Cybersecurity Leadership Summit 2020

Cybersecurity Leadership Summit 2020
Navigating Through a World of Uncertainty & Innovation | Nov 9 - 11, 2020
Navigating Through a World of Uncertainty & Innovation | Nov 9 - 11, 2020

About this Event
In our highly digitalized world, cybersecurity is more important than ever before. To be at the forefront of digital and technological advancements and remain secure, you must be prepared for future threats. An outstanding line-up of international speakers and KuppingerCole analysts will equip you with critical knowledge on emerging trends in cybercrime and cybersecurity at this year’s Cybersecurity Leadership Summit from November 9 – 11. For the first time, you can experience the whole event via a virtual event platform from home, from the office, or on-demand.

Reasons to Attend
With 3 days of content, more than 60 speakers, 40 best practice & interactive sessions, you will have a perfect opportunity to hear about the latest trends and learn from challenges facing your peers. You will learn about incident response, OT/IoT Security, Privacy, Risk Management and other topics from the day to day experiences of cybersecurity leaders.

Improve the Corporate Cybersecurity Approach
Register now and you will get a free copy the Leadership Brief: Security Fabric: A Methodology for Architecting a Secure Future. Setting up an IT architecture with the concept of a Security Fabric helps to structure, optimize and improve the corporate cybersecurity approach.

Cybersecurity Leadership Summit 2020

Key Topics

  • AI, Machine Learning & Cybersecurity

  • Identity-Centric Cybersecurity

  • Security Fabrics

  • Privacy, Governance & Security

  • Zero Trust Security

  • Cloud Security & DevSecOps

  • Privacy & Data Security

  • OT & IoT Security

  • Privileged Access Management & Identity

  • Incident Response

  • Endpoint Management, Detection and Response

  • Security Virtualization

  • API & WebApp Security

Top Reasons to Attend

  • Get advice from the top cybersecurity thought leaders on how to secure your business
  • Hear numerous best-practice presentations from enterprise decision-makers
  • Increase your network and learn more about the most innovative products the cybersecurity market has to offer
  • Learn how to create a cyber incident response plan and mitigate the threat
  • Opportunity to attend various exclusive pre-conference events such as workshops, boot camp, KCx talk
  • Great interactive Event platform with Live Stream, Virtual Expo Area, and face-to-face network opportunities


Monday, November 09, 2020
09:00 - 12:00 Palo Alto Networks Workshop - Cloud-Native Security is Different and Here is Why - Play Some Capture the Flag While You’re at It
Stephan Fritsche, Technical Sales Manager, Prisma Cloud | Palo Alto Networks
Jens Gehring, Technical Sales Manager, Prisma Cloud | Palo Alto Networks
12:00 - 12:30 Lunch Break
12:30 - 13:45 Elastic Security Workshop Part I - Unified Protection for Everyone
Christopher Schuetze, Director Practice Cybersecurity and Lead Analyst, KuppingerCole
James Spiteri, Principal Product Marketing Manager, Elastic Security
13:45 - 14:00 Break
14:00 - 15:00 Elastic Security Workshop Part II - Introducing the Public Repository for Detection Rules
James Spiteri, Principal Product Marketing Manager, Elastic Security
15:00 - 18:00 KCLiVE - Tools Choice
KCLiVE Tools Choice: Endpoint Protection, Detection, and Response
Martin Kuppinger, Principal Analyst, KuppingerCole
Christopher Schuetze, Director Practice Cybersecurity and Lead Analyst, KuppingerCole
John Tolbert, Lead Analyst, KuppingerCole
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
09:00 - 09:10 Welcome Session
Lauren Zuber, Event Manager, KuppingerCole
09:10 - 09:30 Cybersecurity Trends in the Age of Work from Home
Martin Kuppinger, Principal Analyst, KuppingerCole
09:30 - 09:50 Regulatory Compliance Challenges in 2020
Stefan Romberg, Global CISO, Berlitz Corporation
09:50 - 10:10 Keynote
Ammar Alkassar, State Commissioner for Strategy, Chief Digital Officer, Chief Information Officer, Saarland State Government
Session Stream: Current Threats and Challenges
Coffee & Inspiration Lounge
10:10 - 10:30


The Cyber Security Skills Gap: Real Problem or Self-inflicted Pain?


