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Abhay Bhargav

Founder

We45

Abhay Bhargav is the Founder of we45, a focused Application Security Company. Abhay is a builder and breaker of applications. He is the Chief Architect of "Orchestron", which is a "DevOps first" Application Vulnerability Correlation and Management platform. He has created some pioneering works in the area of DevSecOps and AppSec Automation, including the world's first hands-on training program on DevSecOps, focused on Application Security Automation.

In addition to his work in Application Security Automation, he has created "ThreatPlaybook", a unique open-source framework that marries Threat-Modeling (as-Code) with Application Security Automation. In addition to this, Abhay is active in his research of new technologies and their impact on Application Security, namely Containers, Orchestration and Serverless Architectures.

Abhay is a speaker and trainer at major industry events including DEF CON, BlackHat, OWASP AppSecUSA, EU and AppSec Cali. His trainings have been sold-out at conferences like AppSecUSA, EU, AppSecDay Melbourne, CodeBlue (Japan), BlackHat USA 2019, SHACK 2019 and so on. He's also an accomplished speaker and speaks at several prestigious events worldwide. He writes on IT and IT Security-focused areas in his blog. Abhay is the author of two international publications "Secure Java: For Web Application Development" and "PCI Compliance: A Definitive Guide"

Adam Palmer

Chief Cybersecurity Strategist

Tenable

Executive Summary:
Adam has over 20 years working in cybersecurity. His experience includes executive positions at large cybersecurity vendors, leading the U.N. Global Programme against Cybercrime, and working as the Global Director for IT & Cyber Risk at one of the largest EU banks. Adam’s diverse global background perfectly positions him to understand and advise security leaders to be successful.

Background:
Before joining Tenable, Adam held the position of Global Director, Cybersecurity Risk & Controls for Banco Santander – the largest bank in the EU and Latin America. This role provided deep global experience with oversight for a large advanced cybersecurity programme.

Adam began his career as a U.S. military officer focused on cybercrime cases. After the military, Adam worked in a senior operational role by creating the .ORG top level Internet domain cybersecurity programme. This programme has been cited by leading industry groups as a major success for reducing cyber risk. Adam later created and led the United Nations Global Programme Against Cybercrime, delivering anti-cybercrime capacity building programs to global governments.

Adam has significant experience as an advisor working at leading cybersecurity vendors. In these roles he advised both large and medium size organizations on cybersecurity best practices. Adam has published numerous articles and is regularly invited to speak about cybersecurity.

Adam (JD, MBA, CISSP, CIPP) is originally from the United States. He has worked across the USA, Asia-Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East. Adam is currently based in Dublin, Ireland.

Current Position:
As the Tenable Chief Cybersecurity Strategist, Adam Palmer focuses on advising senior leaders (CISO/CIO/CTO) on cybersecurity strategy. Adam can provide insight into current cybersecurity threats, cyber risk management, and cyber risk exposure.

Ahmet Dikici

Daire Başkan Yrd.

EGM Siber Suçlarla Mücadele Daire Başkanlığı

Ahmet Gürel

Penetration Testing Service Unit Manager

Innovera

Alastaır Wıllıams

Director, Solutions Engineering

Skybox

With security experience spanning two decades, Alastair Williams serves as the director for solutions engineering in the EMEA region at Skybox® Security. Prior to joining Skybox, Williams held various roles at Symantec including principal security consultant and security architect, as well as senior product and product marketing manager. He also held pre- and post-sales security positions at AXENT Technologies. Based in the U.K., Williams is a frequent speaker on cybersecurity topics in Europe and around the world.

Amır Kanaan

Managing Director, Middle East, Turkey & Africa

Kaspersky

Bruce Schneier

Renowned Security Technologist and Best-Selling Author

When people want to understand the vulnerabilities of our increasingly digital world, and how to protect their privacy within it, they turn to Bruce Schneier. Dubbed a “security guru” by The Economist, Schneier is an internationally renowned security technologist and best-selling author of over a dozen books – including his latest, Click Here to Kill Everybody, exploring the risks and implications of our new, hyper-connected era. He works at the intersection of security, technology, and people, and has penned hundreds of articles, essays, and academic papers on these topics.

