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Munich, Germany
5-6 December 2017


Early confirmed speakers include

Herbert Dirnberger

Industrial Control Leader (ICS), Cyber Security Austria

Matthias Brose

Vice President Corporate & Information Security and CISO, Schaeffler AG

Dr. Rolf Reinema

Head of Technology Field IT Security, Siemens AG


Dr. Rolf Reinema received his diploma degree in computer science from University Erlangen – Nuremberg and his doctoral degree from Darmstadt University of Technology. In the past, he has been leading the software development department of MEDIATEC GmbH and acted as the Vice Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology. From 2006 to 2014 he has been responsible for all security disciplines within Vodafone (Germany and Central European Region). In May 2014 he moved to Siemens where he is now leading the global technology field IT-Security, which drives the further evolvement of IT-Security within Siemens’ IT as well as its manifold products. He also operates the CERT and the CSIRT functions.

Dietmar Bettio

Vice President Information Technoloy & CIO, Vetter Pharma

Knud Lasse Lueth

Founder, General Manager, IoT Analytics GmbH

Sebastian Hess

Cyber Risk Engineer, D/A/CH AIG Europe Limited

Martin Overton

Head of Cyber Risks, AIG Europe Limited


Martin joined SunAlliance (now Royal Sun Alliance or RSA Insurance Group) in 1988 as a Security Specialist and ran their Hacking and Internet Security teams and he was responsible for their anti-malware strategy and remediation.

In 2002 he was assimilated into IBM as part of an outsourcing contract. He worked for the Managed Security Services Delivery team in EMEA as a malware/anti-malware specialist, and was part of the Global Virus Emergency Team and the World-Wide Threat Team.  Martin also carried out penetration, web application, physical security and social engineering testing for many clients; so he is also an “Ethical Hacker” aka “A White-Hat Hacker”.  The last role Martin performed for IBM was as the EMEA Team Leader for ERS (Emergency Response Service), so all of his forensics skills were even more in demand than usual!

Martin’s current role is as a Cyber Risk Technical Specialist for AIG. Martin acts as a Subject Matter Expert on Cyber risks and solutions, acting as a technical resource for AIG underwriters, brokers and clients; turning technical risks into business language. Martin is also responsible for partner and business/services development to help AIG clients improve their security posture and maturity.

He is a regular speaker at international conferences, events, panel sessions, breakfast briefings, rondtables, etc. Martin also lectures at a number of UK Universities; regularly scaring and educating the students about the risks in using the Internet and how to be safe.

To date he has accumulated over twenty nine years of experience in investigating and combating computer viruses, Trojans and related malicious software (malware) and other security breaches.

Marc Henauer

Head of Melani Program, Swiss Federal Intelligence

Dr. Apostolos Malatras

Scientific/Technical Officer, ENISA

Peter Breuning

Head of Grid Control, Stadtwerke Schwäbisch Hall GmbH

Johann Heyszl

Head of Hardware security Department, Fraunhofer AISEC

Achim Klabunde

Data Protection Officer, EDPS (European Data Protection Supervisor)

Dr. André Loske

Information Security Officer, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG

Dr. Ulrike Lechner

Professur für Wirtschaftsinformatik, University of „Bundeswehr“,Munich

Axel Junghans

Head of Quality, Process and Problem Management, Innogy SE

Dr. Michael Kiometzis

Referat IV, Die Bundesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz und die Informationsfreiheit (BfDI)

Benoit Wisekey

Benoit Makowka

VP IoT Business Unit, WISeKey


Before joining Wisekey, Benoit Makowka was the director of product management for embedded IoT at INSIDE Secure. Benoit’s role was to focus on Internet of Thing market segment and develop a comprehensive hardware and software product portfolio matching the market requirements in term of security and performances. Benoit Makowka is involved in the security business since 1998, he held different positions. Benoit Makowka was the Marketing and Application Director of Atmel Corporation’s SMS smart card business, focusing on Government ID, Pay TV, machine to machine and internet of things and segments. His achievements included guiding SMS toward market segments with a higher level of added value. Prior to that, Benoit was credited with the marketing Management of numerous Smart Card business  within Atmel Corp. where he has played an active role in the deployment of innovative technologies in the smart card business including. Between 1987 and 1995, he worked for ES2, a company specializing in on-demand integrated circuit production, where he performed a variety marketing management duties. Benoit graduated from the Ecole des Mines d’Ales (France) in computer science.