Wiesbaden, November 23, 2023 – The cyberevolution 2023 conference, hosted by KuppingerCole Analysts at the Frankfurt Kap Europa from November 14 to 16, has successfully concluded, marking a new era in the exchange of cybersecurity knowledge and practices. This landmark event drew over 700 participants both on-site and online, featuring more than 80 international speakers and 28 partners from across the globe. The conference highlighted the universal importance of cybersecurity in our increasingly digital society and showcased a spectrum of technologies and solutions that underscore the dynamic cybersecurity field.
The symposium, expo, and workshops provided attendees with an immersive experience of the world of cybersecurity, fostering engagement with thought leaders and innovators. The conference was graced by a notable opening by the Minister of the Interior and Sports of Hesse, Peter Beuth.
Keynote speakers, including cybersecurity luminaries like Sounil Yu, Alexander Klimburg, and Scott David, shared the stage with senior CISOs such as Thomas Tschersich from Deutsche Telekom, Andrzej Kawalec from Vodafone (UK), Hinrich Völcker from Deutsche Börse or Marc Hofmann from Nordea (Denmark) who offered profound insights into the latest cybersecurity strategies.
Furthermore, an intense “Capture the Flag” competition saw more than ten teams from leading universities and companies, including Adidas and E.ON, demonstrating their skills in a spirited display of expertise and teamwork.
The event's “Anticipate” track explored societal, technological, and environmental megatrends, urging attendees to consider the impact of digitalization and AI on cybersecurity's future. The “Innovate” track spotlighted new technologies, equipping participants to tackle the growing cyber threats, while the “Together” track emphasized collective advancement in security practices.
Berthold Kerl, CEO of KuppingerCole Analysts, stated, “cyberevolution 2023 represents a milestone in collaborative progress within cybersecurity. The exceptional dialogue and exchange of ideas here reflect our collective commitment to a safer digital tomorrow.”