Ireland COSAC Connect Melbourne

COSAC's residential format allows unparalleled access to industry experts, long after the day's sessions have finished.

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Harley Aw CISO,Phoenix HSL (Australia)

Harley Aw

CISO,Phoenix HSL (Australia)

Harley is an Information Security and IT industry veteran based in Sydney Australia with over 20 years in multiple sectors including retail, hospitality, tertiary education, sporting and gaming multi-nationals, as well as consulting in the financial, government and resources sectors. He is a certified digital forensic examiner, cybersecurity incident handler, a member of the GIAC Advisory Board and a Founding Member of the SABSA Institute. He is currently the CISO of the Phoenix Group.
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Dennis van den Berg Security Principal,Accenture (Netherlands)

Dennis van den Berg

Security Principal,Accenture (Netherlands)

Dennis is a Security Innovation Principal within the Cyber Defence Services domain of Accenture Security in the Netherlands. Dennis joined Accenture in 2013, after he completed his MSc in Network & Information Security. Since, he worked on a multitude of cybersecurity strategy, architecture, and transformation engagements helping clients in the Netherlands and abroad become cyber resilient businesses.
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Chris Blunt Security Architect,Aflac NI

Chris Blunt

Security Architect,Aflac NI

Chris is a seasoned cybersecurity professional. He has recently moved to Belfast from New Zealand where he co-founded and ran a highly successful information security and privacy consultancy. He is an exponent of business-driven security and is passionate about delivering pragmatic advice that enables organisations to achieve their business objectives.
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Hugh Boyes Principal Engineer,University of Warwick (UK)

Hugh Boyes

Principal Engineer,University of Warwick (UK)

Hugh Boyes is a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and holds the CISSP. He divides his time between working as a Principal Engineer at the University of Warwick and undertaking cyber security consultancy assignments. Hugh is a Member of the Register of Security Engineers and Specialists (RSES).
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Steven Bradley Consulting Security Architect,Cyber Enterprise Modelling (Belgium)

Steven Bradley

Consulting Security Architect,Cyber Enterprise Modelling (Belgium)

Steven is a SCP with 10+ years’ experience in the SABSA methodology. He works as an independent Security Architect and develops a research interest in model-driven approaches to security architecture - a topic on which he has presented at COSAC 2018, COSAC 2019 and COSAC APAC 2019. Steven has authored a paper for The SABSA Institute on the topic of security modelling with ArchiMate which is now being developed via a joint SABSA Institute / Open Group Working Group.
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Phil Bridgham Principal Investigator,Northrop Grumman (USA)

Phil Bridgham

Principal Investigator,Northrop Grumman (USA)

Dr. Phillip Bridgham is a Cyber Architect and researcher for Northrop Grumman and applies AI, Machine Learning, and Information Fusion techniques to achieve advanced automation and risk management. Dr. Bridgham brings 25 years of software engineering and technical leadership experience across a wide range of industries, including: Aerospace, Industrial Controls, Robotics, Banking and Finance, Medical Devices, Fraud Detection, Risk Analysis, and more.
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Mike Broome Senior Software Engineer,Tanium (USA)

Mike Broome

Senior Software Engineer,Tanium (USA)

Mike is a Senior Software Engineer at Tanium, developing large-scale enterprise IT security and IT operations software. He spent two decades in networking and low-level embedded software, including writing code for the fastest-ramping mid-range router at Cisco. After a stint in embedded industrial control systems, he has spent the past 5 years working on threat response and business application mapping solutions to help with visibility across enterprise solutions.
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Glen Bruce Director,Deloitte (Canada)

Glen Bruce

Director,Deloitte (Canada)

Glen Bruce is focused on Security Strategies, Architectures, PKI and Governance supporting business and governments in their approach to managing information security risk. He has over 45 years of in-depth experience in IT consulting, systems management and technical positions. He has led many information security engagements, where he has helped clients establish effective strategies, governance, architectures, policies, PKI and infrastructure implementations.
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Rob Campbell Enterprise Security Architect,Secure Constitution Ltd (UK)

