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[Sponsor Interview] Interview with Peter Kosel, cyberunity

Whenever the opportunity presents itself to team up with a promising cyber security company, we’re always up for it. When such a company’s core values and career growth skills are complementing ours, we know that together we will be even better equipped to meet our education and career development commitments....
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Interview with Mark Barwinski, UBS

As the Global Head of Cyber Operations at UBS AG in Zurich, Switzerland, Mark Barwinski is responsible for the strategy and transformation of the Security Operations Center, driving the development of cyber capabilities through organically developed supervised machine learning and artificial intelligence-enabled tools. Mark also served as the Global Head...
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Interview with Lars Minth, Swiss Securitas Group

Prior to the conference, we had the privilege of interviewing Lars Minth who shared his insights on some of the challenges for a secure digital transformation in cyber security, how cyber professionals can build a strong culture of cyber security, and how to defend against the latest malware threats.   Lars...
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Interview with David Jacoby, Sprinkler Security Sweden

We are so excited to have David Jacoby, one of Sweden's boldest hackers and IT security experts, speak at our Global Cyber Conference. Prior to his participation, we had the opportunity to chat with David and asked him whether data breaches are unavoidable, what is the biggest challenge to a...
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Interview with Darren Argyle, Standard Chartered

Darren Argyle is the Group Chief Information Security Risk Officer (CISRO) at Standard Chartered and Co-founder and Chairman of the Cyber Leadership Institute. He also serves as a volunteer on the executive advisory board for cyber at Australia's Deakin University. Darren will be leading a keynote speech on the topic...
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Interview with Shawn Bowen, World Fuel Services

Shawn Bowen is the Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer of World Fuel Services, a Fortune 150 energy, commodities, and services company.  Regarded as a transformative thought leader in IT security with a track record of leading successful strategies in various environments, Shawn will be a panelist on the...
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Interview with Ymir Vigfusson, Emory University

In this interview, Ymir discusses whether data breaches are unavoidable, how a culture of security can be built throughout the organization and the biggest barrier for security practitioners to tackle in 2023.  Ymir Vigfusson, Associate Professor at Emory University, carries out research on practical security, large-scale distributed systems, and data...
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Interview with Howard Whyte, Truist Financial Corporation

In this interview, Howard tells us about his cyber security predictions, the human element in cyber security, and the types of threats that are difficult to detect.  Howard Whyte is the Executive Vice President and the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Truist Financial Corporation. Having served as CISO at...
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Interview with Liliana Musetan, European Council

In this interview, Liliana discusses best practices to prevent human error in cyber security, what makes it difficult for organizations to fight ransomware, the most underrated cyber security skill, whether AI-driven cyber security will replace human security staff and her security predictions for the upcoming 5 years.  Liliana Musetan is...
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Interview with Philipp Grabher, Canton Zurich

In this interview, Philipp discusses cyber resilience, what companies should be doing to protect themselves from external cyber threats, and his cyber security predictions for the upcoming 5 years.  Philipp Grabher is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of the Canton Zurich and responsible for its cyber security strategy. Further...