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Convergence of HR and Security in the Connected Enterprise
In the present economic, technological and social environment, companies must change their mindset: security is no longer a technical issue but a managerial problem which could undermine the business continuity of the company itself. The digital transformation is creating a growing area of risk because with Industry 4.0 everything within the company is connected and therefore everything can be blocked by outside hackers. The internal threats may arrive mainly by employees or by people working as outside contractors. Executives, must address this with integrated approach: namely, HR and Security Departments must manage risks in collaboration changing the traditional “silos attitude”. To do that, they need to work together on some “sensible” internal issues such as hiring, training, managerial responsibility, control of people in a legal framework. In companies where this convergence of hard and soft skills has been implemented the results have been very good.
Presently President of FEDERMANAGEMENT,the Federation of Italian Managerial Associations.Previously President of EAPM (European Association for People Management) and AIDP(Associazione Italiana per la Direzione del Personale).
He has a long experience in HR Management at top level in Italian and multinational companies in industry,consultancy and banking.
He is speaker on HR issues at European and World Conferences and has actively participated to many surveys on HR topics together with other important players such as BCG,Bocconi,Dave Ulrich……
He has published many articles and papers on HR issues on Italian and international magazines and is member of ISO Committee working on Standards on HR Management.
He has got the EQF Certification at maximum level as Trainer on Managerial issues.
Big Data, Big Challenges: Learn How to Guard Against Data Loss and Eliminate Downtime
Data is intrinsically linked to security, safety, operational efficiencies ‒ and in many cases profitability.
This presentation demonstrates how organizations can build redundancy and resilience into their integrated surveillance systems and the key levels of protection that should be incorporated to guard against data loss and minimize potential downtime.
David Aindow will also discuss the individual protection measures that can be built into each system to provide levels of failsafe redundancy and resilience, and considerations when incorporating new technologies and regulations such as:
Educated at Sheffield Hallam University, David has been instrumental in research, development and deployment of video surveillance solutions since 1993.
David joined Synectics in 2004 and in 2010 was appointed Product and Technology Director of Synectics’ dedicated Research and Development department. He is responsible for managing a 25 strong team of product managers, software and hardware developers and test engineers. David leads the strategic global product development for Synectics.
During his time in the security industry, he has been instrumental in the design and delivery of many ground-breaking surveillance and security management projects. These have included Jakarta International Airport, City of Charlotte - USA, and a large number of UK Town and City centres – including Manchester, Liverpool and London.
David has a wealth of experience in the security market where his key strengths lie in IP video technology and integrated security management platforms.
Jaya Baloo will take part in the Security Leader Panel Debate and is the instructor for the Training Module 2: Fundamentals of Cyber Security for non IT Professionals
Jaya Baloo is the CISO of KPN Telecom in the Netherlands. She won the Cyber Security Executive of the Year Award in 2015. Jaya works with an amazing information security team of highly driven specialists. Working in the information security arena for the past 18 years, she has worked mostly for global telecommunications companies such as Verizon and France Telecom. Jaya is also a frequent speaker at security conferences on subjects around lawful interception, mass surveillance and cryptography.
A new age of militancy in Europe?
On 2 November Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi urged his group’s supporters to step up their attacks in Turkey in response to the offensive against Mosul, following a year of high- and low-profile attacks in various European countries. Meanwhile, al-Qaeda continues to place a high priority on attacks in the West, and is seeking to exploit Islamic State’s difficulties in its Caliphate. This comes at time of rising, but limited, fascist violence in Europe as well as an emerging threat from leftist/anti-austerity elements. So what are these groups objectives in Europe? How will developments elsewhere affect the threat to Europe and which countries are likely to face the greatest risk? What type of businesses could be impacted and how?
James is Head of Security and Political Risk at Stirling Assynt. He joined the company in early 2016 and previously worked for various political and security risk consulting firms, including Control Risks, Maplecroft and IHS Janes. Earlier in his career, James worked for various US and UK think-tanks on security-related issues, focusing on Islamist violence. He has also worked as a journalist, including for Bloomberg, al-Jazeera and the BBC, covering political, security and financial issues from around the Middle East, Europe and parts of Africa. He has lived and worked in a range of countries, including Iraq, Yemen, Qatar and Singapore, and has been widely quoted in the international media. He has an MA in Near and Middle Eastern Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS).
Masterclass 1 - Implementing an Integrated Enterprise Wide Security Structure
Case Study 1 - Rai: Transformative Change in the Media Spotlight
Genséric Cantournet was appointed CSO of Rai, the Italian Public Service Broadcaster, with a specific mandate – to transform the organisation’s corporate security structure into a unit ready to face today’s expanded cyber-physical risk profile, whilst also serving the pressurised business environment of a 24/7 modern media company.
With years of public and private sector experience, and having been immersed in ASIS models of integrating physical and cyber security management, Genséric has the tools and the methodology to undertake the challenge.
The Rai’s 70-person safety and security team, is responsible for securing 21 national facilities, 12 offices abroad, and 11,054 employees.
This presentation will cover:
• why this transformation was necessary
• how has risk assessment changed today?
• how buy-in from senior management was achieved
• how success measures and organisational Return On Investment were defined
• key steps in the cultural shift and management mindset
• specific challenges in the media environment (data breaches, cyberattacks, checking sources, safe mobility, protection of journalists)
• technical / infrastructure hurdles to change, new platforms needed, and how they were implemented
• the key challenges foreseen to maintain the resilient enterprise in the years ahead
Genséric will be joined by Angela Pietrantoni, CEO of Scienze per la Sicurezza Consulting, who supported him in the change management project for RAI.
Vulnerabilities in IoT Devices
Even the largest manufacturers of broadband routers sometimes use unsecure and vulnerable firmware components. The risks connected to "network objects" are aggravated by their highly accessible nature, so in addition they have problems similar to the broadband routers, IOT devices must be protected against a wide range of active and passive threats. Among the active threats we must consider that the IOT devices are often connected to the network and are located in places from which they can access and control other network equipment. In 2017 the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) will play a greater role in targeted attacks. These attacks could benefit from the growing use of devices connected to exploit vulnerabilities and unsafe systems and disrupt our business processes, as happened in the case of Mirai malware. But today we have the means to protect our IOT.
