ISSE 2019 speakers to be announced early September
ISSE Speakers in 2018 included:
Christiane Peters, Enterprise Security Architect, IBM Security, Benelux
Christiane guides IBM clients from defining enterprise security architectures to the implementation phase. This includes security architectures for IoT and industrial security, critical data protection, and cryptography. Read more
Christiane got her Ph.D. in the field of cryptography in 2011 at TU Eindhoven in The Netherlands. She also worked as researcher at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Microsoft Research, and the Technical University of Denmark.
While working for IBM Security, Christiane actively stays in touch with industry research and academia by giving presentations at conferences and lectures on the subject of practical Enterprise Security Architectures, ICS/IoT security and Data Protection.
Christiane is a co-author of one of the submissions to NIST’s Post-Quantum Cryptography competition that will select the future quantum-safe crypto portfolio.
Kim Cameron, Chief Architect of Identity, Microsoft
Kim is Chief Architect of Identity in the Identity and Access Division at Microsoft, where he champions the emergence of a privacy enhancing Identity Metasystem reaching across technologies, industries, vendors, continents and cultures. Read more
Kim played a leading role in the evolution of Active Directory, Federation Services, Forefront Identity Manager, CardSpace and Microsoft’s other Identity Metasystem products.
He joined Microsoft in 1999 when it bought the ZOOMIT Corporation. As VP of Technology at ZOOMIT, he had pioneered metadirectory technology and built the first shipping product. Before that he led ZOOMIT’s development team in producing a range of SMTP, X.400, X.500, and PKI products.
In 2009 he was appointed a Microsoft Distinguished Engineer. He grew up in Canada, attending King’s College at Dalhousie University and l’Université de Montréal. He served on RISEPTIS, the high-level European Union advisory body providing vision and guidance on security and trust in the Information Society. He has won a number of industry awards, including Digital Identity World’s Innovation Award (2005), Network Computing’s Top 25 Technology Drivers Award (1996) and MVP (Most Valuable Player) Award (2005), Network World’s 50 Most Powerful People in Networking (2005), Microsoft’s Trustworthy Computing Privacy Award (2007) and Silicon.com’s Agenda Setters 2007. In 2010 King’s College recognized his work on digital identity by awarding him an honorary Doctor of Civil Law degree.
Dave Birch, Author, Advisor & Commentator on Digital Financial Services, UKDavid G.W Birch is an author, advisor and commentator on digital financial services. He is Global Ambassador for Consult Hyperion (the secure electronic transactions consultancy that he helped to found). Read more
Ariel Chazan, Manager Crisis Preparedness, National Preparedness Center, National Cyber Directorate, Prime Minister's Office, Israel
Ariel Chazan - Manager of the Cyber Crisis Preparedness Department at Israel's National Cyber Directorate (INCD). Ariel’s responsibilities include the development and implementation of policies, such as drafting the national concept for cyber crisis Read more
Before joining the INCD, Ariel served in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) as a Company Commander and as Chief Operating Officer of an infantry combat battalion, finishing his duty as a Major. Ariel carries out reserve duties as a signals intelligence (SIGINT) Officer in the prestigious 8200 Intelligence Unit of the IDF.
Ariel is a graduate of Israel’s elite Civil Service Cadet Program, an initiative within the government of Israel, designed to nurture and groom future professionals who are the core of Israel's Civil Service.
Ariel holds a B.A. in Political Studies and Communication (summa cum laude) and a M.A. in Political Communication and International Relationships (magna cum laude), both from Bar-Ilan University. Ariel also holds a M.A in Public Diplomacy (magna cum laude) from the Hebrew University.
Miguel González-Sancho, Head of Unit Cybersecurity Technology and Capacity Building, European Commission
Miguel González-Sancho is since July 2018 Head of the Unit "Cybersecurity Technology and Capacity Building" at the European Commission, where he has worked for over 20 years, particularly on policy files, as well research and innovation programmes, Read more
Prof Bart Preneel, KU Leuven Belgium
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 Read more
Speakers and Chairs
Georges Ataya, Academic Director, solvay Brussels School, BelgiumGeorges Ataya is Academic Director at Solvay Brussels School in charge of Executive Education Information Security, Cybersecurity, risk management, audit IT Governance and digital transformation. He is co-founder and vice-president of the Belgian Cybersecurity Read more
Ronny Bjones, Director of Cloud Identity & Privacy Services for Microsoft Engineering (Cloud & Enterprise), Microsoft, BelgiumRonny Bjones is Director of Cloud Identity & Privacy Services for Microsoft Engineering (Cloud & Enterprise). Ronny kicked of the design and development of Azure Active Directory B2C. Ronny is responsible for developing the concepts, prototyping, Read more
- Ronny joined Microsoft in 2002 to become the EMEA security lead. He has 30+ years of experience in ICT, 25+ of those in security.
