Speakers

Dave Anderson, Senior Director of Marketing, Voltage Security

Dave Anderson currently serves as the Senior Director, Marketing for Voltage Security, where he is responsible for developing market strategy, delivering new technology solutions to market, and managing global campaigns and programs for Voltage's data protection and encryption solutions. Prior to Voltage, Dave led marketing and program strategy for McAfee, SAP, and VeriSign. Dave has 20 years of experience within business strategy, marketing, and product development at leading technology and services firms, including SAP, ArcSight/HP, KPMG, and VeriSign, and has worked extensively across Asia and Europe in delivering market and industry security solutions. His expertise focuses on strategy and planning, marketing, and operational governance. Dave received his MBA from Duke University, the Fuqua School of Business in 2010. He has been published in multiple industry and technical journals, and is a frequent speaker on risk management, corporate governance, security, and strategy.
Alex Andrianopoulos, VP Marketing & Operations, Guidance Software

Alex Andrianopoulos is Vice President of Marketing at Guidance Software. He is responsible for the Company’s worldwide marketing strategy and execution of product marketing, content marketing, Web marketing, demand generation and lead management, public and analyst relations, and events. Previously, Andrianopoulos was Vice President of Fusion Middleware Product Marketing at Oracle, where he was responsible for leading the marketing efforts for Oracle’s Fusion Middleware and Java line of products. Prior to Oracle, Andrianopoulos held senior management roles in the middleware space with both Sun Microsystems and SeeBeyond, with direct responsibility for guiding and managing the strategic direction of Sun’s and SeeBeyond’s middleware products. Before SeeBeyond, he held positions in the marketing and sales organization of various companies, including MineShare, a business intelligence vendor where he served as the Director of Product Management. He also setup and ran a key practice area at consulting firm Technology Solutions Company and held positions in the sales organizations at Arbor Software. Andrianopoulos holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the National Engineering University in Athens, Greece, and an MBA in Management Information Systems and Marketing from the Terry School of Business at the University of Georgia.
Martin Baldock, Managing Director, Stroz Friedberg

Martin Baldock, CISSP-ISSMP, is a Managing Director in Stroz Friedberg’s London office. He brings more than thirty years of experience in the IT industry, nearly half of which has been focused on forensic technology applications, including electronic disclosure, investigations, computer forensics, data warehousing and data mining, data visualisation, neural networks, and rule induction applications. He has managed engagements for clients within a wide range of industries, including construction, heavy manufacturing, pharamceuticals, energy entertainment, media, telecommunications, banking and insurance. Since joining Stroz Friedberg, Mr. Baldock has managed numerous complex digital forensics and eDisclosure cases, and is the UK lead on Security Risk Consulting engagements. His extensive experience includes a European Competition Commission enquiry into price fixing, a multi-million pound IP theft and fraud investigation, and a large scale, intricate security review. He has been responsible for various cases dealing with theft of trade secrets and intellectual property by groups of ex-employees. Notably, Mr.Baldock led an extremely sensitive multimillion pound investigation into corruption and management standards. This encompassed over 24 months of on-site Forensic collection, and processing of data onto a mobile eDisclosure platform, which led to several court cases for high profile public figures. Mr. Baldock was previously the U.K. Operations Director for Kroll Ontrack Legal Technologies, where he was responsible for evidence management solutions, including both computer forensics and eDisclosure. He also represented the U.K. Computer Forensic group at both the European and international levels and managed multi-site and multi-country data collection engagements. Mr. Baldock was also Head of Forensic Technology for KPMG, he implemented a long-term IT strategy to ensure that appropriate tools and techniques were applied to forensic engagements; introducing new technologies, processes, and methods. Additionally, he served as international chairman for forensic technology services within KPMG International. Mr. Baldock is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), an Information Systems Security Management professional (ISSMP), a qualified lead auditor for ISO27001 and a PRINCE II practitioner.
 
