Heiko Löhr, Head of Section, Cybercrime Unit, Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA)
Heiko Löhr joined the German Federal Criminal Police Office (Bundeskriminalamt or BKA for short) in 1990. Prior to his current appointment he served as a CID officer on a variety of positions in the fields of Counterterrorism, Protection Service and in the Negotiation Group.
After his advancement to the senior career level of the criminal police... in 2003, Heiko Löhr became an Advisor to the President within the Staff of the Executive Board and he lead the BKA World Cup 2006 Project Team. In 2008, Heiko Löhr became a Head of Section within the Serious and Organised Crime Division. In 2009, he was promoted to Head of Section and Deputy Head of Staff of the Executive Board. Since 2013, Heiko Löhr has been serving as Deputy Head of the Cybercrime Unit and as Head of the Cybercrime Strategy & Outreach Section. During his career, Heiko Löhr did extra-occupational university studies in business & public administration and in commercial information technology. Heiko Löhr holds the rank of Detective Superintendent.
Ruben Caris, Anti Financial Crime, HypoVereinsbank – UniCredit Bank AG
Ruben Caris is a well-regarded Corporate Security Intelligence and Anti-Fraud Governance expert based in Munich’s UniCredit Offices. In 22 years of multisectorial exposure within IT security, Ruben has been tasked with challenging vulnerability detection and resilience projects. His knowledge of preventative measures and forensics have earned Ruben several accolades,... namely the publishing of his book on the psychology of fraud which was endorsed by both State and Finance Police and the ACFE and several appearances in the media and lecture halls as a leader in his field. On a day to day basis, Ruben is concerned with the shift from Risk orientation to Business orientation.
David Anumudu, CISSP,CSSLP,CISM, Solution Architect, Flashpoint
David Anumudu's IT career spans over 30 years working in a wide range of roles including software development, product management, scalability testing, application security and risk intelligence. David's role as a Solution Architect for Flashpoint involves working with both enterprise and public sector customers across EMEA to help them develop and drive their risk... intelligence activities, giving them unique insight in to a diverse landscape encompassing both cyber and physical threats.
Marek Pietrzyk, Director and Program Manager, UBS Switzerland
Marek Pietrzyk – since 2012 Program Manager for UBS "Data Protection Program" and since 2018 for UBS "Attack Monitoring, Analytics and Tooling" - is responsible for a cost effective implementation of bank’s sophisticated Information Security Cyber Defense requirements set. In this role Marek coordinates activities required to protect sensitive information using... advanced data immunization technologies, and detecting any anomalies in user or device behavior, which would pose a security threat to bank's operations, or data protection.
Marek is an accomplished risk and information security practitioner within the Financial Industry – with over 20 years of experience and a work record. Prior to joining UBS, Marek provided consulting services to major European banks – both as VP Technical Architect at American Management Systems (AMS) and Sapient, and later as founder and CTO of AzzTech (software consulting company Munich) and Scientia Network (IT strategy consulting company Zurich).
He is an author of several publications on Software Architecture and Requirements Management and delivers talks on "Data Protection and Information Security" topics at the major Information Security and Identity Management and e-Crime conferences across Europe.
Henrik Becker, Director of Compliance & Risk Management, Unitymedia Kabel
Henrik Becker is the Director of Compliance & Risk Management at Unitymedia (a Liberty Global plc company), Germany’s leading cable provider. In this role his responsibilities include SOX, compliance and ethics, risk management, business continuity management, and insurances. He has extensive experience in IT compliance, fraud detection and investigation,... and information security: before joining Unitymedia in 2015, he was Manager of the Center of Excellence Fraud & Compliance Management at SAS Institute GmbH, focusing on Fraud Detection & Big Data Detection Analytics, Integrated Compliance, Tax Compliance and Cyber Security. He has also held senior roles with responsibility for fraud, risk and compliance at Rölfs WP Partner AG and KPMG Forensic, as well as having worked as a lawyer, with specialisms including Fraud and Compliance, IT and IT Security, E-Discovery, and Data Protection.
Tobias Schubert, Enterprise Sales Engineer DACH, CrowdStrike
Tobias Schubert is an Enterprise Sales Engineer at CrowdStrike and is responsible for the area of Southern Germany and Austria. He has more than 15 years of IT security experience in various areas and has worked extensively in Network Detection and Response closely with CISOs and CIOs, as well as analysts from Security Operations Center and Incident Response. Before... joining CrowdStrike, Tobias Schubert worked at Vectra and Trend Micro.
Stefan Bosnjakovic, IAM & GRC Architect, DKB Deutsche Kredit Bank
With two decades of experience working in cybersecurity, Stefan has developed an acute contextual understanding of securing enterprise in global markets. From the inception of his career working as advisor to UNIDO, Stefan acquired a global outlook working on several business process engineering projects all aimed at securing critical infrastructure in different parts... of the world, from GRC to IAM. Thanks to this exposure and deep rooted technical knowledge, Stefan went on to become an instrumental member of innovative IAM and GRC projects at the heart of leading global banks. Today, he heads DKBs’ Segregation of Duties system, a fully automated business process conform to the IAM/GRC framework. This project combines transposable automation to facilitate understanding of the complexities in compliance and audit requirements within Financial Sector organisations that can serve as a framework for companies in different lines of highly regulated business.