- Ronny published QuEST together with several industry specialists in the subject of electronic signatures. The book is a comprehensive guide on how to implement Electronic Signatures solutions and can be downloaded from microsoft.com.
- Ronny also co-authored “Best Practice for Applications using the electronic Identity Card”.
- Ronny is a board member of EEMA, an organisation providing guidance on e-Business.
- Ronny is also member of the ISSE program committee. Ronny represents Microsoft in the executive board of Trust in Digital life.
- Ronny Bjones was one of the four founders of Utimaco Belgium, where he worked for ten years as R&D director. Before Utimaco, Ronny worked for a Belgian EFT specialist called Prodata and one of the first firms to specialize in cryptography in Europe called Cryptech.
- Ronny Bjones is an active speaker at conferences.
John Bullard, Global Ambassador, TrustChains, UKJohn brings over 20 years of experience in banking thru 1999, when he “crossed the Rubicon” (very unusual at the time) from a banker into Technology. He has since been one of the pioneers drawn from around the world building Read more
Rick Chandler, Treasurer, EEMA, UKRick is an EEMA Board member who previously chaired the EEMA Internet and Wireless workgroups. With 35 years secure digital wireless experience and executive positions in both the private and public sectors he has led design and build teams for Read more
Inge de Ruijter, Associate Director, Bridgehead
Inge is a real entrepreneur and marketeer and have been working for large organisations in the Financial Industry. She always thinks ahead, energic & enthusiastic & persistent. Read more
Educated in Business Economics & Marketing and expert on Lean/Six Sigma. She was at the start of many business developments in the Financial Industry with special interest of making business out of identification and authentication. She worked many years in the Payment Domain and build several strategic market value propositions. Now active in regulatory Public Affairs
Kevin Foltz, Research Staff Member, Institute for Defense Analyses, USA
Kevin Foltz is a Research Staff Member in the Information Technology and Systems Division at Institute for Defense Analyses, where he provides independent technical analysis for the Department of Defense. He completed his PhD at California Institute of Read more
Jaak Geens, President, Geens.com NPO (Belgium)
Jaak Geens started his career at IBM, selling PC's at the Product Center on Madison Avenue NY (1984). He was initiator of EER (European Entrepreneurial Regions) and established several companies that engineer between IT, design and strategic consultancy
Jelger Groenland, Cybersecurity Lead, Innopay
Jelger Groenland MSc CISSP is the cybersecurity lead at Innopay. In this capacity as management consultant he advises clients on cybersecurity challenges and opportunities arising from the digital transformation. Security topics he is currently involved in are security innovation, digital transactions, risk & fraud data sharing schemes and open banking.Read more
Prior to joining Innopay Jelger worked in cybersecurity management consulting and programme management banking roles in London and Amsterdam advising senior management and c-level executives. Jelger holds an MSc in Business Administration from the University of Groningen, Netherlands and qualifications from the University of Washington, USA. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and regularly publishes articles about Cybersecurity.
Connect via https://www.linkedin.com/in/jelgergroenland/
Alessandro Guarino, Principal Consultant, StudioAG - Independent Researcher, Italy
Alessandro Guarino is a senior Information Security professional and independent researcher. He is the founder and principal consultant of StudioAG, a consultancy firm based in Italy and active since 2000, serving clients both in the Read more
private and public sector and providing cybersecurity, privacy, and data protection consulting services. He is also a digital forensics analyst and consultant, as well as expert witness in Court. He holds an M.Sc in Industrial Engineering and a B.Sc. in economics, with a focus on Information Security Economics. He is an ISO active expert in JTC 1/SC 27 (IT Security Techniques committee) and contributed in particular to the development of cybersecurity and digital investigation standards. He represents Italy in CEN-CENELEC JTC13 (Cybersecurity) and ETSI TC CYBER. He currently serves as chair of CEN-CENELEC JTC 8 "Privacy management in products and services". As an independent researcher, he delivered presentations at international conferences, including ISSE (since 2013), the NATO CCD COE Conference on Cyber Conflict (CyCon), and the EU-ASEAN CIO Forum. With StudioAG he is actively involved in the Horizon 2020 EU Research and Innovation funding, currently in YAKSHA, a cybersecurity-related project aiming at cooperation with partners in the ASEAN region.