Arnie Bates, Head of Information Security, Scotia Gas Networks

Arnie Bates is the Head of Information Security for Scotia Gas Networks Limited. His experience in Information Security spans more than 12 years in Manufacturing, Financial Services and Utilities.  His specific areas of interest include, Identity & Access Management, Data Privacy, Business Continuity Planning, Computer Forensics, Policy and Procedure, Security Awareness Training and Security Strategy.  Arnie is actively involved in a number of Special Interest Groups and sub-committees on Information Security, including the Winchester ISACA chapter (Vice President) and ISACA's Test Enhancement Subcommittee in which he assists in the development of new examination material for ISACA's CISM certification. 
Andreas Baumhof, Chief Technology Officer, ThreatMetrix

Andreas Baumhof is an internationally renowned cybersecurity thought leader and expert with deep experience in the encryption, PKI, malware and phishing markets. His commentary has appeared in numerous publications including SecurityWeek, The Paypers, Dark Reading, Computerworld, CIO, PC Magazine, BankInfoSecurity, SC Magazine, American Banker, PaymentsMarket, Digital Transactions and others. Mr. Baumhof and his ThreatMetrix Labs’ team have been examining and reverse engineering banking malware for over six years, giving a unique insight into the evolution of the malware landscape. They don’t just see the malware itself, but also the resulting transactions, providing excellent insight into stopping cybercriminals. Prior to ThreatMetrix, Mr. Baumhof was an executive director, CEO and co-founder of Australian-based TrustDefender, a leading provider of security and fraud detection technologies. Mr. Baumhof previously served as co-founder and chief technology officer of Microdasys Inc., a leading provider of deep content security solutions. While there, he developed the first SSL proxy and has patents pending in Europe and the U.S.  Mr. Baumhof holds a degree in mathematics and computer science from the University of Munich, Germany.
Adam Brown, UK Manager, Quotium

Adam Brown is currently a Manager for Quotium. Adam is responsible for the delivery of many of Quotium’s security engagements, planning and integrations into customers application development lifecycles, ultimately to enable them to produce secure software efficiently using Quotium’s unique and award winning Software Solution: Seeker. Adam is a GIAC certified penetration tester and BCS ISEB certified software testing practitioner. He has for the last 15 years been consulting in Application Assurance Automation, Performance and Security. Adam has featured as a speaker in InfoSecurity Europe’s Business Strategy Theatre, Les Assises de la Security in Monaco and many other smaller conferences and is a contributor to the information security press.
Richard Davies, CISSP, Head Of Information Security, QVC UK

Richard Davies is Head Of Information Security at QVC, one of the largest multimedia retailers in the world. Directly responsible for Information Security in the UK, he is also the leader of QVC's Global Information Security Team.  Richard is the Treasurer of the ISC(2) North West England Chapter -  a not for profit organisation with the mission to advance information security in the local community. Prior to his current role, Richard has held various Technology Management positions at QVC and Iceland Foods PLC.
Andy Deacon, IT Security Specialist, Sophos

As an enthusiastic and accomplished presenter, Andy is a frequent spokesperson at industry and academic forums, where he focuses on building awareness and developing future threat protection strategies. As a key member of the Sophos enablement team, Andy has a great ability to explain even the most complex technology in simple terms. He also helps to ensure that the right solution and approach is delivered for both partners and customers. Having previously worked at Sophos as the lead test engineer for the virus engine, Andy has had to learn to control his inner geek! He likes nothing more than to help demonstrate how simple security can be when done correctly. Andy comes from a background of embedded testing and development, specifically with external media and encryption. 
Luisa Gentile, Security Awareness Transformation Manager, Group Corporate Security, Vodafone

During a progressive 18-year career in the international telecommunications industry, Luisa has worked in Marketing, Human Resources, Customer Care, Project Management and Sustainability positions. After challenging roles in Italy, Egypt and Qatar, Luisa is currently covering the role of Senior Awareness Transformation Manager for Vodafone Group in the UK where she is leading “Protect&Secure” an innovative security awareness, change and transformation programme across 26 Vodafone markets. In 2013, Luisa founded the “Security Thought Leadership Forum”, an informal cross-industry networking group with an intense and strategic focus on the People aspect of Information Security. Luisa has been listed in the Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior in Europe and the Middle East 2011 following the creation and launch of Vodafone Qatar’s award-winning Sustainability programme, “Better World”. She has passionately advocated transformational change and sustainability leadership in several conferences and university lectures in the Middle East, South East Asia and Europe.
Wayne Grundy, Managing Director, Cyber Protection Practice, Alvarez and Marsal