Rob Campbell

Enterprise Security Architect,Secure Constitution Ltd (UK)

A Security Architect with 30 years IT experience, the last 23 in Security. I have been trained in security consultancy & architecture methodologies. These include Togaf (including Archimate) and of course SABSA. I have 10+ years in the financial/insurance sectors and 10+ years experience in the Government sector. In that time I have performed security strategy, risk assessment and compliance roles as well as designed, developed & implemented solutions compliant with industry standards.
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Andy Clark Director,Primary Key Associates (UK)

Andy Clark

Director,Primary Key Associates (UK)

Prof Clark is an acknowledged expert in Cryptography, I.S. Security, Systems Engineering, Information Forensics & Cyber Security. He has worked in the field of Computer and Information Systems Security and Cryptology since 1984 and is a registered expert witness with 20+ years’ experience of presenting computer and information systems evidence in a wide range of criminal & civil cases. He is a co-author of the SABSA Blue Book & was the first recipient of the COSAC award.
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Dimitrios Delivasilis Managing Director,Qiomos (UK)

Dimitrios Delivasilis

Managing Director,Qiomos (UK)

Strong technology executive, specializing in business-driven security architectures and business risk control management. I have more than 16 years of extensive experience gained within information security consultancy firms as well as financial services and telecom organizations. During the last eight years I have been offering enterprise security strategy services to C-Level executives across Europe due to my ability to simplify complex technological issues.
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Lawrence Dietz General Counsel,TAL Global Corporation (USA)

Lawrence Dietz

General Counsel,TAL Global Corporation (USA)

Lawrence Dietz, Attorney has served as General Counsel of TAL Global since April 2010 where he had extensive experience in international contracts. Prior to joining TAL Global Dietz served in senior roles at Symantec Corporation to include Director of Market Intelligence and Global Public Sector Evangelist. He retired as a Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve and is the author of the authoritative Blog on Psychological Operations (PSYOP).
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Liz Dietz Professor,University of Phoenix (USA)

Liz Dietz

Professor,University of Phoenix (USA)

Dr Elizabeth “Liz” Dietz began her nursing career as a Lieutenant Junior Grade, Charge Nurse for the US Public Health Service during the Vietnam Conflict. She is a Professor Emeritus of Nursing from San Jose State University after a 29-year career there. She has been a volunteer with American Red Cross in Service to Armed Forces, Disaster Health Service Manager, Expert Instructor in International Humanitarian Law program, as well as Regional Disaster Lead for the Disability Integration program.
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Todd Fitzgerald CISO, Cybersecurity Leadership,CISO Spotlight (USA)

Todd Fitzgerald

CISO, Cybersecurity Leadership,CISO Spotlight (USA)

Todd has built and led multiple Fortune 500/large company information security programs for 20 years across multiple industries. Todd serves as Executive In Residence and Chairman of the Cybersecurity Collaborative Executive Committee, was named 2016-17 Chicago CISO of the Year, ranked Top 50 Information Security Executive, and named Ponemon Institute Fellow. Fitzgerald authored CISO COMPASS: Navigating Cybersecurity Leadership Challenges with Insights from Pioneers.
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Nick Galletto Global Cyber Risk Lead,Deloitte (Canada)

Nick Galletto

Global Cyber Risk Lead,Deloitte (Canada)

Nick Galletto has over 30 years of experience in information technology, networking, systems management and information security management. He has accumulated extensive experience in the management, design, development and implementation of cyber risk management programs. Over the last several years Nick’s primary focus has been helping clients with the development and implementation of cyber risk management solutions both for IT and OT, making these organizations more cyber resilient.
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Peter De Gersem Principal Security Management Specialist,SWIFT (Belgium)

Peter De Gersem

Principal Security Management Specialist,SWIFT (Belgium)