Udo Helmbrecht, Executive Director, ENISA, Greece
Prof. Dr. Udo Helmbrecht has more than 40 years of professional management experience in the IT sector.
Udo Helmbrecht was born in 1955, in Castrop-Rauxel, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Read more
He studied Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science at Ruhr-University, Bochum, and in 1984 he was awarded a PhD in Theoretical Physics. In 2010 Udo Helmbrecht was appointed honorary professor at the Universität der Bundeswehr Munich, Germany.
His experience in the field of security has been acquired through work in a variety of areas, including the energy industry, insurance, engineering, aviation, defence, and the space industry. He became the president of the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) in 2003.
Udo Helmbrecht took office as Executive Director of the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) in October 2009.
Andrew Hutchison, CyberSecurity Specialist, T-Systems, Switzerland
Dr. Andrew Hutchison is CyberSecurity Specialist at T-Systems Switzerland, and part of the overall Telekom Security organization of Deutsche Telekom. In this capacity he advises customers regarding their security strategy, roadmap and solutions. Read more
Andrew has previously held various roles in the international organization of T-Systems – in particular as Executive Advisor CyberSecurity, International Programme Executive for CyberSecurity, and as General Manager / Vice President of the Telecommunications Business in South Africa, responsible for a team covering all TC Sales, Portfolio and Delivery activities.
Andrew has also led various international Innovation related initiatives having worked on various T-Labs projects, with the teams in Berlin and Israel, and having led participation of a team in a specialist EU FP7 “next generation security” project.
Prior to joining T-Systems Andrew co-founded an IT consulting and training company, which was acquired by a South African IT group, and he has also been on the faculty of the Computer Science Department at the University of Cape Town (UCT), where he remains an Adjunct Professor.
Andrew has a PhD in Computer Science (Information Security), which he completed at the University of Zürich, Switzerland while working at the IBM Zürich Research Laboratory in Rüschlikon. His M.Sc (on Wide Area Network performance / routing) and undergraduate degrees were obtained at UCT. He also holds a Higher Diploma in Education (with distinction) from UCT and has been a visiting scientist at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.
As a contributor in the international community of IT professionals, Andrew has authored / co-authored some 50 international peer reviewed papers in the areas of telecommunications and security. He is a regular presenter at conferences, industry seminars and press spokesperson for T-Systems
Diane Joyce, Technology Owner, Post Office Identity Services , UK
Diane has been pivotal in the creation of the UK Digital Citizen Identity marketplace; she has provided thought leadership, architecture design and innovation in the propagation of trusted online transactions in the digital age. Diane has worked with blue chip corporations to implement the Read more
Diane is Technology Owner for Post Office Identity Services which provides a user centric personal identity experience providing authentication and assurance services to public and private sector organisations.
Irene Kafeza, Advocate, Kafeza Law Office, Greece
Irene Kafeza is a Greek Advocate specialized in Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law. She obtained her PhD in “Electronic Contracts in India” from National Academy of Legal studies and Research (NALSAR), University of Law, India, her Master Read more
Mark King, Consultant, Broadsail
Mark King spent 30 years at GCHQ, and while some of the work was so esoteric that if he told you he would have to wake you up afterwards, most was involved in the international security standards arena, e.g. as a PUKE (principal UK expert) at the time of the first Read more
Igor Kotsiuba, Partner (focusing on Cybersecurity & Critical Infrastructure Security), CyberDesk, Ukraine
Igor Kotsiuba focuses on Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Security. He is a partner at CyberDesk, and has been providing services to clients in the fields of information security, cybersecurity and blockchain for distributed eHealth and Energy in Ukraine and EU. Read more
Igor has an outstanding record of implementing the best global information security practices and frameworks for a wide range of companies. He is actively involved in scientific and research activities in the area of cybersecurity within the projects of the European Commission in cooperation with leading specialists from the UK, France, Spain, Germany. Igor also is main researcher and manages Horizon 2020 projects in the areas of enhancing the cyber security standards in energy infrastructure, the Internet of things and eHealth, and is a frequent speaker at specialized conferences and seminars. Lead expert in number of projects regarding using of blockchain to enhance security and management of eHealth system, military supply and logistics chain, procurement systems.