Wayne Grundy is a Managing Director of the Cyber Protection Practice at Alvarez and Marsal. He joined A&M from Raytheon UK, where he served as CIO. Mr Grundy was Director of the Transglobal Secure Collaboration Programme for 3 years – an international Cyber Security initiative started by the UK Ministry of Defence and US Department of Defence and included the major Aerospace and Defence Companies. An agreed global specification for signed and encrypted internet email and secure collaborative working environments using PKI and federated identity management was developed, now is widely used in the A&D community. At BAE Systems for 5 years as IT and e-Business Director, Mr. Grundy managed the IT for a £3BN turnover military support services business. The main initiative was building a business that developed systems to manage the through life support of military aircraft using internet technology to enable the planes to “drive” the supply chain based on their usage and requirement for new components and track these assets through the supply and repair loop. This system was used on Tornado, Harrier, Sentry, AS90 etc. A coherent information architecture methodology for use on the military platforms was also developed and is now mandated by the MoD and in place on over 200 platforms. At Mckinsey’s Business Technology Office, Mr. Grundy, developed eCommerce strategies for several companies in defence, insurance, media, sport and chemicals and managed the vendor selection processes for choosing implementation integrators. At the Automobile Association Mr. Grundy Developed and managed their first website business which included innovative functionality (for 1997) such as on-line route planning, hotel booking and, CD-ROM, book and insurance sales, it made a profit from year 1. Mr. Grundy originally trained in the Ministry of Defence and has a degree in Engineering from Imperial College, London and a Master’s Degree in Design from the Royal College of Art. 
Kurt Hagerman, Director of Information Security, Firehost

As the director of information security at FireHost, Kurt Hagerman oversees all compliance-related and security initiatives. Hagerman is responsible for helping FireHost with the attainment of ISO, PCI, HIPAA and other certifications, which allows FireHost customers to more easily achieve the necessary compliances for their own businesses. His position further includes merging information security and compliance into one organization, and enacting a strong security program where levels of compliance are by-products. Hagerman was a senior engineer for both Exodus Communications and Telesphere Networks. He also held the position of security evangelist within SAVVIS, after which he spent time as the managing director of Coalfire Systems. Hagerman holds his Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Management from Purdue University.
Jim Hansen, Executive VP, PhishMe Inc.

Jim has over twenty-two years of experience in sales, operations and executive management primarily focused in information security. He specializes in helping early to mid-stage companies develop revenue though services and product sales, build effective sales organizations, and manage explosive growth. Jim also worked for 11 years as a federal law enforcement agent, where he worked on a variety of highly-publicized information security cases both in the United States and globally. Prior to PhishMe, Jim co-founded and served as Chief Operating Officer of incident response firm Mandiant. He drove corporate strategy, initial revenue development and delivery, and built the sales program – achieving an average of 90% annual revenue growth. Jim has also held executive and management positions in both sales and consulting organizations to include Trident Data Systems (acquired by Veridian), Veritect (acquired by General Dynamics), Foundstone (acquired by McAfee) and Oakley Networks (acquired by Raytheon). Previously, Jim served as the Deputy Director of Computer Crime Investigations for the Air Force Office of Special Investigations. In this role, he provided oversight and onsite investigation into the penetration of the Department of Defense's systems around the globe. Jim holds a B.S. in computer Science from St. Michaels College and is a regular presenter and guest lecturer on proactive information security and incident response. Jim authored a chapter in Hacker Challenge, and has published numerous articles in IT security publications.
Neil Hare-Brown, CEO, Blackthorn Technologies

