SEVENTH EDITION28 & 29 MARCH 2018ALVISSE PARC HOTEL LUXEMBOURG
Research Director in Systems, Security and Risk, Gartner
Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Gaehtgens worked as a trusted technology advisor to large corporations and public institutions in Europe, the United States and Latin America. He also was involved in high-tech ventures, most recently as a co-founder of Symlabs, a virtual directory vendor, where he served as interim CEO, product manager and architect. As an advisor, Mr. Gaehtgens has worked in various industries, especially automotive, telecom, government and finance. During his 25 years in the IT industry, Mr. Gaehtgens has worked with many technologies in different positions from technical to management. His career spans a full cycle from developing device drivers for Unix systems, through building ISPs from the ground up to ultimately helping lead IAM teams and manage IAM initiatives.
Incident Management - Security Researcher, CIRCL
Alexandre encountered his first computer in the eighties, and he disassembled it to know how the thing worked. While pursuing his logical path towards information security and free software, he worked as senior security network consultant at different places (e.g. Ubizen, now Cybertrust). He co-founded a startup called Conostix specialized in information security management, and the past 6 years, he was the manager of global information security at SES, a leading international satellite operator. He is now working at the national Luxembourgian Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) in the research and operational fields. He is also lecturer in information security at Paul-Verlaine University in Metz and the University of Luxembourg.
CEO, Luxmetering G.I.E
Paul Hoffmann has a proven track record of more than 20 years in the electricity and gas Utility Markets in Luxembourg. He started Luxmetering G.I.E in 2012 together with the seven Distribution System Operators for gas and electricity in Luxembourg. The mission of Luxmetering is to coordinate the deployment of electricity and gas Smart Meters through the Grand-Duchy over the next 4 years, and to run the National Smart Meter Platform for Luxembourg.
IT Director, Ferrero International
Head of Information Security, PICTET & Cie (Europe)
Pascal received two master degrees from the UniversitéLibre de Bruxelles (ULB) in Belgium: one in “astrophysics » and one in “applied information technology ». After a first experience in ICT at Canal+ Belgium as software engineer, he joined the eLuxembourg Task Force in 2002 as project manager for the LuxTrust project and other network and information security projects. Today, Pascal is CEO of SECURITYMADEIN.LU, the structure behind the three main information security initiatives of the Luxembourg government: CIRCL, CASES and BEE SECURE. He is also lecturer in information security at the University of Luxembourg, member of the ENISA management board and vice-president of the CLUSIL (an association representing the information security landscape of Luxembourg).
RSSI, Agence Nationale eSanté
Since 2013, Didier Barzin holds the position of Chief Information Security Officer at Agence eSanté.
Before that Didier worked as freelance security consultant for the backing and financial sector.
He is certified as CISA, CISM and CISSP.
Territory Sales Manager Benelux, Arbor Networks
Security Engineer , Telindus
I’ve started my career in 2003 in Nancy for a hospital specialized in Cancer prevention and treatment. I was in charge of all sectors of IT infrastructure (system, networking, storage and security). Looking for new challenges in an international environment, especially in IT security, I’ve joined NSS Security team at Telindus in 2015. My IT background helps me to understand and anticipate customers’ expectations to provide them end-to-end solutions and a new services approach.
Sales Executive, DenyAll
Systems Engineer, Fortinet
Robby Cauwerts is a System Engineer for the BeLux region at Fortinet. In this role he is responsible for advising customers on high performance security solutions. Robby brings over 15+ years of experience in IT Security and holds various industry certifications like CISSP.
Senior NSX Specialist, Vmware
Gilles is NSX Lead Engineer in the NSBU European team. He joined VMware in January 2015 after spending 20 years at Cisco in the Data Centre Network and Virtualisation team. He has a strong background in Networking, Storage, UCS, Nexus and ACI. Gilles now focus on NSX security and network virtualisation.