Massimo Centofanti (Sulmona, 1971) is Head of Cyber Security in Sicuritalia from May 2016. After graduating in Science and Communication Technology at the State University of Milan, he enters in BA Aerospace INC (UK) as an Information Security Project Manager of flight equipment. In 1999 he came back to Italy as Project Manager Security at Magnetic Media srl. In 2001 he became IT Manager and then Sales Manager IT at the reprographic srl. In 2011 as Sales Manager Information Security joins the Group Energent coordinating projects in Italy and abroad.
Post Brexit Business Risk Outlook - Panel Debate
David Clark CPP PCI PSP has been in the security industry for 21 years since leaving the army. He has held a number of senior security positions both within corporate organisations and in the private sector, he is currently Head of Security for the Francis Crick Institute, a brand new globally renowned unique scientific research centre in London. Previously, David has led on a number of Policing and Counter Terrorism initiatives in London’s South Bank and in recent years has designed and implemented executive protection and physical security programs for major companies in the UK and overseas. He is Chair of ASIS UK Chapter 208, a member of the CSO Roundtable, a member of AUCSO, ASC, London First Advisory Panel, Co-Chair of the Project Griffin Practitioners Board and Chair of the Security Commonwealth on behalf of ASIS UK.
Also co-author the London First paper; Impact of Brexit on the Security industry
Europe is at the forefront of developing smart city projects. Yet, aspects of governance, security and resilience are often not clearly featured and explained.
In contrast, information technology is massively involved in the development of the smart city without security being embedded by design.
This presentation intends to outline the many challenges faced by smart city projects and how the security practitioners of all specialities are concerned, either as relatively passive actors or as solution providers.
Topics in focus will be:
• Internet of Things: the security challenges;
• Big Data, Smart Cities and the European General Data Protection Regulation;
• Governance and Public/Private Partnership;
• The role of authorities in the development of smart city projects;
• Collaboration and regulation are key to sustainable city.
We will conclude by showing some of the many opportunities the smart city concept offer to the security profession.
Fabrice Consenti, a Swiss citizen with Italian and French origins, is a serial entrepreneur who is involved in different ventures, associations and academic research. Fabrice with a Master in architecture and an Executive MBA of Management of Technology, has more than 25 years of experience in bringing solution & innovation to the market. Recently, Fabrice cofounded VIGISWISS® Swiss Data Center Association - a certified network of Swiss Data Storage and IT security companies. Fabrice is chair of the “Secure Smart Cities Working Group” created by the ASIS Switzerland. In 2016, Fabrice joined the “Swiss Cybersecurity Advisory and Research Group” (SCARG) - a competence centre created by Professor Solange Ghernaouti of the University of Lausanne.
Global Industrial Security 2.0
Here is a company that has addressed any potential issue that could influence its business - except for security. Until 2015, when something changed. How did Solvay bring security on board, and how did a security approach in this global industrial player come to life?
Werner has over 15 years of industrial security experience in addition to a 20 year long professional military career. His background spans international roles in diverse industries such as retail, utilities, supply chain, aviation and chemical industry.
Security of Things or Internet of Security? Present and Future of Integrated Security Solutions
Over the last 10 years the world of physical and cyber security we have seen a “Darwinian” evolution of systems, products and solutions. In an environment where the use of internet and algorithms for the processing of acquired data defines the laws of change, only those who embrace technology such as open source platforms, artificial intelligence and predictive behavioural analysis of meta data (Big Data) will survive. The presentation will include some case studies of solutions applied in industry, logistics and utilities.
Marco has solid academic expertise and practical experience in in the field of management & security for renewable assets, coming from 10 years in the major manufacturers and service company in renewable energy.
Covering Europe, Today he’s sales responsible and business development manager of the Renewable Division of Security Trust. He has an Academic Degree in Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering.
On the morning of 22 March 2016, three coordinated suicide bombings occurred in Belgium: two at Brussels Airport in Zaventem, and one at Maalbeek metro station in central Brussels. Thirty-two civilians were killed, and more than 300 people were injured. This session is a personal account from Wilfried Covent, Security Expert at Brussels Airport on how the events unfolded that day, how he experienced the worst day in his professional life, how Brussels Airports Company responded to ensure the continuity of operations and how the company moves forward to provide a safe and secure future for passengers and staff.
At the beginning of his career Wilfried Covent was Police Commissioner with the local police in Belgium. But in 1994 he became involved in the aviation security industry. He first joined the (previous) Belgian Airline SABENA – being the airline security manager. A few years later he switched to the air cargo / express industry, to become the aviation security manager for DHL Express Europe.
In February 2010 Wilfried started to work in the airport environment being the Head of Security at Brussels Airport. Recently he moved to a security expert function within Brussels Airport.
In this function he has been appointed as Vice-Chairman of the ACI-Europe Security Committee. (Airports Council International – representing +/- 500 airports in Europe).
Security Leader Panel Debate: Protecting Borderless Business
Edmond d’Arvieu is in charge of people, products and assets protection for SANOFI Group. Edmond is responsible for defining the Group’s security, anti-counterfeit and crisis strategy and for implementing appropriate actions to secure Sanofi’s business.
When the Kouachi brothers stormed into the offices of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in January, shooting 11 people dead, injuring a further 11 and killing a police officer outside as they left, text alerts quickly alerted 90 users of the incident and their location mapped.
Quietly and unobtrusively they were given precise coordinates for the incident location and advice about what they should and shouldn’t do, and where they could and shouldn’t go, for their own safety.
Colin Dale is Business Development Director for Vismo Global Tracking Solutions. For the past 30 years he has worked with mobile and satellite operators including T-Mobile in the International Roaming field. He has a degree in telecommunications from Liverpool University and is currently studying international terrorism at St Andrews University.
Book presentation: Managing the Complexity of Critical Infrastructures
The book “Managing the Complexity of Critical Infrastructures. A Modelling and Simulation Approach” (http://www.springer.com/it/book/9783319510422) describes how to perform sophisticated what-if analyses to support the security assessment in complex scenarios involving several interdependent Critical Infrastructures (CIs). The book collects the tutorial material developed by the authors for several courses on the modelling, simulation and analysis of CIs, representing extensive and integrated CIP expertise. It will help CI stakeholders, CI operators and civil protection authorities understand the complex system of CIs, and help them adapt to these changes and threats in order to be as prepared as possible for mitigating emergencies and crises affecting or arising from CIs.
Maria Carla De Maggio holds a Post Graduate Master in Homeland Security (2011) from University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome. She belongs to the Complex Systems and Security Lab directed by Prof. Setola since 2009. She has been involved, in both scientific and coordinative aspects, in several National and European projects in the field of Critical Infrastructure Protection and on the topic of the professional figure of the Security Manager. She authored several scientific papers in the security field and she is member of the board of directors of the Italian Association of Critical Infrastructures Experts (AIIC).