Jean-Christophe Gaillard, Managing Director, Corix Partners



Cybersecurity in the Age of Work from Home - Open Discussion


Martin Kuppinger, Principal Analyst, KuppingerCole


10:30 - 10:50


The Road to Zero Trust After a Cyber-Incident


Stefan Würtemberger, Vice President Information Technology, Marabu Inks


10:50 - 11:10 Break
11:10 - 11:30 COVID-19 Cybersecurity Attacks
Flavio Aggio, CISO, World Health Organization
11:30 - 11:50 The Evolution of Application Security
Mario van Riesen, Major Account Manager, Shape Security (now part of F5)
11:50 - 12:10 Choosing the Right IAM solution to secure your Hybrid Cloud Environment
Matt Berzinski, Senior Director, Product Management, ForgeRock
12:10 - 12:30 Business Continuity – Learnings in the Light of the Corona Crisis
Rolf von Roessing, Partner, CEO / Vice Chair, Forfa Consulting AG / ISACA
12:30 - 12:50 Need for Speed: How DevOps is Changing Cybersecurity
Sergej Epp, Chief Security Officer, Central Europe, Palo Alto Networks
Ashley Ward, Technical Director, Office of the CTO, Prisma Cloud (Palo Alto Networks)
12:50 - 13:20 Lunch Break
Session Stream: Current Threats and Challenges, Role of Identity in Security
Coffee & Inspiration Lounge
13:20 - 13:40


Cyber Resilience - Regulatory Developments in the Financial Services Industry (and Beyond)


Steffen Minkmar, Head, IT Security, European Investment Bank



Managing the New Normal: How to Convert the Corona Impact Learnings into a Future Proof Risk & Business Continuity Strategy


Rolf von Roessing, Partner, CEO / Vice Chair, Forfa Consulting AG / ISACA


13:40 - 14:00


Panel - Secure Work Anywhere: The New Normal from Corporate Policies to Security Practices


14:00 - 14:20


The Confessions of an X-CISO: Identity Centric Security @ Enterprise Scale


Darran Rolls, Research and Advisory Fellow, KuppingerCole


14:20 - 14:40


IT-OT Convergence of Security


Enrico Frumento, Senior Researcher, Cefriel


14:40 - 15:00


Panel - Zero Trust Paradigm for the Future of Security


Morey J. Haber, Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Security Officer, BeyondTrust
Max Heinemeyer, Director Of Threat Hunting, Darktrace
Darran Rolls, Research and Advisory Fellow, KuppingerCole


15:00 - 15:20 Break
15:20 - 15:40 Improving Operational Maturity with an Automation First Strategy
Bryan Christ, Senior Sales Engineer, Hitachi ID Systems
15:40 - 16:00 The Future Role of the CISO
Greg van der Gaast, Head of Information Security, University of Salford
Session Stream: Current Threats and Challenges
Coffee & Inspiration Lounge
16:00 - 16:20


Home Grown Machine Learning Implementation for the SOC


Brennan Lodge, Data Scientist, Goldman Sachs



Identity Attack Vectors


Morey J. Haber, Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Security Officer, BeyondTrust
Darran Rolls, Research and Advisory Fellow, KuppingerCole


