16th - 18th November 2021

ISSE Webinar Series

Building a new and Secure Future

New trends in information security

Sponsored by

Information Security Solutions Europe

As a non-profit think-tank, EEMA has the unrivalled ability to bring together technology experts, policy-makers and senior influencers from public, private and academic sector institutions from across Europe and beyond. This means the conference has become an essential hub for collaboration and innovation, facilitating meaningful change, as we look to at opportunities for empowering business through digital transformation.

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EEMA Board Director

Lorraine Spector

ISSE Webinar Series Program 2021

Day 1- 16th November
Kaliya Young "Identity Woman"

Kaliya Young "Identity Woman"

Opening Plenary
Is it all change for identity?

Webinar 1: 16th November 2021, 11.00 - 12.15 CET 

  • Chair: Jon Shamah, EJ Consultants, EEMA Chairman, Belgium
  • Welcome by Jon Shamah
  •  Kaliya Young, "Identity Woman", Expert, Consultant, Leader in the field of Self Sovereign Identity, USA
Steve Pannifer

Steve Pannifer

Digital Wallets and the Future
eIDAS/2, the EU digital identity wallet, its implications, status and business models

Webinar 2: 16th November 2021, 15:00-16.15, CET

  • Chair: Steve Pannifer, COO Consult Hyperion, UK
  • John Erik Setsaas, VP Identity & Innovation, Signicat, Norway
  • Nick Pope, Co-chair of the ETSI Technical Committee, UK
  • Wim Coulier, eIDAS expert, Belgium Mobile ID, Belgium

ISSE Webinar Series Program 2021

Day 2 - 17th November
Jon Shamah

Jon Shamah

Digital Wallets and the Future - continued
GLASS H2020 Project - a real world implementation of Digital Wallet for government and business

Webinar 3: 17th November 2021, 11.00 - 12.15 CET 

  • Chair: Jon Shamah, EJ Consultants, EEMA Chairman, Belgium
  • Leyla Arsan, CEO, TAGES, Turkey, GLASS Partner for eGovernment Paradigm Specifications and Architecture Analysis
    GLASS Clustering activities in the context of European Research Project Coordination
Mike Jones

Mike Jones

Fighting Digital Crime
LOCARD H2020 Project - managing cross-jurisdictional digital evidence and chain of custody

Webinar 4: 17th November 2021, 15:00-16.15, CET

  • Chair: Pablo Lopez-Aguilar, Head of IT & Cybersecurity, APWG, Spain
  • Mike Jones, Podcast Host and Security Researcher, H4unt3d Hacker, USA

ISSE Webinar Series Program 2021

Day 3- 18th November
John Erik Setsaas

John Erik Setsaas

New Paradigms
Zero trust as the new default for identity design

Webinar 5: 18th November 2021, 11.00 - 12.15 CET 

  • Chair: John Erik Setsaas, VP Identity & Innovation, Signicat, Norway
  • Jan Vanhaecht, Partner, Risk Advisory, Deloitte Consulting & Advisory, Belgium
  • Marc Sel, Director, Time Warp, Belgium
  • Fabrizio Leoni, Head of Innovation Portfolio, Infocert, Italy
Bart Preneel

Prof Bart Preneel

Closing Plenary
The cryptographic year in perspective & a vision for the future

Webinar 6: 18th November 2021, 14:00-15.15, CET

  • Prof Bart Preneel, KU Leuven, Belgium
    The cryptographic year in perspective
  • Dave Birch, Author, Advisor and Commentator on Digital Financial Services, UK
    Emerging FinTech Visions, Trends and Increasing Disruptive Activity

Followed by discussion and questions from the audience

  • Closing remarks: Lorraine Spector, EEMA Board Member, Belgium

Topics Include

  • Is it all change for identity?
  • eIDAS /2, the EU Digital Identity Wallet, its implications, status and business models
  • GLASS H2020 Project - A real world implementation of Digital Wallet for government & business
  • LOCARD H2020 Project - managing cross-jurisdictional digital evidence & chain of custody
  • New Paradigms: zero trust as the new default for identity design
  • The Cryptographic Year in Perspective
  • A Vision for the Future

''It is a pleasure to be part of something so well run and so well supported by your leadership.''

