The ISSE 2019 programme will be available in September.

For a flavour of what is to come see the ISSE 2018 programme below


Welcome & Keynotes

Welcome: Jon Shamah, Chair, EEMA, UK

Chair: Ronny Bjones, Director of Cloud Identity & Privacy Services, Microsoft, Belgium

Dr. Christiane Peters, Enterprise Security Architect, IBM, Belgium, Cryptography for Enterprises & Quantum Risk Assessment

Kim Cameron, Chief Architect of Identity, Microsoft Corporation, User-centric security

Miguel González-Sancho, Head of Unit 1, DG CONNECT, Cybersecurity Technology & Capacity Building, Belgium


Coffee & Networking


Room Magritte - cabaret
Session 1 Digital Transformation in the Banking Sector
Chair: John Bullard, CEO, Bullardco Net, UK

Inge de Ruijter, Associate Director, Bridgehead, Netherlands

Jacoba Sieders, Corporate Information Security Officer, ABN AMRO, Netherlands
Identity evolution: The latest model and what blockchain has to do with that



Room Delvaux - classroom
Session 2: FutureTrust/go.eIDAS: applications and pilots to create trust in the future

Chair: Jon Shamah, Chair, EEMA, UK

Andrea Servida, Head of Unit ‚eGovernment & Trust, DG Connect, European Commission (TBC)

Marc Sel, Director, PwC, Belgium
Trust models as elaborated in H2020 FutureTrust project



Room Ensor - theatre
Session 3: Cybersecurity Challenges in 2019 & Beyond

Chair: Andrew Hutchison, Cyber Security Specialist, T-Systems, Switzerland
Andrew Hutchison
Using threat intelligence and operator insights for next generation cybersecurity

Jo Van Bulck, PhD Student, KU Leuven.
Spectre, Meltdown and Foreshadow

Ashley Stephenson, CEO, Corero Network Security, USA
DDoS Attacks: 10 Minutes Can Make all the difference - Critical Infrastructure at Risk

Room Bruegel - boardroom
Session 4: Digital Transformation & the Security Impact

Chair: Jelger Groenland, Senior Manager, Cybersecurity Lead, Innopay Netherlands

Bart Symons, Director of ZetesConfidens Trust Services, Zetes Pass
How digital identity can transform banking

Igor Kotsiuba, Partner, Cyberdesk, Ukraine
How can the healthcare sector better protect itself from malicious data in the future?


Lunch & Networking


Keynotes: Cyber Warfare: where virtual meets reality

Chair: Eero Vellekoop, IBM Security, Benelux, Belgium

Ariel Chazan, Manager Crisis Preparedness, National Preparedness Center, National Cyber Directorate, Prime Minister's Office, Israel, Cyberwarfare - catalyst for national state of emergency, preparedness and management  

Dave Birch, Author, Advisor & Commentator on Digital Financial Services, UK
Will Robots need Passports? - how can we manage the identity of everything


Coffee & Networking


Session 5: Digital Transformation in the Banking Sector

Chair: Dave Birch, Author, Advisor & Commentator on Digital Financial Services, UK

Diane Joyce, Technology Owner, Post Office Identity Services, UK
How digital identity can transform banking

Daan van den Eshof, Product Manager, Rabobank eBusiness, Netherlands
Managing technology to transform banking to meet current eBusiness challenges and requirements

Session 6: Data Protection & Privacy

Chair: Jaak Geens, President, NPO, Belgium

Marc Stubbé Managing Partner, The CMR Agency, Netherlands

Alain Sroussi, Consultant - (former coordinator of the ESKISTENZ project) France
Digital identity and ID theft

John Erik Setsaas, VP Identity and Innovation, Signicat AS, Norway
Do people really want to be in charge of their identity?