Both physical and cyber security are integral parts of a coherent risk management programme, yet sharing a common strategy and speaking the same language cannot be taken for granted. Although the Internet of Things is forcing convergence, a collaborative approach for the protection of enterprise assets barely exists. Traditionally, the role of securing information assets lies with the CISO and the protection of physical assets with the CSO. But who is ultimately responsible when the two disciplines meet? Combining strategic efforts to reinforce each other will reduce risks, save money and benefit security overall.
Lynn is partner in DutchRisk and liaison for Women in Security in the ASIS Benelux chapter. She advises and supports clients in balancing their risks with their security ambition. Lynn holds a degree in accountancy and has more than seventeen years’ experience in the security industry. She combines security management skills with financial/controlling skills and is therefore able to achieve results in both disciplines.
Cyber Security and Physical Security Systems
Physical security systems and devices, including cameras and door controllers, are smarter and more powerful than ever before. As part of both public and private networks, they are increasingly interconnected to facilitate their management, speed up communications, increase data sharing and, most importantly, empower security professionals to keep people and organizations safe. But, while citizens and organizations benefit from this growing connectivity of security, emerging cyber threats, hazards and criminal activity can lead to new vulnerabilities and risks. In this session, we will address policies and best practices when implementing a coordinated and unified security vision within a multi-stakeholder model.
M. Jean-Philippe Deby is Business Development Director, EMEA. He is responsible for developing new sales initiatives in focused geographies. JP Deby has been with Genetec for 8 years where he was responsible for the sales organization in Western Europe and the development of Genetec’s channel partner program for EMEA. Prior to Genetec, JP Deby has held various sales and marketing functions for distributor, system integrator and manufacturers of IP based solutions. He holds a bachelor degree in Finance and Economy from De Paul University, in Chicago, USA.
As global threats have increased in complexity and unpredictability—from sophisticated cyber incidents to all-too-frequent incidents involving workplace violence—security managers’ traditional perception of physical security and crisis response has changed. Security professional need a more integrated approach to treat assessment and organizational impact what critical events occur.
Andreas is the Senior Sales Director for Everbridge managing a team of Sales Executives covering European territories outside of the UK.
Prior to Everbridge Andreas worked for Trustwave as a Sales Director for the European and Middle East Markets managing a team of people responsible for any Security, Assurance, Risk and Compliance project across the region. In the past Andreas held various roles at companies like Encode, Atos Origin, HP Compaq and Nortel and holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering and Computer Technology as well as an MSc in Data Communications from Brunel University. Throughout his career Andreas accomplished many certifications like MCSE and CCIE and speaks frequently at events.
Intrusions and Consequences- Physical Security and Technical Surveillance Counter-Measures
How secure is your business location? How security aware are the staff that work in your sensitive areas? An informative and amusing presentation with embedded video to highlight the need to review your physical security measures and the staff who access your confidential information.
Using real examples of technical surveillance attacks and video from global locations this presentation will highlight the need for good physical security measures. Physical & IT security is the first line of defence and will help prevent or deter commercial espionage attempts. Showing a direct link between inadequate security at locations that has led to information loss and technical surveillance attacks.
Jason Miles Dibley is a founding Director and technical head of QCC Global Limited. The largest TSCM company operating globally with offices in the UK and Singapore.
Jason has a long and established career in surveillance and counter surveillance having served for over 20 years as a surveillance engineer with the Metropolitan Police TSU in London, supporting technical operations undertaken by the Met Police and Security Services in worldwide operations commanded from Scotland Yard’s Specialist Crime Directive.
Between 1998 and the present Jason and QCC’s multiple TSCM teams, have been involved in many complex /sizable technical inspections spanning over 90 countries on 5 continents. Leading to the successful discovery of active industrial/state sponsored espionage attacks and evidence of past hostile activity.
Jason is a member of ASIS, DISA The Security Institute an Advisory Board member of the Espionage Research Institute (Washington) and a founder member of the TSCM Institute.
Leveraging Geographic Intelligence and Quantitative Risk Data to Increase Supply Chain Security & Resiliency
Brussels airport took several days to fully recover operations after the terrorist attacks in 2016, critically risking time & temperature sensitive product awaiting transportation through the airport logistics hub. The EU migrant crisis has been an economic catastrophe for European ports and transportation businesses with companies exposed to new and emerging risk in the form of increased border controls, logistics & cargo crime and contaminated product; increasing the cost of doing business in Europe significantly.
BSI has been supporting our customers to proactively identify the risks within their European supply chains, leveraging our security & business continuity risk intelligence and quantitative supply chain data tools, to give our customers an accurate appreciation & visibility of exposure to security and business continuity risks by country, route and modality.
Supply Chain Resiliency is an organisations ability to identify, analyse and appreciate their risk exposure to potential disruptive and business impacting events within their supply chain and, understanding these risks, develop, implement and continually test preparedness, response and recovery mitigation strategies that will increase business resiliency.
BSI presentation will demonstrate, through case studies, how we help improve and increase our customer’s appreciation and management of risk that enables increased supply chain and organisational resiliency.
David is based in Edinburgh Scotland and is responsible for providing BSI’s supply chain security & risk management consultancy solutions to customers across the EMEA region. He is senior security executive with extensive operational and commercial experience worldwide. A former Royal Navy Warfare Officer who has successfully transferred the skills gained during a long and varied military career to the commercial world, fulfilling numerous corporate security roles including; Senior Risk Management Consultant to the maritime and logistics industry, Global Security Director for one of the world’s largest port operators and a Global Corporate Security Executive with the world’s largest security company responsible for providing solution for Critical National Infrastructure.
Technical Director of Security Trust.it, working in this company since 2010 and in 2014 he assumed the position of Technical Director. A graduate of the Faculty of Engineering of Brescia in 2007 growing professionally within the office projects and design department of the Brescia companies rooted in the security sector. For Security Trust directs the design of special security systems.
Case Studies in Crisis Communication
Communication is often taken for granted during a crisis and little consideration is given to the difficulties we can face during such events. Recent crisis events like Bataclan, Germanwings and the Munich shooter teach us a lot. This presentation will look closer at these cases and draw lessons on what it takes to be prepared to respond properly in the event of a crisis.