Schneier is known for his refreshingly candid and lucid analysis of our networked world and has been labeled “one of the world’s foremost security experts.” In speeches, he captivates audiences with his candor and know-how, laying out common-sense policies to enjoy the benefits of this omnipotent age without falling prey to the consequences of its insecurity.

Schneier has written over a dozen books, including the New York Times best-seller Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World. His other books explore cryptography, computer and network security, trust, and the intersection of security, technology, and society.

With a readership of over 250,000, Schneier also publishes a free monthly newsletter, Crypto-Gram and blog, Schneier on Security, explaining, debunking, and drawing lessons from security stories that make the news. Often the go-to source for cyber security information, he is regularly quoted in the press, a frequent guest on television and radio, and has served on several government committees, even testifying before Congress.

An active member in the security community, Schneier is a fellow at the Berkman-Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, and a lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. He is also a board member of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, AccessNow, and the Tor Project, and an advisory board member of the Electronic Privacy Information Center and VerifiedVoting.org.

Cüneyt Atınç

Manager of Sales

Acronis

Cüneyt ATINÇ has more than 23 years of experience in the IT industry, both as an entrepreneur and as a sales and business development manager at major Turkish and global ICT companies. At Acronis, Cüneyt is responsible for the strategy and operations that provide Acronis Cyber ​​Data Protection Solutions to private companies and public institutions in Turkey.

Cüneyt has distinguished himself by offering IT solutions that provide long term benefits to customers, and by developing long-term trust-based relationships, with successful solutions as his greatest passion.

Prior to joining Acronis, Cüneyt worked as sales and business development manager at high brand value ICT companies in Turkey and global IT vendors, successfully creating and managing big IT projects that resulted in customer satisfaction, market share increases and strategic alliances.

In the company he founded as an entrepreneur, Cüneyt sold various IT solutions to improve productivity, efficiency and sales at a range of institutions and companies.

In his social life, Cüneyt is involved in several associations such as the Turkey IT Association, the Sales and Business Development Association and the Aerospace Defense Association.

Cüneyt Atınç was born in Ankara in 1974, is married and has a daughter.

Davıd Grout

CTO, EMEA

FireEye

David is known for his expertise in areas like Incident Response, Security Operations, Information Security, Big Data, Threat Intelligence, Information Sharing, and Citizen protection. He is an active blogger, speaker, and media contributor.

David owns a high school diploma delivered by the French Informatique Institute, and several certifications (CISSP, Comptia Security +, Lead Auditor ISO 27001).

After 4 years as a Technical Support Leader at AUGEO Software, David joined McAfee in 2003 where he covered different roles, including Technical Account Manager for Top Accounts in France, EMEA DLP Evangelist,PreSalesLeader in France, and finally PreSales Director for Southern Europe.

In January 2016, David is appointed by FireEye to lead the PreSales Engineering Team in South Europe (France, Iberia, Italy, Greece, Israel, Turkey).

In November 2018, he is promotedto EMEA CTO.

Druce Macfarlane

Head of Products - Security, Threat Itelligence & Analytics

Infoblox

Emerald de Leeuw

Privacy Expert

Emerald de Leeuw is a globally recognized Privacy and Data ethics expert as well as an award-winning entrepreneur, lawyer, and lecturer. She currently leads the EMEA privacy team at Logitech, in Ireland. Prior to joining Logitech, she founded a Privacy-tech company; Eurocomply for which she won various awards such as European Young Innovator of the Year in 2017 and a 30 under 30 award. She started this company after writing her master thesis on the GDPR in 2012. Forbes named her one of 100 European female founders to watch and she speaks regularly at leading conferences and events such as TEDx. She was a YTILI fellow with the German Marshall Fund in 2018 and a YPS fellow in 2019. Emerald is an advocate for female leaders and is passionate about closing the funding-and pay gap for women. She is a faculty member at the Law Society of Ireland and University College Cork (UCC), where she also serves on the advisory board. Her qualifications include two law degrees (LL.B/J.D.), a Masters in E-Law and Intellectual Property Law (LL.M), a Masters in Business Information Systems (MSc) and the CIPP/E certification. She is also Harvard Law Certified in Copyright Law.

