27 April 07:30 - 17:00


Ludwig Seitz

Chairman Opening Remarks

Ludwig Seitz is a senior researcher at the Security Lab of RISE SICS in Lund. Ludwig Seitz has extensive experience in identity management and access control, as well as related standardization. He contributed to the XACML 3.0 standard and is currently contributing to the IETF standardization for IoT security in the ACE working group. 

John Wallhoff
President - ISACA Sweden Chapter

The value of cyber security and how to address risks

Who is responsible to ensure that investments in cyber security generate value?

How can cyber security risks be governed at strategic, tactical and operational level?

What soft and hard trends can we see when we look into the future?

John Wallhoff

John Wallhoff (CISA, CISM, CISSP), President of ISACA Sweden Chapter & independent advisor. He is an experienced expert in the field of IT-Governance, IT Service Management and Information Security. Over the past 25 years he has been working with a wide range of organisations in different industries/sectors. 

Brian O'Toole

Cybersecurity and Data Analytics

• What challenges are Ericsson trying to solve with the use of data analytics?

• What are the benefits that we are seeing today, and what do we expect to see over the next few years

• What would we do differently if we were starting this program again? 

Brian O'Toole

Brian has been at Ericsson since 2005, working across several different areas including software development, product management and information security. Has been the CISO since 2015, and he is primarily focussed on integration of Information Security Risk Management across Ericsson, which is one of those things that is easy to say, but difficult to do in an organisation of over 100,000 people. 

Magnus Clarving
CISO - SAS (Scandinavian Airlines)

Erfarenheter av molntjänster

• Hur skall man se på och förhålla sig till molntjänster?

• Är det säkert att lägga information i molnet?

Magnus Clarving

Magnus har arbetat inom IT-området sedan 1993. 2001 Började Magnus på SAS och har ansvarat för SAS Informations- och IT säkerhet sedan 2010. 

Jan-Olof Andersson
CISO - ICA Sverige AB

Panel Debate: The importance of the information security role in Data Protection and GDPR

Jan-Olof Andersson, has 30 years’ experience in the security field and has earned great credibility in the industry. His knowledge stretches from physical protection to information security, focusing on what is best for the organization. Colleagues in the field place great confidence in him, and on several occasions he has been appointed as one of the most prominent persons in the field of information security. He has experience in a variety of businesses in roles as consultant, head of security, head of information security and he has mastered all the disciplines that exist in the security field 

Magnus Lindkvist
Head of Security Architecture - Telia Company AB

Panel Debate: The importance of the information security role in Data Protection and GDPR

Magnus Lindkvist is Head of Security Architecture for Telia Company. Working will all security domains and safeguards for Telia Company and also designing practical compliance. Before Telia Company Magnus worked at Microsoft as a Chief Security Advisor. Magnus also worked as a program manager at Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) in Redmond, USA. Magnus is an passionate and awarded public speaker.

Merete Salmeling
Head of digital innovation - Landshypotek Bank

Blockchains capabilities adds Digital business value

• In what way will Blockchain technology be a game changer to drive digital transformation?

• What kind of unique capabilities has Blockchain to add business value?

• What aspects of legal and security has been up within the Blockchain project?

• How is this important to Landshypotek Banks business processes? 

Merete Salmeling

Merete has 15 years of experience in banking and digital business development. She has implementing several new business areas within banking and the digital area. One of her specialty is to design digital business processes and services together with customers to understand both their value and the value for the business. Especially to be get significant and sustainable business value in terms of effectiveness and efficiencies long term. Merete has also knowledge and experience in areas like applying blockchain to add business value. 

Ulf Berglund
President - CSA Swedish Chapter

Panel Debate: The importance of the information security rolein Data Protection and GDPR

Ulf Berglund is the president of the Swedish chapter of CSA, Cloud Security Alliance, a worldwide organization. He is also co-author of the book Guide to the Cloud. Ulf has a long experience from leading positions in the field of information security. He has a background as an officer, his last active years he was principal officer, IT security and information security expert at the Military Intelligence and Security Service (MUST). He has held positions as CTO, senior consultant and senior consultant for companies such Pointsec, Ernst & Young and Technology Nexus. Ulf's consultant and the experience derived from companies like Scania, Swedish Match, the Stockholm Stock Exchange (OMX), the Swedish Central Bank, Apoteket AB (pharmacy), H&M and Länsförsäkringar Bank AB. He is the founder and owner of U&I Security Group AB.

