Steven Brown, Director, Cybersecurity, Mastercard
Steve is Mastercard’s lead for Cyber Security. He is responsible for the implementation and integration of Mastercard's Cyber Security Framework including data breach detection and cyber risk assessment technologies and capabilities across all related stakeholders including issuers, acquirers, merchants and Governments. Steve also works to build and maintain strategic... relationships with both internal, external, private and public sector parties, working with Global teams to understand the needs of customers and technology required to deliver applicable solutions. Prior to joining Mastercard, Steve was an Officer of the UK’s National Crime Agency for 17 years where, as Head of Cyber Threat Intelligence, he led the UK’s strategic response to Cyber Crime with overall responsibility for the collection, management, analysis and assessment of intelligence on the Cyber Crime threat to UK. Steve ensured a proactive response to prevent and mitigate harm to UK individuals and business through assessed threat and risk management, working across Government and Industry to determine and detail the National and International response to Cyber Crime. Steve also served as the UK’s Cyber Attaché to the USA during 2016-2019, embedded with the FBI Cyber Division at National Cyber & Forensics Training Alliance (NCFTA). Steve was responsible for diplomatic and political relationships and negotiations relating to the investigation of cyber criminality affecting the UK and USA.
John Scott, Head of Security Education, Bank of England
John is a Security educator with experience of running a team delivering face to face and online content to a diverse workforce. Skilled in managing the move from awareness, to behaviour, to cultural change. International public speaker on the subject of security culture. He has designed and delivered phishing and gamification campaigns. John is an IT Trainer with... many years experience in Further and Higher Education, and in the public sector. He is skilled at course design and delivery.
Luke Hebbes, Head of Risk and Cybersecurity, HSBC
Luke Hebbes is a passionate information security leader with 20 years of experience ranging from building high performing teams to delivering cutting-edge research. He promotes innovative, risk-based solutions rather than the formulaic application of industry standards or vendor solutions. Luke believe that it is essential to view security from the perspective of... business critical assets and to adopt a pragmatic approach, not letting technology drive the security requirements. Security is a supporting service to most businesses and, as such, should be a transparent enabler, used to protect the business and its assets, whilst aligning the risk posture with value generation – effective security can only be delivered with an understanding of the business context.
Simon Collins, Director, Head of Cybersecurity, Allianz Global Investors
Simon is Head of Cybersecurity at Allianz Global Investors. He has over 20 years’ experience in IT, the last 14 of which have been focused on Cybersecurity. Simon was previously a Director in EY's EMEIA Cybersecurity practice based in Dublin, where he spent his early years as an ethical hacker and investigating cybercrime. His later years... were spent helping organisations protect themselves from Cyber-attackers and keep out of trouble in the first place.
Laure Zicry, Head of Cyber Insurance Western Europe, Willis Towers Watson
Laure is responsible for Cyber Insurance for Western Europe. She focuses on developing and delivering cyber risk transfer solutions. Laure has extensive experience in cyber risk management focusing mainly on related risk transfer solutions. Laure also has a background in financial lines insurance including Directors and Officers Liability, Professional Indemnity... and Crime. Laure is a regular speaker at industry events, has been published in numerous periodicals, and is also the author of books on Cyber Risks and Risks management. Prior to joining Willis Towers Watson, Laure held a variety of roles with insurers CNA Hardy and Nassau as well as experience in the broking industry (Aon and Gras Savoye Willis Towers Watson).
Brian Cooke, CISO, Permanent TSB
Brian is the Chief Information Security Officer for Permanent TSB. He has over 20 years’ experience in cybersecurity & technology risk within the financial services industry both in Ireland and internationally. Brian is a Director with the Institute of Banking and holds a Master’s... Degree in Information Security from Royal Holloway, University of London. He is also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) since 2003.
Jerome Walter, CISO, Digital Venture, Standard Chartered Bank
With more than 18 years of experience, Jerome is a forward looking and innovative security executive focused on leveraging best practices in IT and development to solve today’s security and resilience challenges. Jerome recently joined Standard Chartered as the CISO for a Digital Venture. Prior to that, Jerome spent over two years accompanying the largest organisation’s... cloud-native transformation as Pivotal’s Field CISO and VMware’s Security Modernisation lead. Jerome also led security initiatives at Prudential Asia and Natixis in the Asia-Pacific region. He also held various positions as developer and systems engineer. Jerome holds a Master of Science in IT Engineering from EFREI, France, and an MBA in Finance from HKUST Business School.