Peter is a security management specialist at SWIFT, the world’s leading provider of secure financial messaging services. He has over 22 years of experience in information security, having covered a broad spectrum of security domains. His current role is managing the SWIFT security assessment practice, from business objectives over threat landscape to deriving the security painpoints and identifying security requirements that speak to both business as technical stakeholders.
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Simon Griffin Senior Enterprise Security Architect,AXA (UK)

Simon Griffin

Senior Enterprise Security Architect,AXA (UK)

I’ve been working at AXA for nearly 20 years in a number of global roles including security consultancy, engineering and presently as an enterprise security architect within AXA’s Group Operations organisation. I have so far achieved SABSA SCF, attended both the A1 and A3 courses and hope to start work on my paper for Practitioner soon. I spend most of my time taking a business driven approach to security and utilising what I’ve learned from SABSA in developing our security reference model.
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Rob Hale Fellow,Lockhead Martin (USA)

Rob Hale

Fellow,Lockhead Martin (USA)

Rob is a Lockheed Martin Fellow with over 25 years of experience in information systems and security. During his career he has been responsible for conducting and supporting information assurance and cyber security activities for federal, state and commercial organisations in the defense, law enforcement, financial services, utility and healthcare industries. Additionally, he has designed and implemented secure networks to support nuclear emergency response teams and top US banks.
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G. Mark Hardy President,National Security Corporation (USA)

G. Mark Hardy

President,National Security Corporation (USA)

G. Mark serves as President of National Security Corporation, an information security management consulting firm he founded in 1988. He has been providing cyber security expertise to government, military, and commercial clients for over 30 years, and is the author of over 100 articles and presentations on security, privacy, and leadership. A graduate of Northwestern University and Loyola University, he holds a BS in Computer Science, a BA in Mathematics, a Masters in Business Administration.
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Simon Harvey Enterprise Architect – Information Security,UnitingCare Queensland (Australia)

Simon Harvey

Enterprise Architect – Information Security,UnitingCare Queensland (Australia)

Simon is a Security Professional with 20+ years of Security-related Academic Research, Business & Management experience. He is currently an Enterprise Security Architect at a large financial services organisation; and is trying - slowly - to overcome his natural shyness by becoming more involved within the local InfoSec community. In addition to being extremely late at submitting his SABSA Advanced exam, he has been part of the organising team for AISA's BrisSec Conference since 2017.
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Michael Hirschfeld Director,David Lynas Consulting (Australia)

Michael Hirschfeld

Director,David Lynas Consulting (Australia)

Michael has 20 years’ experience in Information Security and is a Director of David Lynas Consulting and the Chair of the SABSA Founders Bursary. He has provided high level assistance on information security related matters to a range of clients within Australia and internationally. He was formerly the Chief Information Officer and CISO at the Australian Commonwealth Department of Finance where he had executive responsibility for ICT as well as physical security.
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Martin Hopkins ,(UK)

Martin Hopkins

,(UK)

Martin is a Vice President at Aon's Cyber Solutions Group. He has over 25 years experience in technology, primarily in security related fields. In between delivering consultancy he leads security research and solutions innovation with a current focus on security architecture and advisory. He is a strong advocate of business driven security, security architecture and secure software development practices.
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Lynette Hornung Principle Security and Privacy Architect,Dell Technologies (USA)

Lynette Hornung

Principle Security and Privacy Architect,Dell Technologies (USA)

Lynette is a Senior Privacy and Security Architecture Manager leading a privacy program with a federal agency focusing on data protection and security architecture that provides security and privacy by design. She has supported a variety of federal agencies with privacy and security architecture services and solutions. She was CyberCorps and has her MS in Information Assurance from Iowa State University.
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Jaco Jacobs Senior Security Principal,Accenture (Netherlands)

Jaco Jacobs

Senior Security Principal,Accenture (Netherlands)

Jaco is Cyber Operations and Resilience offering lead for Europe at Accenture Security based out of the Netherlands. He has been a “security guy” for around 19 years during which time he has provided security services to several companies in Africa, Europe, the Middle East and the US. He has spent a large part of his career developing security IP and services and co-authoring security publications.
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Siân John MBE Chief Security Advisor,Microsoft (UK)

