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Registration & Networking Breakfast


Early Bird Raffle Draw


Digital Trust - CISO’s Route to Digital Transformation

Kayıhan Altınöz
Head of Information Security, ING Bank
Selda Aydoğmuşoğlu
Information Security Manager, Migros
Yaşar Sarcan
CISO, Borusan Holding
Müge Şanoğlu
Regional Information Security Officer, BSH
Mehmet Karabıyık
Head of IT Security & Risk, ICBC Turkey
Mert Çakar
CISO, TurkishBank

Most Turkish organizations have issues with providing cybersecurity, in the context of the dynamic threat landscape, enabling digital transformation, and substantial regulatory upheaval. During this panel, CISOs will share their valuable insights and will discuss how to position cybersecurity as a part of digital transformation strategy.


Business Security: Risk & Resilience

Mark Child
Research Manager, European Security, IDC

Rebalancing the Golden Triangle

Kubilay Önder
Cyber Security Group Manager, KoçSistem

Addressing Cyber Security Through Digital Transformation

Özgür Kara
Cyber Security Country Sales Manager, Cisco

While rushing for digital transformation, it is possible to ignore deploying cyber security as a core component of the fabric. This presentation focuses on best practices with real world examples on how to conduct transformation without compromising visibility, segmentation and threat protection which are the key components of a secure digital network architecture.


Evolving Sustainable Cyber Security Ecosystem

Aslı Yılmaz
Senior Manager, Cyber Security Business Development & Solution, Netaş

Sustainable cyber security services with new technologies is today’s new challenge. Regulations, compliance and law are integral components of security mostly effecting end user and endpoint security. Being trusted security provider on holistic new trend security product & services and consultancy with security detection and response, local R&D products, big data and analytics, AI machine learning tools is our main focus. We trust in technology, we believe in our customers.


Networking Break & 1-2-1 Meetings


Morning Sessions (Parallel Sessions)

Managed Security

10:30 - 10:45

Digital Transformation with Security Perspective

Emrah Bayarçelik
Group Manager, IT Infrastructure & Security, IGA
10:45 - 10:55

The Age of Disappearing Boundaries

Savaş Ergen
Infrastructure & Operations Director, CK Enerji
Özben Miçooğulları
Regional Sales Director, TR & ME, Picus Security
10:55 - 11:05

New Base of Cyber Security

Zeynep Erkmen
General Manager, Netsmart
Serdar Yokuş
General Manager, Biznet Bilişim
11:05 - 11:15

Real-Life Story and Experience Sharing Managed Security Services

Recep Serdar Kaya
UEDAŞ IT Manager, Limak Teknoloji
Bilge Kaan Kamsız
Account Manager, Barikat
11:15 - 11:25

How Cloud Helps Customers Defend Against Today’s Top Security Threats

Pınar Uğurlu Kirazcı
Cloud Customer Engineer, Google Cloud
11:25 - 11:35

The New Border: Identity

İbrahim Güler
Senior IT Security Consultant, Inforte
11:35 - 11:45

Check Point Case Study: Extending Security Perimeter for Out of Office Users

Tolga Kormanlı
Network and Security Manager, CK Enerji
11:35 - 11:55

Network Evolution: The Secure Automated Cloud

Artun Kocaman
Senior Systems Engineer, Juniper Networks
11:55 - 12:05

Creating Synergy for Successful Managed Security Service

Hasan Bolelli
Director, Technology Enterprise Solutions, Vodafone
12:05 - 13:00

How to Combat against Modern Security Challenges

Tuğba Öztürk
Information Security Manager, Boyner Grup
Cihan Yüceer
Manager, Cyber Defense Center, Turkcell
Gamze Yurttutan
Principal, MasterCard
İbrahim Aslanbakan
Manager, Network & Cyber Security, ASAŞ
Doç. Dr. Bilgin Metin
Faculty Member, MIS, Bogazici University

Business Risk & Resilience

10:30 - 10:45

Crossbar is Going Up Rapidly

Gülden Yüncüoğlu
10:45 - 10:55

Rethinking Data Security - Risk Adaptive Protection

Özgür Danışman
Head of Sales Engineering, Emerging Markets, Forcepoint
10:55 - 11:05

