In this year’s edition, among the speakers we will hear:
Regional Director, DACH, Israel, Russia and Eastern Europe
Dr. Christopher Brennan is the Regional Director at Skybox Security for Germany, Switzerland, Austria , Israel, Russia and Eastern Europe. He is based in Munich, Germany. He has more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry having worked in several companies including BP Oil, IBM, Adobe, McAfee and Firemon. The Skybox Security team helps organisations to gain visibility of the attack surface of their own infrastructure (both IT and OT); in so doing achieving unparalleled visibility and context-aware intelligence of their attack surface.
Co-founder, CEO and VP of Orion Instruments Polska
Piotr Brogowski, co-founder, CEO and VP of Orion Instruments Polska, a company specializing in security event management systems and automation and incident response systems, especially SIEM and SOAR platforms (Security Orchestration, Automation and Response); expert and author of numerous publications and public speeches on legal and practical aspects in the field of cybersecurity and personal data protection including GDPR.
Director of the Incident Response and Digital Forensics practice at Dell SecureWorks
Senior Presales System Engineer, Fidelis Cybersecurity
Robert Dąbroś CISSP, an Warsaw University of Science and Technology graduate who specializes in broadly understood data security. He gained his over 20 years of experience in DNS Polska, McAfee, Imperva and now Fidelis Cybersecurity.
IT security expert, member of ComCERT.PL Team, the team that delivers IT incident response related services. Military University of Technology student, head of the cybersecurity students association, actively participating in the Capture The Flag contests within the association’s team. Twice awarded for reporting security vulnerabilities in Microsoft products. He got a team award for the best decision document in a cyber-conflict case during the Cyber 9/12 Europe contest, organized by Atlantic Council.
He supervises services related to IT Forensics, eDiscovery, Forensic Data Analysis and cyber-investigations in Central and Eastern Europe. During his 18 years of professional experience, he led international teams performing tasks in over 20 countries in Europe, Asia and America. He supported tens of Polish and international law firms and local as well as global organizations in preservation, analysis and use of electronic evidence in cases of fraud and corruption, as well as reaction to security incidents. He was a speaker on various Polish and international conferences related to cybersecurity, electronic evidence and eDiscovery. He is a lecturer on trainings for expert witnesses and lawyers from bar associations. He is an author of various publications related to economic frauds, their detection and prevention.
With over 20 years of experience in Incident Response and Cyber Investigations, Dario Forte started his career in IR as a member of the Italian police and in that role worked in the US with well-known government agencies such as NASA. He is one of the co-editors of three ISO Standards, and as CFE, CISM and CGEIT, he has an MBA from the University of Liverpool, plus executive education at Harvard Business School.
Graduate in International Economics faculty from Warsaw School of Economics. Since 2013 he has been taking part in several international projects regarding either cyber security area or national security as a whole. Twice he served as a project assistant in the international Warsaw Security Forum conference (2014, 2015). In 2015, while holding position of Cyber Security Programme Coordinator in Casimir Pulaski Foundation, he initiated research programme „[cyber]securing Ukrainian Critical Infrastructure”, which was granted by International Visegrad Fund. He also worked as business communication executive.
He has experience in providing legal services to entities operating in creative industries, where intellectual property is an important element of business. He cooperates with creators and artists, film producers, cultural institutions and event organizers, architectural offices, software producers, website creators and other entities in the IT industry. Legal coordinator in the field of constant and comprehensive legal services for entities in the IT industry. Legal advisor in matters related to security issues and the law in the Internet.
Doktor nauk prawnych, prokurator del. do Prokuratury Regionalnej w Warszawie
Doctor of philosophy in the field of legal sciences, prosecutor of the delegation to the Regional Prosecutor’s Office in Warsaw, professor at the Department of Information Law at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw. Lecturer at the National School of Judiciary and Public Prosecution. Author of publications regarding the legal aspects of computerization, personal data protection and cyber security.