Siân John MBE

Chief Security Advisor,Microsoft (UK)

Siân John MBE is EMEA/APJ Director of Cybersecurity Strategy at Microsoft. She leads a team of chief security advisors in EMEA and APJ who work with Microsoft’s customers as they evolve their security strategy to support digital transformation and cloud adoption. Siân has worked in Cybersecurity for nearly 25 years across strategy, business risk, privacy, and technology. Siân is a recognised thought leader in the industry. She is Chair of both techUK’s CyberSecurity Management committee and the Digital Economy Advisory Board for the UK Research Councils.
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Diana Kelley Field CTO,Microsoft (USA)

Diana Kelley

Field CTO,Microsoft (USA)

Diana Kelley is the Cybersecurity Field Chief Technology Officer for Microsoft where she provides guidance to C-level executives at large, global companies. She is a Faculty Member with IANS Research, an Industry Mentor at the CyberSecurity Factory and a Guest Lecturer at Boston College’s Master of Science in Cybersecurity program. Previously, she was the Global Executive Security Advisor at IBM Security and a GM at Symantec.
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Lesley Kipling Chief Security Advisor,Microsoft (UK)

Lesley Kipling

Chief Security Advisor,Microsoft (UK)

Previously lead investigator for Microsoft’s detection and response team (DaRT), Lesley has spent 16+ years responding to Microsoft customers’ largest and most impactful cybersecurity incidents. As Chief Security Advisor, she now provides customers, partners and agencies around the globe with deep insights into how and why security incidents happen, how to harden defences and more importantly, how to automate response and contain attacks with the power of the cloud and machine learning.
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Dan Klein Chief Data Officer,Valtech / United Nations (UK)

Dan Klein

Chief Data Officer,Valtech / United Nations (UK)

Dan Klein has two roles – lead of Environmental Data for the UN Big Data Working Group and Chief Data Officer for Valtech. At the UN, he is part of the team deploying a global collaboration platform for international datasets, methods and results, to drive improvements in the 17 Sustaianble Developmernt Goals. In Valtech, he looks after all things ‘data’, delivering differentiated value to our clients. He is fascinated by how the use of data can disrupt existing business models.
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Jason Kobes Principal Cyber Architect,Northrop Grumman (USA)

Jason Kobes

Principal Cyber Architect,Northrop Grumman (USA)

Jason Kobes works as a Principal Cyber Architect & Research Scientist in Washington, DC for Northrop Grumman Corporation. Jason has over 20 years of experience concentrated in information systems design analytics, business/mission security architecture, enterprise risk management, information assurance research, and business consulting. Jason has a Master's of Science in Information Assurance (MSIA) and a Bachelor's of Science in Computer Science from Iowa State University. 
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Karel Koster Manager IT - Information Security,FedEx Express Int (Netherlands)

Karel Koster

Manager IT - Information Security,FedEx Express Int (Netherlands)

Karel Koster is an information security professional with over 15 years of experience is various information security roles. He currently manages an international team of security analyst for FedEx Express, owning and executing various GRC process for FedEx international. Prior to FedEx Karel fulfilled positions as Head of information security, information security officer, security architect and operational risk manager within financial services companies.
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Rosanna Kurrer Managing Director,CyberWayFinder (Belgium)

Rosanna Kurrer

Managing Director,CyberWayFinder (Belgium)

Rosanna runs a rapidly expanding European platform growing next-generation diverse cyber security professionals. She consults and leads design think, corporate innovation and coding seminars to corporates and individuals (e.g. BNP Paribas, Salesforce.com, the 27 EU Director Generals as individuals). An accomplished public speaker, she emphasizes the doing of things. A native of the Philippines, via formal architecture education in Japan she now identifies as German and Belgian.
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John Leach Owner,John Leach Information Security Ltd (UK)

John Leach

Owner,John Leach Information Security Ltd (UK)

