founder and CEO of Edgescan and recently secured investment funding from Ireland’s largest growth capital investor, BGF. With 20 years software development and security experience, a veteran of the cyber security industry, previously Global Vice Chair of the OWASP foundation and lead of both the OWASP Testing & Code Review Guides. Eoin was... Lead for an EMEA penetration testing team, leading global enterprise cyber security engagements with a big 4 consultancy for 5 years prior to founding BCC Risk Advisory Ltd and Edgescan in 2011. OWASP Person of the year for 2015 and 2016 for contributions to the industry. Tech Excellence Rising Star Award – 2015.
Jonathan Lee, Sr. Product Manager, Menlo Security
Jonathan Lee is Menlo Security's Senior Product Manager. He is experienced in leading the ideation, technical development, launch and adoption of innovative security products. He has served as a trusted advisor to numerous enterprise clients in the area of information security and compliance. As an industry leader in the cybersecurity space, Jonathan is well-versed... in data protection, threat analysis, networking, Internet isolation technologies, and cloud-delivered security.
Zeki Turedi, Technology Strategist EMEA, CrowdStrike
Zeki Turedi has extensive experience working within Private Sector, Law Enforcement and Government, consulting on Incident Response, Endpoint and Network cyber security throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa. In his current role as a Technology Strategist for CrowdStrike, Zeki works with organisations to incorporate and streamline Threat Intelligence and Endpoint... Protection. Zeki has also contributed to several publications and research papers including “Issues in Cybercrime, Security and Digital Forensics”.
Josh Burgess, Lead Global Technical Threat Advisor, Crowdstrike
Josh Burgess has over 10 years of cyber threat analysis and mitigation experience, holding multiple positions in the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Defense and the financial sector. In the majority of his roles, he has served as the technical lead Threat Intelligence Officer for large security operations centers (SOCs), advising on the latest threats... to ensure a sound security posture. As the Lead Technical Strategic Advisor at CrowdStrike, Josh applies his experience in actioning both short-term tactical and long-term strategic intelligence data and reporting for customers.
Rob Bolton, Senior Director, Insider Threat Management, Proofpoint
Rob leads the Insider Threat Management business unit for Proofpoint’s International markets. The frequency, cost, and complexity with security events that involve an insider is increasing each year. Rob and his teams are working with customers and partners alike to provide a level of visibility and control around the risks associated with insider threats. With... a focus on helping companies protect against risky behaviour, protect their data and IP, and reducing the investigation cycles. For almost 23 years, Rob has been working with alongside some of the most recognizable companies in the world, helping to solve some of the most critical security and technological issues. Originally from Washington, DC, now residing in London, Rob is a published author international sales and operations leader.
Fahim Afghan, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Egress Software Technologies
Fahim has spent his entire career building products and value propositions that support critical customer objectives. Having joined Egress as Senior Product Marketing Manager in 2019, he is currently driving revenue growth by leading on the go-to-market strategy, as well as product positioning and launch. Before joining Egress, Fahim served as Head of Product Marketing... at GlobalData plc, a leading data and analytics company headquartered in London. Prior to that he was Vice President of Content at SCM World (now Gartner Supply Chain), where he generated thought-leading content and research to help supply chain leaders innovate and deliver profit. Fahim is a keen guitarist, having played for the best part of three decades, while he also likes to ruin a nice walk with a round of golf. He lives in London with his wife and son.
James Easton, Senior Solutions Engineer UK & Ireland, Gigamon
James has been working in the networking industry since the early 90’s building Cisco appliances and has worked at various network and security service providers and manufacturing companies. James has a wealth of experience in assisting organisations in improving their network and security posture ranging from providing initial consultation right through to... full implementation of network and security solutions and helping businesses reduce risk, costs and optimise their networks. James has been with Gigamon for 2 years and enjoys motorsport, fishing, golf and travelling.
Max Faun, EMEA Head of Business Consulting, Okta
Max Faun leads Okta’s European Business Consulting Practice. Prior to joining Okta he worked at Accenture, advising Global 20000 clients across numerous industry groups on strategic decisions. He is passionate about the business implications of modern identity from a financial, security and user productivity perspective as well as wider technology trends. Max... holds an MA in Intelligence and Security as well as a BA in International Relations.
Alex Guirakhoo, Team Lead, Threat Researcher, Digital Shadows
Alex Guirakhoo is a Team Lead – Threat Researcher at Digital Shadows. Having joined the company in mid-2016, he primarily conducts research and provides analysis on cyber security trends. Alex earned his Master's degree in Intelligence and International Security from King's College London, and holds a Bachelor's degree in Politics and International Relations from... the University of Kent. His interests include the intersect between global politics and the cyber sphere, as well as all things OSINT and Shiba Inu.
Kacey Clark, Team Lead Cyber Intelligence Analyst, Digital Shadows
Kacey is a Team Lead Cyber Intelligence Analyst at Digital Shadows, leading a team of analysts in providing client-facing threat intelligence reporting to add context to potential digital risks. After receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from University of Texas at Dallas, Kacey began working in talent acquisition. In her role,... she partnered with government agencies and specialized in defense and intelligence contracting within the information security vertical. After working on the recruiting side, she decided to take a leap into the practitioner side and landed a job with Digital Shadows’ U.S. analyst team, which she now leads. Kacey is passionate about data privacy, open-source intelligence, and tracking down the bad guys.
Maxim Denizhenko, Lead Business Development, Enterprise Blockchain Security, Kaspersky
Maxim has been working in the information security and blockchain spheres since 2014 and has over 15 years’ experience in IT business development around the world. At Kaspersky, he manages enterprise-grade blockchain security services, analyzing trends in the practical uses... of blockchains, evaluating the potential benefits and risks they can bring enterprises, while proactively offering the best comprehensive security solutions.
Raghu Nandakumara, Field CTO EMEA, Illumio
Raghu Nandakumara is a Field CTO at Illumio based in London, UK, where he is responsible for helping customers and prospects through their segmentation journeys. Previously, Raghu spent 15 years at Citibank, where he held a number of network security operations and engineering roles. Most recently, he served as a Senior Vice President, where he was responsible for... defining strategy, engineering, and delivery of solutions to secure Citi’s private, public, and hybrid cloud environments. Raghu holds an undergraduate degree in mathematics and computer science from the University of Cambridge, and a master’s degree in advanced computing from Imperial College London.
Pavel Mucha, Systems Engineer, Cybereason
Pavel Mucha is a Senior Pre-Sales Specialist at Cybereason and one of the good guys working tirelessly to give our customers the upper hand against adversaries. His experience with Cybereason and McAfee makes him a valuable asset for anybody needing to understand how to defend their organisation against the next generation of cyber threats. A fluent Russian... speaker, in his spare time Pavel collects old Saab cars – we guess somebody has to.