(ISC) 2 Poland Chapter – President
Zaufana Trzecia Strona
Founder and CEO of CQURE
Paula Januszkiewicz is a CEO and Founder of CQURE Inc. and CQURE Academy. She is also Enterprise Security MVP, honorable Microsoft Regional Director for CEE and a world class cybersecurity expert, consulting Customers all around the world. In 2017, she graduated from Harvard Business School. She has her heart and soul in the company, having deep belief that positive thinking is the key to success. Her quality- driven approach, extreme attention to details and conference speaking publicity have brought CQURE, at its early stage, to the never-ending world of hacks, forensics, data theft and other security challenges. Paula established CQURE in 2008 and since then she has continued to build the team’s professional image and cybersecurity skills, currently owning and managing CQURE departments in New York (US), Dubai (UAE) and Zug (Switzerland), additionally to headquarters in Warsaw (Poland).
Paula has 15 years of experience in the cybersecurity field, performing penetration tests, architecture consulting, trainings and seminars. She has performed hundreds of security projects, including those for governmental organizations and big enterprises, at the same time being a top speaker and a keynote speaker at many well-known conferences, including Microsoft Ignite (rated No 1 Speaker among 1100 speakers at a conference with 26000 attendees), RSA (in 2017 in San Francisco her session was one of the 5 hottest sessions), Black Hat, TechEd North America, TechEd Europe, TechEd Middle East, CyberCrime etc., where she is often rated as No 1 speaker. Her presentations gather thousands of people.
She also creates security awareness programs for various organizations, including awareness sessions for top management (telecoms, banks, government etc.). She is passionate about sharing her knowledge with others. In private, she enjoys working with her research team, converting the results of her findings to authored leading-edge trainings and tools used in practice in projects. She wrote a book about Threat Management Gateway and she’s currently working on the next one… so stay tuned for more. Recently, Paula has become a member of the Technical Advisory Board at Royal Bank of Scotland – helping to keep its security at the highest level possible!
She has access to a source code of Windows, an honor granted to just few people around the world!
Academic lecturer, social activist, project manager, strategic consultant, trainer, auditor.
Consultant at Information Security Office running within Silesian University of Technology, plenipotentiary of the board in Netology Sp. z .o.o., member of the board of IT Security SIG within Polish Information Processing Society .
Hobbistically involved in the project entitled: “inSecure book” (http://insecurebook.pl), which is by design a collection of false, written with a pinch of salt, stories related to IT security, whose authors are both professional security specialists and professionals’ apprentices.
IT security expert, member of ComCERT.PL Team, the team that delivers IT incident response related services. She graduated in the field of Cryptology and Cybersecurity at the Military University of Technology. Chairwoman of the science club dealing with cybersecurity, in which she takes an active part in Capture The Flag competitions.
Specialist in the Mediarecovery computer forensics laboratory. His main duties include data analysis, licensing of intellectual property computer software and cases related to offenses against business. Author of nearly 350 forensic expertises. Participant in training courses and courses organized by US and German specialist companies, among others. X-Ways and Guidance Software (EnCase). He is a certified internal auditor of the Information Security Management System in accordance with ISO 27001. He has repeatedly participated in securing computer data during operations performed by public security and public safety authorities. Has a personal security clearance authorizing access to classified information marked with a confidential clause.
IT security specialist
Several years of professional experience in the field of information security, which she gained while working in the Police Headquarters and in the Central Anticorruption Bureau. She is a graduate of the Faculty of Information Sciences at the University of Warsaw. She also completed postgraduate studies at the Warsaw School of Economics in the fields of Cybersecurity Management and Internal Audit and Management Control at the Public Finance Sector Units. Her interests include threats intelligence and social engineering as well as creating profiles of modern cybercriminals
Director, Sales Engineering Cofense
With over 18 years in the industry, focused on messaging and cyber-security technologies, David has helped organisations across the EMEA region reduce risk, and improve incident response processes. At Cofense, David continues to build on this experience, working with clients to establish and evolve their phishing defence strategies
IT security expert, member of ComCERT.PL Team, the team that delivers IT incident response related services. He has participated in a number of important IT security undertakings, such as malware analysis lab design for a public administration, participated in the preparation of the exercise training materials for the security response teams, commissioned by ENISA. Member of the Cyber Europe 2014 winning team (ComCERT.PL), among the 100 teams from across Europe.