I have been an Information Risk and Security professional for more than 30 years. I have held senior positions in the security teams of a number of organisations, including NatWest Bank, and led the security teams for the UK branches of two US boutique technical consultancies. In late 2002, I formed JLIS to enable me to provide my unique brand of Security Risk Management consultancy services independently.
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Lisa Lorenzin Director, Transformation Strategy,Zscaler (USA)

Lisa Lorenzin

Director, Transformation Strategy,Zscaler (USA)

Lisa is Director of Transformation Strategy at Zscaler, specializing in secure application access and digital transformation. For more than 20 years, she has worked in a variety of network and information security roles and has contributed to open standards for endpoint integrity and network security from the Trusted Computing Group (TCG) and Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). Lisa is currently focused on helping customers achieve their security goals and create a seamless user experience across cloud and mobile environments through the use of cloud-delivered zero trust access solutions.
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David Lynas Chairman,COSAC (Northern Ireland)

David Lynas

Chairman,COSAC (Northern Ireland)

David Lynas is currently enjoying his thirty-eighth year of experience in Information Security, during which he has been invited to provide strategic advice to governments and industry clients on every continent. A globally renowned Enterprise Security Architect, Security Strategist, and Thought-Leader, he is the co-author of SABSA (the world’s leading free-use, open-source Security Architecture Methodology), CEO of the SABSA Institute CEO of David Lynas Consulting.
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Valerie Lyons COO & PhD Scholar,BH Consulting & DCU (Ireland)

Valerie Lyons

COO & PhD Scholar,BH Consulting & DCU (Ireland)

I am an accomplished Information Security Risk Manager for the last two decades, with extensive experience at senior management level. I am also a fully qualified executive coach, with a Masters in Business and Leadership. I became aware that industry was becoming hugely focussed on addressing security and privacy through the compliance lens. Seeking to find a more sustainable and effective way to address these risks, I traded my senior management position for the opportunity to undertake a PhD.
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Kathleen Mullin CISO,Healthmap Solutions, Inc. (USA)

Kathleen Mullin

CISO,Healthmap Solutions, Inc. (USA)

Kathleen Mullin CISSP, MLSE, CCSFP is an influential information security practitioner with more than 30 years of experience. She has been a CISO at various publicly traded, private, not-for-profit organizations, and governmental entities including HealthMap Solutions, WageWorks, Healthplan Services, Adventist Health, and Tampa Airport. She has a BSBA from St Joseph’s College Maine and an MBA from Florida Metropolitan University.
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Lori Murray Systems Engineer,Lowa State University (USA)

Lori Murray

Systems Engineer,Lowa State University (USA)

Lori Murray is a Senior Advanced 3 Information Assurance Systems Engineer, currently enrolled at Iowa State University as a PhD student studying Computer Engineering. She has her Masters of Science degrees in Information Assurance and Business Analytics from Iowa State University, along with her CISSP. Lori has 15 years of experience between Systems Engineering as a Cyber Security SME building security architecture from requirements definition to design.
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John O'Leary President,O'Leary Management Education (USA)

John O'Leary

President,O'Leary Management Education (USA)

John O'Leary, CISSP, is President of O’Leary Management Education. His background spans four decades as an active practitioner in information systems, IT Security and contingency planning. He has designed, implemented and managed security and recovery for networks ranging from single site to multinational. John has trained tens of thousands of practitioners, and conducted on-site programs at major corporations and government facilities worldwide. John was the recipient of the 2004 COSAC award.
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MZ Omarjee Enterprise Security Architect,Standard Bank (South Africa)

MZ Omarjee

Enterprise Security Architect,Standard Bank (South Africa)

Muhammed Zubair (Mz) Omarjee is an Enterprise Security Architect within the Group IT Plan function of Standard Bank Group South Africa. He is instrumental in defining the security technology strategy and plays a pivotal role in shaping the information security practice as a transformative business driven and risk oriented discipline.
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Alex Parkinson Senior Security Architect / Cyber Project Design Authority,Thales (Australia)

Alex Parkinson

Senior Security Architect / Cyber Project Design Authority,Thales (Australia)