Juan Manuel Gil Bote, Telecommunication Engineer, Managing Director of F24 Servicios de Comunicación, with more than 10 years of experience assessing customers worldwide about best practices dealing with incidents, crisis or events. Member of ASIS Spain’s Chapter, Board member of Continuam (Spain’s and LATAM Business Continuity Institute) and Board member of SIGECO (Integral Security and Resilience Observatory).
According to Environmental Criminology approach criminal acts tend to be concentrated in specific areas of the urban landscape, and also occur at certain hours of the day. Starting from this definition, several techniques of prediction have been experimented using crime data collected by law enforcement officers, information on urban disorders and the degree of insecurity of the community in question, interpreted by mathematical models. Using these techniques makes it possible to identify both the areas of the city and the times at greatest risk.
This is the future if we want to make our cities truly secure and resilient!
For 25 years engaged in studying and searching, planning, coordinating and facilitating conferences and courses of managerial education and training both at academic and managerial level on the topics of Business & information Security Risk & Crisis Management, compliance Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics. Professor at prestigious Milan Universities Cattolica del Sacro Cuore and Luigi Bocconi.
Promoter and holder, with the husband Alberto Anfossi, of the G8 and G20 Gaming or Summit Gaming innovative didactic format. Author of several articles, working papers and books.
Craig Gundry is the Vice President of Special Projects for Critical Intervention Services (CIS) and S2 Institute’s lead instructor for anti-terrorism and targeted violence mitigation. Mr. Gundry is responsible for directing CIS security and emergency management consulting and training projects pertaining to terrorism, critical infrastructure security, and targeted violence risk mitigation. Mr. Gundry is also the architect of the Guardian SafeSchool Program® and CIS Anti-Terrorism Officer Division.
Prior to joining CIS and the S2 Institute in 1999, Mr. Gundry was the President of Palladium Media Group, a company specializing in training and consulting on explosive, chemical, and biological terrorism. Mr. Gundry's expertise in the mitigation of targeted violence began in 1991 as a specialist in force protection and anti-terrorism with the United States Army.
Mr. Gundry is the author of the acclaimed Bomb Countermeasures for Security Professionals CD-ROM and has published numerous articles, manuals, and papers on security design and preparedness for acts of terrorism and targeted violence. Mr. Gundry is also a frequent consultant on issues relating to terrorism, targeted violence, and weapons of mass destruction and has provided expert commentary for numerous media organizations including BBC, CNN, and Fox News Network.
As an instructor, Mr. Gundry has been training security, police, and emergency responders in terrorism-related issues for over 18 years. In addition to private clients, his previous public students have included over 3,000 security professionals, facility managers, military personnel, police officers, and federal officials from over 40 nations.
How to Create a Cyber Proof Security System?
Thus far, IT principles to secure systems have not been applied to physical security systems. Consequently, physical access control systems are vulnerable to cyber-attacks. When IT and physical security best practices are combined in one end-to-end security solution, high levels of protection against both physical and digital threats are achieved. In this presentation, we’ll share market insights of changing risks and how we protect our customers against them.
In his role as product manager, Jeroen manages the entire AEOS portfolio from roadmap to realization. His thirteen years of experience in channel and direct sales combined with his technological roots enable him to approach product considerations holistically. Meanwhile, his enthusiasm and broad scope of knowledge enable him to embed those considerations across the organization. Jeroen has a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering.
Master Class 2: Security and Loss Prevention Concepts and Methodologies in a Fast Paced, Customer Centric Organisation
Steve spent the first 10 years of his career in Law Enforcement. Starting as a Police Detective in the UK moving through to a Senior Investigator at the National Crime Squad and Serious Organised Crime Agency. After leaving Law Enforcement Steve went on to be the Global Head of Fraud Management for Save the Children and more latterly a Senior Manager in the PwC Forensic Investigations Team. Now part of the Amazon Security and Loss Prevention Team Steve heads up the EU Investigations & Risk Team.
Online Radicalisation and Single Cell Terrorists
Terrorism, workplace violence, an armed and violent individual or a troubled teenager? All share similarities regarding their modus operandi. They also all have the possibility of creating highly traumatic incidents. How does the self-concept, thinking, emotion and behaviour of the suspect change and what role, if any, does mental health play in this process? The presentation will look at the pathway to violence and the latest tools that professionals can use to assess and hopefully neutralise the threat. The presentation will also provide advice on ways to prevent radicalisation from occurring.
Totti has 25 years of active law enforcement experience including a supervisorial role of a police threat management service. In his current occupation, Totti is the CEO of a threat management company based in Hong Kong. He has served as a subject matter expert for the European Council and with the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe on the topic of violent crime prevention.
Timothy Klass is the Senior Manager, Security & Loss Prevention Programs at Amazon. His main responsibilities are to oversee the direction of the EU Security Program Management team which focuses on Physical Security & Technology Initiatives as well as Organizational Resilience and Standards & Compliance. Before joining Amazon Timothy was a facilitator at Nanyang Technological University’s Graduate School of International Studies. Prior to that he spent 10 years in the United States Navy as a Deep Sea Diver and Hospital Corpsman.
Tom Langer is the Vice President of Security for BAE Systems, Inc., headquartered in Arlington, VA. In this position Tom is responsible the Company’s compliance with the Special Security Agreement with the U.S. Government.
Prior to his current position, Tom served in a number of roles within the security function of BAE Systems, Inc. and its precursor companies, from facility security officer to Sector Director of Security.
Tom received his Bachelors of Science degree in Criminal Justice from St. Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Tom has served in a number of leadership roles in professional security association, and is currently the President of ASIS International.
Lessons From Terrorists Attacks in Europe
The recent terrorist attacks in France, Belgium an Germany have marked a significant change in the attack profile of IS in Europe. By targeting sites such as restaurants, theatres, open-air events with the aim of causing mass casualties, it is appropriate that businesses should draw the right and immediate lessons in order to prevent or mitigate such attacks elsewhere.
The presentation will highlight:
First how public force (military/police) was deployed in Europe following attacks as well as lessons learned with a focus on how it helped (or not) companies to operate safely;
Second, what companies did following the attacks and leveraging case studies what worked, what still requires improvement.
Nicolas Le Saux past experience includes a partnership at Accenture and several senior risk management positions. He is a board member of USP the French private security professional organization and serves as ASIS European Advisory Council Chairman for Europe. He has been appointed by the Interior Ministry as a member of the licensing and control commission of the Private Security Regulatory Body (CNAPS). He holds a reserve commission as a senior officer in the French Army, specializing in high level security and policing issues and also served as a professional soldier. He has a PhD in public law, is CPP certified. He runs a security group among the top 30 French security companies with subsidiaries in guarding, security consulting and training.