Emrah Alpa

Sr. Product Manager, ArcSight

Micro Focus

Esra Çalışkan

Country Manager

Cyberark

Esra Çalışkan is Sales Manager at CyberArk. Since joining CyberArk in 2014, Esra has worked at Sales organization at CyberArk. Esra helped enterprises for to plan their roadmap for privilege access management and secure most critical assets. Today Esra is responsible all sales activities in Turkey and Azerbaijan region at CyberArk. She holds a BSc. in Mathematics and Business Administration Master.

Esra Çalışkan CyberArk şirketinde Satış Müdürü olarak görev yapmaktadır. CyberArk `a katıldıği 2014 yılından beri Türkiye` de ki organizasyonun kurulması ve şirketlerin yetkili erişim güvenliği konusundaki yol haritalarını belirlemeleri konusunda firmalara CyberArk ekibi ile birlikte destek olmaktadır. Esra Çalışkan, Türkiye ve Azerbaycan bölgelerindeki tüm satış faaliyetlerinden sorumludur. Matematik Lisans ve İşletme Lisans Üstü derecesine sahiptir.

İrfan Keskin

Bilgi Sistemleri ve Haberleşme Dairesi Başkanı

AFAD

Matthew Rosenquıst

Formerly Intel Corp, Cybersecurity Strategist, Board Advisor, Keynote Speaker

Eclipz

Matthew Rosenquist is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for Eclipz, the former Cybersecurity Strategist for Intel Corp, and benefits from 30 diverse years in the fields of cyber, physical, and information security. Mr. Rosenquist specializes in security strategy, measuring value, developing best-practices for cost-effective capabilities, and establishing organizations that deliver optimal levels of cybersecurity, privacy, ethics, and safety. As a cybersecurity strategist, he identifies emerging risks and opportunities to help organizations balance threats, costs, and usability factors to achieve an optimal level of security. Mr. Rosenquist is very active in the industry. He is an experienced keynote speaker, collaborates with industry partners to tackle pressing problems, and has published acclaimed articles, white papers, blogs, and videos on a wide range of cybersecurity topics. Mr. Rosenquist is a member of multiple advisory boards and consults on best-practices and emerging risks to academic, business, and government audiences across the globe.

Mıchael F. D. Anaya

Former FBI Specialist

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

Michael F. D. Anaya is the Head of Cyber Risk Operations for Expanse. He is leading a large team of analysts who identify vulnerabilities in Expanse customers' vast online presence. Expanse customers are large Fortune 500 companies and government agencies. Michael's team's primary mission at Expanse is to stop cyber incidents before they happen, so in other words, they specialize in "left of bang" analytics. He also serves on the Board of Advisors for DEVCON Detect.

Before rejoining the private sector, he spent approximately 14 years with the FBI. He began his career as a Special Agent in the FBI's Los Angeles field office, addressing complex cyber matters–he led numerous investigations including one that resulted in the first federal conviction of a US person for the use of a P2P botnet. He then was named a Supervisory Special Agent for the Leadership Development Program, where he brought together disparate divisions of the FBI. Michael went on to lead a cyber squad in the FBI's Atlanta field office. He helped the program achieve a top-five ranking amongst the 56 FBI field offices.

Mıchael Mychalczuk

Director of Product Management SEC

Micro Focus

Michael F. D. Anaya is the Head of Cyber Risk Operations for Expanse. He is leading a large team of analysts who identify vulnerabilities in Expanse customers' vast online presence. Expanse customers are large Fortune 500 companies and government agencies. Michael's team's primary mission at Expanse is to stop cyber incidents before they happen, so in other words, they specialize in "left of bang" analytics. He also serves on the Board of Advisors for DEVCON Detect.

