Speakers

Mariusz Baczyński

Zscaler

Mariusz Baczyński leads Zscaler’s business in Eastern Europe. His mission is to support companies on their secure Digital Transformation journey to the Cloud by addressing critical issues such as reduction of traditional IT sprawl in the branch office and designing secure, modern communication solutions with predominant focus on the needs of mobile employees and applications in the Cloud. Prior to joining Zscaler, Mariusz spent 18 years at Cisco in a number of technical, consulting, sales and managerial positions covering UK, Poland, European Markets and Emerging Markets - for the last 4 years leading Cisco’s CyberSecurity business in Eastern Europe. Mariusz holds a Bachelor of Computer Science degree from University of Western Sydney, Australia and an MBA from Open University Business School in London, UK.

Kamil Basaj

Cybersecurity Foundation

Kamil Basaj is an “info ops” project manager at the Cybersecurity Foundation. In this capacity, he researches and monitors the online information environment and disinformation in Poland. He is also the founder and editor of Disinfo Digest, a project that researches disinformation in Poland and promotes counter-disinformation efforts on Twitter. In addition, he is a former consultant with the Polish Ministry of Defense, helping research and design projects on information and psychological warfare.

Sophie Batas

HUAWEI

Sophie Batas, Director for Cyber Security and Data Privacy, at Huawei’s Public Affairs and Communication Department (PACD), is responsible for all issues related to EU Policies on Cyber Security and Data Privacy. Prior to joining Huawei, Sophie worked on Innovation for EIT Digital, the Initiative from the European Commission to boost entrepreneurship in ICT in Europe, where she supported the management of EIT Digital Grant. Sophie has 15 years of experience in Public Affairs for the ICT Sector. She started her career in 2003 at Thales, the French Aerospace and Defence company, where she coordinated the communication of the Embedded Systems technology community towards the creation of the ARTEMIS Joint Undertaking. In 2007, she joined the start-up team of EOS, the European Organisation for Security (EOS), where she managed the operations, the communication and led the work on Cyber Security for the Security and Defence Companies. At EOS, Sophie designed and managed key research projects with the ICT, Security and Defence Industry. Her work at EOS was at the origin of what is today ECSO, the European Cyber Security Organisation.

Piotr Bazydło

NASK

He finished Warsaw University of Technology on the faculty of Electronics and Information Technology in 2016. His adventure with the cybersecurity started about 2 years ago at NASK as a researcher in the Network Security Methods Team. Today, he is a head of this team and is responsible for designing tools for the automation of specific network related analysis. Lately, he was mainly involved in the analysis of darknet network traffic and in botnet fingerprinting in this traffic. In his free time, he trains his hacking skills. Twitter: @chudyPB.

Michał Bentkowski

Securitum

Michał Bentkowski is a senior pentester working for Securitum.pl. and sekurak.pl. He has over 6 years of experience in IT security. He is also well-known for hunting bugs in Google's Vulnerability Reward Program where he currently occupies 5th place (https://bughunter.withgoogle.com/). Michał is mostly interested in client-side security, focusing mostly on XSS-es and bugs in browsers.

Krzysztof Biniek

Przewodniczący Komitetu Sterującego Narodowa Platforma Cyberbezpieczeństwa, NASK

He has over 25 years' experience in IT in the following sectors: e-commerce (eCard), telecommunications (Netia, Orange, Elektrim), energy (Elektrim, RWE (innogy)), public (Police, PKP Informatyka, Center for Informatics Technology, NASK). For 18 years he has been gaining experience in managing organisations, projects and complex programmes on leadership positions (Management Board Member, Department Director, Team Manager, Programme Director/Project Manager) and managing human resources in large organisations. His domains are: IT security, management of complex programmes and business continuity ((RWE; Orange - Head of the Security Department; COI; NASK). He was member of Crisis Committees and Continuity Teams (NETIA, ELEKTRIM, RWE, COI). He had worked for Ernst & Young gaining experience in consulting in the field of IT strategic consulting.

Gabriel Cirlig

IXIA

Software developer turned rogue, went from developing apps for small businesses to 2M+ DAU Facebook games while keeping an eye for everything shiny and new. For about two years Gabriel has been tinkering at Ixia’s threat intelligence system as his full time passion while playing around with whatever random hardware comes into his hands. With a background in electronics engineering and various programming languages, Gabriel likes to dismantle and hopefully put back whatever he gets his hands on.

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