Manageability of Data Security in a Hyper-Connected World
When a weak surveillance setup is performed within security systems, hackers can have access and consummate illicit activity, manipulate live camera, exploit personal or corporative confidential data and access restricted areas. In order to protect the entire vigilance infrastructure assuring secure data from intruders, cryptographic keys are used in Trusted Platform Modules for network communication protocols, certificated infrastructure, cameras and core devices ensuring that only authorized people have access to every feature.
Practical examples based in cases:
What is needed for data security in Video Surveillance Systems: protection of cameras, servers, clients and storage devices, certificates, network protocols.
Mr. Klaus Lienland is head of Business Development Europe, Middle East and Africa for Bosch Security Systems. Bosch Security Systems is part of the Bosch Group, a German based leading global supplier of technological products and services with annual sales of more than 70 billion Euros. Before his current responsibility of heading the Business Development department, Mr. Klaus Lienland was working in several functions within the Bosch Group in Europe. These included management functions in sales, marketing and project management. Before joining the Bosch Group, he was active in international assignments in Asia and North America. He has practical experience in several industries.
Hans-Roland Ludwig just recently retired from the role of Head of Physical Security Secvices EMEA at SAP SE and now works as a security consultant.
He holds a Masters Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and first pursued an international career as an expert in computerized process control.
Hans-Roland then changed to Enterprise Security and in more than 21 years took on varying responsibilities, viz. managing physical security projects, quality management, assistant to the CSO, SPOC travel security and conducting security awareness campaigns.
From 2012 to 2014 he served as ASIS International RVP (9E Europe) and to date is a member of the European Advisory Council.
He also sits on the chamber of commerce's examination panel for security practitioner's basic and advanced certficate.
From Critical Infrastructure Protection to Resilience
The concept of protection is increasingly being replaced by the resilience approach in Critical Infrastructure systems. This presentation introduces the concept of CIR and how it has evolved over the last 15 years. Its multi-dimensional structure composed of organisational, social, economic and technical dimensions of resilience will be explained. The advantages for CI operators of building resilience into their facilities, best practices of measuring CIR in the US, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and standards and standardisations will be addressed. How to build a business case for resilience will be the key learning outcome.
Laura has solid academic expertise and practical experience in in the field of resilience and disaster risk management, conducting policy research and consulting demanding clients such as Swiss governmental institutions, EU institutions and agencies. Laura is a Chairperson at the Danish Standards Committee for Resilience and a member of ISO committee for security and resilience.
Using Cognitive Computing to Gain Real-Time, Actionable Insights from Your Data
Companies need to rethink their information management infrastructure and create a central platform dedicated to the intelligent processing of all their information. This is what we call an Intelligence Operation Center: a powerful platform for centralizing your information analysis that seamlessly supports the different strategic priorities of your organization and all the tactical needs of its information users. Thanks to the ability to find and monitor information sources, cognitive computing technology provides companies with Intelligence Operation Centers and high-quality analysis tools for executive management in any sector with complex data and information needs. A real case study will be presented during the speech.
Maurizio Mencarini is EMEA Head of Sales - Intelligence Division in Expert System. After having contributed to the creation of the division itself, he contributed to its growth in Italy and abroad, from 2005 to 2013. In 2015, after a distinguished experience in Accenture as Senior Manager, he has come back to Expert System to manage its international expansion in the Intelligence market.
He has more than 15 years of experience, having worked for large companies like Siemens and Accenture.He has an Academic Degree in Aerospace Engineering and a Master Degree in Information Technology.
In the wake of last year's cyber-attacks, companies are reviewing their corporate security operations. Massive cyber incidents made clear that security was not merely a matter of protecting employees and facilities from physical harm. A cyber-attack on a major business area could disrupt business operations and pose major strategic issues for the conduct and even the survival of a multinational business. Executive managers are aware of the need to protect their organizational assets, both physical and digital, unfortunately they were often dismayed to discover that the security function was highly decentralized and widely dispersed through their companies’ management structure, making accountability and coordination difficult. Despite having strategic implications for business management, security is still being treated as an operational concern by most companies. Centralization, coordination, and strategic management of the corporate security function should be treated in a centralized manner to confront modern security challenges. Security cannot be treated as an “add-on”; security must be made a priority and become integral to the organizational culture. This integration of security must be done from top down and include everyone in the organization to effectively mitigate the insider threat and create a sufficient level of security awareness within the organisation. High-level reporting and accountability should be the rule rather than exception, especially in larger companies where silo problem are more deeply entrenched.
"Visionary leader with over 35 years of security expertise
STMicroelectronics – 13 years, CSO dealing with Risk Management, Physical & Logistics Security, Brand Protection, Product Security, Business Continuity and Crisis Response, as well as Business and Competitive Intelligence.
Philips Lighting - 1 year, CSO of a centralized security department, Cyber domain included.
European Semi-conductor Industry Association - ACTF - Founder & Chairman (involved with TAPA DOD/DOJ/ICE/CBP/HLS/FBI/NCIS) and SIA/ESIA-ACTF member
Israeli Security Forces - 23 years
BA&MA studies in International Relations (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)"
Masterclass 3: How a Resilient Organisation Helps CEOs Prepare for Catastrophic Cyberattack
Barrie Millett has spent over 25 years assisting organisations in becoming more resilient. In the past 8 years, his focus has been on Critical National Infrastructure assets, ensuring that an integrated, enterprise-wide approach was taken to manage physical security, cybersecurity and business continuity - protecting reputation and revenues.
With the number of successful cyberattacks growing and the number of sensitive files exposed in such attacks growing even faster, the split between physical security and cybersecurity can cause severe damage to businesses when opportunities to leverage effective response capabilities are missed.
Getting fragmented and matrix organisations to embrace a collaborative approach has presented Barrie many challenges, each ready to derail his “resilience” vision. Emerging threats, business change, outsourcing and disparate supply chains all influence outcomes.
Having put in place an effective and agile response capability with minimal additional resources, Barrie will present:
• how Security / Resilience Directors can lead in explaining the business consequences of a breach
• 7 animal instincts to avoid during a catastrophic cyberattack
• how an integrated approach enables core business to continue rather than being swamped by attack response
• benefits of developing a simplistic response plan that engages with the business
• practical advice covering a full spectrum of organisational challenges that follow a major cyberattack
• how to effectively strengthen teamwork and communication among teams and executives
• why failure to understand the impact of gaps and effectively develop resilience can have serious consequences
• the shift from isolated to effective engaged teams with increased stakeholder engagement from boards, business teams, employees and governments.