Worked on projects for development of smart energy grid and IoT for energy companies as well as blockchain implementations and participated in specialized boards for the issues of legislative reform for digitalization, use of cloud computing technologies in the operational activities of state bodies, use of the best practices and international standards, their translation and application.
Membership and activities:
- Kyiv Chamber of Commerce, Cybersecurity Council
- H2020 main Researcher, NAS of Ukraine
- APPAU Industry 4.0
- Cybersecurity of Energy Sector, Scientific board in NAS of Ukraine
Lefteris Leontaridis, TOOP Piloting Manager, Greece
He is currently responsible for piloting activities in the TOOP Large scale Pilot project (The Once-Only Project) and has been involved for several years in cross-border interoperability solutions among European Member States (eSENS, PEPPOL) which use generic Building Blocks such as eDelivery, eID and eSignature.
Mark Lizar, Co-Founder, Open Consent Group, UK
Mark Lizar is the Co-Founder of the Open Consent Group, leading on the Public Privacy & Security Network and the privacy and security icon. Mark has 10+ years of experience in surveillance, security, and privacy Read more
Membership and activities:
- Kyiv Chamber of Commerce, Cybersecurity Council
- H2020 main Researcher, NAS of Ukraine
- APPAU Industry 4.0
- Cybersecurity of Energy Sector, Scientific board in NAS of Ukraine
Esther Makaay, Digital Identities Professional, SIDN, Netherlands
Esther Makaay is a digital identities professional. Her role is proposition development – identifying partners, getting pilots and projects started – for log-in solutions provider Connectis and for .nl registry SIDN. Specialist fields Read more
Ken Munro, Partner, Pen Test Partners, UK
Ken Munro responsibly discloses security vulnerabilities to device manufacturers and publicises issues in his capacity as Partner at Pen Test Partners (www.pentestpartners). He regularly blogs and also writes for Read more
various newspapers and industry magazines in an effort to get beyond the unhelpful scaremongering put about by many security vendors and has become a voice for reform and legislative change in the largely unregulated IoT, briefing UK and US government departments as well as being involved with various EU consumer councils. Ken has been in the infosecurity business for approaching 20 years.
Timothy Reiniger, Director, Reiniger LLC, USA
Tim's specializes in information governance (information security, digital identity, information privacy, and digital evidence). He is a principal author of the 2015 Virginia Digital Identity Law (CH 483) and the Virginia Read more
Teemu Rissanen, CISM, Managing Director, Conseils Oy, Helsinki & Brussels
Working with strong identity credential systems and solutions since the early 2000s, Teemu Rissanen has gained a wide range of expertise in the practice of regulatory compliance, governance, standards and solutions for identity management in both government Read more
Oscar Santolalla, Sales Engineer on Customer Identity & Access Management, Ubisecure, Finland
As a Sales Engineer on Customer Identity and Access Management, Oscar is a trusted advisor for Ubisecure partners and customers. With over 15 years in the technology arena, he has worked in information security, product management and Read more
He is an active member of Kantara Initiative's Consent and Information Sharing working group.
He is author of "Create and Deliver a Killer Product Demo (2017)." Since 2014, Oscar has been hosting the public speaking podcast Time to Shine, for which he has interviewed more than 100 communication professionals.
Oscar holds a Master in Mobile Computing - Services and Security at Helsinki University of Technology (now Aalto University)
Marc Sel, Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Belgium
I'm working for PricewaterhouseCoopers 'Advisory Services' in Belgium as a Director, specialised in ICT Security and Performance. I joined the firm in January 1989 as a Consultant. Over time, I specialised in the field of security, both from the technical and from Read more
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
Rachelle Sellung, Senior Scientist, IAT University of Stuttgart
Rachelle Sellung is a Senior Scientist in the competence team of Identity Management at the IAT University of Stuttgart. Within this interdisciplinary team with an array of skill sets, she provides the Economic Read more
Rachelle Sellung has achieved a Master’s of Science in Economics at the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart, Germany. As well as, a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Marketing at the University of Mississippi in the USA.
