Speakers - Palo Alto Networks

CLOUD SECURITY SUMMIT

Dublin Convention Centre
Dublin, Ireland
16/01/2019

Speakers

Dave Allen

Dave Allen

Vice President, Western Europe Palo Alto Networks

An entrepreneurial business leader, investor, coach and international speaker with strategic vision and a strong track record of success in both corporate and hyper-growth environments. A technologist since I could walk, I’ve worked in many areas of business and technology, working with industry and government executives creating transformation via people, process and technology. I’m a transformational coach and neuroscience lover - passionate about harnessing and unblocking the talent in people, creating a positive culture, and driving great results through engaged leadership. In my current role as a senior leader in a market-leading cyber security company, I meet regularly with executives and officials to discuss strategies on how cyber security is an essential enabler of economic growth, trust and stability in the modern digital society.

Dominic Trott

Dominic Trott

Associate Research Director, European Security IDC

Dominic Trott is an Associate Research Director within IDC’s Western European Enterprise Infrastructure Software and Services (EISS) group. Within EISS, Trott manages IDC’s Western European security research team. He is also responsible for  managing the European Security Strategies continuous intelligence service (CIS). This CIS represents IDC’s coverage of the Western European security market across software, services and appliances. Trott is a member of IDC’s research practices for privacy & data security, mobility and blockchain, where he explores the security implications and use cases.

Trott is an expert in the European security market and is experienced in presenting key themes, emerging trends and customer concerns to a wide range of audiences. His analysis and opinions are widely sought on a variety of topics. These include security software, managed security services, the CISO agenda and the impact of data privacy and security regulations.

JESSICA BARKER

DR JESSICA BARKER

World expert on aspects of cyber security

Jessica Barker is a leader in the human nature of cyber security. In 2017, she was named one of the top 20 women of influence in cyber security in the UK and was the winner of the TechWomen50 Awards. Jessica is the Co-Founder and co-CEO of the cybersecurity consultancy Cygenta, where she specialises in socio-technical security.

Barker’s technical knowledge and sociology background equip her with unique insight, and she has a talent for translating technical messages to a non-technical audience. She is engaged by organisations of all sizes, from multi-national firms to SMEs.

Barker’s work surrounds the psychology and sociology of cyber security, particularly regarding cyber security threats, social engineering, how to effectively communicate cyber security messages, the psychology of fear and cyber security, and the language of cyber security. Her specialisms span cyber security awareness, behaviour and culture.

John Kindervag

John Kindervag

Global Field Chief Technology Officer and Innovator Of Zero Trust Network Architecture Palo Alto Networks

John Kindervag joined Palo Alto Networks as Field CTO in 2017 after eight and one half years at Forrester Research where he was a Vice President and Principal Analyst on the Security and Risk Team. John is considered one of the world’s foremost cybersecurity experts. He is best known for creating the revolutionary Zero Trust Model of Cybersecurity. Zero Trust is widely embraced by companies as diverse as Coca Cola, Google, and WestJet Airlines. Notably, the US House of Representatives is recommending that all government agencies adopt Zero Trust in the wake of the OPM Data Breach: https://oversight.house.gov/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/The-OPM-Data-Breach-How-the-Government-Jeopardized-Our-National-Security-for-More-than-a-Generation.pdf. Additionally, Chairman Jason Chaffettz wrote a bylined article in Federal News Radio endorsing Zero Trust: http://federalnewsradio.com/commentary/2016/09/adopting-zero-trust-cyber-model-government/. These recommendations have led to increasing adoption of Zero Trust within the United States Federal Government.

He currently advises both public and private sector organizations with the design and building of Zero Trust Networks and other Cybersecurity topics. He holds, or has held, numerous industry certifications, including QSA, CISSP, CEH, and CCNA. John has a practitioner background, having served as a security consultant, penetration tester, and security architect. He has particular expertise in the areas of secure network design, wireless security, and voice-over-IP hacking. He has been interviewed and published in numerous publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and The New York Times. He has also appeared on television networks such as CNBC, Fox News, PBS, and Bloomberg discussion information security topics. John has spoken at many security conferences and events, including RSA, SXSW, ToorCon, ShmoCon, InfoSec Europe, and InfoSec World. John has a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications from the University of Iowa and lives in Dallas, TX.

Göran Fransson

Göran Fransson

Senior Sales Engineer Okta

Göran Fransson, Senior Sales Engineer at Okta. Göran has previously been a VP of RSA Security's European Engineering Organization, with identity and access control as a specialty. He has also worked as an IT entrepreneur in the IAM field with 25 years of experience.

Greg Day

Greg Day

Chief Security Officer Palo Alto Networks

Greg Day is VP and Chief Security Officer for Europe, Middle East, Africa at Palo Alto Networks.

He is a respected thought leader and advocate for stronger proactive cybersecurity, who has lived and breathed cybersecurity since the dawn of the industry. In fact, he developed his own behavioural security solution as long ago as 1995.

His personal mission is about increasing the understanding of the challenges and opportunities from how cybersecurity empowers organisational change and growth. Greg’s desire to educate organisations on these issues stems from many years working at the frontline of cybersecurity prevention and remediation as a former CLAS information security consultant vetted by the UK government and a leader of several consultancy practices. Wanting to give back to the industry, for over 20 years he has worked closely with many law enforcement agencies on improving the prevention and detection of cybercriminal behaviour. This has included previously teaching malware forensics to agencies around the world, as well as working in advisory capacities for the Council of Europe on cybercrime, the UK National Crime agency, and currently sitting on the Europol cyber security industry advisory board.

Greg’s passion -after flying drones, golf and skiing – is building stronger mutual understanding between non-technical and cybersecurity leaders within organisations.

As part of Palo Alto Network’s Office of the CSO team, Greg is a regular writer and contributor of essays and blogs on cybersecurity issues, as well as a keynote speaker and expert panellist on industry forums across EMEA.

On policy, Greg acts an industry advisor within many crucial cybersecurity organisations, including being the former vice chair of TechUK Cybersecurity Working Group, given evidence both in the UK Parliament and Brussels, and at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Rob Hale

Rob Hale

EMEA Security Ecosystem Lead AWS

Rob has more than  12 years of experience in the IT and Network Security spaces, encompassing Technical, Sales, Product Management and Business Management roles to director level at Resellers, Distribution and Vendor positions, Rob provides invaluable go-to-market consultancy, sales and channel strategy & leadership to Network & Security Vendors and Channel Partners. His areas of specialties include Enterprise Governance, Regulatory & Compliance (eGRC), Encryption, Security Posture Management, Deep Packet Inspection (DPI), Authentication & Identity Management. His vast knowledge scales from technical to business planning and execution, developing and positioning the security challenges facing today’s customers,  and presenting outcomes that meet both business requirements and technical solutions that address customers security needs in their infrastructure.

Ronan

Ronan

CEO Smarttech247

Ronan is an accomplished executive with over 20 years experience in the tech industry. Ronan is currently the CEO of Smarttech247, a multi award-winning managed cyber security company that specializes in the delivery and management of complex cybersecurity solutions worldwide. Ronan is also the founder of Getvisibility, a leading AI data governance software company.