Leverage Social Media to Mitigate Risk for Your Organisation
Every security professional fears being caught off guard. They fear a question from the CEO about an incident they're unaware of, and they fear receiving information too late to effectively respond. As companies increasingly move into new markets and the threat environment in some established markets evolves, organisations are confronting new challenges. To meet these challenges and maintain situational and threat awareness, real-time information has never been more important.
Social media can provide the most real-time information available. In recent years, the social media ecosystem has grown rapidly, yet most organisations are not extracting value from this rich information source. With over two billion social media users worldwide, social media platforms represent an enormous untapped resource. During this session, Dataminr's Tim Willis and Ed Monan will explore how to sift through the noise and find the information that matters most to you, so you can fully leverage social media to better protect your company's interests.
Edward Monan is a Director of Corporate Risk Sales at Dataminr, a New York-based social media analytics company. Edward previously worked as a contract analyst for various US government agencies, including the Department of Homeland Security, where he most recently served as a Watch Officer. Edward studied at Boston College, Georgetown University, and ETH Zurich. He is based in Washington, DC.
Alessandro joined Expert System in 2007 as Business Development Manager for Northern Italy. After great success in the Banking & Insurance sector, he became Director of Enterprise Sales covering Northern Italy and Switzerland, and has served as Sales Director covering Italy since 2015.Alessandro started his career at IBM Italy where he held various roles in its Global Services Division, leading the Security Management offering within the Marketing group, and later as part of the Sales team for technology infrastructure services. He joined Xerox in 2005 where he was responsible for new business development covering Central Italy for Xerox Global Services, a global provider for document outsourcing services. He has a degree in Business Economics from Bocconi University in Milan, Italy.
Managing securely the flows of people and material through a single infrastructure
In many industries, security norms have been defined to specify the security requirements. Increasingly, access control has to manage not only the flows of persons, but also the flow of handicapped people, people with large corpulence, hand-luggage and material.
In this presentation, the challenges to handle multiple types of flows simultaneously will be reviewed through the prism of real projects and requirements imposed by security norms of different industries.
Fabrice Moscheni is the Managing Director of FASTCOM Technology SA. Fabrice holds a Phd degree from the Swiss Polytechnical School in Lausanne and a senior MBA from IMD.
At FASTCOM, Fabrice leads the business unit focusing on access control solutions. In particular, this encompasses the development and commercialization of the SMACS product line. The SMACS enables to implement a multi-flow access control into a single mantrap. Many renowned companies around the world are using SMACS. Designed to seamlessly integrate into your infrastructure, it maintains high levels of security and adapts to the business requirements. SMACS is compatible with security norms such as PCI-CP and AEO. Typical applications include datacenters, high security production zones and R&D laboratories.
A Dinosaur's Story - Tales of Survival from before ERM till Today
In 1987, Paul Moxness started as a security guard in a five star hotel in Oslo, Norway. He had no background from security, law enforcement or the military and he had no background from the hotel, hospitality or travel industry. The manager that interviewed him didn't want to hire him. Sharing real life experiences built on some famous quotes and few curious contradictions, this presentation shows how being willing to challenge the status quo whilst focusing on some key core priorities can be key to building a successful security career.
Started as a night security guard at a five star hotel and now Vice President Corporate Safety and Security for Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, with over 1400 hotels in more than 100 countries. Changed the corporate security focus from one of control to one of support in the mid-nineties. Introduced the globally applicable TRIC=S formula that helped security become an enabler for many parts of the business. Became a Carlson Fellow in 2014, the highest individual honour the company bestows on an employee.
From the Intelligent Building of the 90’ to IoT and Big Data: How the Security Process and System Changed and Will Change Together the Technology Drivers
From the concept of the intelligent building in the 90’ passing through the today Physical Security Information Management System (PSIM system) to reach the actual up to date technological environment related to our professional segment : IoT and BIG data in the security environment.
Luca Negrini will present starting from the system of the 90’ how the security management system and the Access Control evolved in the last 20 years.
We will run over the different technological and infrastructural change that consequently change the way to apply security system to the security process, to get the today challenge of the new technology and infrastructure applied at the Security world\process.
IoT and Big data how they can completely give e revolution at our professional segment.
The presentation will finish with a flash on the first professional Access Control System based on IoT and Cloud environmental\Big Data.
Since 2002, Mr Luca Negrini is Kaba Italy General Manager and Board Member of the company dormakaba Italy- former Kaba Italy.
Born in Bologna He served like lieutenant in the Italian artillery Corp and he is graduated in Electronic Engineering with a thesis about Intelligent Buildings at Marconi Foundation Department of Communication and Automation.
Three Crucial Focus Points for Modern Security Risk Managers
Word documents and spreadsheets do not cut it anymore in today´s risk management - they simply can´t deliver the three things crucial for a security professional to deliver to the organization!
1. Updated assessments: Risk assessments must be continually updated as organizations today face increasingly changing and diverse potential threats. In order to prioritize resources you have to assess the threats on updated information and compare them to how risk-averse your organization is.
2. Alignment with business objectives: We all know that a risk manager must deliver value to the organization – but how? One way is to identify your organisation´s business objectives and make sure that risk assessments are aligned with them so that initiatives are supporting the organization to reach those objectives.
3. Involvement and Collaboration: By involving your colleagues you can increase the value of your role as a risk professional. You can facilitate and support the risk management process but identifying the right threats and mitigating measures is best done if employees are involved and collaborate.
Mads Paerregaard is the Founder & CEO of Human Risks – an online risk management platform. Mr. Paerregaard is a former Army Officer with deployments to Afghanistan’s Helmand Province and the Iraqi capital Baghdad, providing executive protection to Diplomats and the Balkans supporting the peacekeeping operations during the 1990s. After working in the Foreign Office as a Security Adviser, he has gained extensive experience in the private security industry holding various managerial positions including Head of Security, Director of HR, and, Director of Operations. Mr. Paerregaard graduated from Henley Business School in 2014 with a masters degree in business administration, which surved as a stepping-stone for founding Human Risks. “Risk management must support business objectives and as most business disciplines of tomorrow will be digital so will risk management, which is why it requires new and modern tools".