Directeur juridique & Senior Manager, HSC
Ingénieur en informatique, Frédéric Connes est également docteur en droit, après avoir soutenu une thèse à l’Université Paris-II Panthéon-Assas sur la sécurité des systèmes de vote, dans laquelle il a proposé un protocole de vote électronique commenté par Ronald Rivest. Après une expérience technique en SSII, il a rejoint HSC en 2009 et y développe l’activité juridique. Il dispense les formations juridiques et liées à la protection des données ainsi que les parties juridiques des formations techniques et organisationnelles en cybersécurité.
Head of Risk & Business Advisory, EBRC
Philippe Dann currently holds the position of Head of Risk & Business Advisory Services at EBRC, Luxembourg’s leading provider of Data Centre, Cloud and Managed Services.
Before joining EBRC in July 2013, Philippe was appointed Manager of the Global Consulting Partner Team at Verizon and Managing Director at Verizon Luxembourg. Philippe has spent more than 10 years in consulting, working with the Financial Sector. He has a broad experience in Information Security and Risk Management and actively contributes to EBRC business development.
VP Sales, DenyAll
Tim De Boeck
Senior Systems Engineer Belux, Palo Alto Networks
Johan De Donder
Security Engineer, Check Point Software Technologies
Johan De Donder is Security Engineer at Check Point Software Technologies. He is responsible for Belgium and Luxemburg and has over 8 years of experience within security. Prior to Check Point, Johan has been working in Pre-Sales and Business Development roles in Belgium and Europe at Xircom, Aironet, Cisco Systems, Telindus/Belgacom and Aerohive Networks.
Nico de Smidt
Luxembourg Territory Manager , Trend Micro
As Territory Manager Luxembourg since early 2014, Frédéric Dohen is in charge of the local management and of the strengthening of Trend Micro’s brand in Luxembourg. Frédéric has been active in the area of IT security for over 20 years now, and has developed a keen sense of what IT security should be about in today’s challenging threat landscape. Connect with Frédéric Dohen on LinkedIn.
Executive Security Advisor, IBM
Erno Doorenspleet has more then 20 years of experience in IT, covering IT Governance & Operations, Outsourcing and Security & Risk Management. Currently, Erno is part of the worldwide IBM Security Business Unit. He is member of the IBM Security Tiger Team as Executive Security Advisor for the EMEA region. He is a national and international speaker on the relationship of business with Information Technology, Cloud computing and Security, and has had articles published on these topics.
Technical Sales IBM Security - Security Specialist, IBM
Chief Technology Officer, Kleverware
Arnaud has been Chief Technology Officer of Kleverware since 2005. As a co-founder of Kleverware, he has been a pioneer in IAG (Identity and Access Governance) fulfilling companies’ needs for better, more comprehensive Identity management.
He has managed the development of Kleverware’s innovative products, including Kleverware IAG Quick Start and Enterprise. These products are specially designed to manage all file formats containing identity & access information, identify dormant, orphan, duplicate and inconsistent accounts and provide workflow to make account review more effective.
He also successfully supervised the implementation of Kleverware IAG solution in many companies (such as AXA, Allianz, HSBC), and has a good understanding of business needs for governance improvement.
Presale network Security Engineer within Extreme Network Luxembourg.
Frederic has been involved in deploying, designing , developing, managing network and security solutions in the Luxembourg market for more than 15 years. He is now working at Extreme Networks as presale network security engineer.
Security Associate Partner, IBM
Systems Engineer, Fortinet
Yves Lemage is Systems Engineer at Fortinet since 2014 and focuses on the larger enterprise customers in the Belux market. He has over 15 years of experience in the networking and security business. As Systems Engineer his main role is to technically support partners and customers in presales phase as well as evangelising the Fortinet Eco-system and Enhanced Tech portfolio.
Sales Representative SMB-Mid Market BeLux & Switzerland, Varonis Systems
Formation et étude en Ecole de Commerce Internationale. Plus de 10 ans a travailler pour des éditeurs de logiciels dont 4 ans chez Varonis à couvrir différents postes. Poste actuel chez Varonis : responsable commercial/gestion de projet pour les petites et moyennes entreprises pour Luxembourg mais aussi en Wallonie et Suisse Romande. Apprécie les voyages, la musique et le cinéma. Amateur de bonnes tables à Luxembourg et ailleurs.
