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The Prime Minister of Romania
Prime-minister Orban started his political career in the National Liberal Party, the largest right-wing party and the oldest party in Romania
The Ambassador uf the United States of America in Romania
Adrian Zuckerman, a prominent New York attorney, was an
State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community and Federal Government Commissioner for Information Technology
Dr. Markus Richter is State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community and
General Director of National Cybersecurity Agency (ANSSI), France
Guillaume POUPARD is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique, and obtained a
Director of National Cyber Security Center of Nederlands
On 1 November 2014, Hans de Vries became head of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).
Executive Director of ENISA
Mr. Juhan Lepassaar is the Executive Director of the EU Agency for Cybersecurity.
CIO of the Romanian Government
Marian Murgulet, the Chief Information Officer of Romanian Government since July, 2019
Director of Cyberint Romania
Mr. Anton ROG is the Head of the National Cyberint Center (CNC) within the Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI).
Head of CERT-EU
Saad Kadhi has over 20 years of experience in operational cybersecurity.
Economic Officer, U.S. Embassy Bucharest
Andrew Greenough has served as an Economic Officer at U.S. Embassy Bucharest since April 2019.
Head of section, Federal Office for Information and Security (BSI), Germany
Tobias Mühlenbruch is Desk Officer and Strategy Consultant working at the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI)
Head of Unit - Secure Infrastructures and Services, ENISA
Dr. Evangelos OUZOUNIS is the head of ENISA’s Secure Infrastructure and Services Unit.
Cybersecurity expert, Orange, Romania
Ioan Constantin is an Information Security Professional with 15 years of experience in security-related areas
Lead expert certification, ENISA
After 18 years at ANSSI, National Cybersecurity Agency of France, to develop
President, National Standardization Body (ASRO), Romania
Gheorghe Tucu, MSc.A dedicated professional with significant experience in administrating the standardization activitiy both at country and European level.
Responsible for standardization policy to the National Cybersecurity Agency (ANSSI), France
Philippe Magnabosco has been in charge of the standardization policy of ANSSI
Head of Section, Federal Office for Information and Security (BSI), Germany
Matthias Intemann is the head of Branch Certification Procedures of the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) in Bonn, Germany.
Ericsson Director Product Security
Patrik Palm is Director, Product Security at the Ericsson CTO Office since June 2018.
Head of the Technical Regulation Department, ANCOM, Romania
Florin Adrian DRAGOMIR is the head of the Technical Regulation department within ANCOM for over 10 years.
Chief Technology Officer, certSIGN
Valentin Necoara, CTO of certSIGN has a BSc in Computer Science and a MSc in Information Security Management.
Head of Operations of the Cybercrime Program Office, C-PROC, Council of Europe
Virgil SPIRIDON serves as Head of Operations of the Cybercrime Programme Office based in Bucharest, responsible for managing the cybercrime projects on capacity building of the Council of Europe.
Head of cyberattacks, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Romania
Catalin ZETU coordinates the Bureau of Investigation of Crimes Against Information Systems
International Computer Hacking & Intellectual Property Attorney Advisor, U.S. Department of Justice
Scott Kerin is the International Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property (ICHIP) Advisor for the United States Department of Justice based in the U.S. Embassy in Bucharest, Romania.
Expert CERT-RO, Romania
Andrei Bozeanu is an information security researcher, with more than 25 years experience
Outside Legal Counsel to Microsoft Corporation, Digital Crimes Unit, EMEA
Magda Popescu is outside legal counsel to Microsoft Corporation, Digital Crimes Unit, EMEA, and she works on complex operations tackling botnets
Technical expert, Gheorghe Asachi Technical University, Iași, Romania
Cristian AFLORI is a university teacher and researcher with over 20 years of experience
Director of International Research, FireEye Intelligence
Oleg Bondarenko is Director of International Research at FireEye. e supervises international collection and research capabilities with a goal of delivering raw threat data from numerous sources from across the globe
Global Cybersecurity Researcher, Bitdefender
Liviu Arsene is a Global Cybersecurity Researcher for Bitdefender, with a strong background
European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training (CEPOL)
Ioan-Cosmin MIHAI is a researcher, professor, trainer, and conference speaker, with an experience
General director of News Agency Agerpres, Romania
Claudia Nicolae is the Managing Director of AGERPRES, the Romanian National News Agency, since November 2018.
CEO Intellpsy, Romania
Dr. Ion Duvac is an Associate Professor, Doctor of Psychology at the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences within the University of Bucharest
CEO CyBureau, Israel
Tal Pavel is the Founder and CEO – CyBureau - The Cyber Empowerment Center
Director of Crime Research and Prevention Institute, the General Inspectorate of the Romanian Police
Mr Sorin Stanica monitors the implementation of crime prevention activities. He also organises and coordinates short/mid/long term actions of the Crime Prevention Bureau.
