Rotterdam 2023, ISF World Congress
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Our 2023 Keynote Speakers
Former Prime Minister of Denmark
Director of Quantum Computing at Protiviti
Leading expert on behavioural bias and decision-making
Neuroscientist and expert on the science of perception
Serial entrepreneur, advisor, author and founder of nexxworks
Author and advisor on the impact of generative AI
OUR 2023 SPONSORS
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. Helping you 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 centre. 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 firms bring an uncommon combination of technological expertise, deep business knowledge and creative professionals who are passionate about enabling you to protect and build your business. We’ll help you create a trusted digital world, so you can push the limits of what’s possible.
IBM is the global leader in business transformation through an open hybrid cloud platform and AI, serving clients in more than 170 countries around the world. Today 47 of the Fortune 50 Companies rely on the IBM Cloud to run their business, and IBM Watson enterprise AI is hard at work in more than 30,000 engagements. IBM is also one of the world’s most vital corporate research organizations, with 28 consecutive years of patent leadership. Above all, guided by principles for trust and transparency and support for a more inclusive society, IBM is committed to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.
Founded in 1987, Huawei is a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices. We have more than 207,000 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 organisation for a fully connected, intelligent world. To this end, we will drive ubiquitous connectivity and promote equal access to networks; bring cloud and artificial intelligence to all four corners of the earth to provide superior computing power where you need it, when you need it; build digital platforms to help all industries and organisations become more agile, efficient, and dynamic; redefine user experience with AI, making it more personalised for people in all aspects of their life, whether they’re at home, in the office, or on the go.
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Infosys is a US$14 billion company, currently in the 40th year of existence. With the rising shift towards digitalisation and cloud adoption, we understand the cybersecurity challenges that each industry faces. We have a decade of experience in cybersecurity, serving 300+ global clients in securely navigating their digital transformation journey. We ensure to drive the mindset towards “Secure by Design”, build a resilient cybersecurity program to “Secure by Scale” and adopt newer technologies to “Secure the Future”. We create robust and holistic cybersecurity programs by following our 4D approach of Diagnose-Design-Deliver-Defend. This defines our philosophy – Digital-trust. Assured.
For more information please visit: www.infosys.com
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Headquartered in Montreal, Canada SecureOps was founded in 1999 specifically to protect organizations and their critical assets from Cyber Threats. We are a boutique MSSP with offices around the world delivering the best talent anywhere, anytime with 24/7 support and service. We are not a “black box”. We craft bespoke solutions for every one of our clients, because no two companies are the same. Our cybersecurity professionals have decades of experience and tenure at SecureOps. They are the backbone of our business, and our partnerships with our clients, ensuring they have the best possible protection, personalized to their needs. Our People. Your Platform. Your Process.
SureCloud is a leading provider of GRC (Governance, Risk & Compliance) products, reinventing how you manage risk.
SureCloud, and our Aurora platform, enable organisations to make better decisions and achieve their desired business outcomes. Aurora is our simple, intuitive, and highly flexible no-code platform. Unlike other GRC Platform providers who force organisations to adapt their processes, Aurora is highly configurable and easily customised to fit a wide range of operating models.
Our clients get immediate and sustained value from the outset.
CrowdStrike, a global cybersecurity leader, is redefining security for the cloud era with an endpoint protection platform built from the ground up to stop breaches. The CrowdStrike Falcon® platform’s single lightweight-agent architecture leverages cloud-scale artificial intelligence, offering real-time protection & visibility across the enterprise, preventing attacks on endpoints on or off the network. Powered by proprietary CrowdStrike Threat Graph®, CrowdStrike Falcon correlates over 2.5 trillion endpoint-related events per week in real time from across the globe.
SecurityScorecard is the first cyber security ratings company to offer digital forensics and incident response services, providing a 360-degree approach to security prevention and response for its worldwide customer and partner base. SecurityScorecard continues to make the world a safer place by transforming the way companies understand, improve and communicate cyber security risk to their boards, employees and vendors. Every organisation has the universal right to their trusted and transparent Instant SecurityScorecard rating.
BlueVoyant combines internal and external cyber defence capabilities into an outcomes-based cloud-native platform by continuously monitoring your network, endpoints, attack surface, and supply chain, as well as the clear, deep, and dark web for threats. The full-spectrum cyber defence platform illuminates, validates, and quickly remediates threats to protect your enterprise. BlueVoyant leverages both machine-learning-driven automation and human-led expertise to deliver industry-leading cyber security to nearly 1,000 clients across the globe.