Senior Security Analyst Team Cymru
From 2000, he co-founded CERT Polska and the basis of good practice in the performance of forensic expertises. Repeatedly appointed as a court expert from outside the list of experts – so-called expert in the field. Author of the expert opinion, which helped to end the problem of the so-called “Dialers”, stretches programs for huge telephone bills (this was still the time of dialed access to the Internet – the famous number 0202122). Organizer of the “Dyżurnet.pl” team in NASK structures – a hotline for reporting undesirable content on the Internet – in cooperation with the European Commission as part of the “Safer Internet Action Plan” project. From 2002, he was an associate lecturer at the Higher Police School in Szczytno, training police staff in prosecuting crimes in the field of computer techniques and a member of the program committee of the conference “Technical Aspects of Computer Crime”. For his work for law enforcement agencies, he was awarded the Bronze Order for Merit for the Police in 2015. Since 2007, he has been working for Team Cymru, one of the best and most trusted teams in the world, aimed at making the Internet a safer place.
Legal Expert on Cybersecurity, The Cybersecurity Foundation
A Legal Advisor with 20 years’ experience, admitted to the Warsaw Bar of Legal Advisors. Graduated from the Faculty of Law at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. Artur specializes in information and communication technology law (ICT). He advises clients from the Internet and telecommunication sectors, particularly on telecommunication services, e-commerce, data security and internet domains. He is an expert at the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) in regulatory, privacy and data protection. He cooperates with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and in the past has cooperated with the Council of European National Top Level Domain Registries (CENTR). He is an active participant in International Telecommunication Union (ITU) meetings and counsel to the Cyber Security Foundation. He was also a member of the Telecommunication Operators Group and the E-Media Committee at The Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications (PIIT). He is also a co-founder of the Domain Names Arbitration Court at PIIT, where he headed the legal works and a co-founder of domain case law at the Arbitration Court at the Polish Chamber of Commerce (KIG). Artur cooperates with the Foundation for Cybersecurity and the Kościuszko Institute in Kraków on a daily basis. Previously, Artur worked as a general legal counsel at the Research and Academic Computer Network (NASK), representing the PL Register in Poland and international organizations.
Artur is the author of numerous speeches, panel sessions, seminars and publications in Poland and abroad, mainly focusing on new technologies law including internet domain names, telecommunications law and IP protection. He has many years of expertise in relations with international organisations, for whom he has prepared studies and reports as well as verifying documents. He has participated in ongoing projects of working groups.
Inside Sales Representative, Forcepoint
Warsaw University of Technology graduate. Recently supports the Forcepoint’s human-centric approach to cyber-security. Professional ly interested in network security and data-loss prevention techniques.
Professor of Computer and Systems Sciences, Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, Stockholm University
Oliver Popov is a professor of Computer and Systems Sciences, Stockholm University, and of Information Technology and Media, Mid Sweden University. He also teaches in the Department of Computer Sciences, Natural Sciences and Mathematics at Saints Cyril and Methodius University, Macedonia.
Popov holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Missouri University of Science and Technology in the U.S. Among his areas of research are Internet technology; protocol engineering for the ICT4D (“Information and Communication Technologies for Development”) project of the United Nations; ubiquitous service architectures; and security, privacy and digital forensics and their impact on the information society.
He is the principal architect of the Macedonian Academic and Research Network. Since 1995, he also has been a member of the management committee of the Central and Eastern European Networking Association (CEENet), serving 25 countries.
Popov has directed CEENet network technology, management and policy workshops, organized in collaboration with NATO, which have educated more than 1,000 people in over 30 countries from Central and Eastern Europe to Central and South-East Asia. In addition, he was the principal researcher and author of a project to establish a pan-African research and education network, which was presented at the World Summit on Information Society in Tunisia in 2005. He has been involved in the proliferation of the Internet, National Research and Education Networks and ICT in general, in many developing nations.
