Manchester 2022, ISF World Congress

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Date and Time 12th - 15th November 2022
Location Manchester, United Kingdom
At Manchester 2022, just under 1,000 global senior executives and business leaders came together for keynote presentations, workshops and networking sessions – sharing knowledge, best practice and thought leadership in a confidential peer-group environment.
Our flagship event offers ISF Members an opportunity to discuss and find solutions to current security challenges, and gain practical advice from peers and leading industry experts from around the world.


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Join us in Rotterdam as our community of global senior executives and business leaders come together again to share knowledge, best practice and thought-leadership in a confidential peer-group environment.

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Our 2022 keynote speakers

Mo Gawdat

Former Chief Business Officer for Google [X], and founder of 'One Billion Happy'.

Toomas Ilves

Former President of Estonia, recognised for fostering digital freedom during his tenure.

Omera Khan

At the forefront of new thinking in logistics and supply chain management.

Margaret Heffernan

Entrepreneur and author of 'one of the most important business books of the decade'.

Jamie Bartlett

Technology writer and researcher who hosted and wrote a number one BBC podcast.

Rahaf Harfoush

Digital anthropologist, professor, researcher and New York Times Best Selling author.


Diamond Sponsor


KPMG firms can help you create a resilient and trusted digital world — even in the face of evolving threats. KPMG cyber security professionals can offer a multidisciplinary view of risk, enabling you to carry security throughout your organisation, so you can anticipate tomorrow, move faster and get an edge with secure and trusted technology.

No matter where you are on your cyber security journey, KPMG firms have expertise across the continuum — from the boardroom to the data center. In addition to assessing your cyber security and aligning it to your business priorities, we can help you develop advanced solutions, assist with implementing them, advise on monitoring ongoing risks and help you respond effectively to cyber incidents. KPMG professionals harness constantly evolving technologies that can connect and power businesses forward – building trust and creating and protecting value, while bridging the gap between past and future.

Let’s create a trusted digital world together.

Platinum Sponsors

Huawei Technologies

Founded in 1987, Huawei is a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices. We have more than 197,000 employees, and we operate in more than 170 countries and regions, serving more than three billion people around the world. Our vision and mission is to bring digital to every person, home and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world.


IBM Security

IBM Security offers one of the most advanced and integrated portfolios of enterprise security products and services. The portfolio, supported by world-renowned IBM Security X-Force® research, enables organizations to effectively manage risk and defend against emerging threats. IBM operates one of the world’s broadest security research, development and delivery organizations, monitors 150 billion+ security events per day in more than 130 countries, and has been granted more than 10,000 security patents worldwide. For more information, please check www.ibm.com/security, or follow IBM @IBMSecurity on Twitter.

Gold Sponsors


SureCloud is a leading provider of Gartner-recognized Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) solutions and Cybersecurity and Risk Advisory services, all underpinned by a single proprietary cloud-based platform. Combining software with expertise, SureCloud provides the GRC and Cyber Risk Management capabilities organizations need to achieve their desired business outcomes, while aligning with industry-recognized risk and compliance frameworks. For more information please visit https://www.surecloud.com/ or follow us on LinkedIn.


BlueVoyant is the industry’s leading integrated, end-to-end internal and external cyber defense platform that provides comprehensive defense within your organization and across your third-party suppliers, vendors, and partners. Our proprietary data, analytics, and technology works as a force multiplier to secure your full ecosystem.


Funded by world-class investors including Silver Lake Partners, Sequoia Capital, GV, Riverwood Capital, and others, SecurityScorecard is the global leader in cybersecurity ratings with more than 11 million companies continuously rated. Founded in 2013 by security and risk experts Dr. Aleksandr Yampolskiy and Sam Kassoumeh, SecurityScorecard’s patented rating technology is used by over 25,000 organizations for enterprise risk management, third-party risk management, board reporting, due diligence, and cyber insurance underwriting. SecurityScorecard continues to make the world a safer place by transforming the way companies understand, improve and communicate cybersecurity risk to their boards, employees and vendors. Every company has the universal right to their trusted and transparent Instant SecurityScorecard rating. For more information, visit securityscorecard.com or connect with us on LinkedIn.


BitSight transforms how companies take on third party risk management and security performance management. BitSight’s leading security reporting service delivers actionable security ratings, cyber risk metrics and security benchmarks through continuous monitoring of large pools of objective and independently verified data. By enabling more complete security visibility and evaluating how well an organization’s attack surface and third parties are protected against cybersecurity threats, BitSight helps to improve cybersecurity posture and manage risk more efficiently and effectively. For more information, please visit www.bitsight.com, read our blog or follow @BitSight on Twitter.