Master Class 4:
A Matter of Trust: Contrasting Enterprise, Consumer and Regulatory Perspectives on Privacy and Security
Axel Petri is responsible for assuring enterprise-wide security for the Deutsche Telekom group; spanning strategy, regulations, and control, as well as steering the group-wide cooperation of all security departments in all security domains. Deutsche Telekom’s operations cover fixed and mobile network infrastructure and cloud solutions for consumers, businesses and the public sector in more than 50 countries.
Having implemented an integrated security function across the enterprise, one critical area of focus for Axel is the interaction and inherent tension between customer privacy interests and public security needs. A hot topic for regulatory and media focus, this is an arena where the company’s security approach and functioning becomes centre-stage, not just in the C-suite or Boardroom, but in driving customer choices.
This masterclass will outline the leading thinking from a company at the forefront of bridging the physical world of critical infrastructure and the Internet of Things:
• The company dilemma on questions of trust
• Trends in telecoms and consumer opinion
• The current cyber-physical threat landscape
• Challenges with the incoming European data-protection regulations
• Public-Private-Consumer responsibilities and opportunities
• Making security and privacy complementary, not adversaries
• Turning security and privacy know-how into business opportunities
• Real-world applications to tackle the threats in times of ever growing digitization (e.g. smart buildings and smart cities)
In a world where business relies increasingly on the enterprise’s security management team, this is an unmissable learning opportunity to address a matter at the core of security leaders’ responsibilities.
This presentation will cover:
Genséric will be joined by Angela.
Managerial safety and security consultant with a special focus on Business Continuity, Crisis Management and prevention, protection and on-going improvement of management systems for critical infrastructure, industry, banking and other enterprises. Also concerned with training in the issues of security, prevention and company organisation. AMBCI (Business Continuity Institute), PFSO (Port Facility Security Officer), RSPP (B6 and B9) certified and qualified as a trainer in the field of security. Author of scientific publications on security and protection of critical infrastructure, she is a member of the Board of Directors of ASIS International Italy Chapter and has spoken at numerous events on the theme of integrated security and Business Continuity. Following significant experiences in Business Continuity, Safety, Security and Company Organisation, in 2013 Angela established Scienze per la Sicurezza Consulting, a company supplying consulting and training services which practices, through high profile professionals in the disciplines of Safety & Security and Company Organisation, constant research into good practice, methodologies, procedures and techniques for Prevention and Protection of the entire corporate value chain.
Michele Pontrelli, CPP, CFE, AMBCI has been the Group Security Manager at Coesia SpA since July 2013.
He has extensive experience in corporate, industrial, supply chain security and investigations acquired through multinational companies, in Italy and abroad. He has honed his preparation at Buckinghamshire New University through the MSc Organisational Resilience. In November 2015, as an Officer of the local Italian ASIS Chapter, Michele supported the international twinship with the Sister Chapter of Southern Connecticut (US).
From Perimeter Protection to Area Protection
The outdoor perimeter protection of wide areas is a challenge for the Security Manager that are facing threats and increasingly sophisticated attack techniques. The use of innovative technologies oriented to the protection of wide areas with a limited number of sensors allows to raise safety standards and at the same time reduce maintenance costs without affecting systems effectiveness. Three outdoor perimeter protection case studies will be discussed related to the effective protection of a power station, an industrial plant and a headquarters that demonstrate how Security Manager can implement an effective security system with an optimized total cost of ownership. The use of wide area security technologies such as radar and intelligent thermal camera with target geo-referencing allows a significant increase in the level of security compared to traditional fence line technologies, meeting budget constraints.
Donato Preite is Chief Technology Officer at Crisma Security, his focus is on innovative technologies applied to critical site outdoor perimeter protection as utilities, telcos, railways, airports, water management companies and city wide surveillance systems. Donato Preite holds an Electronics Engineer degree, started his career in 1999 as researcher in Telecom Italia Lab, in 2001 he joined a startup owned by Telenor and CINECA, later in 2006 he founded and managed as owner and CEO a startup named SmartMedia. In 2010 he joined Crisma where he founded the Security Business Unit that later in 2013 become Crisma Security.
Donato Preite has a strong technical background with specialization in radar technologies, he has always been committed to bringing innovative technologies to customer projects.
HUMANTECH – The Interface between Tech and Manpower
Technology without the properly trained personnel interfacing with it is not effective. Personnel are trained only in the use of technology but not sufficiently in actual security procedures. There remain huge gaps in the ability of tech operators such as CCTV monitors to effectively analyses what they are seeing, identify potential threats or hostile surveillance. Moreover, when a clear and present threat is identified, they lack the skills to efficiently transition from routine to emergency procedures whilst optimizing the tech at their disposal to manage the crisis. We will discuss the critical security skills for tech operators.
Mac is the Head of Hotel & Fixed Site Security Consulting at AS Solution. With over 25 years of operational and consulting experience in the Security Industry he brings real world knowledge and expertise to all facets of his job. As a hospitality and fixed site security SME Mac conducts security assessments and designs security master plans, including physical security, technological measures, manpower and procedures for hotels and installations the world over.
Mac is a seasoned Operator and counter-terrorism Master Instructor who has taught both government and private operators as well as general employees in the fields of security awareness, emergency response procedures, surveillance detection and tactical unarmed and armed combat. Merging his operational and consulting skills, and partnering with our clients, Mac Red Teams government facilities and protective units in order to identify, assess and rectify real world vulnerabilities.
The presentation is based on the research conducted by Regus Workplace Recovery, along with PWC and the BCI (Business Continuity Institute), over the past 12 months. It will focus on the changing dynamics of workplace recovery and a key element that is missed – the human reaction/emotion. The industry has not seen any change in how the elements in a recovery situation are delivered since the 1980’s, until now. We will provide the audience with a better understanding of key issues/trends, as well as, what options are available to them.
Brendan Seifried, is Director of Workplace Recovery Solutions-EMEA for Regus and is responsible for commercial sales & support for Regus Business Continuity/Workplace Recovery Solutions for Europe, Middle East & Africa “EMEA”. He is a technology veteran whose 25+ year career spans hardware, software and service sector domains in executive level roles in North America and Europe. Brendan’s background includes: Cyber Security (automated threat response, SaaS vulnerability management), Business Continuity Services & Planning, Disaster Recovery Managed Services including DRaaS.
The objectives of this practical workshop about Team Building and Leadership, are to share first-hand knowledge and experience regarding building and leading successful multidisciplinary and multicultural teams, in diverse, changing and challenging environments using soft skills and traits such as empathy, active listening and, emotional intelligence. The aim is to create a Highly Effective Team through Action Learning.
