Steve Subar (USA)
Mr. Subar is a seasoned executive with 18 years of CEO experience accelerating growth for established enterprises, launching start-ups and transforming struggling ventures into viable operations. He has a reputation for attracting high profile investors, Board members, experienced leadership and strategic partners. He is skilled at dealing with complex market scenarios and delivering on aggressive product development timelines. He has a track record of building highly motivated sales teams and channels that create lasting customer relationships and deliver bottom line performance. He has a history of executing plans that achieve record results. In addition, he has extensive international management experience.
Doug DePeppe, Esq. (USA)
Mr. DePeppe specializes in public-private partnerships and reducing cybersecurity risk. He offers services across several verticals: legal, consulting, training, and full scope response team services. He has expertise in the legal, policy and strategy matters associated with cybersecurity and cyber crime, particularly forensics reports, due diligence, analysis of public-private sector information sharing regimes and governance, corporate information security and risk management policies, cyber awareness training, executive mentoring and coaching. He specializes in International law for cyberspace, and the intersection of cybersecurity with critical infrastructure protection and emergency preparedness.
David Powell (USA)
David Powell is the Chief Operating Officer for the U.S.-based Federal Business Council, (FBC) a Federal Contractor. FBC produces mission-specific training events, exercises, meetings, industry outreach programs, conferences and expositions for the Department of Defense, U.S. Federal Agencies and the Intelligence Community. FBC works with thousands of government contractors and federal agency personnel across government to create meaningful face to face interactions across the United States. David is a partner at FBC and is a co-founder of The CyberMaryland Conference, The National Cyber Education Map, The National Cyber Map, the original CyberHive at UMBC, and has produced the National Cyber Security Hall of Fame since its inception. He is currently spearheading multiple initiatives geared to defining and advancing cyber throughout the country. FBC was recently selected to provide a primary support role to MITRE in the establishment of the National Cyber Center of Excellence, Federally Funded Research and Development Corporation and works together with NIST and LifeJourney to develop the National Initiative for Cyber Education Conference.
Pierluigi Paganini (Italy)
Mr. Paganini is a cybersecurity expert with over 20 years’ experience in the field. He is Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) at EC Council in London. His passion for writing and a strong belief that security is founded on sharing and awareness led Pierluigi to start the security blog “Security Affairs” recently named a Top National Security Resource for the US. Mr. Paganini is a member of the ENISA (European Union Agency for Network and Information Security) Threat Landscape Stakeholder Group and is currently the CISO of Bit4Id s.r.l. Mr. Pagannini is fluent in Italian and English.
Jane Ginn, MSIA, MRP (USA)
Ms. Ginn has over 30 years of international business experience in engineering consulting, information technology, and more recently cyber security threat intelligence. She serves as the Secretary on the OASIS Cyber Threat Intelligence – Technical Committee (CTI-TC) on STIX/TAXII standards development and the European Network Information & Security Agency (ENISA) Threat Landscape Stakeholders Group. She has served on a U.S. Federal-level advisory board on international trade and has performed several different leadership roles in various organizations throughout the years. She holds an MSIA from Norwich University and an MRP from Washington State University. She is currently the lead curriculum designer for the Arizona Cyber Threat Response Alliance (ACTRA), a threat intelligence ISAO. She is also the Co-Founder of the Sports-ISAO. She is also a member of the Adjunct Faculty of the Ridge College of Intelligence Studies at Mercyhurst University.
Emilio Iasiello (USA)
Mr. Iasiello has more than 12 years’ experience as a strategic cyber intelligence analyst, supporting US government civilian and military intelligence organizations, and a private sector company providing cyber intelligence to Fortune 100 clients. He has delivered cyber threat presentations to NATO’s Cooperative Cyber Defense Centre of Excellence and Aviation 2013. Mr. has published extensively in such peer-reviewed journals as Parameters, Comparative Strategy, Journal of Strategic Security, and Homeland Security and Emergency Management. Mr. Iasiello is currently is currently a senior cyber intelligence analyst at Fidelis Cybersecurity.
Ben Ottoman (Finland)
Mr. Ottoman’s experience spans a wide range of institutional best practices frameworks and security protocols governing key elements of the Internet infrastructure. He has a good hands-on, working knowledge of Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) technologies for enterprise monitoring of networks and endpoints. He is also well versed in computer security incident response methodologies and practices, including the regulatory frameworks that stem from ISO, 27k, ENISA, NIST and the PCI-DSS. He provides regular training programs for NATO and other clients on these subjects. Mr. Othman is fluent in Finish, English & Arabic.
Dan Nowak (USA)
Mr. Nowak has spent nearly two decades deep in the trenches of Fortune-X information security programs spearheading battles against hackers, worms, malicious insiders and human error. His career has taken him through many varied corporate landscapes ranging from the world of Big-4 and boutique security consulting, to security management at global holding companies, into the heart of Software as a Service (SaaS) application service providers. He has also been involved in developing an intelligence focused security practice at a US$800m federal integrator. He has a broad background in InfoSec and has been involved in the information security community since the early 1990’s. He has given briefings to US and international organizations ranging from US Federal government agencies to Fortune 100 firms, NGOs, and various law enforcement agencies.
Andreas Sfakianakis (Netherlands)
Mr. Sfakianakis is a threat intelligence and Incident Response (IR) professional with skills crossing the following domains (which comprise the 2017 cyber security tradecraft):
– Cyber Threat Intelligence and CTI capacity building
– Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR)
– Threat Hunting
– Red Teaming analysis
He is a former Senior Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst at Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) and Information Security Expert at European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA). He has more than 5 years of experience on Cyber Threat Intelligence field working and engaging with European agencies, CERTs/CSIRTs, Law-enforcement, Intelligence professionals and researchers. Andreas holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science from University of Patras and a Master’s Degree on Information Security from University of Crete. Andreas has also attended several professional training courses on CTI, Digital Forensics, Splunk, Tanium, IBM QRadar. He is also a member of ENISA’s Threat Landscape Stakeholders’ Group.
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