Speakers

Philipp Amann, Group CISO, Austrian Post (Post AG)


Philipp Amann is the Group Chief Information Security Officer of the Austrian Post (Post AG). In this role, he is responsible for managing the cyber security of the organisation and its subsidiaries in Austria and abroad. This includes topics such as NIS2 as well as data protection.
Prior to that, he was the Head of Strategy at Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre...more


Heidelinde Rameder, CISO Borealis, AG


With over a decade of experience and diverse roles in cybersecurity, Heidelinde has evolved into a strategic cybersecurity leader. She is CISO at Borealis AG, one of the world’s leading provider of advanced and sustainable polyolefin solutions and base chemicals with 6,000 employees and operating in over 120 countries.
She drives the strategic & operational...more


Andrea Szeiler, Global CISO, Transcom


Andrea Szeiler is a passionate IT Cybersecurity expert working as the global CISO of Transcom. She is President of the Women4Cyber Hungary Chapter and is a mentor and the proud founder and former president of WITSEC (Women in IT Security) and serves as a role model for the next generation. She is an active member of several security initiatives and associations....more


Manit Sahib, Ethical Hacker, The Global Fund


Manit is an experienced offensive security expert who is certified by UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) as well as His Majesty’s CESG Check scheme (HMG CHECK). He has over ten years professional experience in both UK Government and private offensive security operations. Formerly, Manit was the Head of Penetration Testing & Red Teaming... more


Strahinja Miljkovic, Former Deputy CISO, Prinzhorn Group


Strahinja is Deputy CISO at Prinzhorn Group, a leading European packaging, paper, and recycling company operating in over 30 countries with 10.000 employees worldwide. As an IT-Security Specialist, he plays crucial role in ensuring the security and integrity of the company's computer systems, data, and networks, while also promoting security awareness among employees....more


Christoph Gruber, Head of IT Security UNIQA IT Services, GmbH


Christoph Gruber is Head of IT Security at UNIQA IT Services GmbH. He has 35 years of experience in IT, IT management and IT security management having worked previously for Deutsche Bank, Vodafone, among others.


Elsa Lischka, Senior IT Security Architect, OMV


Elsa is a senior security architect at OMV where she has worked for over three years. Prior to this she was at The Austrian Federal Computing Centre (BRZ) where she was involved in digital transformation and security. She has held numerous other roles in IT and security architecture in the areas of mobility and energy, government a global energy and chemicals company. Elsa...more


Orion Beci, Cyber Adviser, Austria, CEE & Eastern Mediterranean, Marsh


I am the Cyber Adviser, Austria, CEE & Eastern Mediterranean at Marsh. I have a background in cybersecurity and early in my career worked as a programmer. I enjoy working in the world of insurance where I can simultaneously use my cybersecurity knowledge to find the best possible solutions for my clients.


Marian Kühnel, Information Security Architect, ÖBB


Marian Kühnel is an enterprise information security architect responsible for creating and maintaining the enterprise security architecture, posture, and strategy at ÖBB. He is a passionate IT Security professional with 20+ years of experience in the cybersecurity field, always eager to broaden his horizons and share insights with other peers.


Paolo Passeri, Principal Sales Engineer and Cyber Intelligence Specialist, Netskope


Paolo Passeri, cyber intelligence principal in Netskope, is a consultant, blogger, and security professional with over 20 year experience in the information security arena. His current interests include cloud threats and advanced malware detection and mitigation. Paolo is also the founder and maintainer of hackmageddon.com,...more


Dr. Martin J. Krämer, Security Awareness Advocate, KnowBe4


Martin is a Security Awareness Advocate for KnowBe4 and has over 10 years of experience in industry and research. He earned his doctorate from the University of Oxford with a thesis on privacy in the shared use of smart home devices. His research contributes to a better understanding of the human factors in cybersecurity. Martin believes that companies need to empower...more


Gabriel Stein, System Engineer, SUSE



System Engineer since 90s, loves to explore systems and their potential, in a serious relationship with Linux.


Julian Kanitz, Lead Sales Engineer DACH, Recorded Future


Julian Kanitz is Lead Sales Engineer at Recorded Future covering the DACH region. He has a deep knowledge in cyber security and threat intelligence and is focussed on helping enterprises, government agencies and large multinationals develop cyber defense strategies to prevent breaches and reduce risks. Before joining Recorded Future, Julian worked at Blueliv and Myra...more


Günter Esch, Managing Director, SEPPmail


Based on his many years of sales and management experience, Günter Esch has positioned SEPPmail GmbH as a leading solution provider for secure e-mail in Germany and Austria. Together with his experienced team, he sets the tone for the growth and expansion of business activities in these regions.In his role, Günter Esch drives forward all corporate issues and continues...more


Kevin Breuer, Sales Engineer, LogRhythm


Kevin Breuer retrained as an IT specialist in system integration during his time in the German Armed Forces before starting his career in IT security in 2012. As a Technical Consultant and later in the role of Sales Engineer, he acquired in-depth knowledge of a wide range of IT technologies, such as PaloAlto Networks, Sophos, Rapid7 and Greenbone Networks. As a Sales...more


Frank Schwaak, Field CTO EMEA, Rubrik


Frank Schwaak has been working as a data protection and recovery specialist for over 20 years. The focus of his work at various manufacturers such as SEP AG and Commvault was on backing up and restoring relational databases. During his career, he worked in the Technical Enablement/Training, Professional Services, Field Advisory Services and Product Management departments,...more