Zsolt Pótor, Softline
Experienced Technical Consultant with a demonstrated history of working in all segments of the IT industry - customers, vendors and IT partners as well. His main focus area is cloud solutions, however he has been participating in many Hybrid and On-Premises projects during his carrer. He gained experience in Eastern European Security projects and currently supports as a Solution Sales Manager 6 Eastern European countries (Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia).
Roger Gomm, Roger Gomm Ltd. & Metropolitan Police
Roger retired from the Metropolitan Police Service having successfully completed a thirty-four-year career in 2012. He has a unique background in operational command having been pivotal in all major events in London for over 14 years. Accustomed to working at executive and tactical levels, he is well practiced in strategic risk management, managing complex threats to people, property, places and reputation; achieving business continuity and managing specialist teams with national and international responsibilities. He developed command centre processes and training programmes to prepare individuals and teams to command major events, including the 2012 London Olympics. He designed and successfully delivered leadership, incident management training and exercises to a variety of audiences in the UK and abroad. His professional and personal commitment was recognised by Her Majesty in 2007 when he was awarded the Queens Police Medal for distinguished Service.
Roger is now working as an Advisor, Trainer or Consultant and his portfolio includes; Associate Lecturer, Cabinet Office Emergency Planning College; Associate Tutor, College of Policing; Visiting Lecturer at Portsmouth, St Andrews, Bournemouth, Christ Church and Huddersfield Universities; Advisor to GLA / London Resilience Team as part of the Academic and Operational Reference Group; Editorial Panel Member and occasional writer for Crisis Response Journal; and a number of crisis management and security projects with corporates. He also worked as an Advisor to the Qatar National Security and Resilience Programme as part of security planning for 2022 FIFA World Cup for 18 months.
Roger is a Fellow of the Institute of Civil Protection & Emergency Management (FICPEM), Fellow of the Security Institute (FSyI), Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (FCMI) and Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management (FInstLM). He has a Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (DTLLS), Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills status (QTLS) and a Member of the Society for Education and Training (MSET).
Marcello Pogliani, Politecnico di Milano
Marcello Pogliani is a PhD student at Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria (DEIB), Politecnico di Milano in Italy, where he works with the Computer Security group of the NECST laboratory.
His research interests revolve around the security of cyber-physical systems. He is also generally interested in broader system-, web- and
network- security issues. In his spare time, he enjoys playing and organizing Capture The Flag competitions with Politecnico's team, Tower of Hanoi and mHACKeroni.
Mane Piperevski, Piperevski & Associates
M-r Mane Piperevski is security expert with over 10 years of experience and expertise in field of Ethical Hacking/Penetration Testing and ICT Forensics. He works currently as CEO and IT Security Consultant at Piperevski&Associates and he is also contributor to open software security community as OWASP Chapter Leader for Macedonia. Recently published white papers “Hacker Attacks - Undetectable attacks from trojans with reverse communication” and “Hacking Attacks - Security Threats in IPv6 networks”. Holder of numerous security certifications (C|EH, E|CSA, C|HFI, E|CIH, E|CSP .NET, MCSA, MCSE, MCITP, C|EI, MCT) and Europe highly ranged Cyber Crime instructor and trainer.
Emir Arslanagic, Qualys GmbH
Emir’s over 25 years of work experience is balanced between engineering, consulting and account management, while doing business in over 20 countries.
Engineering work at the beginning was focused on protecting at that time second biggest Internet Backbone, AS 3561, while as advisory board member at startups he helped define and formalize engineering requirements for different security solutions.
Middle part of his career was focused on providing technical solution for complex ICT projects in CEE working for T-Systems.
Last 4+ years Emir is Technical Account Manager at Qualys where combination of technical and business expertise prepared him well to work with CIOs and CISOs. His passion is to identify new opportunities presented by Digital Transformation and to develop strategies to secure large enterprises and Government agencies. He has worked with hundreds of clients across government, retail, banking, insurance, and others to improve their IT security and Compliance posture.
Tomislav Tucibat, Fortinet
Tomislav Tucibat is a Major Accounts Manager for Adriatic region covering area of 7 countries. Currently based in Zagreb. He is responsible for developing projects on the customer side in this region. Tomislav has more than 8 years of experience with Fortinet, working previously for Fortinet Technical Assistance Center in Prague (1 year) and prior to this position he had a presales role for one of Fortinet’s Gold partner in Croatia for almost 4 years, working intensively with Fortinet solutions.
Paolo Balboni, ICT Legal Consulting
Founding Partner of ICT Legal Consulting and Professor of Privacy, Cybersecurity, and IT Contract Law at the European Centre on Privacy and Cybersecurity (ECPC).
Paolo Balboni (Ph.D.) is a top tier European ICT, Privacy & Data Protection lawyer and serves as Data Protection Officer (DPO) for multinational companies. Professor of Privacy, Cybersecurity, and IT Contract Law at the European Centre on Privacy and Cybersecurity (ECPC) within the Maastricht University Faculty of Law. Lead Auditor BS ISO/IEC 27001:2013 (IRCA Certified). Dr. Balboni (qualified lawyer admitted to the Milan Bar) is a Founding Partner of ICT Legal Consulting (ICTLC), a law firm with offices in Milan, Bologna, Rome, an International Desk in Amsterdam, and multiple Partner Law Firms around the world. He is the Co-Chair of the CSA Privacy Level Agreement Working Group, President of the European Privacy Association based in Brussels and the Cloud Computing Sector Director and Responsible for Foreign Affairs at the Italian Institute for Privacy based in Rome.
Bojan Ždrnja, Infigo IS d.o.o.
Bojan graduated in 1998 at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb. After graduation he started working in the LSS group as an associate on information security projects.
At the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, he managed and actively participated in numerous projects related to computer network planning and information systems security testing and assessment. Bojan performed forensic analysis for the Croatian CERT and was a member of several CERT IRTs (Incident Response Team). He is a long-standing author for Bug and Mrež@ computer magazines and has his own security column in the magazine Mrež@. He is also the author of the book „What are the viruses and how they work?“, published by SysPrint.
Since 2003, he worked at the University of Auckland, New Zealand, as information security specialist, where he actively participated as IT/Security architect in numerous enterprise projects. He also conducted vulnerability assessment and penetration testing on all internally developed projects at the University.
In 2005 he became one of the handlers of SANS Internet Storm Center (ISC), a voluntary organization with a goal to detect security problems, analyze risks and distribute technical information. ISC is the most often quoted source of security information in the world today.
Since 2006 Bojan works in INFIGO IS as a senior information security consultant.
He is a member of leading international organizations in the area of information security: ISC2 and SANS. He has a number of security certifications, including CISSP, GCIH, GICA, GWAPT and GMOB. Bojan is also a member of the SANS Advisory Board and a GIAC Gold Advisor.
In 2007 Bojan was a co-author for the book “AVIEN Malware Defense Guide for the Enterprise” where he wrote a chapter on malware analysis. He is also one of the authors on the SANS’ 610 course: “Reverse-Engineering Malware: Malware Analysis Tools and Techniques”.
Since 2010 Bojan is teaching two undergraduate (second year) computer security courses at the Faculty of Computing in Zagreb (Visoka skola za primijenjeno racunarstvo).
Bojan has almost 15 years of experience in as an information security expert/consultant.
Stefano Longari, Politecnico di Milano
Stefano Longari is a PhD student at Politecnico di Milano, in the Electronic, Informatics and Bioengineering department (DEIB). He works in the NECST Laboratory and his main research interest is computer security for automotive environments. More generally his interests range over all IoT security.