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How does a modern CISO operate?

De Nieuwe Poort (Claude Debussylaan 2-8)

Make yourself sustainable; a modern CISO builds bridges instead of (fire)walls.

The Digital revolution is promising us a great future. Cyber and Privacy incidents that come with it are the modern equivalent of pollution we knew from the industrial revolution as well. The fear, uncertainty, and doubt that these incidents create lead to an expensive Cybersecurity arms race and growing legislative controls. How can such a Digital Economy ever be trusted and Sustainable?

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What to expect:
18:30 Doors open + Burgers
19:00 Ad Krikke
20:00 Break
20:15 Farida Chotkan
21:15 End + drinks

Introduction to the topics

Talk #1: Make yourself sustainable; a modern CISO builds bridges instead of (fire)walls.

The Digital revolution is promising us a great future. Cyber and Privacy incidents that come with it are the modern equivalent of pollution we knew from the industrial revolution as well. The fear, uncertainty, and doubt that these incidents create lead to an expensive Cybersecurity arms race and growing legislative controls. How can such a Digital Economy ever be trusted and Sustainable?

By linking to lessons learned from other industries, and positive show cases, a realistic vision is presented how a modern CISO can build a Sustainable Digital Economy and make the CISO role sustainable as well. Learn how to build bridges instead of walls to create successful partnerships for new Digital business models. You will also learn how to make security controls more effective, transparent, and affordable to remove the need for extensive legislation and time consuming compliance checks.

Talk #2: How does a modern CISO operate?

Following the story of ad, Farida tells about her personal career and experiences with being CISO. During this interactive talk she will ask the audience about their opinions and create discussion with questions that the audience can answer via an app (Kahoot).
 

About the speakers

1. Ad Krikke
Ad is passionate about Cybersecurity and Digital Sustainability, previously in the role of CISO at DSM for 7 years and lecturer at the universities of Maastricht & Antwerps. In 2018 he published his book “A Sustainable Digital Economy”.

2. Farida Chotkan
Farida is currently a CISO and has been working in the field of Cyber Security since 2005. In 2010 she published her book “The Impact of S.O.A. on It Auditing - From auditors' point of view”.