Andrea Servida, Head of Task Force Legislation Team, Directorate General Communication Networks, Content & Technology, European Commission Belgium
Andrea Servida is Head of the Task Force "Legislation Team (eIDAS) in Directorate General 'Communication networks, content and technology' (DG CONNECT) of the European Commission. Read more
From 2006 to 2012, he was Deputy Head of the Unit "Internet; Network and Information Security" in DG INFSO where he co-managed the Unit and was in charge of defining and implementing the strategies and policies on network and information security, critical information infrastructure protection, electronic signature and identification.
Prior to 2005 Andrea worked for nearly eight years in industry on international R&D projects and then for the European Commission on the ICT research programme
He graduated with Laude in Nuclear Engineering at Politecnico di Milano and carried out PhD studies on fuzzy sets and artificial intelligence at Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London.
John Erik Setsaas, Senior Development Architect, Signicat AS, Norway
John Erik Setsaas has been working with software product development for more than 30 years. He has in-depth knowledge in the areas of security and identity management. His current role is Senior Development Architect at Signicat AS focusing on creating great Read more
Before joining Signicat, John Erik was the worked as chief development architect for SAP Identity Management. He has been presenting at international conferences, like SAP TechEd, EEMA and ISSE.
In addition he has also worked as assistant professor at Buskerud University College, teaching Electronic Commerce, identity services and security.
More information about John Erik at https://no.linkedin.com/in/setsaas
John Shamah, Chair, EEMA, UK
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 Read more
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.
Michael Shamah, Cultural Heritage Specialist, EJ Consultants, UK
Michael Shamah is a cultural heritage specialist who graduated from the Central European University in Budapest, with a background in European and Middle Eastern Archaeology. Prior to that he received his B.A from the University of Read more
His interests are in how unsolicited actions caused by individuals/groups, can alter the archaeological and cultural heritage discourse. He also has an interest towards heritage preservation and has published last year a policy brief article focusing on the safeguarding of Aleppian Cuisine. He is currently collaborating with Newcastle University on a cultural memory H2020 project.
With the use of advanced Technology on the rise in archaeological and cultural heritage domains, he has commenced investigating how Artificial Intelligence (AI) can change our understanding of the past, due to its cognitive and objective decision making. Putting aside the nuts and bolts of AI, what fascinates him is the ethical aspect of Artificial Intelligence, along with its cultural Impact.
Jacoba Sieders, Global Head of Digital Identity & Access
Jacoba Sieders is an all-round cyber security expert, but secure digital access, digital identity and digital KYC requirements are her focus area. She has 18 years of experience in the finance industry with these topics. She has extensive knowledge about relevant Read more
Jacoba is a member of the Advisory Board of ID.Next, an independent European think tank on digital identity, and of various expert groups to represent her employer for European Union-level interactions, such as the European Banking Federation. As identity expert she represents ABN AMRO at the Dutch Payments Association, and in the Dutch Blockchain Coalition, Action Line 1 (digital identity). She is part of the ISO/NEN technical working group for the standardization of digital identities, security and privacy in the block chain realm.
Jacoba holds a masters degree in Classics from Leiden Univerisity (Greek, Latin, Hebrew) and re-educated to pursue an Information Technology career. Since then she worked at Cap Gemini, ING and Rabobank International. On behalf of ING Group she lived and worked in New Delhi, India. Since 2014 she works in the ABN AMRO Corporate Information Security Office.
Alain Sroussi, Consultant – Biometrics, Digital ID, National ID, France
Based on more than 20 years experience in Identity and biometrics solutions, Alain Sroussi has developed closed links with governments for implementing ID systems and is therefore aware of their needs and expectations when it comes to the use of digital IDs.Read more
Alain Sroussi former SAFRAN /Morpho -IDEMIA manager demonstrated expertise in leading large international programmes with specialised knowledge of national identification systems, biometrics, and eID.
He became an independent business consultant in biometrics and identity management in 2018.
He is an MBA graduate of the business school of HEC Paris and is a graduate engineer in computer science from Ecole Centrale de Marseille. During his career, Alain occupied leading positions in international companies with notably more than 10 years in Africa, Asia and Europe.
Mr. Sroussi’s deep understanding of the identification markets, as well as his experience in technologically driven companies, will be essential in managing the digital transformation of the Citizen Identity.
He coordinated the European project EKSISTENZ related to Identity theft in the digital world.