Before rejoining the private sector, he spent approximately 14 years with the FBI. He began his career as a Special Agent in the FBI's Los Angeles field office, addressing complex cyber matters–he led numerous investigations including one that resulted in the first federal conviction of a US person for the use of a P2P botnet. He then was named a Supervisory Special Agent for the Leadership Development Program, where he brought together disparate divisions of the FBI. Michael went on to lead a cyber squad in the FBI's Atlanta field office. He helped the program achieve a top-five ranking amongst the 56 FBI field offices.

Murat Gazi Tekin

Gelişim Koordinatörü

Türkiye Siber Güvenlik Kümelenmesi

Nır Zuk

CEO

Palo Alto Networks

Nir Zuk brings a wealth of network security expertise and industry experience to Palo Alto Networks. Prior to co-founding Palo Alto Networks, Nir was CTO at NetScreen Technologies, which was acquired by Juniper Networks in 2004. Prior to NetScreen, Nir was co-founder and CTO at OneSecure, a pioneer in intrusion prevention and detection appliances. Nir was also a principal engineer at Check Point Software Technologies, and was one of the developers of stateful inspection technology.

Oktay Şahin

Cyber Security Solutions Unit Manager

Innovera

Onur Erbek

Cyber Security Operations Center Manager

Innovera

Ozan Uçar

Co-Founder

Keepnet

Ozan Uçar, Keepnet Labs'ın kurucusudur. 2006'dan beri siber güvenlik alanında çalışmalar yapmakta ve bu alandaki inovasyonlarına devam ettirmektir. Uçar, 2008'de ağ tabanlı saldırıları tespit eden ve önleyen yeni nesil güvenlik duvarı teknolojisini kurdu ve daha sonra kendi projeleriyle Türkiye’deki büyük kurumsal müşterilere, siber güvenlik eğitimi, sızma testi ve olay müdahalesi dahil olmak üzere çeşitli siber güvenlik hizmetlerini sundu. 2017 yılında, dünyaya açılmak ve dünya pazarında söz sahibi olmak adına Keepnent Labs projesini başlattı. Ozan Uçar, CEH, ECSA LPT (Master) ve Master Penetrasyon Testi - TSE Türk Standartları dahil olmak üzere birçok uluslararası lisansa sahiptir.

Özgün Öztürk

Sales Engineer

CyberArk

Çeşitli üreticilere ait kurumsal yazılım çözümleri için danışmanlık pozisyonlarında çalıştım. Önemli bölümü ayrıcalıklı erişim yönetimi (PAM) olmak üzere authentication, kimlik yönetimi ve erişim denetimi gibi IAM konularında satış öncesi ve sonrası sorumluluklar üstlendim. CyberArk çözümleri için satış öncesi aktivitelerden sorumlu teknik kaynak olarak görev almaktayım.

Paul Santapau

CTO

IriusRisk

Paul is CTO at IriusRisk and has been working in security for more than 10 years in both defensive and offensive roles. His experience ranges from working in security research at the Nisu Security Research Group and building an innovation department at a startup. His passions are working on effective and pragmatic approach to Security and Security applied to DevOps, Software Engineering and Networking.

Paul Sımmonds

CEO & Director

Cloud Security Alliance

Paul is the CEO of the Global Identity Foundation. He was formerly the global Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of AstraZeneca, and prior to that the global CISO of ICI and Global CISO with Motorola Cellular Infrastructure.

He was awarded the first “Chief Security Officer of the Year” as well as "Best Security Implementation" at the SC Magazine Awards and is twice listed as one of (the US publication) Network World’s “most powerful people in networking”.

Paul sits on the advisory boards of a number of global tech companies, and is also a director or the Cloud Security Alliance (Europe).