Staying One Step Ahead Of Cyber Attackers with Threat Intel

Mert Sarıca
VP, Cyber Defense Center, Akbank
Ümit Nadim
Country Manager, FireEye
11:00 - 11:10

Privilege First

Nurdoğan Çıkı
Cyber Security Team Leader, THY
Esra Çalışkan
Regional Sales Manager, CyberArk
11:05 - 11:15

Next Generation Cyber Risk Scoring Against Advanced Cyber Threats

Ayşin Gök
Country Manager, NormShield
11:25 - 11:35

How To Train Your Dragon

Kürşad Sezgin
Sales Manager, Barracuda
11:35 - 11:45

Social Hacking

Gabe Goldhirsh
Vice President, MEA/APAC, Zerofox
11:45 - 11:55

Rethinking Data Security

İsmail Velioğlu
Senior Security Engineer, DenizBank
Eren Sönmez
Principal Presales Consultant, Symantec Turkey
11:55 - 12:05

Enterprise Security with Cyber Intelligence

Caner Dağlı
Technical Manager, Nebula
12:05 - 13:00

New Age of Cyber Threaths

Alpaslan Binici
IT Security Manager, Şekerbank
Aytekin Güzeliş
CISO, AvivaSA Emeklilik ve Hayat
Mahmut Küçük
Cyber Security Director, Türk Telekom
Sibel Merey
IT Security, Risk and Compliance Manager, Şişecam
Bektaş Özkan
Operations Director, Sabancı
Mehmet Hakan Tercan
Unit Manager, Information Security, Halkbank
Hakan Tokay
Security Operation Manager, Turkcell

Trends & Capabilities

10:30 - 10:45

What is Container Security?

Alper Ümit Yılmaz
IT Service & System Operations Director,
10:45 - 10:55

Machine Learning & AI in Cyber Security

Furkan Batman
Cyber Security Team Leader, Platin Bilişim
10:55 - 11:05

Swarm Intelligence in Cyber Security

Melih Kırkgöz
“Office of the CTO” Member, Regional Technology Director, Fortinet
11:05 - 11:15

Cyber Security Meets Data Security

Levent Ortaköylüoğlu
Executive Partner, Natica
Selim Öziş
Security Architect, Natica
11:15 - 11:25

Cyber Deception Solutions for Early Internal Threat Detection & Incident Response

Serkan Akcan
CEO, Nebula
11:25 - 11:35

Changing the Paradigm Using Deception

Doron Kolton
Chief Strategy Officer, Emerging Technologies, Fidelis Cybersecurity
11:35 - 11:45

Real Practices in OT Security

Alper Şulan
Coordinator, IT Risk and Compliance, TÜPRAŞ
11:45 - 11:55

A New Security Approach: Connected Threat Defense

Barış Dönmez
Senior Manager, Security Governance & Capabilities, Turkcell
Mehmet Gülyurt
Technical Leader, MED Region, Trend Micro
11:55 - 12:05

New Era: Application Security Testing Orchestration (ASTO)

Cenk Kalpakoğlu
CTO, EndPoint Labs
12:05 - 12:15

Be Your Own Attacker!

Utku Şen
Co-Founder, Tear Security
12:15 - 13:00

Security in the Age of IT/OT Convergence

Pelin Pehlivan
Group Manager, Information Security, Risk and Compliance, Enerjisa
Savaş Ergen
Infrastructure & Operations Director, CK Enerji
Mehmet Karadeniz
CIO, ADM Elektrik Dağıtım
Murat Yılmaz
Technology Projects Consultant, Meram EDAŞ
Ezgi Ceylan
Account Manager, Barikat

Networking Lunch & Roundtables


CISO Debate

Feridun Aktaş
Director, Security Governance & Services, Turkcell
Ömer Lütfi Karagöz
Network, System & Security Infrastructure Group Manager, Migros

Afternoon Sessions - Technical Insights (Parallel Sessions)

Track: Managed Security

15:00 - 15:20

Overcoming Security Objections and Making Security A Differentiator

Muharrem Erdoğdu
Customer Engineer, Google Cloud
15:20 - 15:40

Case Study: IGA Offensive Security

Emrah Bayarçelik
Group Manager, IT Infrastructure & Security, IGA
Ramazan Çelik
Deputy General Manager, Barikat
15:40 - 16:00

You’ve Got Malware! What’s Next?