Neil Hare-Brown is the founder of Blackthorn (formerly QCC). He has spent his career working in the field of Cyber Risk, Information Security and Digital Investigations and has a technical background specialising in the security of operating systems and security components. Neil began his career in security with the Met. Police OTSU and later worked for Natwest as an IS Auditor and Charterhouse Bank in the role of Information Security Manager. He also acts as a Consultant for the European Commission. In the last 12 years he has focusing his expert skills on assisting organisation’s such as the Police, Government and global financial enterprises with investigations for the law enforcement of computer crime. During his career he has managed the forensic analysis in a number of high profile fraud cases and is the creator of the Blackthorn GRC system and CaseNotes mobile app. With a MSc in Information Security Management from Royal Holloway as well as a GRC Professional and Certified FAIR Analyst, Neil brings a practical approach to risk management in enabling organisation’s to effectively respond and manage cyber security incidents. He is an eminent published author, his book "Information Security Incident Management - a Methodology" is distributed by BSi.
Will Hargreaves, Network Security Consultant, Check Point Technologies

Will Hargreaves is a Network Security Consultant who has been working in the IT industry for 19 years and in Network Security for 13 years. Starting out in the channel space Will has honed his skills implementing network security solutions before moving to Nokia in 2007 to specialize in Check Point running on IP appliances. In April 2009 Will moved across to Check Point as part of Check Point's acquisition of Nokia's Enterprise Security business. Initially working for Check Point as a Professional Services Consultant, Will then moved across to a technical pre-sales role in 2011.
Tony Hibbert, Chief Information Security Officer/Deputy CIO, Intrum Justitia

Tony Hibbert is the head of information security at Intrum Justitia. Tony has 15 years’ experience working in the IT and Telecoms sector. He joined Intrum Justitia in January 2007 as the Intrum Justitia Data Centre Director. Prior to joining Intrum Justitia, Tony held senior management positions in IT Operations at Deutsche Post, Sanofi Aventis and MCI Worldcom. Prior to working in the Netherlands, Germany and the UK, Tony practised corporate and contractual law in Australia. Tony has a Masters in Information Technology and Computing Law (Distinction, with a thesis on Data Protection) and First Class Honours Degree in Computer Science (Computer Programming).
Rashmi Knowles, Chief Security Architect EMEA, RSA

Rashmi is Chief Security Architect for EMEA at RSA, The Security Division on EMC. Her responsibilities include working with customers in a trusted advisor role, evangelism for emerging technologies and key spokesperson in the region for all RSA’s Solutions including Security Operations, Identity and Access Management, Fraud and Risk Intelligence and Governance Risk and Compliance. She also has a keen interest in EU Data Privacy legislation and champions the campaign to encourage more women in the Data Security industry. Rashmi has over twenty years experience in data communications, mobile communications and has focussed on Information Security for the last fifteen years. Prior to joining RSA, Rashmi has worked for Hewlett-Packard as a Network Consultant. She has also held Product Marketing and Business Development roles in Ericsson and Damovo responsible for developing key vertical solutions based on information security. Rashmi holds a degree in Computer Science from the De Montfort University and a Post Graduate in Computer Studies from the University of the South Bank, London.
Bob Mann, Chief Security Officer, OFGEM

Bob is currently the Information Risk & Security Manager at Ofgem (Office of the Gas and Electricity Markets, The Regulator), with responsibility for the safety and security of the operational infrastructure, providing a range of security, risk and information assurance services to the various internal operational business units. He has been involved in most facets of security beginning in 1973, moving into Computer Security in 1985. Throughout his long career in the security industry Bob has held several senior Information Security posts at Ernst & Young, Kingfisher, Skandia, DHL and Nokia. Key elements in all of these roles were to plan, organise, develop, and provide oversight of information security systems across UK and international site locations, extending to suppliers, customers and employees. This included establishing and implementing governance, best practice methodologies, and establishing an increased level of information assurance. Prior to this Bob worked in military and Government circles as a security specialist, reviewing physical, computer and personnel security disciplines, including wide-ranging security investigations, and security reviews of Government and military installations. These opportunities have given him a unique insight of those whose aims are inimical to the missions he was protecting.
Aviv Raff, Co-Founder and CTO, Seculert