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Bitsight is a cyber risk management leader transforming how companies manage exposure, performance, and risk for themselves and their third parties. Global enterprises, governments, and organizations rely on Bitsight to prioritize their cybersecurity investments, build greater trust within their ecosystem, and reduce their chances of financial loss. When unrelenting market pressure pushes organizations to uncertainty and caution, they turn to Bitsight to confidently navigate cyber risk and grow with confidence. Bitsight’s universally recognized risk standard and market-leading data provides actionable insights into how companies set and manage to standards and report results to internal and external stakeholders. Built on over a decade of technological innovation, Bitsight’s integrated solutions deliver value across enterprise security performance, digital supply chains, cyber insurance, and data analysis. Bitsight is on a mission to free the global economy from the material impact of cyber incidents.
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KnowBe4 is the world’s largest integrated security awareness training and simulated phishing platform. Realising that the human element of security was being seriously neglected, KnowBe4 was created to help organisations manage the ongoing problem of social engineering through a comprehensive new-school awareness training approach. This method integrates baseline testing using real-world mock attacks, engaging interactive training, continuous assessment through simulated phishing, and vishing attacks and enterprise-strength reporting. Tens of thousands of organisations worldwide use KnowBe4’s platform to mobilise their end users as a last line of defense and enable them to make smarter security decisions.
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Panorays is a rapidly growing provider of third-party security risk management software, offered as a SaaS-based platform. The company serves enterprise and mid-market customers primarily in North America, the UK and the EU, and has been adopted by leading banking, insurance, financial services and healthcare organisations, among others. Headquartered in New York and Israel, with offices around the world, Panorays is funded by numerous international investors, including Aleph VC, Oak HC/FT, Greenfield Partners, BlueRed Partners (Singapore), StepStone Group, Moneta VC, Imperva Co-Founder Amichai Shulman and former CEO of Palo Alto Networks Lane Bess.
Visit us at www.panorays.com
Noetic Cyber is a market leader and innovator in Cyber Asset Attack Surface Management (CAASM). Noetic delivers a proactive approach to attack surface and exposure management, giving security teams the visibility and context to uncover coverage gaps, improve their security posture and reduce cyber risk. Our goal is to improve security tool and control efficacy by breaking down existing siloes and leveraging those insights to support broader use cases across security posture & vulnerability management, incident response, continuous controls monitoring and more. Noetic’s award winning platform is successfully deployed in customers in Europe, the United Kingdom and North America in wide range of different industry sectors including Pharmaceutical, Telco, Financial Services and Energy. Founded in 2019, Noetic is based in Boston and London.
ReversingLabs provides the only software supply chain security platform for Dev and SOC teams. The ReversingLabs Titanium Platform integrates seamlessly at scale, analyzing compiled binaries and release packages for tampering, enabling Devs to release confidently, and the SOC to accelerate response.
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With over 25 years of experience, Legian is a reliable and experienced knowledge partner and expert in ICT services. Cybersecurity, ICT Infrastructure, Cloud and Business and IT Alignment are the areas where we share our expertise and support organisations. Legian is known for its strong financial base, as it has been listed in the top 30 IT companies in the Netherlands for years. Organisations need to further invest in advanced digital technologies. With over 160 consultants, we provide our ICT services to more than 400 organisations in the Netherlands. Thanks to our years of experience and specialist knowledge, we are able, like no other, to support our clients to achieve their ICT strategy goals and ambition.
For more information, please visit: www.legian.nl
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Vectra is the leader in Security AI-driven hybrid cloud threat detection and response. The Vectra platform and MDR services provide attack coverage across the public cloud, SaaS, identity and network infrastructure. Unlike traditional threat detection approaches that simply alert on what is “different”, Vectra’s Attack Signal IntelligenceTM detects and correlates attacker behaviours – the TTPs at the heart of all attacks. The resulting alert signal clarity enables security operations teams to rapidly prioritize, investigate and respond to the most urgent cyber-attacks and stop them from becoming breaches. Organizations worldwide rely on the Vectra platform and MDR services to get ahead and stay ahead of attackers.
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Synopsys builds trust in software by enabling organisations to manage application security, quality, and compliance risks at the speed their business demands. Our market-leading solutions help:
– Developers to secure code as fast as they write it
– Development and DevSecOps teams to automate testing within development pipelines without compromising velocity
– Security teams to proactively manage risk and focus remediation efforts on what matters most.