Paul co-founded the Jericho Forum in 2003 and is also one of the three global editors of the Cloud Security Alliance’s “Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus in Cloud Computing v3.0”.

Rıchard Meeus

Security Technology & Strategy Director

Akamai

Richard is Akamai’s EMEA Director of Security Technology and Strategy. With over 20 years’ experience, Richard is responsible for designing and building secure solutions for some of the world’s most influential organisations. Starting out as a hardware engineer, his career has progressed alongside the tech industry as a whole, transitioning from a hardware to a software focus.

Richard is an industry expert in cloud computing, enterprise software and network security. During his time at Akamai, Mirapoint and Prolexic, he has had a strategic role across a broad range of projects, including the transformation of the UK’s largest corporate email implementation, and the deployment of DDoS solutions for multinational organisations to protect critical infrastructure and sensitive data. He is a chartered member of the BCS and CISSP, and is a thought leader in the industry.

Serhat Erkan

Sr. Sales Engineer

CyberArk

Karadeniz Teknik Üniversitesi’nden Elektronik Mühendisi ünvanı ile mezun olduktan sonra 1998’den itibaren Koç Sistem, Meteksan Sistem, Oytek gibi sistem entegratörlerde Bilgisayar Ağları, Ağ Güvenliği, Ses ve Video iletişimi konularında alanındaki birçok ilk ve büyük projede yer almış, BankPozitif’de Güvenlik Operasyon Ekibi Lideri görevinde bulunmuştur. 2013 yılından itibaren Güvenlik Üreticilerinde Finans ve Büyük Kurumlardan sorumlu Kıdemli Çözüm Mühendisi ve Takım Lideri pozisyonlarında çalışmıştır. 2017 yılından itibaren CyberArk’ın Türkiye ve Azerbeycan’dan sorumlu Kıdemli Çözüm Mühendisi olarak çalışmaktadır.

After graduated from Karadeniz Technical University as an Electronics Engineer, He worked at first and biggest Networking, Security and IP Communications projects at system integrators such as KocSistem, Meteksan Sistem, Oytek since 1998. After working as Security Operations Team Leader at BankPozitif, He had Sr. Solution Engineer and Team Leader Roles responsible for Finance and Large Enterprises at Multinational Security Vendor. Since 2017, He has been working as Senior Solution Engineer at CyberArk Turkey and Azerbaijan for Finance and Large accounts.

Tayfun Er

Regional Country Manager, Turkey

McAfee

Trevor Crompton

WW VP Sales

Blueliv

Trevor has been successfully starting, running, and transforming sales businesses in the IT industry for almost thirty years. He is responsible for building and running the commercial business at Blueliv on a worldwide basis, including sales and channel. Trevor’s role is to ensure organisations that need targeted, modular threat intelligence are successful with Blueliv and remain delighted with the experience of working with our company. Based in the UK, Trevor has worked in every major territory across EMEA and in many others across the world. Before Blueliv, Trevor was successful at several security start-ups in both direct and channel businesses. Prior to that, he had a long tenure at Symantec, creating and building services lines across Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Troels Oertıng

Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Centre for Cybersecurity

World Economic Forum

Troels Oerting is presently the first head and Chair of the Global Centre for Cybersecurity (C4C) established by World Economic Forum in 2018 to mitigate the global challenges to security,privacy and integrity imposed by the Digital Transformation and the 4th Industrial Revolution by engaging and curate global stakeholders in a world-wide platform for prevention, protection and prosecution. He has been working in cyber/security ‘first line’ for the last 38 years and has held a number of significant posts both nationally and international, and has an extensive network covering both public and private institutions.

Before joining World Economic Forum Troels Oerting worked as Group Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Group Chief Security Officer (CSO) with end to end responsibility of all security in Barclays Group, responsible for more than 3000 security experts world-wide protecting the banks 50 million customers and 140.000 employees in 51 countries.

Previously Troels also held the position as the first Director of the European Cybercrime Centre (EC3), an EU wide centre located in EUROPOL with the task to assist Law Enforcement Agencies in protecting 500 million citizens in the 28 EU Member States from cybercrime or loss of privacy.

