SECURITY - SUMMIT

Security Digital Summit:
Improved security for business resilience

21 - 23rd March 2023, Europe 09:00 - 12:40 BST

Security Digital Summit

Security leaders are having to be more proactive in meeting the growing complexity of the Cyber threat which means more compliance, risk management and protection. Yet as the pandemic is waning, organisations and functions are trying to open up and be more responsive to client needs in an increasingly democratised age, Security leaders will have to strike a careful balance.

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Connect with 70+ senior leaders for a curated agenda focused on tackling your current business critical challenges and driving industry forward. Our summits are designed to help you.

New connections

Build new connections with likeminded senior leaders

Business trends

Stay current with emerging business trends

Key takeaways

Downloadable and actionable takeaways

New partnerships

Accelerate key projects through meaningful new partnerships

Insights

De-risk new projects by gaining a broad range of insights

New technologies

Understand the impact new technology can make

"What I enjoyed the most about it was the interactivity, it’s very rare that you get active participation"
Alex Boehme, CTO, H&M Group
"There was a lot of outreach after the event of individuals wanting to connect and I think that was a great by-product of speaking at the event"
Jeffrey Johnson, Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer and Chief Security Officer, Siemens Health Affairs for North America
"I was blown away by the great logistics, diversity of attendees and incredible networking opportunities. I can honestly say I’ve never had so many new relationships and key opportunities from a single meeting."
Bill Sheahan, Vice President
"Congratulations to you all for pulling off a Hybrid Summit with Augmented Reality features that are truly unparalleled in the Industry! Collaborative, Interactive & showcasing leading edge technology ... GDS Summits really set the bar so high that a return to physical conferences might be re-evaluated in the Industry."
Christina Alexander Alexandropoulou, Director Of Security, Four Seasons
"I connected with peers that I know I’ll stay in touch with, including suppliers which have presented a fantastic opportunity for 7-Eleven Global in the future. It may well be the most valuable summit I’ve attended in many years."
Cynthia Richardson, Senior Director, Global Logistics & Merchandising
"The meetings and presentations added value, and needless to say, but that the venue for the Summit was exceptional."
Edward M Shubert, CPA Senior Director, McKesson Corporation
"I made quite a few contacts that will be beneficial to me."
Margaret Bond, Director of Cyber Security, Numotion
"It was one of the best events I have been to, particularly because of the format and topics. Really well done and to all of the team."
Lauren Goodwin, CIO

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Past Programme

Day one
Day two
Day three

09:00 - 09:15

09:00 - 09:15

Opening Remarks

Intro & Diamond Commentary

09:15 - 09:45

09:15 - 09:45

Keynote

A Perspective on AI through a Cyber Security Lens

09:45 - 10:25

09:45 - 10:25

Panel Discussion

Leadership Innovation- Recruit, Retain, & Develop Diverse IT Security Talent

10:25 - 10:35

10:25 - 10:35

Insight Break

10:35 - 11:25

10:35 - 11:25

Roundtables

Track 1: The Changing Scope of Governance, Risk, & Compliance- 2022 and Beyond

Track 2: Empowering your Digital Supply Chain

Track 3: Effective Cloud Security for a Resilient Enterprise

11:25 - 11:30

11:25 - 11:30

Short Break

11:30 - 12:10

11:30 - 12:10

Masterclass Breakouts

12:11 - 12:41

12:11 - 12:41

Headline Keynote

Staying Secure in the Midst of a Talent Crisis

09:00 - 09:10

09:00 - 09:10

Opening Remarks

09:10 - 09:40

09:10 - 09:40

Keynote

The Open Source Security Journey - from cynic to disciple

09:40 - 10:20

09:40 - 10:20

Panel Discussion

The changing landscape of third - party risk management

10:20 - 10:30

10:20 - 10:30

Insight Break

10:35 - 11:25

10:35 - 11:25

Roundtables

Track 1: The Changing Scope of Governance, Risk, & Compliance- 2022 and Beyond

Track 2: Empowering your Digital Supply Chain

Track 3: Effective Cloud Security for a Resilient Enterprise

11:25 - 11:55

11:25 - 11:55

Innovation Exchange Keynote

In the Fight With You

11:58 - 12:30

11:58 - 12:30

Closing Prime Keynote

09:00 - 09:10

09:00 - 09:10

Opening Remarks

09:10 - 09:40

09:10 - 09:40

Keynote

Can You Trust the Cloud with Your Sensitive Data?

09:40 - 10:20

09:40 - 10:20

Panel Discussion

Treating Cybersecurity as a business investment

10:20 - 10:30

10:20 - 10:30

Insight Break

10:30 - 11:20

10:30 - 11:20

Roundtable Leaders Panel

11:30 - 12:00

11:30 - 12:00

Innovation Exchange Keynote

12:00 - 12:30

12:00 - 12:30

Closing Keynote

Start left in software security with secure design

12:30 - 12:40

12:30 - 12:40

Insight Break -Closing Comments

Previous Speakers

Craig McEwen

CISO

Andrea Szeiler

CIO

Glenn Attridge

Deputy CISO and Head of Cyber Defense and Security Response

Simon Maple

Field CTO

Geert van der Linden

EVP Cyber Security

Bedria Bedri

Partner, Cyber Security, UK

Kayla Williams

CISO

Jay Kaplan

Co-Founder and CEO

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