Secureworks (NASDAQ: SCWX) is a global cybersecurity leader that protects customer progress with Secureworks® Taegis™, a cloud-native security operations and analytics platform built on 20+ years of real-world threat intelligence and research, improving customers’ ability to detect advanced threats, streamline and collaborate on investigations, and automate the right actions. To learn more, visit: Taegis XDR, Cloud-Based Security for Extended Detection and Response | Secureworks.


Infosys Cyber Security practice has over 5,000 professionals serving global clients with end-to-end security services in consulting, transformation and managed services.  We believe in assuring digital trust by driving a mindset towards “Secure by Design”, building a resilient cybersecurity program to “Secure by Scale” and adopting newer technologies to “Secure the Future”. We build robust and holistic cybersecurity programs by following our four-dimensional approach of Diagnose-Design-Deliver-Defend. This defines the Infosys Cyber Security philosophy – Digital–trust. Assured.

Silver Sponsors


HelpSystems is a leader in cybersecurity software providing organizations with comprehensive, automated solutions. The HelpSystems cybersecurity suites help you secure business-critical data, maintain compliance, and stay ahead of today’s ever-changing threats and hybrid IT reality. Our solutions cover both Data Security and Infrastructure Protection, with a robust Managed Services offering to support your organizations deployments.

Acuity Risk Management

Acuity Risk Management helps businesses worldwide effectively manage, prioritize and report on their risks to inform strategic decision-making and build long-term resilience. It’s powerful STREAM platform provides rapid time to value to reassure stakeholders that risks are under control and compliance is maintained with increasingly complex standards and regulations. With STREAM, Acuity eliminates the guesswork around risk to support strategic decision-making, prioritization of resources and justification of expenditure to maximize ROI. With customers worldwide, Acuity has proven success supporting customers in highly regulated and targeted industries such as finance, IT, telecommunications, healthcare, defence and government.


CybelAngel’s Digital Risk Protection Solutions sees beyond perimeters to protect businesses from the most critical external digital risks. Our “best-of-breed” platform uses comprehensive scanning, Machine Learning, and human analysts to identify critical digital risks quickly and accurately. CybelAngel’s platform is a powerful solution for proactively protecting companies from digital risks.


CrowdStrike Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRWD), a global cybersecurity leader, has redefined modern security with one of the world’s most advanced cloud-native platforms for protecting critical areas of enterprise risk – endpoints and cloud workloads, identity and data. Powered by the CrowdStrike Security Cloud and world-class AI, the CrowdStrike Falcon® platform leverages real-time indicators of attack, threat intelligence, evolving adversary tradecraft and enriched telemetry from across the enterprise to deliver hyper-accurate detections, automated protection and remediation, elite threat hunting and prioritized observability of vulnerabilities. Purpose-built in the cloud with a single lightweight-agent architecture, the Falcon platform delivers rapid and scalable deployment, superior protection and performance, reduced complexity and immediate time-to-value. CrowdStrike: We stop breaches. Learn more.


Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, USA, ReversingLabs provides unmatched and actionable threat intelligence to some of the world’s most demanding and security-focused firms. ReversingLabs’ platform delivers automated static analysis and file reputation services with the speed, accuracy and scale required for today’s digital enterprise. ReversingLabs’ skilled team of threat analysts can detect any file or threat in any location, while also ensuring privacy, transparency and trust for your organization. Our fast, accurate insights are used by discerning firms to identify the malicious code and hidden objects that lurk in enterprise environments and are poised to disrupt operations and destroy business value. Visit us at www.reversinglabs.com for more information.


Cybersecurity is constantly changing. Time favours the adversary. Today’s challenges are nothing like tomorrow’s. Threats are becoming more and more advanced leveraging the power of automation. Some wait and react. At SentinelOne, we innovate. Our mission is to defeat every attack, every second, of every day. Our Singularity Platform instantly defends against cyberattacks – performing at a faster speed, greater scale, and higher accuracy than possible from any single human or even a crowd. So, if our tech seems like something from the future, good — that’s exactly what it is.

Forescout Technologies

Forescout delivers automated cybersecurity across the digital terrain, maintaining continuous alignment of customers’ security frameworks with their digital realities, including all asset types – IT, IoT, OT, IoMT. The Forescout Continuum Platform provides complete asset visibility, continuous compliance, network segmentation and a strong foundation for Zero Trust. More info at www.forescout.com.


FireMon’s mission is to improve security operations that will in turn lead to better security outcomes. FireMon delivers industry-leading security policy management, cloud security operations, and cybersecurity asset management solutions. Our platform is the only real-time solution that reduces firewall and cloud security policy-related risks, manages policy changes, and enforces compliance. FireMon’s DisruptOps is the only distributed cloud security operations offering that detects and responds to issues in the fast-paced public cloud environments. Our cloud-based Lumeta cybersecurity asset management solution scans entire infrastructures to identify everything in the environment and provide valuable insights into how it’s all connected.