Georg Gann, Regional Sales Director DACH & Eastern Europe, Venafi
Georg Gann is the Regional Sales Director DACH & Eastern Europe at Venafi. Prior to Venafi, Georg worked for WinMagic as Director Sales CEE & Benelux from May 2011 - June 2016. He was responsible for building the WinMagic business in that region including all the Sales activities in Central and Eastern Europe, as well as Benelux. He started... his career in 1997 as a Product Manager for HP printers at Ingram/Macotron before moving over to HP to build up the Software OpenView partner business. Before leaving HP and moving on to Computacenter to head up the HP business there in 2004, he held several titles, including Strategic Alliance Manager, EMEA. From 2006 to 2009, Georg developed the Channel business at Ultimaco Safeware AG. He holds a Diploma in Business Administration from Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen, Germany with temporary stations in the USA and Sweden.
Andy Renshaw, Senior Director - Market Planning - Fraud and Identity, ThreatMetrix
At LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Andy helps solve the complex challenges of the evolving fraud, identity and authentication market, getting to the root of business problems and architecting solutions to match. Andy brings deep industry expertise from working in the financial services industry, skilled in Banking, Credit Analysis, Fraud solutions, Risk transformation,... and Anti Money Laundering. He is a driven and highly motivated leader with exceptional analytical skills and a creative approach to strategic thinking.
Daniel Sandmann, Attorney at Law, Senior Lecturer at University of Augsburg and ICN Business School Nancy/Berlin
Daniel is a frequent key note speaker and publishes on regulation, new technologies and digital strategy. Daniel had global compliance and regulatory roles with an international Financial Services Group in Munich, leading international regulatory change projects. Prior to this, Daniel was Director at Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt and... in charge of the interaction with regulators globally, including coordination of regulatory audits and of the colleges of supervisors. Before heading the Regulatory Contact Office, his positions at DB included global compliance coordination of Outsourcing, regional Compliance Officer and reputational risk management coordination.
Daniel has been a research fellow at the Universities of Muenster and Barcelona. He studied at University of Muenster law school and received the bar exam at the Berlin Federal High Court. Daniel graduated from University of St. Gallen and Harvard Law School Program on Negotiation and has a teaching assignment on Compliance at the University of Augsburg.
Tolga Yilmaz, Vulnerability & Penetration Testing Manager, MAN Truck & Bus SE
Tolga Yilmaz is a seasoned international IT and Information Security leader and evangelist. Coming from a technical background, Tolga has a vast understanding of Information Technology. Having worked in various areas such as Operations, Audit, Risk Management and Governance he has a broad sense of security and the matter behind and beyond it. Tolga currently has... been tasked with establishing and leading the Vulnerability & Penetration Testing unit at MAN Truck & Bus and is responsible for technology-related awareness programmes and security-related technology scouting. Before his current appointment, he used to work for CSC, a global consulting company in Germany, and abroad for HSBC, DenizBank, Albaraka, and Kromtel in various capacities engaging in large scale international projects.
Peter van Zeist, Sr. Solutions Consultant, LogMeIn
Peter van Zeist is Solutions Consultant at LogMeIn with over a decade experience in the SaaS market. His roots go back to online support, enterprise file sharing and remote access. He is partly still active in that area today, but with a focus on Online Collaboration and Password Security with customers of LogMeIn. LastPass is the latest technology within his portfolio... and certainly amongst the most important, as secure generation and storage of passwords is a big challenge of enterprises today. You will find out more during his presentation.
Ron Peeters, Managing Director EMEA, Synack
Ron Peeters is a seasoned IT industry executive with more than 30 years experience in IT working for an array of advanced technology companies around the world. As Managing Director, he is responsible for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region for Silicon Valley based Synack, Inc., a rapidly emerging market leader in offensive security testing and controlled crowdsourced... ethical hacking. Ron is a Dutch National with a MBA from Case Western Reserve University in High Tech Marketing.
Christoph Ritzer, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright
Dr Christoph Ritzer is a partner at the international law firm Norton Rose Fulbright, responsible for the German Data Protection, Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice. Since many years, Christoph focuses on information technology, data protection and cybersecurity laws. He advises clients on complex transactions in the technology area and recent technological developments,... such as cloud computing, blockchain technology, outsourcing transactions and other issues in the FinTec space. Christoph is especially experiences in dealing with cybersecurity breaches and operates as breach counsel for many of his clients. He advises clients across a variety of sectors, ranging from start-ups to German DAX 30 groups and US companies. Alongside his focus on financial institutions and the technology sector, he has special expertise in advising the pharmaceutical sector.