Yavuz Gökhan Özdemir
Red Team Penetration Test Specialist, Netaş
Yusuf Kuş
Security Operation Advanced Service Projects Manager, Netaş
Mehmet Fatih Yaldız
Security Operations Center Senior Manager, Netaş

Track: Endpoint Protection

15:00 - 15:20

Defining Endpoint Protection in Digitally Disrupted Times

Erhan Anuk
Enterprise Account Manager, Symantec
15:20 - 15:40

A New Era of Cyber Threats: The Shift to Self Learning, Self Defending Networks

Elizabeth de Freitas
Regional Manager, Darktrace
15:40 - 16:00

Security Awareness: Users are the Weakest Link

Bülent Muşlu
SVP, Information Security, IT Compliance and Service Management, Bankalararası Kart Merkezi

Track: Analytics, AI, ML

15:00 - 15:20

AI-powered Integration, Automation and Cyber Threat Response

Melih Kırkgöz
“Office of the CTO” Member, Regional Technology Director, Fortinet
15:20 - 15:40

Automated Vulnerability and Compliance Assessment for Data Storage Systems (Sponsored by Platin Bilişim)

Ben Kesten
Director, Strategic Alliances, Continuity Software
15:40 - 16:00

Nano Security Unraveled

Gökhan Hasköylü
Area SE Manager, Check Point

Track: Identity & Trust

15:00 - 15:20

Defending against Privileged Account Attacks

Serhat Erkan
Senior Sales Engineer, CyberArk
15:20 - 15:40

The New Border: Identity

İbrahim Güler
Senior IT Security Consultant, Inforte
15:40 - 16:00

Kron Case Study: IAM in Extreme Scale

Ömer Çuhadaroğlu
Expert Enterprise Security Architect, Turkcell

Track: Threat Intelligence & Response

15:00 - 15:20

Your Security from-East-to-west

Gürsel Arıcı
Presales Manager, Picus Security
15:20 - 15:40

Adaptive Cyber Deception for Early & Accurate Threat Detection & Response

Bahi Hour
SE Director, META, Attivo Networks
15:40 - 16:00

Making Threat Hunting a Reality

Ahmed Ali
Lead Systems Engineer META, Fidelis Cybersecurity

Track: Data Security & Risk Management

15:00 - 15:20

Protect the People and Critical Data Everywhere Through a Human-centric Approach

Kemal Artıkarslan
Senior Sales Engineer, Forcepoint
15:20 - 15:40

Managing Third Party Cyber Risk Using Security Ratings

Ferhat Dikbıyık
R&D Manager, NormShield
15:40 - 16:00

Social Hacking & Risk Management

Gabe Goldhirsh
Vice President, MEA/APAC, Zerofox

Track: Data & Cloud Security

15:00 - 15:20

Container Networking and Security

Ayhan Çelik
Senior System Engineer, Networking & Security, VMware
15:20 - 15:40

DevOps and Hybrid Cloud Security

Mehmet Gülyurt
Technical Leader, MED Region, Trend Micro
15:40 - 16:00

Let’s Train Your Dragon

Feyza Kavala
System Engineer, Barracuda

Track: KVKK / OT Security

15:00 - 15:20

How to Be Compliant with KVKK

Şerif Özdede
IT Risk & Compliance Specialist, Nebula
15:20 - 15:40

OT Security Approach in Energy Industry

Sunay Musaoğlu
Senior Solution Manager, KoçSistem
15:40 - 16:00

OT Security Dilemma

Can Demirel
Information Security Technical Lead, Biznet Bilişim

Running The Business of Security

Elif Uslu
Head of Security & Business Continuity, BNP Paribas Cardif
Akif Mert Avcı
Manager, Information Security, IT Process and Compliance, Vakıfbank
İlmiye Nur Ayyıldız
Information Security Supervisor, KayseriGaz
Barış Dönmez
Senior Manager, Security Governance & Capabilities, Turkcell
Özer Gülce
Manager, Information Security, & Governance, Alternatif Bank
Ümit Malkoç
Unit Manager, Information Security, IT Risk & Business Continuity, Garanti Bankası
Dr. Burak Uluocak
VP, Enterprise Project Delivery and IT & Operations Governance, Türkiye Finans

Startup Session


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