18 NOVEMBER 2021

“Bridging the Gap for
Cybersecurity Resilience”

Virtual Conference

 

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Thursday 18 November 2021
11:00 EST
17:00 CET
21:30 Mumbai

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Conference Overview

Topic

“Bridging the gap for Cybersecurity Resilience”

Date

Thursday, 18 November 2021

11:00 – 14:00 EST
17:00 – 20:00 CET
21:30 – 00:30 Mumbai

Organizer

Global Cybersecurity Association (GCA), Switzerland

Keynotes & Panelists

We are delighted to feature as keynote speakers:

  • Chuck Brooks, Adjunct Professor Georgetown University, Washington DC & President Brooks Consulting InternationalChuck is a globally recognized thought leader and evangelist for Cybersecurity and Emerging Technologies. Named by the CISO Platform & Security Summit as “one of the Best of the World in Security 2021”, by LinkedIn as one of “The Top 5 Tech People to Follow on LinkedIn”, by Thompson Reuters as a “Top 50 Global Influencer in Risk, Compliance” and by IFSEC as the “#2 Global Cybersecurity Influencer”.
  • Christian Ulmer, Global Chief Information Security Officer, Avaloq, Switzerland, an NEC company & the world’s No 1 financial technology & service provider. Christian has over 20 years experience working in senior roles in IT and Security with UBS and Credit Suisse and is a GCA Symposium Member.
  • Tom O’Brien, Head of Security, Risk, Health & Safety and Compliance at Interxion Switzerland. Tom O’Brien has 20 years experience in physical security and law enforcement.
  • Tyler Cohen Wood, Talk Show Host – VoiceAmerica, CEO & Founder of MyConnectedHealth, USA & former US Defense Intelligence Agency Cyber Deputy Division Chief. Tyler is Cybersecurity Woman of the year Finalist in 2021 and is a Board Member of GCA. She is a globally recognized thought leader and in 2021 was named by Onalytica as a top 10 Cybersecurity keynote speaker and by Cybercrime magazine as a Top 30 Cybersecurity Expert.

Agenda

17:00 CET

GCA Welcome

by Martin Tang, Chairman, Global Cybersecurity Association, Moderator

Keynote 01
17:03 CET

“The Urgency of Protecting Critical Infrastructure from both digital and physical threats.”

by Chuck Brooks. Adjunct Professor Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA & President Brooks Consulting Company.

Chuck Brooks is a globally recognized thought leader and evangelist for Cybersecurity and Emerging Technologies. Named by the CISO Platform & Security Summit as “one of the Best of the World in Security 2021", by LinkedIn as one of “The Top 5 Tech People to Follow on LinkedIn”, by Thompson Reuters as a “Top 50 Global Influencer in Risk, Compliance,” and by IFSEC as the “#2 Global Cybersecurity Influencer” in 2018. Chuck is a Cybersecurity Expert for “The Network” at the Washington Post, Visiting Editor at Homeland Security Today and a Contributor to FORBES.

For Chucks Brooks' Bio and keynote synopsis see here.

Keynote 02
17:37 CET

"Increase the Cyber Resilience of your first line of defense. A glimpse into new approaches towards Security Awareness."

by Christian Ulmer, Global Chief Information Security Officer, Avaloq, Switzerland, an NEC Company. Christian has over 20 years experience working in senior roles in IT and Security with UBS and Credit Suisse and is a GCA Symposium Member.

For Christian Ulmer's Bio and keynote synopsis see here.

Keynote 03
17:49 CET

"Data Centers – The Foundation of successful Cybersecurity"

by Tom O'Brien
Head of Security, Risk, Health & Safety and Compliance at Interxion Switzerland

Tom O'Brien has 20 years experience in physical security and law enforcement.

For Toom O'Brien's Bio and keynote synopsis see here.

Keynote 04
18:06 CET

"Covid-19 and the Growing Cyber Pandemic: Defining and Surviving in the New Cyber Normal."

by Tyler Cohen Wood, Talk Show Host - VoiceAmerica, CEO & Founder of MyConnectedHealth, USA & former US Defense Intelligence Agency Cyber Deputy Division Chief.

Tyler is Cybersecurity Woman of the year Finalist in 2021 and is a Board Member of GCA. She is a globally recognized thought leader and in 2021 was named by Onalytica as a top 10 Cybersecurity keynote speaker and by Cybercrime magazine as a Top 30 Cybersecurity Expert.

For Tyler Cohen Wood's Bio and keynote synopsis see here

19:00 CET

Panel Discussion – 55 min

For the Bios of the Panelists, please click on their names

Chuck Brooks is Adjunct Professor Georgetown University, Washington DC & President Brooks Consulting International and a globally recognized thought leader.

Christian Ulmer is Global Chief Information Security Officer of Avaloq, Switzerland, an NEC company and is a GCA Symposium Member.

Tom O’Brien, Head of Security, Risk, H&S and Compliance at Interxion Switzerland

Tyler Cohen Wood, Talk Show Host – VoiceAmerica, is a globally recognized thought leader and Cybersecurity Woman of the year Finalist in 2021. Tyler is a Board Member of GCA

Martin Tang, Chairman, GCA

19:55 CET

20:00 CET

GCA Closing Remarks, Outlook 2022

by Martin Tang, Chairman Global Cybersecurity Association

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