InterContinental Barcelona

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Flagship Global 7th CISO 360 Congress, hosted 
5-7 July 2023, at the InterContinental Barcelona

Driving Resilience and Trust: Cybersecurity Value Creation Tactics and Strategies for CISOs

View highlights from The 7th CISO 360 Congress
– Barcelona 2023 here!

“The people are amazing. CISO 360 gathers the best of the best – the organisations that came here, the speakers are fantastic, the vendors that we can speak to about the products are great. It’s really hard to say no to Sara, Clive and the team. I absolutely love them. The talks have been fantastic and piqued my interest. The most interesting contact has been about management, case studies, third-party risk, and AI. The camaraderie that is achieved through the social networking events is fantastic. We went out on the catamaran and, to be honest, I thought I was going to be sick, mainly because of the boat, but it was still so good. Afterwards the meal sponsored by Qualys was fantastic. These are the smallest things that Pulse do for individuals such as myself that they don’t need to do, but they go out of their way just to make us feel comfortable, especially in a new city as well I’ve never been to before, so massive thanks for that.”
Ibraheem Khan, VP Information Security EMEA, at a financial services firm

“It’s been fantastic to see innovation and start-ups feature at CISO 360 for the first time. It’s good to see that the CISOs are genuinely interested and coming to talk to us. One of the big pluses of this event is that it’s not all jam packed into one day, and there isn’t that intense hard sell aspect that you typically see, which obviously puts people off. It’s been really good to take things more gently to get to know CISOs and vice versa.”
Gary Penolver, CTO, Quod Orbis

“I’ve really enjoyed the conference, I’ve enjoyed meeting people, learning more about what’s top of mind for CISOs and in the cybersecurity space. The sessions have all been great. There is a great CISO 360 community, it’s very tightly knit – we talk to each other a lot, share a lot of experiences, and that’s fantastic.”
Dr. Alex Jaimes, Chief Scientist and SVP of AI, Dataminr

On 5-7 July, Barcelona played host to strategic conversations with some of the most knowledgeable personalities in the cybersecurity industry from all over the world!

Created and hosted by Pulse Conferences, the 7th CISO 360 Congress – hosted at the InterContinental Barcelona brought together CISOs and international cybersecurity leaders to compare and share how they are leading teams and driving their businesses forward, as well as their visions for the future. 

Key themes included:

* How generative AI is a game-changer – for criminals and CISOs 
* The urgent need for collaboration between public and private organisations
* How the role and mission of the CISO are evolving – resilience is critical
* Addressing the cybersecurity skills gap and the future of work
* How CISOs should embrace innovation to stay ahead of cyber threats

Through keynote lightning talks, case uses, panels, think tanks, fireside chats and during the evening networking receptions, dinners, and a boat cruise, we got to know and challenged ideas. We heard what plans CISOs are making, what drives them and where their journeys are heading as we benchmarked cybersecurity strategies, tactics and tools with CISO peers and we experience unrivalled learning and engagement.  The journeys, predictions and game-changers span AI, IoT, metaverse, cloud, quantum computing, cyber geopolitics, supply chain, detection, response and recovery, human security, culture, privacy, robotics, SOC – during this two and half day interactive programme.

  • Inspirational – Connect, innovate and leave reinvigorated for positive action! Sit with peers who you know are largely facing a similar set of risks and opportunities
  • Trusted International Community – Benchmark in a trusted environment with fellow CISOs, senior practitioners and business, risk, technology luminaries
  • Future Facing – Learn from business executives, risk managers and technology luminaries outside the security ‘echo chamber’
  • Collaborative – Engage in meaningful interactions with CISOs, innovators, investors and luminaries

Agenda at a Glance 2023

Tuesday, 4 July – Welcome Reception
Welcome  Reception. Join this crucial ice-breaker!

Wednesday, 5 July – CISO 360 Congress Day 1
08:00-08:30 Coffee and Registration

08:30-17:30 Congress. 12:30-13:30 Lunch
18:00-23:30 Catamaran Reception and Dinner on the Beach Kindly sponsored by: Qualys 

Thursday, 6 July – CISO 360 Congress Day 2
09:30-10:00 Welcome Coffee
10:00-17:30 Congress. 13:00-14:00 Lunch
18:30-23:00 Dinner Gran Villa Rosa

Friday, 7 July – CISO 360 Roundtable (Morning only)
09:00-12:00 Roundtable Discussion. Topics are based on CISO priorities input in advance.