Ann-Marie Alverås Lovén
Senior Consultant - Secana AB

Panel Debate: The importance of the information security role in Data Protection and GDPR

Ann-Marie works as a Senior Consultant at Secana AB and has an extensive background within cyber- and information security; C2 management, GDPR, IT-infrastructure and security infrastructure. She has operated at both tactical and strategic levels within the areas and is an accustomed leader, both in the role as manager and project leader.

Adrian Lahovary
WatchGuard Product Manager - Commaxx AB

Threat detection and response; See threats before it is too late

A look at powerful collection of advanced malware defense tools that correlate threat indicators from Fireboxes and Host Sensors to stop known, unknown and evasive malware threats. Key features include:

Improves security against advanced malware attacks, including ransomware

Correlates network and endpoint insight for enterprise-grade threat visibility

Scores threats indicators and incidents based on severity to guide response

Tight integration with APT Blocker for advanced threat triage

Works alongside existing antivirus solutions with no impact on endpoint performance

Decreases time to detection and remediation through policy-based automation

Adrian Lahovary

Adrian Lahovary is an experienced systems architect with focus on network, endpoint and Wi-Fi security. During his +20 years in the security industry he has held numerous positions ranging from support engineer to CISO. Always maintaining touch with the latest security trends. Adrian is currently working as a Product Manager at Commaxx AB.

Louis E. B. Andersen
Head of Fraud & Dispute Analytics, Customer Services - Nets A/S

Winning Fraud with Data Science - How to utilize Biga Data

Through utilising unique combination of fraud detection tools, big data analysis and decades of human experience in the battle against payment fraud Nets will discuss:

• What they have observed when trying to imitate working processes of human analysis experts

• How to find an optimal combination of human analysis and machine learning

• What challenges they have faced in their journey

Louis E. B. Andersen

Louis is Head of Fraud & Dispute Analytics in the biggest payment processor in the Nordics, Nets. He has spent almost half of his life, 17 years, working within the payment industry and the last 11 years have been dedicated to fraud management.

Working along side his studies within Economics, Louis was a Fraud Monitoring Consultant in Nets. After graduating from his studies, he became a full time Fraud Analyst.
The last 2 years Louis has been a manager within the fraud area; First heading the Fraud Monitoring department and now heading the analysts and data scientists.

The many years spend within the fraud area has provided Louis with deep and varied experience within the exciting and constantly changing fraud landscape.
Big data, Hadoop platform, Data Scientists and Machine Learning are some of the current weapons needed to fight fraud, going from a reactive to a proactive approach as well as replacing manual processes with automatization.

Paul Truelove
SVP Security - SailPoint

Panel Debate: The importance of the information security role in Data Protection and GDPR

Paul Trulove leads business unit activities for SecurityIQ. As senior vice president, Paul oversees the engineering, product management, development, operations and client services functions of SecurityIQ. He has perfected the careful balancing act of understanding clients’ critical needs today and anticipating the issues they’ll face tomorrow, and then making sure SailPoint’s products address both.

Paul previously worked as the vice president of product management, as well as SailPoint’s director of product marketing, driving the product strategy, roadmap and messaging for IdentityIQ. He works closely with customers to define innovative solutions addressing a wide range of market needs. He also played a key part in taking SailPoint from its early days as a pioneer in identity governance to a leader in provisioning and, most recently, to embracing new delivery models for identity management as the company delivered its first enterprise-ready SaaS solution.

 Prior to joining SailPoint in 2007, he led strategic product initiatives at Newgistics, including launching a variety of new products and services. Paul has also held marketing and sales positions for a variety of technology enterprises, including Sabre, Inc. and Pervasive Software.