Pamela Dingle
Director of Identity Standards, Microsoft

2021 Supporters

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To sponsor ISSE 2021 contact Roger Dean, r.dean@eema.org

About

EEMA, The European Association for e-Identity and Security

Since 1987, EEMA has been Europe’s leading independent, organisation working to further develop technology and legislation with its European members, governmental bodies, standards organisations and e-Business initiatives. EEMA brings together member organisations (and employees of member organisations) in a neutral environment for education and networking purposes.

Enabling members of the association to compare common and contrasting views and experiences on specific areas of e-business by holding subject-specific workshops and regular conferences, face-to-face meetings and seminars.

Connecting members with the ‘right’ person to talk to within the membership base for solving similar ‘problems’, or simply develop business relationships.

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Delegate Information

The ISSE Conference provides a forum for sharing real life experiences and learning from experts in the field. It is renowned for its rich educational content and unbiased perspective - no sales pitches, just actionable information.

In 2021, circumstances dictate that the conference must be virtual but be assured that the EEMA team will continue to deliver high quality content with time for your input.

Registration will be free of charge but places are strictly limited.

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Press Information

EEMA’s 23rd ISSE Virtual Conference takes place as a Webinar, 16-18 November 2021.

Now in its 23rd year ISSE is Europe’s leading independent, interdisciplinary, unbiased, and European focused conference. It features the presentation and discussion of technical, commercial, organisational, legal, and political challenges for information security as well as privacy and data protection

EEMA Director of Special Projects, Roger Dean comments:

Since 1987, EEMA has been Europe’s leading independent, non-profit e-Identity & Security association, working with its European members, governmental bodies, standards organisations and interoperability initiatives throughout Europe to further e-Business and legislation.

EEMA’s remit is to educate and inform its Member contacts on the latest developments and technologies, at the same time enabling Members of the association to compare views and ideas. The work produced by the association with its Members (projects, papers, seminars, tutorials and reports etc.) is funded by both membership subscriptions and revenue generated through fee-paying events. All of the information generated by EEMA and its members is available to other members free of charge.

Examples of EEMA events include: The European e-Identity Interoperability Conference, Biel, Switzerland, Belgium; Kuppinger Cole e-ID Conference & Cloud 12, Munich, Germany; The European e-Identity Management Conference, Paris; Governance, Risk Management and Compliance Through Identity & Access Management (IAM), Amsterdam; Information Security Solutions Europe (ISSE), Brussels; Securing mobile devices London, and Federated Identity in Government & business, Brussels.

EEMA and its members are also involved in many European funded projects including FutureTrust, LIGHTest and go.eIDAS. For more information visit www.eema.org

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2021 Speakers include:

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Kaliya Young

Kaliya Young "Identity Woman" Ecosystems Director, Covid Credentials Initiative, USA

Kaliya Young known as "Identity Woman" is the Ecosystems Director at the Covid Credentials Initiative. She co-founded the Internet Identity Workshop in 2005. She is the author of The Domains of Identity: A Framework for Understanding Identity Systems in Contemporary Society and A Comprehensive Guide to Self-Sovereign Identity. In 2012 she was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic forum and in 2017 she received a Master of Science in Identity Management and Security from UT Austin. In January 2020 she was featured in Wired UK.

Bart Preneel

Professor Bart Preneel, KU Leuven

Prof. Bart Preneel is a full professor at the KU Leuven; he heads the COSIC research group, that is a member of the imec Security Department. He was visiting professor at five universities in Europe. He has authored more than 400 scientific publications and is inventor of 5 patents. His main research interests are cryptography, information security and privacy. Bart Preneel has coordinated the Network of Excellence ECRYPT, has served as panel member and chair for the European Research Council and has been president of the IACR (International Association for Cryptologic Research). He is a member of the Permanent Stakeholders group of ENISA (European Network and Information Security Agency) and of the Academia Europaea. He has been invited speaker at more than 100 conferences in 40 countries. In 2014 he received the RSA Award for Excellence in the Field of Mathematics.