Systems Engineer, Forcepoint
Alexander Raczyński is a Systems Engineer at Forcepoint. He is responsible for technical support of Forcepoint solutions during the whole sales process in Central and Eastern Europe. Alexander represents the company at customer site; he works close with Websense channel partners and participates at many IT Security events. Alexander Raczyński has studied Computer Science at the University of Paderborn (Germany). His experience is based on many years of work for many IT security Companies in Poland and abroad.
SIEM / SOC analyst
Since around 2014 dealing with (more or less) private and professional security mainly IT security. Thanks to winning competition on Securak.pl in 2015, obtaining CHFI certificate (Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator). Interested mainly in detection on an “incident” rather than its generation or repair. For several years he is working as SIEM / SOC analyst in various companies, so he is looking for problems, not always where people want to see them.
President and CEO of Woodstock Clinical Data Systems, Deputy Secretary-General of the APWG (Anti-Phishing Working Group)
Expert in the field of information technology and quality, environment, work safety and information security management systems, including personal data protection DEKRA
Expert in the field of information technology and quality, environment, work safety and information security management systems, including personal data protection. He has many years of experience in implementation, consulting and training projects, i. a. consulted certified implementations of management systems in accordance with many standards, including ISO 9001 and ISO 27001, he has conducted trainings for auditors and quality managers, the training in area of management systems. Expert completed a lot of implementation projects of management systems in institutions of the private and public sectors, according to the standards such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 18001, ISO 27001 and in the field of personal data protection.
Tomasz Szczygieł is a graduate of engineering studies in the field of computer science at Rzeszów University of Technology and post-graduate studies in the management of classified information and personal data protection at the University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszów.
SOC team member in the Vattenfall IT Services Poland
IT Security and computer forensic specialist, currently SOC team member in the Vattenfall IT Services Poland, operating withing the Vattenfall group in Europe. He was a part of the Mediarecovery computer forensic lab for 5 years, where he gained experience in the field of data security and analysis as well as post-incidental processes, worked as trainer and published specialist articles about computer forensic.
Senior Detection Engineer ESET
Kacper is Detection Engineer at ESET. After work he finds bugs especially in open source software. He shares his knowledge using technical blog: security.szurek.pl and also YouTube channel.
Cybersecurity expert in Respond and Threat Analysis Team in Bank Zachodni S.A. where he analyses current threats from cyberspace and manages in the incident handling process.
For many years cybersecurity specialist in Wrocław Centre for Networking and Supercomputing, where he deals with the administration and security of network services (server systems, databases, network services admin). Graduate from Computer Science (Wroclaw University of Technology) and Cyber Security Management. Coordinator of the project for public key infrastructure (PKI) implementation in the PIONIER network. In the field of IT systems security he effectively combines the gained knowledge with over 10 years of experience. Being an independent consultant he analyzed hundreds of computer incidents. Engaging in the development of methods for detection and analysis of threats to widely understood IT infrastructure, he prepares technical and organizational (policies and procedures) solutions aimed at increasing the security level of the organization. Defensive approach to cybersecurity lover and “blue team” participant at training games dedicated to incident response. The designer of security-oriented architectures and highly available IT solutions (starting from the physical layer, through network layer to the application layer).
Specialist in mobile device analysis (Mobile Forensics).
A graduate of the Faculty of Management and Marketing at the University of Economics in Wroclaw. Since 2001, he has been auditing the international expert organization DEKRA, where he currently coordinates specialized audits of processes and standards (Assessment Services). He has over 15 years of experience in implementing audits of quality standards and information security for the retail industry. His circle of clients includes many recognized retail and service chains. He also specializes in business process optimization, verification of service and sales quality standards, risk management, audits of meeting legal requirements (GDPR), industry standards, internal policies and guidelines set by contractors.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Cracow
Scientific assistant at the Department of Computer Science, IEiT Faculty of AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow. A graduate of cognitive science at the Jagiellonian University. Currently involved a PhD student in computer science at AGH. Has several years of experience in development of IT tools supporting data analysis and visualization. Expert in the requirements analysis and the user interface design in accordance with the principles of usability and user experience for criminal analysis and computer forensics software.