Balvinder is English of Indian origin, resident in Madrid, Spain. He is a Business & Finance graduate who also studied a Masters in Mediation from the University of London. He has extensive experience leading business, social, cultural, media and technology projects in Spain and internationally. His main skills include communications (internal and external), creative & strategic input, business development & senior management, team leadership, relationship management & business mediation.
Currently, he is a Founding Partner, Board Member and Director at BOOSTER Space Industries and AERDRON, innovative international Aerospace projects/consultancies with important stakeholders globally. He is also an Associate Professor at IE Business School and a qualified and experienced trainer, giving sessions on Leadership, Team Management and Motivation, Innovation Culture, Mediation/Conflict Resolution Skills, Entrepreneurship and the New Commercial Space Industry.
In 2015 he became a Business Mentor at “The Founder Institute.
Investigating Fraud and Bribery in Complex Connected Enterprises
It is widely accepted that both the internationalisation of business operations and rapidly advancing technology presents corporates not only with opportunities but also with new and increased security risks. However, while cyber threats are high on the agenda for many corporates, consequences of the adoption of the Internet of Things for the investigation of criminal and non-compliant activities are less well understood. This presentation will discuss a number of aspects of investigating potential issues of fraud, bribery and corruption from both an operational and a technological angle.
Dr. Christoph Rojahn is a senior forensics expert with PricewaterhouseCoopers. Based in the CEE region he specialises in complex and multi-jurisdictional investigations and also advises clients on compliance and security issues. Dr. Rojahn is a graduate of the universities of Oxford, Birmingham and Munich as well as the ASIS/Wharton Program for Security Executives. He was previously responsible for internal investigations and security threat monitoring of one of the world's largest financial services providers and has lectured and published extensively on topics including investigations, intelligence and terrorism.
Over 25 years of experience with high technologies, 15 years of them as an executive leadership managing large scale P&L Business Units operating globally in the area of Operational Security, Cyber Security, Digital-Intelligence and Security of National Critical Infrastructure. Strong background and years of working experience with Board of Directors and C-Level managements of global organizations as well as with Governments and National Security Authorities.
At present working as a Senior Security Adviser to executive managements, developing corporate's Operational & Cyber security strategies together with governance and technology solutions for global organizations such as Philips Lighting, Banco Santander, AES Brazil, Gove
Corporate Security and ICT: Stories of Divergence, Convergence and Integration
The convergence of physical security and logical security is a subject that in recent years has caught the attention of management and publications around the world. It is believed that multinationals with a strong ICT infrastructure such as the telco or financial sectors are heavily involved in this convergence whilst the industrial sector is lagging in implementing this structural convergence. But the facts are perhaps different, and there is confusion about what convergence is – let’s clarify these divergent perspectives.
A corporate security expert with 15 years’ experience in Fortune 500 companies, Luca has led security operations in diverse environments. His experience spans multiple sectors including, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, information and communication technologies, financial services and the UN information and communication technologies specialised agency. Luca has operated and resided in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Latin America, specialising in country risk assessments for the C-suite, and management in high-risk locations including Venezuela, Iraq and Libya.
This presentation is aiming to define the true meaning of “duty of care” starting with the legal basis in US, Canada, EU as well as some other countries also addressing some of the latest trends to highlight the main philosophy of the concept with some best practices.
Unfortunately, today, “duty of care” has a very narrow and shallow interpretation by many since each and every expert look at the issue only with their own binoculars. In fact, “duty of care” is a combination of several multiple admonishments in today’s connected complex global business world, that is why the true notion is required and essential to start with not to be negligent or irrelevant. Most of the time, misconduct is mainly due to the negligent approach to some widely verse issues in different territories under different legislations with in different requirements of the businesses. The aim is again to look and exchange information the concept of “duty of care” in a few angles, starting with the legal aspects and determination of duty question and common approach of the legislations in US, Canada EU and UK and some other countries and more over most binding points for security professionals. The most recent global trends in duty care on global scale operations while eliminating interpersonal justice and approaches, while addressing the role of policies and negligence and obligations with in a mutual interpretation of business and security.
Mr. Topcu has served in Turkish National Police over 24 years before his retirement as a ranking police chief mainly focusing on ICT. After the 1999 Marmara Earthquake, he was assigned to Turkish National Civil Defense and later Emergency Management Agency under Office of Prime Ministry, till 2005. He also participated several international humanitarian operations, UN Missions in Bosnia, and Kosova. He is also holding a master degree on Strategic Analysis and Risk Assessments. Today he is working as Microsoft / Senior Regional Security Manager for Middle East and Africa and managing Extreme Risk Traveler programme for Microsoft.
Stéphane Vuille, a Swiss citizen, worked for Novartis International AG as Senior Investigator and Misconduct Prevention Officer. Stéphane managed the development of learning and awareness material based on the company's investigative activities. With more than 15 years professional experience assessing and investigating a wide range of misconducts in the pharmaceutical and international trade industries, his experience also includes information security, the forensic examination of computer data and security risks management. He is currently enjoying a career break dedicated to the study of photography.
Tim Willis is Director, EMEA Corporate Security for Dataminr, a real-time event notification and social media analytics platform. Tim was previously Security Director at Control Risks & International SOS, overseeing a 24/7 security operations and analysis team providing advice and security support to companies operating in Africa, Europe, Russia and Central Asia, including the coordination of response to, and evacuations from, numerous crises including coups in West and Central Africa, political and social unrest in North Africa and terror attacks in Europe. Prior to assuming this role, Tim ran the Control Risks office in Algeria for 2 years, following several years managing security projects for companies in various African countries, including Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Chad and Sudan.
Before joining the private sector, Tim held a commission in the British Army, serving as a Troop Leader in an armoured reconnaissance regiment. He holds a First Class Honours degree in Political Science from the University of Natal in South Africa.
Dissecting an Actual Iot Botnet Attack
• How hackers discover and compromise Internet cloud-connected devices
• Forensic analysis of two IoT botnet attacks
• How to develop an incident response plan for IoT botnet attacks
Avishay is a researcher in Imperva Incapsula’s security labs. Avishay is specializing in network based and application based DDoS attacks research, utilizing Incapsula’s CDN for advanced data analysis of attacks. Avishay is also researching web application attacks, looking at variants of exploits seen in the wild.
Avishay has years of experience also in other types of cyber threats, like infiltration & post-exploiting.
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