 

John Erik Setsaas

John Erik Setsaas, VP Identity and Innovation, Signicat

John Erik Setsaas is responsible for ensuring that Signicat's digital identity services are at the forefront of innovation, whilst solving the needs of customers, partners and end users. With over 20 years' experience in identity-and over 30 years in software product development - John Erik is a pioneer in the identity space. Before joining Signicat, John Erik was Chief Development Architect for SAP Identity Management and taught ecommerce, identity services and security at Buskerud University College in Norway. He is also on the Management Board of EEMA, Europe's leading digital identity think tank.

A seasoned speaker, John Erik has presented at international conferences including Money20/20, OIX, Trustech and World eID & Cybersecurity.

Steve Pannifer

Steve Pannifer, Director Chief Operations Officer, Consult Hyperion, UK

Steve Pannifer is COO at Consult Hyperion, who are specialists in digital identity and digital money. At Consult Hyperion, Steve has worked with card schemes, banks, mobile operators and others developing innovative products and services exploiting new technology. Steve is a well known expert in digital identity having worked on numerous digital identity initiatives around the world.

Marc Sel

Marc Sel, Trust Warp, Belgium

I am an independent security consultant. Previously I worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers 'Advisory Services' in Belgium as a Director, specialised in ICT Security and Performance. I joined them in 1989 as a Consultant. Over time, I specialised in the field of security, both from the technical and from the organisational/management perspective. I performed specialised in-depth reviews, assisted clients with the selection of solutions, and performed implementations. Areas I worked in include authorisations and access control, biometric recognition, network security, PKI, smartcards, as well as information security organisation legislation and policies, standards and guidelines.

Prior to PwC I was with Esso, where I worked for two years as a Systems Programmer on IBM mainframes, and two years as a Technical Analyst in the Breda Headquarters. I moved to Esso after a stay of approximately 4 years with Bell Telephone Manufacturing Company, where I developed and delivered training courses on all aspects of digital telephony. Initially after my first graduation I joined Texas Instruments as Internal Sales Engineer in their Brussels semiconductor department for 18 months.

I was born in Antwerp, Belgium. I obtained degrees from Technicum North Antwerp (Antwerp, Belgium - 1980), Brussels Free University (VUB, Brussels, Belgium, 1984) and Royal Holloway, University Of London, UK, 2002

Mike Jones

Mike Jones, Founder, H4unt3d Hacker, USA

Mike, as a former member of Anonymous has refocused his efforts to advise both public and private sector on how to better secure not only their infrastructure but also their social behaviours against compromise. He has led several Red Teams and has developed new ways to exploit organisations. He has also formed a growing cybersecurity movement and community "H4unt3d Hacker" which spans the globe and has a weekly podcast.

Wim Coulier

Wim Coulier, eIDAS Expert, Belgium Mobile ID, Belgium

Currently mainly active as eIDAS expert for Belgian Mobile ID (external consultant), Wim has been involved for almost 20 years in trust services and electronic signature projects. Wim started in this area at a Certificate Authority implementing specific certificate profiles for customers up to the implementation of the Belgian eID card. Later Wim was active in the implementation of a legal and standardization framework of trust services in a country outside the EU and in the implementation of several electronic signature projects. As identity expert, Wim consulted Belgian Mobile ID regarding the setup of the itsme mobile identity product ( https://www.itsme.be/en ). Wim was responsible for the recognition of the itsme product as eIDAS eIdentification Means AL High and to get the itsme Electronic Signature solution recognized as Qualified Service under eIDAS. Currently Wim is helping Belgian Mobile ID with the international expansion and started some Trust Services related missions for other customers. Wim represents Belgian Mobile ID in the ETSI ESI working group and actively delivers input for the new trust services standards being developed by ETSI ESI.

