Time Event & Speakers

Registration & Welcome Coffee


Alina Georgescu
Regional Director, IDC SEE

Need help killing the risk matrix zombie

Alex Proskura
Security Expert

Risk matrix is everywhere. It is recommended by vendors, frameworks, best practices, and your colleagues. Yet, the way it is used conceals the very nature of cyber risk and impedes risk communication throughout the organization. Zombies were once people as well, similarly, risk matrices have to die to give way to real risk management.


Re-inventing Endpoint Security

Dorel Leş
Print & Document Solutions Business Development Manager - CEMA, HP Romania

Debate | CISO Prerogatives 🛡️

Daniel Monoranu
CISO, Carrefour
Bogdan Costea
Head Of Information Security, ING Bank
Alina Georgescu
Regional Director, IDC SEE

At the heart of what organizations need to protect is data and information, the digital assets that confer value on digital businesses. Which means IT security is now about nothing less than Business Security. In this session, two thought CISOs will debate on the challenges and strategies of automated security.

Moderated by: Alina Georgescu, Regional Director, IDC SEE


Security Incidents in Romania

Andrei Bozeanu
Security Researcher & Consultant, CERT.RO

While the GDPR has been in the limelight for the most part of 2018, the NIS directive made a very discreet entry through the back door.

Following the implementation of the NIS Directive (NISD), in this session we will evaluate the impact of the directive across industry sectors, assessing how far the directive has impacted cybersecurity departments and how successful the directive has been in securing industry against new and known threats to operators and systems.


Game Face On | Cybersecurity Quiz

Răzvan Grigorescu
Petru Pascaru
IT Service & Security Manager, UNIQA Asigurări
Alex Proskura
Security Expert
Two teams, one goal: to capture the prize!

Zeno’s Paradox – The Road to Zero

Sergiu Popa
Cybersecurity Research Director, NOVATECH

Coffee Break & 1-2-1 Meetings


SynchronizeIT: Security, Compliance & Administration

Emir Arslanagic
Regional Account & Channel Manager, SEE & Turkey, Qualys

InCISOmnia | What Keeps CISOs up at Night?

Cristian Mihai
Head of IT Infrastructure and Security, NN Romania
Vlad Drăgan
ISO, OMV Petrom
Răzvan Savu
Senior Consultant, IDC Romania
Targeted attacks, “trusted” insiders walking out the door with corporate secrets, privacy, compliance or board meetings. These are just a few of the headaches today’s security leaders are faced with on a daily basis. With security executives more accountable than ever, and an increasingly advanced threat landscape, this panel of security chiefs will discuss what stresses them most and what the future looks like as chief defenders of the enterprise.

Turbocharge IT Ops for Security and Efficiency

Héctor García
Regional Manager Eastern Europe, BMC

How to attract the next generation of cybersecurity talent?


Samsung Knox | Defence Grade Security Platform

Kamil Grondys
Senior Solutions Architect, Samsung Research Poland

Networking Lunch & 1-2-1 Meetings


IDC Connect Session | Three Roundtable Discussions

Mihai Chihaia
Sales & Account Management Executive, HP Inc.
Dan Ionuț Grigore
Cybersecurity Business Unit Director, certSIGN
Ivars Dzalbe
Business Sales Director, Tet
Răzvan Savu
Senior Consultant, IDC Romania

🛡️ End-Point Security

     Moderated by Mihai Chihaia - Sales & Account Management Executive, HP Inc.

🛡️ Are you prepared for NIS Directive implementation? 

     Moderated by Dan Ionuț GrigoreCybersecurity Business Unit Director, certSIGN

🛡️ IT Infrastructure: Outsourcing vs. Insourcing

     Moderated by Ivars Dzalbe – Business Sales Director, TET



The Secrets that hide in plain sight | Face Reading Session

Alexandru Bocunescu
Founder, Face Keys Romania

Closing Cocktail & Networking in The Secret Forest


Corina Grecu

Conference Manager

+40 731 352 625

Alina Georgescu

Regional Director, IDC SEE

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