Ashley Stephenson, CEO, Corero Network Security
Ashley Stephenson (CEO) first joined Corero Network Security as Executive Vice President of the Network Security division, with responsibility for product and solution strategy in March 2012, and was appointed chief executive officer of the division in January Read more
Bart Symons, Director of ZetesConfidens Trust Services, Zetes PASS
Bart Symons (48) has more than 25 years’ experience in PKI, digital signature, smartcards, cryptography and biometrics for large scale deployments. He joined Zetes in 2002 and has been involved in the technical preparation Read more
He currently heads ZetesConfidens, Zetes’ dedicated division which provides so called trust services such as digital signature and online authentication. ZetesConfidens is a QTSP as defined by the European eIDAS regulation.
Prior to his appointment at Zetes, he did softward development, technical consulting and product management for PKI and digital signature products for Utimaco Safeware.
Bart Symons holds a Master in Science (MSC)
Mark Tindal, Owner, Contact Centre Systems
Mark is the owner of Contact Centre Systems. He consults with businesses to help them understand the complex Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language Recognition landscape so that the right technology choices are made. As experts in delivering Contact and Collaboration strategy Read more
Jo Van Bulck, PhD Student, KU Leuven
Jo Van Bulck works as a PhD student at imec-DistriNet, KU Leuven (BE). His research explores hardware-level security from an integrated attack and defense perspective. Over the past years, he Read more
Csaba Virág, Head of Cyber Security Competence Centre, Cyber Services, Hungary
Csaba Virág has more than a decade of experience in strategic, technical and administrative layers of the IT sector and information security as an ethical hacker, cyber security professional and private sector subject Read more
Up to the summer of 2015 Csaba was leading several technical developments, mainly focusing on critical infrastructures like transportation, healthcare and the telecommunication sector. Besides delivering state-of-the-art technical and security solutions Csaba has won several prices for delivering creative and high Read more impact user experience products and services.
As Head of Cyber Security Competence Centre at Cyber Services he is responsible for knowledge transfer solutions and course developments along with delivering capacity building activities himself. Csaba is active in international capacity and capability building projects mainly focused on EU and Middle-East. Csaba is the lead national expert and creator of Cyber Kids concept in Hungary, focusing on situational cyber awareness programs for children. Csaba has been actively participating and delivering ITU regional cyber drills since 2015 around the globe.
Csaba is actively engaged in the European Cyber Security Organisation as Cyber Services is chairing the working group for Education, Awareness, Training and Exercises delivering capacity building concepts and solutions.
Besides his successful private business activities Csaba is a regular speaker at various cyber security events and conferences in Europe and around the world.
For more information, please visit Csaba Virág’s linkedIn profile at
Colin Wallis, Executive Director, Kantara Initiative Inc
Colin is the Executive Director of the Kantara Initiative Inc, the globally acknowledged thought leader and emerging practice resource centre for federated digital identity, access and consent-based information sharing. Read more
Kaliya Young, Identity Woman,
Kaliya Young also know as Identity Woman holds a Master of Science in Identity Management and Security. She co-Founded the Internet Identity Workshop in 2005 and the Personal Data Ecosystem Consortium in 2010. She is an internationally recognized expert Read more
Jacqueline Zoest, Barrister, Campbell Millar
With over 20 years experience as a Barrister, Jacqueline specialises in technology law and has particular expertise in data privacy; cyber security /cybercrime and economic crime (including bribery and fraud). Read more
She has worked as in-house legal adviser to a leading multi-national technology company, where she advised on corporate governance, Data Protection, Intellectual Property, outsourcing contracts and settlement of IT disputes.
Jacqueline is a contributing author to Westlaw (Sweet & Maxwell /Thomson Reuters) on the subjects of Computer Misuse Offences and Cyber Security regulation, and is a regular conference speaker. She is a member of the BSI panel developing the standard for ‘Internet of Things – Privacy by Design’, as part of the ISO’s work on the ‘Consumer protection: privacy by design for consumer goods and services’ standard.
Prior to becoming a Barrister, Jacqueline worked as a Management Consultant, advising organisations in the finance and public sectors. Her clients included the Finance Directorate of the European Commission and the Australian Government. Her early career was as a computer software developer, designing and programming financial and banking software.
Jacqueline has a B.Sc. from the University of Cape Town and an LLM in Computer and Communications Law from Queen Mary University of London.
She is a member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology; the Society for Computers and Law; the Bar Association for Commerce, Finance and Industry; and the Criminal Bar Association of England and Wales.