 

Dave Birch

Dave Birch, Author, Advisor & Communicator on Digital Financial Services, UK

David G.W. Birch is an author, advisor and commentator on digital financial services. An internationally-recognised thought leader in digital identity and digital money, he holds a number of board and advisory roles across these fields. He is a Forbes contributor and a columnist for Financial World and has just been ranked one of the top 100 global fintech influencers for 2021. Previously named one of the global top 15 favourite sources of business information by Wired magazine and identified as one of the top ten most influential voices in banking by Financial Brand, he created one of the top 25 “must read” financial IT blogs and was found by PR Daily to be one of the top ten Twitter accounts followed by innovators.

The LSE Review of Books called his book “Before Babylon, Beyond Bitcoin: From money we understand to money that understands us” a work that should be “widely read by graduate students of finance, financial law and related topics as well as policymakers involved in financial regulation”. His most recent book “The Currency Cold War”, published in May 2020, examines the implications of the introduction of digital currency and was rated one of the top ten cryptography books by BookAuthority.

Dave graduated from the University of Southampton with a B.Sc (Hons) in Physics.

 

Pablo López-Aguilar

Pablo López-Aguilar, Director of Technology, Anti-Phishing Working Group, European Union Foundation (APWG.EU), Spain

Pablo López-Aguilar is Director of Technology at the Anti-Phishing Working Group European Union Foundation (APWG.EU) with strong technical skills, leading the communication and exploitation strategies of the ongoing projects, always fostering research and innovation in cybersecurity.

On behalf of APWG.eu, a relevant actor in the fight against cybercrime, Mr. López-Aguilar has been working in several European projects seeking to achieve high-quality results, cover a clearly demanded need and generate a permanent impact of the project outcomes. As Director of Technology, he aims to create and deliver a strategic communications and exploitation campaign for the ongoing projects across Europe, cover the cooperation activities with other projects under the same framework objectives, and determine a final exploitation model for the future sustainability of the project outcomes.

Lorraine Spector

Lorraine Spector, LS Consultants & EEMA Board Director for Strategy and Business Development, Belgium

Experienced CEO, working as an EEMA Board Director on Strategy and Business Development, Implementation, Branding and Dissemination. Creating new programmes such as the High-Level Fireside Briefings, introduced in London and Brussels.

Lorraine chaired the NISP Cybersecurity and Risk Management SG4 Workgroup on Awareness and Education, writing on issues such as raising awareness in SMEs. Lorraine has worked with experts across Europe, preparing recommendations for consideration for the EC Directive.

An active EU Project Partner on European Commission Projects:  FutureTrust, LIGHTest and SMART SME.

Working with Partners on the European Trust Foundation, a European-wide independent body of organisations promoting Digital Trust.

Lorraine has also undertaken research, strategic planning for EU projects and the not-for-profit sector.

 

Jon Shamah

Jon Shamah, EJ Consultants, Chair, EEMA

Jon Shamah is a graduate of Southampton University, specialising in aeronautics and astronautics.

A chartered information technology professional, and digital identity and trust subject matter expert, he specialises in maximising the technology and operational value chain of very large scale eID schemes, critical national infrastructures and national programmes.

Jon was the recipient of the 2009 EEMA Fellowship Award for services to European e-identity, and is the chairman of EEMA. He is a frequent public speaker on issues surrounding identity and trust and facilitated in the early stages of the forthcoming EU trust services regulations.

Jon was a long-term consultant on eID issues to the Nordic Banking and Payments Consortium, NETS, and has contributed to European projects such as SSEDIC, STORK2.0, ECIM, Cloud for Europe and FutureID.

Jon was a member of the Trust In Digital Life Advisory Board and was co-chairman of ITU-T, SG17, Joint Coordination-Identity.

Steve Purser

Steve Purser, Head of Core Operations, ENISA

Steve Purser was born in the UK and currently has joint UK and Belgian nationality. He attended the universities of Bristol and East Anglia where he obtained a BSc. in Chemistry and a PhD in Chemical Physics respectively. He started work in 1985 in the area of software development and systems integration, subsequently progressing to project management and consultancy roles. From 1993 to 2008, he occupied the role of Chief Information Security Officer for a number of financial institutions. He joined ENISA in December 2008 and is currently responsible for all operational activities of the Agency.