Alex Parkinson is a senior cybersecurity architect at Thales Australia. Alex’s qualifications include a Master of Science (Internetworking), a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and CISSP, CRISC and SABSA Practitioner (SCP) professional certifications. Alex has over 30 years of experience in understanding and dealing with complex systems and organisations in multiple sectors, including Defence and National Security, Trading and Financial Services and Mission Critical Engineering projects.
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Bhupesh Rana Global Head of Enterprise Security Architecture and Design,AXA (UK)

Bhupesh Rana

Global Head of Enterprise Security Architecture and Design,AXA (UK)

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Mark Rasch Chief Counsel,National Security Corporation (USA)

Mark Rasch

Chief Counsel,National Security Corporation (USA)

Mark Rasch is an internationally recognized cyber attorney and technology risk executive, with a distinguished record establishing and leading world-class data privacy and resiliency, security consulting, incident response and investigations practices for commercial and government organizations. More than 30 years’ in information security, and high-technology litigation and advisory across the critical infrastructure. Highly sought as one of the world’s leading legal (cyber) experts.
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Helvi Salminen Security Advisor,(Finland)

Helvi Salminen

Security Advisor,(Finland)

Helvi Salminen has worked in information security since June 1990, first as security analyst and since April 2000 as information security manager. Before starting information security tasks she has 12 years experience in systems development. Helvi is founder member of Finnish Information Security Association which celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2007. Helvi is qualified CISA, CISSP & SABSA & was awarded as CISO of the year in Finland 2014.
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Char Sample Chief Scientist Cybersecurity Cybercore,Idaho National Laboratory (USA)

Char Sample

Chief Scientist Cybersecurity Cybercore,Idaho National Laboratory (USA)

Dr. Char Sample is Chief Scientist Cybersecurity at the Idaho National Laboratory and a research fellow with the University of Warwick, UK. Dr. Sample has over 20 years experience in the information security industry. Most recently Dr. Sample has been advancing the research into the role of national culture in cyber security events. Presently Dr. Sample is continuing research on modeling cyber behaviors by culture, other areas of research are information weaponization and complexity.
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Manal al Sarraf Head of Risk Management & Compliance,Batelco (Bahrain)

Manal al Sarraf

Head of Risk Management & Compliance,Batelco (Bahrain)

"Manal has a wealth of over 20 years of experience in the field of audit risk and compliance, where she had leadership roles within those areas leading teams to creating value and effective control frameworks. Manal has the business acumen within telecom to provide a balanced approach in achieving business objectives while striking a balance with risks and controls within her expertise in assurance. She has worked with well-reputed organizations such as KPMG, BIBF and is currently serving Batelco as the Director of Compliance."
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Esther Schagen-van Luit Specialist Security Architecture,Deloitte (Netherlands)

Esther Schagen-van Luit

Specialist Security Architecture,Deloitte (Netherlands)

Esther is a Specialist in Security Architecture at Deloitte Cyber Risk Services. Her ambition is to be a Leading Lady In Cyber, who is the best in her craft (security architecture) and makes societal impact as a role model through making girls & women feel they (could) belong in world of cybersecurity. For her work on getting more women into Cyber, Esther has been awarded prizes and nominations such as the Cybersecurity Award, Techionista Award, VIVA400 and Change in Business Award.
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Roland Schagen-van Luit Junior Architect,ZJA Architecture (Netherlands)

Roland Schagen-van Luit

Junior Architect,ZJA Architecture (Netherlands)

Roland is a Junior Architect at ZJA Architecture. His focus on parametric design and fascination with 3D-printing has his portfolio span architecture, graphic and jewelry design. A broad interest in systems and mathematics in general has sparked a desire to convey this thinking outside of parametric design, spreading from the design of buildings into the design of boardgames.
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William Schultz Associate Director,Vanderbilt University Medical Centre (USA)

William Schultz

Associate Director,Vanderbilt University Medical Centre (USA)