As Chief Technology Officer, Aviv is responsible for the fundamental research and design of Seculert's core technology. Aviv brings with him over 10 years of experience in leading software development and security research teams. Prior to Seculert, Aviv established and managed RSA's FraudAction Research Lab, as well as working as a senior security researcher at Finjan's Malicious Code Research Center. Before joining Finjan, Aviv led software development teams at Amdocs, an industry leader in billing systems. Aviv has published several pioneering security research articles, and is a frequent participant and requested speaker at information security conferences worldwide. Aviv holds a B.A. in Computer Science and Business Management from the Open University (Israel).
Tim Ramsey, Operations Director, Centient Ltd

Tim Ramsey is currently operations director at Centient Ltd. He was a career detective for over 30 years, primarily involved in the investigation of national and international organised crime and throughout specialised in the use of covert techniques and methodologies. He became the national surveillance training coordinator responsible for the management and training of covert operatives in the UK and as a consequence also trained officers internationally for law enforcement agencies in Singapore, UAE, Bermuda and many European countries. Before joining Centient, Tim coordinated European anti piracy operations for the international music industry, conducting both physical and online investigations, targeting organised crime groups particularly in Eastern Europe. 
Jason Richards, Security Engineer, Check Point Technologies

Jason Richards is a Security Engineer with Check Point Technologies and has spent nineteen of his informative years in the Technology Services industry.  The majority of this time had been invested in assisting businesses getting to grips with their network and data security, to more recently compliancy and data residency needs. His recent roles have facilitated the opportunity to work across many sectors of business to attempt to discover the successful traits in managing security and compliance harmoniously.
Patrick Romain, Head of Information Security Risk, Barclays

Patrick heads up the Security Risk Team, which focuses on driving Information Security’s requirements and solutions into Barclays change and run programmes and improving the consolidated security risk profiles for business areas. The Security Solutions teams covering Retail Bank, Commercial Banking, Investment Banking, Wealth, Global Payments, Barclaycard, and Central Support are all within this group, as well as Security Architecture and Security Engineering teams.
Patrick joined Barclays in the summer of 2008 from Merrill Lynch & Co. where he worked for Ten years.  From April 2006, Patrick was Managing Director & Co-Head for the Office of Technology Risks & Controls. In this role, he was responsible for managing information security, data privacy, and electronic communications risk for Merrill Lynch. This included devising and implementing strategies for addressing information privacy and protection risk, infrastructure security, identity theft prevention, application access controls, internet channel access, vendor risk and electronic document retention. He was also responsible for ensuring compliance with federal and international laws and regulations, including Sarbanes-Oxley, Gramm-Leach-Bliley, Fair Credit Reporting Act and EU Data Privacy legislation. During his time at Merrill Lynch, he also held the positions of First Vice President – Assistant General Counsel, where he managed the Technology, Intellectual Property and Legal Operations group, and Director – Senior Counsel, as Chief New Media and Intellectual Property Counsel. 
Patrick has six years’ experience as a litigation and Intellectual Property Attorney, practising in New York. Patrick has a Bachelor of Science from Boston University, College of Engineering and a Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan Law School.  Patrick is a member of the New York State Bar, the United States Patent Bar (USPTO), has a certification in Network Administration and Design from Columbia University, and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
 
James Sherlow, SE Manager WEUR & Africa, Palo Alto Networks

James has extensive network security engineering experience in both the private and public sectors.  Immediately prior to joining Palo Alto Networks, he lead the Systems Engineering Team at ConSentry, focusing on application visibility, control and security in both the wired and wireless Local Area Network (LAN).  He has also helped pioneer the WAN Optimisation Controller (WOC) space back in early 2000 whilst at Expand Networks, including application intelligence and optimisation.  He has been with Palo Alto Networks since it's inception in EMEA over 4 years ago.  Through many years of practical engineering experience and research, he is an acknowledged expert in the secure application delivery of content and the varying risks and threats associated with them.
John Stubbs, Worldwide VP Sales - Global Software Channels, Unisys