Steve is currently a member of several Steering Boards and Advisory Committees, including notably the Steering Board of the CERT EU, the Programme Board of the EU Cyber Crime Centre and the Euro Cyber Resilience Board. In the area of standards, he is the ENISA representative on the ISO SC 27 working group. As Head of Core Operations, he regularly represents ENISA in international conferences on information security.

He was a co-founder of the 'Club de Securité des Systèmes Informatiques au Luxembourg' (CLUSSIL) and has frequently published articles in the specialised press. He is also the author of 'A Practical Guide to Managing Information Security' (Artech House, 2004).

Alberto Crespo

Alberto Crespo, Head of Identity & Privacy Laboratory, Atos Research & Innovation

Alberto Crespo is currently working at Atos in Spain as Head of Blockchain, Identity & Privacy Unit within Atos Research & Innovation, managing a multi-disciplinary information security research team which has been/is involved on several security-related national and European projects (IDENTICA, Segur@, Thofu, PICOS, SEMIRAMIS, MobiGuide, DAPHNE, MoveUS, PACT, PRIPARE, STORK, STORK 2.0, STRATEGIC, FutureID, FIDES, FIDES2, PIME, ABC4EU, SSEDIC, WITDOM, PRISMACLOUD, CREATE-IoT, LIGHTest, ARIES, LEPS, ESMO, SEAL, GRIDS, FENTEC, CREDENTIAL, INFINITECH, DataVaults, BD4OPEM, PAPAYA and Digital Europe For All where he is pilots coordinator).
He has several years of professional experience in physical and information security projects across Europe which encompass, among others, trust and privacy applied to complex Identity and Access Management projects, credential and access control systems development and analysis (including identity verification solutions based on biometrics applied as well to border control) and consultancy in international standards for the issuance and cross-border use of secure travel and identity documents.
He holds a Degree in Computer Science Engineering (Cp.E.) at the Universidad Pontificia of Salamanca in Madrid with Specialisation Profile in Financial Computing and the International Baccalaureate Diploma (among other bicultural qualifications).

Igor Marcolongo

Igor Marcolongo, Head of Business Compliance Unit, InfoCert

Igor Marcolongo is the Head of the Business Compliance unit in InfoCert, the leading Qualified Trust Service Provider in Europe.
Focused on the intersection between compliance, business needs and technology, with his team Igor helps many organizations in Finance, HealthCare, Insurance, Utilities and Public Government sectors, to re-build their processes in the digital world, achieving their targets of customer experience, compliance, market development. Expert of trust frameworks and passionate with people, loves to observe how the technological development influence societies and organizations.

Vicy Manaila

Viky Manaila, International Expert in the field of electronic signatures, digital identity and digital transformation processes.

Viky Manaila is an international expert in the field of electronic signatures, digital identity and digital transformation processes, who has successfully promoted the use of electronic signatures and electronic business globally.
She has been technical expert to the European Commission for instituting Regulation 910/2014 (eIDAS) on electronic identity assurance and the design and roll-out of European, cross-nation e-procurement platforms and operations.
Viky Manaila has detailed in-depth knowledge of regulations, technologies and policies in digitisation and digital identities in the EU and US, and has advised for over 12 years the global pharmaceutical and life sciences industry. She was involved from the very beginning in projects established by the biopharmaceutical industry to speed its transformation to a fully electronic environment by using digital identity and electronic signatures.
She is member of different high level working groups set up by the European Commission, ETSI and the US Government aimed at aligning policy and operations around trust identity, digital signatures and cross-recognition.
Viky has successfully contributed to standardization work for the global acceptance of European Trust Services, as an expert in ETSI ESI Specialist Task Force 560. Global Acceptance of EU Trust Services is a study of existing trust services that operate in different regions of the world and their possible mutual recognition or global acceptance. The eIDAS Regulation and corresponding standards go beyond EU boundaries, proving that interoperability and cross-border legal recognition are the keys for global electronic commerce and transactions.