Bill Schultz is a practicing security architect who has worked in the Information Technology field for over 16 years, with the past 12 focused on Enterprise Architecture, Security Architecture, Risk Management, and Compliance. Bill has built security programs, risk management programs, and developed strategic organizational architectures and technical system architectures. Bill has led multiple risk management and security architecture initiatives.
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Ilker Sertler Enterprise Security Architect,Capgemini UK (UK)

Ilker Sertler

Enterprise Security Architect,Capgemini UK (UK)

Ilker helps organisations to build the modern practice of Cyber Security and Enterprise Architecture for the agile business of the digital era. He continuously researches, develops and exercises pragmatic practices for enterprise organizations to improve cyber security initiatives are effectively embedded in the system delivery life cycle. He is a blogger with articles discussing cyber security architecture models adapting modern delivery approaches such as Agile.
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Timothy Sewell CIO / CISO,Reveal Risk (USA)

Timothy Sewell

CIO / CISO,Reveal Risk (USA)

Tim is a lifelong technology and security enthusiast with broad experience in multiple industries. He spent over a decade at Lockheed Martin designing and deploying solutions to some of the hardest cybersecurity problems in the national security space: Cryptography, weapon systems, aircraft, satellites, critical networks, APTs, hardware security, supply chain and third-party security, anti-tamper and industrial control systems using a blend of best-of-breed from the commercial space.
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John Sherwood Chief Architect,The SABSA Institute (UK)

John Sherwood

Chief Architect,The SABSA Institute (UK)

John Sherwood is the Chief Architect at The SABSA Institute. He is the originator of the SABSA methodology, and the lead author of the SABSA Blue Book. He has published many articles on the emerging art and science of cyber security and is a provocative and outspoken thought leader in this area. John has 48 years of experience as an information-systems professional. John was recently honoured by ISC2 with the Harold F. Tipton award for lifetime achievement in the industry.
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Malcolm Shore Chief Security Architect,David Lynas Consulting (New Zealand)

Malcolm Shore

Chief Security Architect,David Lynas Consulting (New Zealand)

Dr Shore completed a BSc in Computer Science at the University of London before emigrating to New Zealand where he held positions with RNZAF & Government Communications Security Bureau before completing his PhD at Otago University. He has held Head of Security positions in both Telecom New Zealand, and in NBN Co, where he was responsible for satisfying compliance with the Australian Protective Security Policy Framework. Malcolm was also the Technical Director for BAE Systems Australia.
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Martin Sivorn Head of Cybersecurity,Cabinet Office, UK Government (UK)

Martin Sivorn

Head of Cybersecurity,Cabinet Office, UK Government (UK)

Martin built and lead the first cyber security capability for prestigious global news organisation The Financial Times for many years, building a team spanning 2 continents that plays a pivotal role in protecting FT systems and data, and the integrity of the FT's journalistic content. Having a dedicated cyber security capability has enabled the business to expand into new ventures like investigative journalism, made possible with a secure whistle-blowing platform.
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John Sluiter Lead Global Enterprise Security Architect,AXA (UK)

John Sluiter

Lead Global Enterprise Security Architect,AXA (UK)

As member of the AXA Group Enterprise Security Architecture team, John leads development of the Enterprise Security Architecture as part of the Global Target Architecture, as well as contributing to various strategic programmes and topics such as global workplace, API management and DLP. Before joining AXA early 2016, John worked as security architect for business and IT consultancies for the most part of his career, working on TOGAF and SABSA integration amongst others.
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Maurice Smit Principal Security Architect,David Lynas Consulting (Netherlands)

Maurice Smit

Principal Security Architect,David Lynas Consulting (Netherlands)

Maurice is a Principal Security Consultant and SABSA Instructor at David Lynas Consulting, with over 15 years of experience in IT Security operations, management, governance and architecture, in a variety of industries including finance, healthcare and pharmaceuticals. Maurice delivers accredited SABSA training in Europe, India, Africa and the Middle East and is a founding member of the SABSA Institute Board of Trustees.
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Nick Spenceley Director,Primary Key Associates (UK)