Session 7: Cybersecurity Challenges in 2019 & Beyond

Udo Helmbrecht, Executive Director, ENISA
Certification & Certification bodies

Ken Munro, Senior Partner, Pen Test Partners, UK
Getting tough on IoT regulation





Session 8: Legal and Regulation issues, Challenges and Solutions

Chair: Tim Reiniger, Director, Reiniger LLC, USA

Jacqueline Zoest, Barrister, Campbell Millar, UK
The network and information systems regulation 2018 the EU's NIS Directive implemented into law

Irene Kafeza, Advocate, Kafeza Law Offices, Greece
Legal personhood and contractual ability of intelligent robots



Coffee & Networking


Round Table Debates

Chair: Esther Makaay, Business & eID Analyst/Architect, SIDN, Netherlands & Jacoba Sieders ABN AMRO, Netherlands

Subjects dependent on submissions received on the day at the confernece - an opportunity for all attendees to set the topics for discussion


Reception, Networking and Award

Day 2: Wednesday 7th November


Keynotes: Technology for Social Challenges: about blockchain, autonomous vehicles and other

Customers expect predictive, frictionless service that fits their digital lifestyle and is accessible from anywhere. Yet, most organizations have many business units, with their own systems and services that leads to a disjointed, difficult customer experience.
With a Customer Identity & Access Platform, a single view of the customer across those lines of business and channels can be created to allow for better customer experience, with better intelligence.
We will also discuss the state of PSD2 & Open Banking in Europe, look at the different approaches being adopted and the technology standards that underpin it.
Chair: Ulrich Seldeslachts, CEO LSEC, Belgium

Carl-Christian Buhr, Deputy Head of Cabinet, European Commission, Belgium Keynote

Leonard Moustacchis, Senior Customer Engineer, ForgeRock, France

Alexander Laurie, Senior Director, EMEA, Solution Architecture, ForgeRock, UK

Jon Shamah, Chair, EEMA, UK The Privacy Journey


Coffee  and Networking


Session 9: eID and Digital Certificates: the central architecture for the future internet and customer relations

Chair: Mark King, Consultant, Broadsail, UK

Kaliya Young, Identity Woman, USA
The 16 Domains of identity

Teemu Rissanen, CISM, Senior Consultant, Conseils Oy, Finland
Cross-border trusted identity credentials for one million workers


Session 10: How Artificial Intelligence Contributes to Effective Transformation

Chair: Mark Tindal, Owner, Contact Centre Systems Ltd

Alessandro Guarino, Principal Consultant, StudioAG, Italy
Ethical artificial intelligence beyond GDPR

Michael Shamah, Cultural Heritage Consultant, EJ Consultants, UK
Learning from the past: the importance of voice in a rapidly evolving AI landscape and subsequent issues and threats

Session 11: Agile Development & DevSecOps
How to manage security in your hybrid cloud environments

Chair: Ulrich Seldeslachts, CEO, LSEC, Belgium

Kevin Foltz, RSM, IDA, USA
Key management in a hybrid cloud with enterprise level security

Erwin Geirnaert, Chief Hacking Officer and Co-founder, Zion Security, Belgium



Session 12: The LIGHTest Project

Mixing old and new in the LIGHTest project: how can the Domain Name System support current day identification and trust services?

Rachelle Sellung Senior Scientist IAT University of Stuttgart






Lunch and Networking


Session 13: Kantara Project

Chair: Colin Wallis, Executive Director, Kantara Initiative, UK

Oscar Santolalla, Sales Engineer, Ubisecure, Finland
An overview of Kantara's Consent Receipt interoperability project

Mark Lizar, Co-Founder, Open Consent Group, UK
Operationalising privacy, with security & surveillance



Session 14: Security Skills Management

George Ataya, Academic Director, Solvay Brussels School
Practical use of the Master - Mgt/Post Master Degrees and combination of work and study

Csaba Virag, Head of Cyber Security Competence Center, Cyber Services, Hungary
Human aspects in cybersecurity: skills sets and education, state of play



Session 15: Seamless Interoperability between eIDAS and eDelivery

Implementing the Once-Only Principle, leading to data exchange between eGovernment and other applications on the one hand, and other national data providers on the other. There are significant trust issues emerging, in particular what we do will be implemented as part of the upcoming Regulation (Single Digital Gateway).

Chair: Lefteris Leontaridis, TOOP Piloting Manager, Greece
Esther Makaay, Digital Identities Professional, SIDN, Netherlands
eIDAS from regulation to implementation


Coffee and Networking


Keynote: Cryptographic Year in Perspective

Chair: Roger Dean, Director Special Projects, EEMA, UK

Prof Bart Preneel, KU Leuven


Conference Close