Muhamed Turkanovic

Dr. Muhamed Turkanović, University of Maribor – Blockchain Lab

Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Institute of Informatics.

In 2016 received his PhD in the field of Computer Science and Informatics on the topic of cryptographic authentication protocols within the Internet of Things. He is the author of a number of highly quoted articles with an impact factor in the field of computer science and informatics.

He has more than 10 years of industry experience on an international base as a developer, technical development manager, technical director and owner of IT companies, etc. In 2017, he habilitated for the assistant professor and started working as a lecturer at the University of Maribor, where he teaches subjects related to data technology and data protection.

From the year 2017 to the present, under the auspices of the Institute of Informatics:
(1) he conducted numerous invited professional or scientific lectures either locally or in abroad;
(2) received a prize for the Sentinel of Science in the field of computer science and informatics for the conscientious work of reviewing for more than 30 international scientific and professional journals,
(3) founded and runs the Blockchain Lab:UM group - a multidisciplinary team of researchers, developers and consultants who design, develop and evaluate solutions and services based on blockchain technology;
(4) established and guided the development of the EduCTX project - the first blockchain platform for digital micro-certificates;
(5) is the ERDF-coordinator for the international Interreg Alpine Space project Smart Villages;
(6) is the UM’s coordinator for the H2020 project Digital Europe for All;
(7) is the Head of Operation of the Digital Innovation Hub UM;
(8) is a member of the Council of the Research and Development Center of the University of Maribor (RAZ: UM;
(9) organized several Workshops on the topic of Blockchain for the public and for UM students;
(10) as an expert in Blockchain technology participated in many round tables and media broadcasts;
(11) in 2018 received the award for his professional work from UM FERI;
(12) as a mentor led a student research project on blockchain technology and smart contracts;
(13) conducted several successful workshops on the topic of blockchain in Slovenia and abroad (KMO & LTEC 2018);
(14) participated in the organisation of International Conference on Big Data Analytics and Intelligent Technologies in India;
(15) participated in the program committee of professional and scientific conferences.

His current research is focused on the following topics: advanced database technologies, blockchain, smart contracts, cryptography, and big data.

Tolis Apladas

Apostolos (Tolis) Apladas, Program Manager of electronic identity and digital signing services, European Commission

Tolis graduated as an Electrical and Electronics Engineer from the University of Patras, Greece and following a successful career in Greece and Germany, he started working for the European Commission in 2011.

Since then, Tolis has coordinated several projects in Research and Education domains and lately he is the Solution Owner of the electronic identities and digital signing services in the European Commission. The past 2 years, Tolis and his team are working intensively to boost the penetration of Trust Services inside the European Union Institutes, Agencies and Bodies (EUIBAs), as well as in the EU Member States.

With his expertise in digital transformation, Tolis is always seeking opportunities, to transform the way European citizens interact with the services offered by the EUIBAs as well as to assist the private and public sector within EU to establish citizens-centric, interoperable services of great value.

Ana Rosa Guzmán

Ana Rosa Guzmán, Area Manager for Planning and Governance, Secretariat-General for Digital Administration, Spain

Ana Rosa Guzmán is a computer and software engineer, a psychologist and a Spanish ICT civil servant. She works for the General Secretariat of Digital Administration in the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation. Among her responsibilities are the national coordination for the adoption of the Single Digital Gateway Regulation in Spain and the Spanish representation in several European initiatives focused on public service digitalization, standardisation and interoperability

Alexander Bielowski

Alexander Bielowski, Enterprise Business Architect, ICTU

Experienced Business Process Management Specialist with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in TOGAF, Business Process, Business Process Design and Enterprise Architecture.

Frank Leyman

Frank Leyman, Head of International Relations, BOSA

Frank Leyman holds a Master degree in Marketing and in Applied Economics from the University of Mons in Belgium.

He started his career with IBM Belgium in the telecom division.