Cyril is the CEO and co-founder of Brainwave. Under Cyril leadership, Brainwave has grown from a collection of unique and innovative ideas into a market recognized leader in the identity analytics & governance software market. Cyril drives the overall vision and strategy for Brainwave, which is re-enforced by his passion for building performing teams, creating an innovative work environment, and focusing continuously on the customers pains and needs. Before Brainwave, Cyril hold management and consulting positions at Oracle, BT Global Services and Cap Gemini. He holds degrees from Chimie Paris Tech and Imperial College of London.
Systems Engineer, EMEA, Arbor Networks
Risk and Department Manager of Security Audits and Governance Services, Telindus
Cédric Mauny is Risk and Department Manager of Security Audits and Governance Services, member of the infosec committee and leads the CyberSecurity Incident Response Team (CSIRT) at Telindus Luxembourg. Also Senior Security Consultant certified CISM, CISSP, CRISC, ISO27001 and ITILv3, Cédric got specialized in governance and management of the information security, awareness and training, incident response, security audits and logfiles analysis. Now he leads a team of eight security consultants specialized in GRC activities, Training and Ethical Hacking.
Cédric is also speaker at security conferences and very active in professional associations in Luxembourg, in particular but not limited to Board member and leader of working groups at CLUSIL and CPSI, member of ISACA, APDL and APSI, and lecturer at University of Luxembourg. He also issued different articles in various professional press. Since 2008, he chairs the Luxembourg’s ISO committee developing the ISO/IEC 27000 series of standards and since 2013 he also chairs the ISO technical committee on Risk Management.
Marketing Manager, DenyAll
Sales Engineer, Cyberark
Based in Antwerp, Michael is an IT Security professional with 18 years of experience in IT Security solution architecture, technical implementations, pre-sales and consultancy. Prior to joining CyberArk early 2015, Michael held several roles as security officer and identity and access management specialist within large financial, pharmaceutical and consultancy organizations. Michael also holds an ISC2 – CISSP certification.
Country Manager Belgium & Luxemburg, Fortinet
Jeroen van Zelst
General Manager, Lantech
Jeroen van Zelst started his career as a management consultant specialized in business process optimization and IT project management. His next role was to lead an IT infrastructure consultancy company. Together with two partners in 2000 he founded Andarr, an IT infrastructure and management consultancy company that in 2007 was named “best employer of the Netherlands” by the Great Place to Work Institute. Currently Jeroen is leading Lantech, a secure networking solution provider. His passion is to support organizations with defining the business value of their IT assets, assessing the risks associated with that and implementing suitable measures to provide the right level of security.
Product Manager Data Protection, Sophos
Vincent has been with Sophos since 1999. Starting out as a security specialist and sales engineer, where he was responsible for technical pre-sales support at clients and partners in the Belux region. He currently moved to a new role at Sophos as Product Manager Data Protection, responsible for helping determine the roadmap for Sophos’ encryption products. Vincent is a regular speaker and presents on the subject of data protection at lots of events worldwide.
Systems Engineer, Fortinet
Peter Vanhemelryck is System Engineer at Fortinet for the Belgium and Luxemburg region since 2010. Peter works for more than 20 year in the IT space. First with a focus on networking, later he moved to security. As a consult and architect he worked for different companies like manufacture and integrators.
Partner, Cybersecurity leader, PwC Luxembourg
Positions: Vincent Villers is the Governance, Risk and Controls leader, mainly focussing on Technology Risk and Security
Duties: Vincent Villers is in charge of the IT Risk and Security service offering. He leads the Cybersecurity, Digital Trust, Forensic Technology and IT Audit practices of PwC Luxembourg.
Working experience: Vincent Villers is an Internal Control specialist with focus on processes and systems. Thanks to his experience in several Industries, he has gained relevant wide knowledge of best practices of Governance Risk and Controls topics. Vincent Villers is specialised in Information Systems Risk, Cyber Security and Performance.
- Graduated in Business Economics from the Univeristé Catholique de Louvain