Jirko Kaeding, Account Executive – DACH Region, BitSight
Jirko Kaeding is Account Executive at BitSight (the Standard in Security Ratings), managing Commercial sales in the DACH region. He has several years of experience in Sales and IT, working previously in large organisations like Cisco and Xerox. His current responsibilities at Bitsight include leading the business in the region by working on a daily basis... with IT, INFOSEC and Risk Leaders (CIOs, CISO, CRO, etc), leveraging the existing Channel Partners to position and promote BitSight Technologies’ Security Ratings, Benchmarking, 3rd Party Risk Management, and Merger and Acquisition solution (SaaS).
Frank Borchard, Head of IT, Otto Group
Mr. Frank Borchard's involvement in within the Otto Group dates back to for over 40 years, where he spent the last 2 decades in senior IT position at the e-commerce giant.
In his current assignment, he works as an internal strategic consultant with a focus on security issues. Mr. Borchard's previous responsibilities have been tightly focused around... the management of Otto Group Hamburg data centers, the development of complex transaction systems, the development of an interactive Internet platform for OTTO and other group companies as well as the alignment of the support processes according to the ITIL standard.
Jakob Oberascher, Senior Sales Engineer DACH and Eastern Europe, Digital Guardian
Jakob has been working in the cybersecurity for the past 20 years. Throughout this time he has maintained professional curiosity and passion for challenging technology. He currently works in capacity of Sr. System Engineer at Digital Guardian where he consults clients on their data security initiatives on daily basis.
Nathan Howe, ZPA Principal Architect, Zscaler
Nathan Howe has 20+ years in security experience across a multitude of organizations including governments, enterprises and telco service providers. In his current role at Zscaler he serves as the Principal ZPA architect across EMEA since early 2017.
For this position he can draw on extensive... expertise due to various stops in his security career, ranging from consolation, assessment architecture to management roles. His experience as Security Architect, Pen Tester and Security Assessor helps to guide companies through their strategic security challenges going alsong with cloudification. These roles led Nathan to work with multiple customer industries and in countless countries.
Prior to joining the Zscaler team in 2016 Nathan ended his 12 years at Nestle by successfully delivering Nestle´s Global Cyber Security Compliance.
Patricia Andre, Business Continuity Manager, Allianz Partners
For the past 10 years, Patricia has dedicated her career to disaster recovery, business continuity and resilience at the heart of Iconic German Companies. Having graduated with a Master’s degree in computer science and with vast experience in project management, Patricia now manages Allianz partners’ business continuity management with her acquired expertise in... IT emergency planning and management and crisis management strategies.
Marcus Mueller, VP of Enterprise Sales EMEA, OneLogin
Having graduated in Mechanical Engineering, Marcus has spent the last 20 years working in the IT industry, helping North American SaaS companies expand their operations into the EMEA market. With a wide ranging background working with with software and services vendors across every industry, Marcus now heads up OneLogin's EMEA business as GM EMEA
Christoph Kumpa, Director DACH & EE Region, Digital Guardian
Christoph Kumpa is M.Sc., CCIE and has a proven Consultancy background. He worked with System Integrators and Networking- and IT-Security Companies since more than 2 decades. He serves as a Director to Digital Guardian since 2017, working with a strong team of Cyber Security individuals to cover Central and Eastern Europe, addressing organization’s need for Data... Risk Reduction.
Jake Curtis, Information Security Officer, BurdaForward
Jake Curtis is the Information Security Officer at BurdaForward, a leading German media company, a role he has held since 2015. In this position he is responsible for the information security management system of his organization and for driving the employee security awareness programs.
Jake is passionate about implementing information security culture across... the business and has rolled out a number of key projects with measurable business impact in this field.
Before BurdaForward, Jake held a number of senior positions at various organisations in IT and IT-Service Management.
Felix Czwikla, Data Protection Officer, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare
Felix Czwikla is the Data Protection Officer at GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare. After completing studies in law, Felix applied his expertise in IT legal matters to a variety of data protection roles, saving time to be an active member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals. As Data Protection Officer, Felix was instrumental in the implementation... of GDPR within GSK and is passionate about privacy and incident governance.
Georg Mattern, Information Security Professional, Siemens
Georg’s exceptionally diverse expertise in IT is born from a 20 year career in information technology. Georg began his career balancing engineering and computer science studies until he joined Siemens as a system Engineer to ascend into Information Security. His technical knowledge has allowed him to flourish in the creation and delivery of secure applications,... systems and services.
Wolfgang Fricker, Manager IT, Compliance & Security
Wolfgang Fricker, is responsible for IT Security and IT Compliance (ISB) at Lotto24 AG. Wolfgang holds over a decade experience in the Information Security industry with a background in retail, e-commerce and telecommunication area. Proven ability to build and position IT Security as a business enabler with strategic direction through... areas of expertise in security governance, risk management, security compliance, security architecture and operations. Backed by a broad range of up-to-date technical expertise and a good understanding of business economics. Co-Founder of the EU-IT-Security Roundtable.