With Synopsys, organisations can transform the way they build and deliver software, aligning people, processes, and technology to intelligently address software risks across their portfolio and at all stages of the application lifecycle.
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We are CyCognito, a revolutionary new approach to external cyber risk management driven to create positive business impact. Far deeper than external attack surface management, our platform helps organisations identify, understand and master their risk in profound new ways.
Fully automated, highly scalable, and designed to function as promised, our platform uses advanced machine learning and natural language processing to allow for unprecedented reach, speed and accuracy. We can step into the shoes of potential attackers—which in turn helps us identify and secure gaps better than anyone. We help teams secure their attack surface by helping them determine true risks, where they need to focus and how they should invest. And then we use what we learn to help bridge cyber risk remediation across departments unlike ever before.
For more information please visit: www.cycognito.com
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Introducing Article Ten – London’s premier creative communications agency with a unique edge in security awareness. We transform your intricate messages into captivating campaigns that resonate. Recognising the common disconnect employees feel towards security topics, we’re committed to flipping the script. With us, security becomes an engaging dialogue, positioning your security function as an empowering enabler, rather than a blocker. Our experienced team excels in eLearning, presentation design, video production, brand communications and crafting other essential awareness tools and our mission is to turn your organisation’s potential weakest link – the human element – into its greatest strength. Whether you’re seeking comprehensive communications campaigns or select standout assets, we’re your go-to. We pride ourselves on being a friendly and close-knit team – distinct from the oversized, impersonal agencies. Our approach spans brand communications, presentations, video, digital and more.
For more information, please visit: www.articleten.com
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.
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Pentera is the category leader for Automated Security Validation, allowing every organisation to test with ease the integrity of all cybersecurity layers including their ransomware readiness, 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. In 2020, Pentera was chosen by Gartner as a Cool Vendor in the Security Operations and Threat Intelligence report.
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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.
Cofense® is the leading provider of phishing detection and response solutions; stopping the phish traditional security miss. Cofense solutions leverage the intelligence from a global network of 36+ million people actively reporting suspected phish and combine this with advanced solutions to stop phishing attacks faster and before a breach. When deploying the full suite of Cofense solutions, organisations can educate employees on how to identify and report phish, detect phish in their environment and respond quickly to remediate threats. Cofense understands how to improve security, aid incident response, and reduce the risk of compromise.
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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.
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Cribl delivers vendor-agnostic data pipeline solutions. We work with global enterprises to optimise their security data and tooling, while eliminating vendor lock-in and unnecessary costs. Cribl offers the flexibility to collect, reduce, enrich, normalise, and route security data from any source to any destination within your existing data infrastructure. You’ll finally achieve full control of your data stream, empowering you to choose how to treat your data to best support your business goals.
For more information, please visit cribl.io
Acuity Risk Management
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Acuity Risk Management helps businesses worldwide effectively manage, prioritise and report on their risks to inform strategic decision-making and build long-term resilience. Acuity’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, prioritisation of resources and justification of expenditure to maximise 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.
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Citalid offers a SaaS platform of cyber risk financial quantification to manage security & cyber insurance investments. From enterprises’ CISOs, risk managers and CFOs to insurers & brokers, Citalid connects all risk management professionals with a common financial language. Citalid’s founders, two former ANSSI (National Cybersecurity Agency of France) agents, have developed a strong expertise in strategic Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) which enriches risk assessment with dynamic state of the threats targeting client companies in light of their security posture. Citalid has been recognised both by the cyber industries (Les Assises, FIC awards…) and the insurance industries: Allianz acceleration program in 2021 and more recently by winning the Zurich Innovation Championship.
For more information, please visit https://citalid.com
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HCL AppScan is a suite of application security testing platforms, technologies, and services that help organisations detect and remediate vulnerabilities throughout the software development lifecycle (SDLC). Powerful static, dynamic, interactive, and open-source scanning engines (DAST, SAST, IAST, SCA, API) quickly and accurately test code, web applications, APIs, mobile applications, containers, and open-source components with the help of machine learning capabilities. Centralised dashboards provide visibility, oversight, compliance policies, and reporting. HCL AppScan’s scanning engines are maintained by expert security researchers and are continuously updated to remain current with recent technologies, vulnerabilities, and attack vectors.
For more information, please visit https://www.hcl-software.com/appscan
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