12:00-13:00 Lunch and Goodbyes

International Speaker Panel – Barcelona 2023

CISOs and Senior Practitioners

  • Andrea Litherland, Cyber Threat Intelligence Lead, Financial Services (UK)
  • Alan Jenkins, CISO, Independent (UK)
  • Andreas Wuchner, NED/ Investor, Former CISO/CIO (Switzerland)
  • Colette Hanley, Vice President, Technology Risk, Checkout (UK)
  • Daniel Frost, BISO, Sky (UK)
  • Gadi Evron, CISO-in-residence, Team8 (Israel)
  • George Eapen, Group Chief Information Officer, Petrofac (UAE)
  • Ibraheem Khan, VP Information Security EMEA, Bank (UK)
  • James Frampton, CISO, Managing Director, Head of IT Risk, Security & Control, MUFG Bank EMEA (UK)
  • James Mason, Enterprise Cyber Security, QinetiQ (UK)
  • Jelena Matone, CISO, European Investment Bank (Luxembourg)
  • Marina Nogales Fulwood, Global Head – Cyber External Engagement – Global Response & Intelligence, Grupo Santander (Spain)
  • Monika Atanasova, Global Head of Cyber Third-Party Risk Management, Raiffeisen Gruppe (Switzerland)
  • Mark Logsdon, CISO, NHS England (UK)
  • Paul Hopkins, Global Head of Cyber Strategy, Architecture & Secure by Design, Vodafone (UK)
  • Air Commodore (Rtd). Peter Drissell, Director Security, Civil Aviation Authority (UK)
  • Quentyn Taylor, Director of Information Security, Canon Europe, Middle East and Africa (UK)
  • Dr. Robert Coles, Head of Security Strategy, DS Smith (UK)
  • Sami Said, CISO/ CSO – Security Executive Director, Tunisia Telecom (Tunisia)
  • Sandip Wadje, MD-Technology Risk Intelligence, BNP Paribas (UK)
  • Simon Riggs, Recently CISO, John Lewis (UK)
  • Sounil Yu, CSO, Jupiter One (U.S.)
  • Thomas Eeles, Senior Cybersecurity Director, Right Move (UK)
  • Toks Oladuti, CISO, Dentons (UK)
  • Dr. Viktor Polic, CISO, Head of Information Security and Assurance Services, ILO – United Nations (Switzerland)

Luminaries and Strategists

  • Dr. Alejandro (Alex) Jaimes, Chief Scientist & SVP of Artificial Intelligence, Dataminr (U.S.)
  • Anil Gandharve, CEO, Alfahive (UK)
  • Dr. Eduardo Solana, Senior Lecturer of Cryptography and Security, University of Geneva (Switzerland)
  • Emma Leith, Director of Cyber Security & Privacy, Bridewell (UK)
  • Haydn Brooks, CEO, Risk Ledger (UK)
  • Gary Penolver, CTO, Quod Orbis (UK)
  • Kai Roer, CEO & Founder, Praxis Security (Norway)
  • Karl Mattson, CISO, Noname Security (U.S.)
  • Jelle Wieringa, Security Awareness Advocate, KnowBe4 (The Netherlands)
  • Jonathan Luff, Co-CEO, CyLon (UK)
  • Lorna Trayan, Executive Partner, Security and Risk Management, Gartner (UAE)
  • Lady Olga Maitland, President & Chairman, Defence and Security Forum (UK)
  • Marcus Alldrick, CISO, Independent (UK)
  • Matt Holland, CTO and CO-Founder, (UK)
  • Owanate Bestman, Founder, Bestman Solutions (UK)
  • Phil Litherland, OT Security Product Manager, National Grid (UK)
  • Ray Stanton, CISO/CSO/NED/Board Advisor/Investor (UK)
  • Richard Mackintosh, Director, Quince Group (UK)
  • Rob Otto, EMEA Field CTO, Ping Identity (UK)
  • Dr. Sally Leivesley, Managing Director, Newrisk Limited (UK)
  • Tor Macleod, Founder/CEO, Via Resource (UK/ U.S.)

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