After 6 years he joined the Belgian National Telecom operator BELGACOM where he was in charge of setting up the Corporate Services Sector. After 3 years he was appointed as Distribution Channels Director for the Belgacom Group.

In 1999 he left Belgacom for a more international career by joining the company PROTON WORLD. This company is specialized in large scale smartcard based projects.

He has been in charge of business development in the Middle-East and African Region and has co-developed the complete Government offering.

Since mid-2005 he works for FEDICT (now called the Digital Transformation Office within the Federal Public Service Policy & Support (BOSA)) where he manages International Relations as well as the relations with European Commission, OECD and the World Bank. He is the Past Chairman of the International Council for IT in Government Administration (ICA), he is a member of the TEG (Technical Expert Group) of the World Bank, he is member of the OECD e-Leaders and is the Belgian representative in the eGovernment High Level Group of the European Commission. He is a regular speaker at conferences and universities around the world.

Frank Leyman

Frank Leyman, Head of International Relations, BOSA

Frank Leyman holds a Master degree in Marketing and in Applied Economics from the University of Mons in Belgium.

He started his career with IBM Belgium in the telecom division.

After 6 years he joined the Belgian National Telecom operator BELGACOM where he was in charge of setting up the Corporate Services Sector. After 3 years he was appointed as Distribution Channels Director for the Belgacom Group.

In 1999 he left Belgacom for a more international career by joining the company PROTON WORLD. This company is specialized in large scale smartcard based projects.

He has been in charge of business development in the Middle-East and African Region and has co-developed the complete Government offering.

Since mid-2005 he works for FEDICT (now called the Digital Transformation Office within the Federal Public Service Policy & Support (BOSA)) where he manages International Relations as well as the relations with European Commission, OECD and the World Bank. He is the Past Chairman of the International Council for IT in Government Administration (ICA), he is a member of the TEG (Technical Expert Group) of the World Bank, he is member of the OECD e-Leaders and is the Belgian representative in the eGovernment High Level Group of the European Commission. He is a regular speaker at conferences and universities around the world.

Frank Leyman

Frank Leyman, Head of International Relations, BOSA

Frank Leyman holds a Master degree in Marketing and in Applied Economics from the University of Mons in Belgium.

He started his career with IBM Belgium in the telecom division.

After 6 years he joined the Belgian National Telecom operator BELGACOM where he was in charge of setting up the Corporate Services Sector. After 3 years he was appointed as Distribution Channels Director for the Belgacom Group.

In 1999 he left Belgacom for a more international career by joining the company PROTON WORLD. This company is specialized in large scale smartcard based projects.

He has been in charge of business development in the Middle-East and African Region and has co-developed the complete Government offering.

Since mid-2005 he works for FEDICT (now called the Digital Transformation Office within the Federal Public Service Policy & Support (BOSA)) where he manages International Relations as well as the relations with European Commission, OECD and the World Bank. He is the Past Chairman of the International Council for IT in Government Administration (ICA), he is a member of the TEG (Technical Expert Group) of the World Bank, he is member of the OECD e-Leaders and is the Belgian representative in the eGovernment High Level Group of the European Commission. He is a regular speaker at conferences and universities around the world.

Frank Leyman

Frank Leyman, Head of International Relations, BOSA

Frank Leyman holds a Master degree in Marketing and in Applied Economics from the University of Mons in Belgium.

He started his career with IBM Belgium in the telecom division.

After 6 years he joined the Belgian National Telecom operator BELGACOM where he was in charge of setting up the Corporate Services Sector. After 3 years he was appointed as Distribution Channels Director for the Belgacom Group.

In 1999 he left Belgacom for a more international career by joining the company PROTON WORLD. This company is specialized in large scale smartcard based projects.

He has been in charge of business development in the Middle-East and African Region and has co-developed the complete Government offering.