As an expert in cyber security Troels has constantly been looking for new legislative, technical or cooperation opportunities to efficiently protect privacy and security for users of the Internet. He has been pioneering new methodologies to prevent crime in Cyberspace and protect innocent users from losing their digital identity, assets or privacy online and enjoys a robust professional network covering both US, EU, China, Russia, Middle East and Africa. He is a highly sought presenter and moderator and has participated in all relevant conferences globally on cyber.

He is and has been Cyber advisor for the EU Commission and Parliament and been a permanent delegate in many governance organisations i.e. INTERPOL, ICANN, ITU and The Council of Europe and used by several governments and organisations as advisor in cyber related questions, amongst those the establishment of the GDPR.

He also established a vast global Outreach programme including law enforcement, NGO’s, key tech companies and industry who together with Academic Research Institutes established a multifaceted global coalition against cybercriminal syndicates and networks, with the aim to enhance online security without harming privacy and to invent new ways of protecting users of the Internet.

Before joining Europol as Director for the European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) Troels Oerting held the position as Assistant Director for Europol Organised Crime department as well as the Counter Terrorist Department and he also held positions as Director of Operation in the Danish Security Intelligence Service and Director for the Danish Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA).

Troels is presently Chairman of the Advisory Board to the DK Board Leadership Society Centre for Cyber Competences, and board member at Bullwall A/S, Orchestra Inc, Venafi Inc, Yubico Inc, Virsec Inc, ClearSky Inc and extern lecturer on CBS Executive and Board Education in Cybersecurity and finalising the establishment of a Cyber Risk Simulation Center for Board Members in DK and abroad.

VEDAT TÜFEKÇİ

Country Manager

Palo Alto Networks

1970 İstanbul doğumlu Vedat Tüfekçi, ilk ve orta öğrenimini Bursa da tamamladı. ODTU Elektrik-Elektronik mühendisliğinden 1993 yılında Yüksek Şeref derecesi ile mezun oldu. Telekomünikasyon ve Bilişim sektörüne Siemens’ te başladı. Cisco Türkiye ofisinin açılmasıyla Cisco ya katıldı. Bir çok Servis Sağlayıcı ve kamu e-devlet dönüşüm projesinde yer aldı. Bilkent Universitesi tam zamanlı MBA programından Yüksek Şeref ile mezun oldu. Cisco da Türkiye ve Ortadogu Satış Bölge Müdürlüğünü yürüttü.

2015 yılında, PaloAlto Networks Ülke Müdürü olarak göreve başladı, halen aynı firmada, Türkiye / CIS Bölge Direktörü olarak görev yapmaktadır.

Evli ve bir kız, bir erkek çocuk babasıdır.

Vıjay Vasu

Manager, Product Management and Development

Verizon

Yakup Şıvka

Bilgi ve İletişim Teknolojileri Direktörü

Anadolu Ajansı

Zekeriya Eskiocak

SE Manager

Palo Alto Networks

Zekeriya Eskiocak has been in the IT Industry for 20 years, and has taken different roles in different companies including distribution, mobile operator, network and security vendors. After his graduation from Yildiz Technical University he studied the master degree while he worked as a research assistant at one of the brand new universities in Turkey. His journey in IT industry started at Prolink at July 2000 as systems engineer who was initially responsible from niche technologies including Alteon Web Systems, Netapp Netcaches and then became the technical manager for the network security presales/postsales teams. He moved to Turkcell in 2005 as security consultant, experienced the technology in the mobile operator infrastructure for 2 years then left Turkcell back to the business and worked for Juniper for 3.5 years and F5 Networks for 2.5 years as Systems Engineer. In 2013, Eskiocak joined Palo Alto Networks as the Systems Engineer who is covering Turkey. Since then, the team in Turkey and the region grew up and he got promoted to manage the Systems Engineering team in the region since August 2016.