Philip Edwards, Director, Global Head of Security, Revolut
After a background in solution, technology and then security architecture; Philip led Information Security at a FTSE50 organisation, before a period of cloud security and enterprise security architecture advisory consulting for global retail and defence businesses. Philip currently leads the Information Security function at the financial 'superapp' company Revolut... as it advances its goal of putting people's whole financial life at their fingertips
Martin Ingram, Product Owner, Identity and Access Management, Natwest Group
Martin Ingram is the Identity & Access Management Product Owner for Natwest Group, in charge of transforming identity & access management for RBS to support new Customer and Staff digital journeys. He has a particular interest in Digital Identity and how it will allow people to improve their Digital Lives while also managing the risks that organisations face. Prior... to RBS he has had a broad experience in security both from a vendor and a client organisation perspective having consulted or worked for organisations in Europe, America and Australia. As such he has been involved in IAM, Crypto systems, Content Security and malware amongst many other security domains. Martin has a background in engineering and has been on the board of several start-up technology companies.
Tiago Rosado, Head of Cybersecurity, Curve
Tiago is an acclaimed security professional with more than 22 years of information security experience across various sectors - Banking, Finance, Fintech, Telcos, Oil & Gas, Government, Education, Pharmaceutical, SaaS and Ethical Hacking. He is a seasoned strategic thinker... and tactical implementer, skilled in developing strategies, goals, and methodologies for the cyber defence program in alignment with the industry best standards. Tiago has a vast record of success in building outstanding programs with strong cultures that thrive on challenge, innovation, and opportunity in companies such as SensePost, giffgaff, Prosegur CyberSeguridad, Intralinks, VC Investments and Curve. He is a member of the CSFI - Cyberwarfare Division and speaker in several conferences across Europe.
Mohammed Nahid Hasan Siddiqui, Senior Test Manager, Barclays
Mohammed is currently a senior test manager at Barclays overseeing the testing across various systems i.e. database, external system like credit reporting systems, loan management systems, fraud systems etc with a focus on APIs and Microservices, developed as a part of various lending programmes. He started as a manual tester then moved into test automation,... then gradually got involved in the complete QA cycle covering functional, performance and security testing. Mohammed has thrived in working in software QA, enjoying the hands on approach. Since University he has always had a great interest in exploring latest technology. He strives to develop himself as a leader in the technology field.
Joe Robertson, EMEA CISO, Fortinet
Joe Robertson represents Fortinet to the CISO community, where he advises the executive committees of large enterprises and service providers as their digital transformation strategies require security-driven networks and holistic security approaches. In over four decades in the security and networking business Joe has held technical, marketing,... management, and executive roles at companies as diverse as Juniper Networks, Dimension Data, Bay Networks, IBM, and AT&T. He also founded and was on the board of directors of a network security startup.
Mariana Pereira, Director of Email Security Products, Darktrace
Mariana Pereira is the Director of Email Security Products at Darktrace, with a primary focus on the capabilities of AI cyber defenses against email-borne attacks. Mariana works closely with the development, analyst, and marketing teams to advise technical and non-technical audiences on how best to augment cyber resilience within the email domain, and how to implement... AI technology as a means of defense. She speaks regularly at international events, with a specialism in presenting on sophisticated, AI-powered email attacks. She holds an MBA from the University of Chicago, and speaks several languages including French, Italian and Portuguese.
Karl Lankford, Director Solutions Engineering, BeyondTrust
Karl Lankford is the Director, Solutions Engineering, for BeyondTrust, where he has worked for 6 years. A highly capable security leader, Karl has acquired a wide range of security experience and knowledge over the last decade, working across multiple industries. Karl is a regular speaker at industry conferences, delivering disruptive technical and strategic... thought-leadership insight to the international cybersecurity community.
Jamie Moles, Senior Security Engineer, ExtraHop
Jamie has worked in the Computer Industry for over 30 years, focused primarily on Security and Infrastructure technologies. In the early 1990s Jamie was one of the UK's leading experts on Computer Viruses - authoring his own Virus Scanner for MSDOS before joining Symantec as technical support lead for the new Peter Norton range of products, including the new... Norton AntiVirus product. Nowadays Jamie is helping customers understand and mitigate the risk contemporary threats pose to their business.
Chris Strand, Chief Compliance Officer, IntSights
Christopher Strand is the Chief Compliance Officer at IntSights. As CCO, he is responsible for leading the global security risk and compliance business, helping companies bridge the gap between cybersecurity and regulatory cyber-compliance. Chris has more than 20 years of subject matter expertise in information technology and security audit assessment and he specializes... in developing enterprise security platforms and markets within hyper-growth organizations. Prior to joining Intsights, Chris launched and led the cyber-compliance business at Carbon Black (acquired by VMWare), and has held leadership and compliance specialist roles at other flagship security companies such as RSA, Trustwave, and Tripwire. His past experience has provided him with a unique insight in the areas of security assessment and audit, data security, forensics, threat intelligence and security solution implementation. Chris is trained as a security auditor, is a PCIP, and actively participates in the development of cyber-regulations globally. He is an active contributor and participant with ISACA, ISSA, ISC2, and the PCI SSC, frequently speaking on and publishing content advocating and informing the market on the evolution and alignment of their respective compliance frameworks. Chris graduated from the University of Guelph with a Bachelor’s Degree in environment studies and completed advanced certificates in computer information systems at Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning.