Thomas Dahlberg
Senior Sales Engineer - Splunk

A day in the life of a GDPR breach

You’re a CIO, CISO or DPO - and you’ve been woken up in the middle of the night because personal data held by your organization has been discovered for sale on the dark web. This disclosure puts the privacy of your customers at risk. What do you do next?

What you will learn :

  • What breach response will look like under the GDPR
  • What tools and processes a data privacy officer will rely on in case of a breach
  • What departments and entities will be involved beyond IT about a real breach where an organisation did its homework, got out of the news quickly and recovered fast

Thomas Dahlberg

Thomas Dahlberg is  a senior sales engineer at Splunk with specialization within  IT operations and Security . He is working closely with the Nordic organisations and customers to understand and support their IT and Security delivery to their customers and organisations.

Nicklas Isaksson
Senior Account Strategist - Ivanti

“Prevention is still better than Cure” - Patch, App control, privilege management beats AV


Nicklas Isaksson

IT security has been a cornerstone in everything that Nicklas has been doing over the last 20 years where focus has been on IT-Infrastructure/Architecture and Unified Endpoint Management. Since 2005 he has been acting as a trusted advisor for business and technical decision makers looking for ways to improve how their IT environment can support the customers business. At Ivanti, Nicklas works with major accounts and channel partners across the Nordics. He is helping them to find strategies to solve existing challenges and to stand prepared for the future.

Christian Källqvist
CIO - Schneider-Electric

Security starts with the endpoints

This a practical case study of how a Code42 client backup solution helped Schneider Electric Svenska AB solve it's own IT Security problems. It describes how the solution boosted increased productivity of users while at the same time saving thousands of Euros for the company's IT and the legal departments.

• Why is the endpoint so important?
• What impact has the security tools on users productivity?
• What are the benefits of Self Serve in the enterprise?

Christian Källqvist

Han har jobbat med IT-säkerhetsfrågor som en del i hans nuvarande och historiska roller, tidigare på SE-banken och nu på Schneider Electric. De nya möjligheterna med ständigt uppkopplade produkter driver nya penetrationsmöjligheter och därmed säkerhetsutmaningar. Schneider Electric fokuserar t.ex. stort på EcoStruxure. Det är Schneider Electrics IoT-aktiverade, öppna, kompatibla arkitektur och plattform med plug-and-play-funktion för hem, fastigheter, datacenter, infrastruktur och industrier. Säkerheten i dessa lösningar är mycket viktig. 

Jacob Eborn
GDPR Solutions Advisor - OneTrust

Panel Debate: The importance of the information security role in Data Protection and GDPR

Jacob Eborn is a GDPR Solutions Advisor for OneTrust EMEA, a global leader in privacy management software which helps organizations operationalize data privacy compliance and Privacy by Design. At OneTrust Jacob, works with GDPR Project teams and C-level stakeholders in the Nordics; to Automate and strengthen their Core GDPR processes, focussing on the Nordic territories.

Jacob has over 10 years of software industry experience, working with organisations throughout the Nordics and Globally to help enable change and transformation programs. Jacob has a Master of Science, Business and Administration and hold as CIPP/E Certification.

IT Security Insights 2018

The IT Security Insights Conference is a brand new educational, benchmarking, and networking platform for IT Security practitioners in Sweden. The main objective of the event is to annually identify and promote the best practice case studies on the Swedish market with specific focus on sharing ideas and knowledge of some of the most pressing IT Security challenges. The event will also showcase this year’s current trends and solutions by leading vendors in the IT Security Industry.

Why Attend

- Participate in the GDPR Panel Debate on how the legislations will impact your role 

- Learn how Big Data Analytics can be used to anticipate and prevent cyber attacks

- Listen to how Blockchain & new technologies can be used to solve security issues

- To explore the opportunities and challenges presented by cloud services

- Get insights on how to deal with social engineering and phishing attacks

- Network with your IT Security peers with whom you share similar challenges

- Visit the Expo Area for the latest solutions in the IT Security Industry



The event is being held at 7A Odenplan on Norrtullsgatan 6 in Stockholm. Get here easily by bus or subway. Closest stop is Odenplan. 

Doors open at 07.30 am and breakfast is available. 


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