Nick Spenceley

Director,Primary Key Associates (UK)

Nick is an experienced technical specialist with particular subject matter expertise in the application of technology to solve complex problems in secure environments. He consults on business change, system architecture and design, legal disputes, security accreditation and engineering processes. He has over 30 years’ experience in managing significant project portfolios and programmes for BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, Detica and Logica (now CGI).
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Andrew S. Townley Founder & CEO,Archistry (South Africa)

Andrew S. Townley

Founder & CEO,Archistry (South Africa)

Andrew is an international speaker, published author and thought leader on business execution, security, risk and technology who has extensive practical, hands-on experience working in the US, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Brazil. His Enterprise and Security Architecture experience includes leading SABSA adoption organizational change initiatives for Fortune Global 300 customers and is built on not only SABSA certification but personal mentoring by two of SABSA’s principal authors.
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Paul Tuck Director,Help4Security Limited (UK)

Paul Tuck

Director,Help4Security Limited (UK)

Paul is a cyber security and risk consultant with over 22 years in security leadership positions managing both operational and programme teams across cyber security and network functions. Paul started his career in IT operations before specialising in IT security and business resilience. Paul has worked on and managed large cyber security transformation programmes within financial services, travel and real estate sectors.
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Marc Verboven Security Architect,ING (Belgium)

Marc Verboven

Security Architect,ING (Belgium)

Marc Verboven is an experienced IT Security Architect with over 30 years of experience. After working for Dow Chemical, IBM and startups in Belgium, always in the area of IT Security, he joined ING Belgium in 2003. Since then he mainly worked on projects in the area of Retail & Commercial Banking Channels, acting both as a security & application architect. Since 2006 Marc is member of the Enterprise Architecture group of ING with continued focus on the area of Risk & Security.
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Martin De Vries Senior Information Security Offic,Rabobank (Netherlands)

Martin De Vries

Senior Information Security Offic,Rabobank (Netherlands)

Martin is an experienced Information Security Professional with a background in Project Management and Service Management. Recent years his focus is on innovation, both security innovation and secure innovation. In this role he scouts for security innovations, trends and technologies, and provides security advice to startups and scale-ups helping them to properly address their cyber security risks.
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Hugh Walcott Director & CTO,StrataMap (New Zealand)

Hugh Walcott

Director & CTO,StrataMap (New Zealand)

Hugh is co-founder and CTO of StrataMap, an online platform for enterprise architecture and system modelling used by the government, enterprises and cybersecurity service providers. Hugh started his career as an electronics engineer before moving to ICT via the start-up labs of Cambridge UK. Highlights include performing the first ever internet e-cash transaction in 1998 and lead architect on the world’s largest real-time system (mega-city adaptive traffic management system).
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Patrick Wheeler Mentor / Director,CyberWayFinder (Belgium)

Patrick Wheeler

Mentor / Director,CyberWayFinder (Belgium)

Leader of Transformative Security Initiatives: Patrick Wheeler is a specialist in combatting cybercrime and has been involved in IT consulting, business and security for over 20 years. Originally from California’s Silicon Valley and San Francisco, and now as a naturalized Belgian he focuses on the European Financial sector (e.g. SWIFT, Euroclear, BNP Paribas) specializing in security, compliance and innovation with rubric of ‘Cybrepreneurship’ which he defines as including opportunistic approaches to enterprise cyber security program uplift as well as business-leading topics.
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Todd Wilkinson Chief Information Security Architect,Elanco Animal Health (USA)

Todd Wilkinson

Chief Information Security Architect,Elanco Animal Health (USA)

Todd Wilkinson has been in the technology Industry for 23 years and most recently is serving as the Chief Information Security Architect for Elanco Animal building their new security program as part of a divestiture and IPO. He has advised and was accountable for the technology direction and product development of solutions that Elanco offers to our animal health customers, developed innovation in disease detection, wearables, implantable and mobile imaging capabilities with Elanco.
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