PwC and CSIS held the first Scandinavian Cybercrime Conference, 18 June 2013 in Hellerup. The participants got an insight into cyber and how they can prepare for becoming more resilient in the face of this threat.
Risk management in a cyber-era, Christian Kjær, director, PwC
Insuring against cybercrime, Tine Olsen, consultant, Finex, Willis Insurance
How RSA was breached, Timo Hirvonen, senior analyst, F-Secure
The threat of untraceable domains, David Sancho, senior anti-malware researcher, Trend Micro
Smartgrid -(In)security in advanced Metering Infrastructure, Roel Schouten, manager, PwC
When YOU are the headline:Cyber attacks and the media, Esben Høstager, senior partner, Jøp, Ove & Myrthu Group
Will there ever be a budget for IT Security?, Peter Vestergaard, first vice president, IT Service Management, Danske Bank
Threat Horizon 2015, ISF
Securing the Supply Chain, ISF
Christian is director of information and cyber security services at PwC in Denmark. Christian helps Danish and Nordic companies to understand the complex IT threat landscape and interpret this to business risk for the specific organisation. His main areas of focus include risk management, business continuity, security awareness and governance. Christian has worked within IT- and information security since 2001 and was part of the management team that established the successful Danish security consulting firm Protego in 2002. PwC acquired Protego in 2006. He has since then worked in a number of functions, leading the penetration testing team, developing and instructing on a number of PwC's IT security training courses and most recently heading PwC Denmark's information and cyber security services. Christian is agent for the Danish ISF chapter, coordinating chapter and member activities and supporting member interests.
Roel has more than 15 years of information security experience. He has provided security consultancy services to the largest companies in Northern Europe including financial institutions, telcos, ISP's, public sector, transport and production industry. Examples of the work he has performed is penetration testing and vulnerability assessments on web applications, network infrastructures and mobile apps, architecture reviews, social engineering projects and computer forensics.
Troels used to be head of operations in the Danish Security Intelligence Service until he was brought to the Europol HQ in Netherlands as a Police Chief Superintendent. Today, Troels is the Assistant Director, and head of the European Cyber Crime Centre (EC3), which aims to be the focal point in the EU’s fight against cybercrime.
Steve is global vice president of the Information Security Forum (ISF), the world's leading independent authority on information security and risk management. His main areas of focus include the emerging security threat landscape, cyber security, consumerisation, big data, cloud security and social media across both the corporate and personal environments. Steve is a regular speaker and chair at global events and is often quoted in the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Deutsche Presse, Süddeutsche Zeitung, CIO Forum, ZD Net, and Information Week. Steve has considerable experience working in the technology and telecom markets and was previously senior vice president at Gartner. As global head of Gartner’s consultancy business he developed a range of strategic marketing, business and IT solutions for international investment and entrepreneurial markets. He has served as an executive on the boards of public companies in the UK and Asia in both the technology consultancy services and software applications development sectors. Steve has been involved with mergers and acquisitions of fast-growth companies across Europe and the US, and has also advised a number of NASDAQ and NYSE listed global technology companies. He is currently chairman of the Digiworld Institute senior executive forum in the UK, a think tank comprised of Telecoms, Media and IT leaders and regulators.
Jan's interest in IT security began in 1998 when he worked in Denmark's first IT security company. Since then he has gained security experience in both large and medium-sized Danish as well as multinational corporations. On a daily basis, Jan Kaastrup is a partner and CTO of CSIS Security Group, specialized in cybercrime and supplier of eCrime intelligence for the financial sector primarily in European countries.
Peter is the highest profiled IT security expert in Denmark and among the most recognized in Europe, known from Interpol, CARO, FIRST, Virus Bulletin, National Cyber Security Centre etc. Peter actively participates in several top IT security communities and has many international connections in the financial industry, law enforcement and higher educational institutions.
Tine joined Willis at the end of 2011 to focus on directors' and officers' liability as well as cyber related risks and insurance solutions. Prior to joining Willis, Tine worked at a law firm in Denmark. Tine is well versed in both company law and insurance issues and has hands-on experience and in-depth market knowledge.
Esben is a well-known speaker at conferences and is a preferred advisor on crisis communication at companies in Denmark. He is partner and co-owner of Jøp, Ove and Myrthu Group, and holds membership of The Issue Management Council in the US, International Association of Business Communicators etc. Furthermore, Esben has been a member in various boards for the past 20 years.
Peter has been working with IT in a range of different large companies over the past many years. Nowadays, he holds a position of VP, and is responsible for IT service management at Danske Bank. Furthermore, Peter has a vivid portfolio of certifications and is known from the IT University at Copenhagen where he lectured for three years.
David joined Trend Micro in 2002 having fulfilled a variety of technical security-related roles. Currently, he is a senior anti-malware researcher specialized in web threats and other emerging technologies. In his 12+ years of experience in the security field, he has written and published a number of research papers on malware tendencies, has been featured on the media and participated in customer events where he has presented on business issue and malware-related topics. His interests include web infections methods, vulnerability exploitation and white-hat hacking in general. He lives in Spain with his family and a crazy dog.
Since 2011, Thorsten Kraft has been working as Senior Technical Project Manager for eco – Association of the German Internet Industry. Before, he was Technical Coordinator (Anti Abuse Engineer – Expert Abuse Department) for 1&1 Internet AG. He was responsible for abuse analysis and strategy development. Furthermore, he represented the biggest German internet company in many different Committees (MAAWG, APWG, DCC, etc.) which deal with internet abuse (e.g. spamming, hacking, malware, identity theft). Prior to that, he worked as Network and E-Mail Administrator for a large pharmaceutical company. Thorsten Kraft has been dealing with IT security already since 1999.
Timo Hirvonen has been working for F-Secure Corporation since July 2010. In August 2011 he discovered the email that was used to attack RSA. Timo is passionate about exploit analysis, especially malicious Java, Flash, and PDF files. His mission is to keep the good guys safe by studying the latest tricks the bad guys use.