Speaker details

Hanns Proenen

Chief Information Security Officer Europe

GE Europe

Hanns Proenen studied Computer Science and Law at University of Bonn, Germany and UCLA, Los Angeles. Back then he already focused on the tensions between IT and civil rights. After 20 years in Software development he joined  General Electric where since 2002 he works in the areas of Information Security and Data Privacy. As Chief Information Security Officer GE Europe he is currently responsible for the IT Security of 80.000 co-workers in the region.

Mr. Proenen also leads the Center of Excellence for data privacy at GE Germany.

He is a frequent speaker at conferences and maintains a website www.data-defenders.de that offers free and pragmatic advice on security and privacy.


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European Identity & Cloud Conference 2016

May 11, 2016
Managing Digital Business Risks
Are you Ready? Effectively Managing the Digital Business Risks.
May 12, 2016
Securing the IoT and Beyond
IPv6 - a Security Perspective

European Identity & Cloud Conference 2015

May 05, 2015
Digital Risk & the Analog World
May 06, 2015
Mapping the Changes in Data and Identity Risk Landscapes
From Security to Information Security to Digital Risk



European Identity & Cloud Conference 2016

Cyber Security Leadership
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Managing the Risk of Digital Transformation
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