Cyberattackers have the advantage. ExtraHop is on a mission to help you take it back with security that can’t be undermined, outsmarted, or compromised. Our dynamic cyber defence platform, Reveal(x) 360, helps organisations detect and respond to advanced threats—before they compromise your business. We apply cloud-scale AI to petabytes of traffic per day, performing line-rate decryption and behavioural analysis across all infrastructure, workloads, and data-in-flight. With complete visibility from ExtraHop, enterprises can detect malicious behaviour, hunt advanced threats, and forensically investigate any incident with confidence. ExtraHop has been recognised as a market leader in network detection and response by IDC, Gartner, Forbes, SC Media, and numerous others.

Bronze Sponsors


The Most Reliable Security Ratings. Manage your third party risk worldwide with evidence-based assessments. CyberVadis is a cost-effective and scalable solution for third party cybersecurity risk assessments. Our methodology maps to all major international compliance standards including NIST Cybersecurity, ISO 27001, GDPR and several business specific frameworks. Our solution combines the speed of automation with the accuracy and effectiveness of a team of infosecurity experts, providing evidence-based assessments.


AlgoSec, a global cybersecurity leader, empowers organizations to secure application connectivity by automating connectivity flows and security policy, anywhere. The AlgoSec platform enables the world’s most complex organizations to gain visibility, reduce risk and process changes at zero-touch across the hybrid network.  Over 1,800 of the world’s leading organizations trust AlgoSec to help secure their most critical workloads across public cloud, private cloud, containers, and on-premises networks, while taking advantage of almost two decades of leadership in Network Security Policy Management. See what securely accelerating your digital transformation, move-to-cloud, infrastructure modernization, or micro-segmentation initiatives looks like at www.algosec.com


ReliaQuest GreyMatter is a cloud-native security operations platform that is delivered as a service any time of the day, any place in the world. Built on an Open XDR architecture it offers bi-directional integration across any vendor solution, whether on-premises or in one or more clouds, to ingest data and automate actions. It brings together telemetry from any security and business solution to deliver singular visibility across the enterprise ecosystem and unifies detection, investigation, response and resilience, so organisations can accelerate incident response and manage cyber risk better. For more information visit www.reliaquest.com


Pentera is the category leader for Automated Security Validation, allowing every organization to test with ease the integrity of all cybersecurity layers, unfolding true, current security exposures at any moment, at any scale. Thousands of security professionals and service providers around the world use Pentera to guide remediation and close security gaps before they are exploited. For more info, visit: pentera.io


Panaseer helps organisations proactively understand their security posture with automated trusted security metrics using Continuous Controls Monitoring (CCM). Panaseer provides Cyber Asset Management – A trusted inventory of all assets that is business enriched with context, criticality and ownership and Security Controls Management – The ability to understand security control effectiveness and identify gaps in protection across eight security domains: Vulnerability Management, Endpoint Management, Patch Management, Identity and Access Management, Privileged Access, Security Awareness, Cloud Security & Application Security. By taking all the data from disparate business, IT and security tools and bringing it together using data science; we give organisations the ability to prioritise risk based on business context, so they can make better decisions and prioritise and track remediation campaigns all of which is helping organisations fully understand their security posture without the need for manual reporting.

Noetic Cyber

Noetic provides a proactive approach to cyber asset and controls management, empowering security teams to see, understand, fix and improve their security posture and enterprise ecosystem. Our goal is to improve security tools and control efficacy by breaking down existing siloes and improving the entire security ecosystem. Founded in 2019, Noetic is based in Boston and London.


Managed Security Services Tailored to Eliminate Cyber Threats

SecureOps is transforming the Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) industry by providing tailored cybersecurity solutions proven to protect organisations from cyberattacks. We deliver client value through monitoring, assessment, compliance, and incident response solutions.

Our clients are not expected to fit into our framework, but rather to work with collaborative teams with one goal in mind; help your company be as secure as possible. No more “one size fits all” black box or having your tickets go into a randomly assigned queue. All our client partners have a named resource managing their account; either full-time, or fractionally assigned.

You get as many of our resources as you require. No more, no less.


OpenText Security helps organizations address information protection, cybersecurity and digital investigation needs with industry-leading solutions. From endpoint detection and response to network security, OpenText provides customers with multi-layered security for their most important data. With the highest standards of security and compliance protocol, OpenText security solutions also offer proactive tools for digital forensics, threat intelligence and information assurance.