17:00 - 18:30 KCx Talk & Happy Hour - Cyber-Threat Landscape - Building Security for a Post-Pandemic Future
Max Heinemeyer, Director Of Threat Hunting, Darktrace
John Tolbert, Lead Analyst, KuppingerCole
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
09:00 - 09:10 Welcome Session
Lauren Zuber, Event Manager, KuppingerCole
09:10 - 09:30 Safer With Security - How Fabrics Can Be Used to Manage the Complexity of Your Enterprise Security
Christopher Schuetze, Director Practice Cybersecurity and Lead Analyst, KuppingerCole
09:30 - 09:50 Cyber Navigation in Turbulent Times – How Cyber Maturity Assessments Provide a Sense of Direction
Martin Rohrer, Partner, FORFA Consulting AG
09:50 - 10:10 TBA
Anett Mádi-Nátor, President, Women4Cyber Foundation
10:10 - 10:30 Security by Design IoT Development and Certificate Framework
Ana Isabel Ayerbe Fernández-Cuesta, Research & Innovation, TECNALIA
10:30 - 10:50 Minimising Risk from Cyber Threats: Focus on Reducing Time to Containment
Jan Tietze, Director Security Strategy EMEA, SentinelOne
10:50 - 11:10 Break
11:10 - 11:30 No Chance for Hackers and Spies. Why Thyssenkrupp Takes a Completely Different Approach to Security
Joerg Hesske, Area Vice President CEMEA, Elastic
Markus Malewski, Head of SOC / SIEM, thyssenkrupp
11:30 - 11:50 A Small Leak Can Sink A Great Ship - Cybersecurity Warfare & SAP
Jochen Fischer, CEO, No Monkey
Session Stream: Human Factor and Social Engineering
Coffee & Inspiration Lounge
11:50 - 12:10


Social Engineering - Exploiting the Human Factor


Espen Otterstad, Head of IT and CISO, Abax



SAP Security I: Getting to Know Your Black Spots & Weaknesses


Marco Hammel, CTO, No Monkey


12:10 - 12:30


Panel - Assuring the Security of Your Enterprise - Social Engineering and Pentesting


Espen Otterstad, Head of IT and CISO, Abax
Stephan Rosche, Sales Director DACH, Synack
Richard De Vere, Social Engineer, The AntiSocial Engineer Limited


12:30 - 12:50


Top 2021 Cyber Topics: Results From a Recent KC Survey


Berthold Kerl, CEO, KuppingerCole


12:50 - 13:20 Lunch Break
Session Stream: Cybersecurity & Advanced Technologies
Coffee & Inspiration Lounge
13:20 - 13:40


AI, Cybersecurity, Ethics


Dr. Mariarosaria Taddeo, Research Fellow and Deputy Director, Digital Ethics Lab, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford



SAP Security II: Challenges & Best Practices


Marco Hammel, CTO, No Monkey


13:40 - 14:00


EU Cybersecurity Policy Actions and Priorities


Jakub Boratynski, Head of Unit for Cybersecurity and Digital Privacy, European Comission


14:00 - 14:20


Covid 19 - Adapting to the New Normal


Hila Meller, Vice President Security Europe, BT


14:20 - 14:40


Quantum Secured Blockchain


Paolo Comi, Research and Innovation Manager, Italtel
Nadia Fabrizio, Director Blockchain Line of Research, CEFRIEL



Cyber Maturity Assessments


Martin Rohrer, Partner, FORFA Consulting AG


14:40 - 15:00


The CAP-A Best Practice: Towards Enabling a Privacy-Friendly Apps Market by Applying a Crowdsourcing-Based Evaluation Approach


Ioannis Chrysakis, Senior Research And Development Engineer, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas / Institute of Computer Science & IDLab, UGent



As Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Flavio Aggio is responsible for Information Security and Cybersecurity at the World Health Organization (WHO). Additionally, he represents WHO in key forums focused on Information Security and Cybersecurity. With more than 30 years of experience in...

Bryan Christ is an IT professional with more than twenty years of industry experience. His fascination with technology started in the early 80's with the Commodore VIC-20. He first published in 1991 and began his professional career a few years later. Along the way, he has worked for a number of...

Paolo Comi works as a Research and Innovation Manager in the Italtel Project Financing Department ( ). More than 30 years' experience in the telecom industry and with the whole ICT lifecycle management. Accountable for the research opportunities in national & international...

Nadia Fabrizio is an ICT Senior Manager and Blockchain Expert in CEFRIEL, where she has been working since 2004. Since 2015 she conducts all the activities related to the research, innovation, technology transfer and education regarding the application of blockchain and decentralisation paradigm...