Rob Bolton, Senior Director, Information Protection, Proofpoint
Rob leads Proofpoint Information Protection across the 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 data loss and 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.
Rick Goud, CIO, Zivver
Before co-founding Zivver, Rick Goud spent six years as a healthcare consultant for Gupta Strategists. He had studied Medical Information Science at the UvA and Care Management at Erasmus University. Additionally, he holds a PhD in Medicine from the UVA on the development, implementation and evaluation of healthcare support systems. Throughout his studies, Rick worked... as a programmer. The idea to launch his own company was conceived during Rick’s career as a strategy consultant. As a health industry consultant, he noticed that a wide range of sensitive data was being frequently handled within organisations; this included patient information, company performance, and legal documents. Many of his clients had questions about data security and how data was being re-used etc. He realised that there was a strong need for a secure communication solution to safeguard and manage sensitive data, and shortly afterwards, Zivver was born.
Rois Ni Thuama, Head of Cybersecurity Governance & Legal Partnerships, Red Sift
A doctor of Law and an expert in the field of cyber governance and risk mitigation, Rois is highly experienced in her role as Head of Cyber Security governance at Red Sift. She works with key clients across a wide range of industries including legal, finance, banking and oil & gas, and regularly writes and presents content focussed on significant cyber threats,... the latest trends and risk management.
Jason Steer, Director of EMEA Presales, Recorded Future
Jason Steer, director of EMEA presales at Recorded Future, has over 20 years of information security experience, having worked at a number of successful technology companies over the past 15 years, including IronPort, Veracode, and FireEye. Jason also has experience as a media expert with the BBC, CNN, and Al Jazeera, and has worked with both the EU and U.K. governments... on cybersecurity strategy.
Rupert Collier, Director of Sales – EMEA and APAC , RangeForce
Rupert Collier is Sales Director, International at RangeForce, and, over the last 20 years, has worked in product management and commercial roles at many leading companies in the cybersecurity and wider technology industries. Bilingual in German and English, Rupert is responsible for RangeForce’s business development activity outside of the United States and will... give you insights on how simulation-based training is helping organizations elevate cyber skills, fill staffing gaps, and cost-effectively improve their security team's ability to detect, contain, and remediate cyberattacks. You will get to see the simulation platform in action and learn how it makes it easier to orchestrate and personalize training for larger teams with a diverse range of skill sets.
Tom McVey, Solutions Architect, Menlo Security
Tom McVey is an EMEA Solutions Architect at Menlo Security, where he works to achieve his customer’s technical requirements and architects web and email isolation deployments for organisations across many different industries. Coming from a background in UEBA & insider threat - he provides expert cybersecurity advice and strategic guidance to... his clientele. Prior to Menlo, he always had a passion for cybersecurity and IT. In his spare time Tom likes to play music and watch Formula 1 cars go around a track very quickly.
Rob McDonald, SVP of Platform, Virtru
SVP of Platform, Virtru Rob is the SVP of Platform and an advocate of safeguarding data across new applications and data-sharing workflows. Rob has also consulted with corporations to help them assess their current information security position and develop a plan to not only mitigate the discovered technical shortcomings but more critically to raise security awareness... amongst their employees. Rob holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Dallas and is a perpetual student of technology, information security, and privacy practices.
Mark Williams, Customer Success Manager, EMEA, Virtru
Mark has over 10 years experience helping Enterprise organisations improve their security posture within the email security and data protection space. At Virtru, Mark leads the Customer Success team for EMEA and APAC, helping customers to optimise and innovate their approach to data protection. Mark holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Internet Computing from the... University of Liverpool.
Nick Colin, Regional Sales Director – EMEA, UK&I, Centrify
Nick is a veteran in the PAM arena working in the field for over ten years. He has worked with many of the worlds top financial institutions to deliver best of breed identity led Privilege Access Management solutions.
Nick Pavlichek, Senior Product Line Manager, OneTrust
Nick Pavlichek, GRCP, CIPP/E, CIPM serves as a GRC Product Manager for OneTrust GRC– a purpose-built software designed to operationalize integrated risk management. In his/her role, Pavlichek works to build the suite of GRC solutions that companies can implement and use throughout their risk management lifecycle. OneTrust GRC solutions support enterprise... objectives, adopt industry best practices, and adhere to requirements relating to relevant standards, frameworks, and laws (e.g. ISO, NIST, SIG and more). Pavlichek works with clients to realize the extent of their risk exposure, helping clients to map their digital infrastructure, assess risks, combat threats, monitor ongoing performance, and document evidence throughout the risk lifecycle.