Since mid-2005 he works for FEDICT (now called the Digital Transformation Office within the Federal Public Service Policy & Support (BOSA)) where he manages International Relations as well as the relations with European Commission, OECD and the World Bank. He is the Past Chairman of the International Council for IT in Government Administration (ICA), he is a member of the TEG (Technical Expert Group) of the World Bank, he is member of the OECD e-Leaders and is the Belgian representative in the eGovernment High Level Group of the European Commission. He is a regular speaker at conferences and universities around the world.

Previous Attendees

Microsoft
OneTrust
SIGNICAT
BULLARDS
BuyPass
digi.me

ISSE Webinar Series Program from 2020

Day 1- 17th November
John Eric Setsaas

John Erik Setsaas

Why don't you know who I am?
The battle to on-board

Webinar 1: 17th November 2020, 11.00 - 12.15 CET 

  • Chair: Jon Shamah, EJ Consultants, EEMA Chairman, Belgium
  • Welcome speech by Jon Shamah
  • John Erik Setsaas,  VP Identity and Innovation, Signicat, Norway
    The Battle to Onboard. Results from the 2020 research
  • David Rihak, Digital Identity Director, ADUCID, Czech Republic,
    Triangle Authentication for Secure Identity Recovery
  • Katryna Dow, CEO, Meeco, UK
    The Future Proof CIAM Bridge
Kim Cameron

Kim Cameron

''Why doesn't real digital identity exist?'
One single digital identity does not fit all - answers and possible solutions

Webinar 2: 17th November 2020, 15:00-16.15, CET

  • Chair: Heather Flanagan, Principal, Spherical Cow Consulting, USA
  • Pamela Dingle, Director of Identity Standards, Microsoft, USA
  • Dave Birch, Author, Advisor & Commentator on Digital Financial Services, UK
  • Kim Cameron, CIO, Convergence Technology, Canada

ISSE Webinar Series 2020

Day 2 - 18th November
Steve Purser

Steve Purser

The European Single Identity System "Back to the Future"
What are the pros and cons?

Webinar 3: 18th November 2020, 10.00 - 11.15 CET

  • Chair: Steve Pannifer, Director Chief Operations Officer, Consult Hyperion, UK
  • Steve Purser, Head of Core Operations Department at European Union Agency For Cybersecurity (ENISA)
  • Tolis Apladas, Program Manager of Electronic Identity and Digital Signing Services, European Commission,
  • Detlef Hühnlein, Director, go.eIDAS e.V
Igor Marcolongo

Igor Marcolongo

Maintaining the trust in cloud-based signatures
The value of standards, future requirements and solutions

Webinar 4: 18th November 2020, 15.00 - 16.15 CET

  • Chair: Marc Sel, Consultant, Trust Warp, Belgium
  • Igor Marcolongo, Head of Business Compliance, InfoCert, Italy
  • Viky Manaila, CSC board member, digital identity, digital signature & PKI expert
  • Philip Hallenborg, Founder, ZealID, Sweden
    eIDAS Qualified Signature - the emerging gold standard for remote registration

ISSE Webinar Series 2020

Day 3 - 19th November
Alberto Crespo

Alberto Crespo

Digital Europe for All - Exploring Once-Only in practice
Demonstrating the potential for sharing across borders common European digital services

Webinar 5: 19th November 2020, 11:00-12.15 CET

  • Chair: Hans Graux, Partner, Timelex, Belgium
  • Alexander Bielowski, Enterprise Business Architect, ICTU
  • Ana Rosa Guzmán, Area Manager for Planning and Governance, Secretariat-General for Digital Administration, Spain
  • Muhamed Turkanović, Assistant Professor, University of Maribor, Slovenia
  • Alberto Crespo, Head of Identity & Privacy Laboratory,  Atos Research & Innovation
Bart Preneel

Bart Preneel

The Cryptographic Year in Perspective
Vision for the future

Webinar 6: 19th November 2020, 14.00 - 15.15 CET

  • Chair: Jon Shamah, EJ Consultants, EEMA Chairman, Belgium
  • Professor Bart Preneel, KU Leuven
    The Cryptographic Year in Perspective
  • Dave Birch, Author, Advisor & Commentator on Digital Financial Services
    A vision for the future ....