Jochen Fischer is CEO and Co-Founder of NO MONKEY as an independent Authority for Security & Compliance in SAP. Throughout his career at SAP and the specialized security companies Virtual Forge & Onapsis, Jochen has been dealing with the major challenges around this complex topic with...

Enrico Frumento works as senior researcher at Cefriel ( ) in European and private-funded innovation projects on ICT Security. His research focuses on unconventional security, cybercrime and social engineering. He is an author of subject-related publications. He is the scientific...

Marco Hammel is CTO and Co-Funder of NO MONKEY. He used to be part of SAP as a developer for GRC risk management, before he joined leading SAP security companies in various roles as a security consultant, pre-sales expert, pen-tester or security researcher. In addition, Marco is teaching a...

Max is a cyber security expert with over eight years’ experience in the field specializing in network monitoring and offensive security. He is frequently quoted on cyber-related issues on publications like Wired, The Telegraph, Forbes and other high-profile publications. At Darktrace, Max...

Jörg Hesske is Elastic Area Vice President for CEMEA. Born in Munich, Hesske joined Elastic in 2019 and has been responsible for Central and Eastern Europe since then. Before joining Elastic, Hesske was Vice President DACH at NetApp, where he worked for 5 years. Prior to that he worked for...

Berthold Kerl, born 1960, studied economics at the University of Nürnberg and performs as CEO of KuppingerCole since 1 st July 2020. Before that he had been with Deutsche Bank AG for 17 years. As CIO he was working on major IT Transformation, IT Strategy, Change Management and Governance...

Brennan is a self-proclaimed data nerd. He has been working in the financial industry for the past 10 years and is striving to save the world with a little help from our machine friends. He has held cyber security, data scientist, and leadership roles at JP Morgan Chase, the Federal Reserve...

Markus Malewski heads the Security Operations Center (SOC) and Security Information & Event Management (SIEM) at thyssenkrupp. With his expertise he can draw on over 20 years of professional experience in infrastructure, application and IT security monitoring. He has continuously developed...

Hila is tasked with protecting BT and some of the world's leading organisations against ever-changing cyber threats. She has more than 20 years of experience in the security world. During her career, she’s worked with some of the world’s best known brands and international...

Head of IT Security of the European Investment Bank (EIB), the biggest multilateral financial institution in the world and one of the largest providers of climate finance. Close to 20 years of experience in the areas of IT security, risk management, and IT governance. I started my career in IT...

Espen Otterstad is the Global Head of IT and Cybersecurity at the Norwegian telematics company ABAX, the leading company in tracking of vehicles, equipment, plants, and tools. His current focus on security culture and the understanding of how the human factors impact the security posture of his...

Martin has extensive experience as a project manager, consultant and auditor for internationally active companies in the banking sector. His expertise is complemented by the planning and structuring of interdisciplinary and complex projects. His professional focuses are Project management...

Stefan is leading Information Security, IT-Compliance and IT-Governance across the world at Berlitz Corporation with a strong focus on working closely with operational stakeholders. Current priority topics revolve around global alignment to ISO 27001 and GDPR compliance in a diverse...

Stephan Rosche is Sales Director for Synack for the DACH region. Stephan has 25 years of experience in selling IT solutions. He gained experience in the area of application security at IBM and as a testing specialist in Veracode. In addition to security, he has extensive knowledge of software...

Before joining Sentinel One in 2020, Jan Tietze served in senior technical and management roles ranging from engineering to CIO and CTO roles for global IT and consultancy organizations. With a strong background in enterprise IT and an early career in senior field engineering roles in Microsoft...

Background: John Tolbert is a Lead Analyst and Managing Director of KuppingerCole, Inc (US). As Lead Analyst, John covers a number of different research areas, outlined below. John also advises cybersecurity and IAM vendors, from startups to Fortune 500 companies, regarding their product and...

Lauren Zuber joined KuppingerCole in August 2018 as Event Manager. Within the Event team, she is responsible for sponsors and attendees for different events and takes a major role at the KCx Talks. Also, she is responsible for the venue and supports in further diverse tasks. Lauren...

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