John Stubbs, Vice President Global Sales–Software Channel, joined Unisys Corporation in early 2012.  John is responsible for the sales organization of the new software reseller business for Unisys, which includes offering a new game-changing security product, Unisys Stealth Solution Suite. John had previously served as Vice President of Business Development strategies at Arrow Electronics, where he directed public sector and security initiatives for the company’s enterprise computing channel organization. Prior to this role, John had been Vice President of Business Development strategies for Alternative Technology. John is an avid golfer during his free time and holds a certification as executive sommelier by The International Wine Guild.
Ken Takahashi, General Manager, Anti-Phishing Solutions, Return Path

Ken Takahashi is Return Path’s General Manager of Anti-Phishing Solutions. Ken joined Return Path as the VP of International Development in 2006 to launch the company's international growth efforts. He joined Return Path from DoubleClick's email division (later acquired by Epsilon) where he served as Vice President of Strategic Partnerships responsible for global alliances. He also ran the industry's first global email deliverability team located throughout North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region. His email industry tenure began at MessageMedia, an early era email service provider, well over a decade ago. He has spent a majority of that time fighting spam and advocating on behalf of legitimate online marketing communities around the world. Ken has been active in the industry, serving on the board of directors to the Online Trust Alliance, frequently speaking at industry events, providing editorial commentary and advising a number of companies in the email and online space. He holds a Bachelors of Science degree from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University.
Neil Thacker, Information Security &Strategy Officer EMEA, Websense

Neil Thacker, CISSP, CEH & OPST is Information Security & Strategy Officer, EMEA for Websense.  Neil holds 15 years experience in the Information Security industry with 10 years financial services experience in the insurance and banking arena.  Neil is a member of the ENISA Threat Landscape stakeholder group where he contributes to the EU agency program alongside CERTs to position the threat landscape, offer mitigation advice and threat analysis innovation.  Neil is also co-founder of the Security Advisor Alliance, a not-for-profit organisation formed to help security leaders in their role and offer free advice and tools to move towards improved risk and data-centric strategies.
Nick Truman, Head of Information Security, Balfour Beatty

Nick has been involved in the internet since 1996 and was part of the small team that started BT Internet the UK’s first mass market internet service provider. In 2000 Nick became Head of Internet Security, responsible for creating and enforcing the acceptable usage policies under which BT’s customers used the Internet services. In this time he was the Chairman of the Family Online Safety Institute, a director of the Internet Watch Foundation as well as representing BT on many Home Office Internet related forums. Nick invented BT Cleanfeed, a system that helps prevent internet users accessing illegal child abuse content and developed the concept of CEOP (Child Exploitation & Online Protection centre). In 2009 he moved the Bahrain in the Middle East as Internet security advisor for the country. The aim being to create a safe environment for internet users of the kingdom to use the resources available, this included hosting the Middle East’s 1st internet safety conference, creating the State of the Nation review of ICT safety and creating the first multi lingual internet safety guide. Nick is now Head of Information Security at Balfour Beatty; one of the UK’s largest and best known construction companies.
Naheem Zaman, Director, Head of Application Security Governance, Deutsche Bank

Naheem is currently serving as the Director of Information Risk Management & Security Governance at Deutsche Bank. Having spent over 10 years at Deutsche Bank he has worked in a range of Risk Management roles for various lines of business including Investment Management and Cross Business Technology, as well as operating in Enterprise Architecture positions. Naheem is CISM certified and has gained significant experience in a range of Governance, Information Security, Application Security, Development Management and IT Strategy areas.
Jonathan Zulberg, Technical Consultant, EMEA, LogRhythm

For close to ten years, Jonathan Zulberg has worked with and advised a large number of Fortune 500 and government organisations on global security improvement programs. Jonathan specialises in information security policy, SIEM, encryption, endpoint security and email security. Jonathan's current interest in the field include mitigating methods of data exfiltration.