Vice-president for education at ISSA Polska
Tomasz Wodziński jest vice-prezesem ds. edukacji w ISSA Polska, (jednej z najstarszych) organizacji skupiającej pasjonatów i specjalistów bezpieczeństwa IT. Niedawno zakończył pracę etatową w firmie Exatel S.A. – operatora telekomunikacyjnego, dla którego od pierwszych dni z powodzeniem współtworzył Security Operations Center w modelu MSSP. Jest zwolennikiem technicznego zabezpieczenia organizacji opartego o analizę ryzyka oraz gorącym orędownikiem subtelnych programów awarness dla pracowników. Legitymuje się wiedzą branżową potwierdzoną przez najważniejsze organizacje bezpieczeństwa jak ISC2 (CISSP), ISACA (CISA), EC-Council (CEH), SANS (GCIH). Obecnie wspiera organizacje chcące powołać swoje centra bezpieczeństwa (techniczny monitoring i reagowanie na incydenty) w przygotowaniu procesów, doborze optymalnych narzędzi, zatrudnianiu i szkoleniu wewnętrznych kadr oraz optymalizacji działania SOC’ów przez subtelny hardening środowiska rozwiązań informatycznych.
Płk prof. dr hab., Prorektor ds. Naukowych Akademii Sztuki Wojennej w Warszawie
Wykładowca Akademii Sztuki Wojennej. Od wielu lat w pracy zawodowej, dydaktycznej i naukowej zajmuje się kwestiami związanymi z systemem rozpoznania wojskowego, procesami informacyjnymi, a w szczególności – oceną zagrożeń militarnych i niemilitarnych. Jest autorem licznych opracowań o charakterze teoretycznym i praktycznym, a także realizatorem i uczestnikiem projektów oraz prac naukowo-badawczych.
Konsultant cyberbezpieczeństwa i założyciel firmy Red Team
Konsultant cyberbezpieczeństwa i założyciel firmy Red Team. Posiada szerokie techniczne kompetencje związane z bezpieczeństwem IT – od ataku po obronę – poparte realnymi osiągnięciami takimi jak: uznane na świecie certyfikaty, doświadczenie zawodowe na najwyższych technicznych stanowiskach, publikacje oraz referencje. Pracował na pełny etat jako: administrator systemów w znanym polskim portalu, informatyk śledczy, specjalista bezpieczeństwa w zespole CERT, tester penetracyjny w międzynarodowej grupie bankowej, starszy konsultant cyberbezpieczeństwa w zespole red team firmy wchodzącej w skład tzw. wielkiej czwórki oraz threat hunter w amerykańskim startupie zajmującym się budową oprogramowania typu SIEM/IDS. Biegły sądowy z zakresu informatyki z listy Sądu Okręgowego w Warszawie ze szczególnym uwzględnieniem specjalizacji takich jak informatyka śledcza, analiza powłamaniowa, hacking i cyberprzestępczość. Autor książki „Praktyczna analiza powłamaniowa” wydanej przez Wydawnictwo Naukowe PWN, współautor wielu publikacji ENISA (Europejska Agencja ds. Bezpieczeństwa Sieci i Informacji). Członek zwycięskiego zespołu na największych europejskich cywilnych ćwiczeniach z zakresu ochrony cyberprzestrzeni – ENISA Cyber Europe 2014. Posiada dziesiątki podziękowań za zgłoszone błędy bezpieczeństwa w ramach programów bug bounty. Jedyny polak w strukturach uznanej na świecie, międzynarodowej grupy non-profit MalwareMustDie zajmującej się zwalczaniem cyberprzestępczości.