Senior Regional Director South Eastern Europe, FORTINET
Adrian Danciu is an experienced sales leader, with 17 years demonstrated history
Professor at the Computer Science Department of the Bucharest University of Economic Studies.
His research interests include: Industry 4.0, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and online learning.
Deputy-rector for IT, Gheorghe Assachi Technical University, Iași, Romania
Simona CARAIMAN is Associate Professor and researcher at the Faculty of Automatic Control & Computer Engineering.
President of the Senate of Maritime University Constanța, Romania
Cornel Panait is the President of the University Senate at Constanta Maritime University.
Deputy Director General, CERT-RO
Over eight years of experience in cybersecurity and related international cooperation
President of Digitization Romanian Authority, Romania
Sabin Sărmaș attended the courses of the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, during 2004-2009, becoming a graduate engineer in telecommunications.
Executive Director to the Estonian Information System Authority, Estonia
Dedicated IT Professional highly skilled in IT security, strategy and policy development
Lecturer at National School of Political and Administrative Studies
Dr. Catalin Vrabie is a university lecturer specialized in IT&C for Public Administration, E-government strategies and policies and the use of Smart technologies
Director of Informatics and Economic Cybernetics Department, Bucharest University of Economic Studies
Cristian CIUREA is Associate Professor at the Department of Economic Informatics and Cybernetics from Bucharest University of Economic Studies.
President at Women4Cyber Foundation
Anett Mádi-Nátor has more than a decade of experience in strategic and administrative layers of information security
General director of Authority for Electronic Certification and Cyber Security (NAECCS), Albania
Vilma TOMCO is Director General at National Authority on Electronic Certification and Cyber Security.
IT Security Risk Management Programme Manager, European Commission
Liliana Musetan is the IT Security Risk Management Programme Manager, program that covers more than 50 Directorate Generals and Executive Agencies at the European Commission.
Head of Development and Innovation Department - Portuguese National Cybersecurity Center, Portugal
Isabel Baptista is a coordinator of development and innovation department of the National since 2014.
Counsellor, Head of the Economic & Trade Mission, Embassy of Israel in Romania
Starting August 2018, the Economic and Trade Mission to Romania is led by Ms. Bareket Knafo, The Economic Counselor.
Former state secretary for Comunication and Informational Society, Romania
Born in Sibiu, Manuela Catrina has a background in mathematics, computer science, cybernetics. She has teaching experience in computer science
Head of division, NASK, Poland
Maciej Siciarek is network and security engeneer with more than 20 years of experience
Project manager, NASK, Poland
Andrzej Matysiak has over 20 years of experience working for companies
Team leader cybersecurity breach reporting and telecom security, ENISA
Marnix works at ENISA, the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity, where he is
Security Technical Sales Specialist SEE, IBM
Security technical sales specialist focusing on the security intelligence solutions and the threat detection.
Cyber Security Inspector, National Civil Aeronautic Authority, Romania
Eugen POPESCU is Cyber Security Inspector within Romanian Civil Aeronautical Authority.
Regional Sales Manager at palo Alto Networks, Romania
Tudor Cristea joined Palo Alto Networks team in August 2016 as Regional Sales Manager Romania & Bulgaria.
Director of Threat Hunting, Safetech
Max is a cyber security expert with over nine years’ experience in the field, specializing in network monitoring and offensive security.
policy officer DG CNECT, European Comission
Raluca Ștefănuc is a cybersecurity policy officer in the Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (CNECT)
Policy officer at National Cybersecurity Agency (ANSSI), France
Lucas Buthion joined ANSSI, the French national cybersecurity agency, in December 2019, as a policy officer for European and international political affairs unit.
Legal advisor, Portuguese National Cybersecurity Center, Portugal
Alexandre Leite is currently working as legal advisor at the Portuguese National Cybersecurity Centre.
CEO of the National Association for Information Systems Security (ANSSI), Romania
Toma Cimpeanu is a mathematician and engineer, holds a doctorate and a master's degree in coordination and control systems
Cybersecurity Manager CYMED
In the last years his entire activity was dedicated to cyber security. As a Council of Europe independent expert shared his expertise in more projects of the Council of Europe.
Director of strategy, Cyber Policy Institute, Estonia
D.Soc.Sc. Mika Kerttunen is Director, Cyber Policy Institute, an independent, non-profit organization.
Innovation Business Lead, S&T, Romania
Cătălin Iordan is coordinating S&T Romania’s efforts to align the company initiatives with market trends
Policy Officer, European Commission
Sr. Director & Chief Security Officer at Palo Alto Networks
Mr. Haider Pasha is Sr. Director and Chief Security Officer for North/Eastern Europe, Middle East, & Africa at Palo Alto Networks.
CyberSecurity Sales Specialist, Cisco România
With over 17 years of experience in IT&C, Ovidiu Neghina has held various technical and sales roles
Head of Ericsson PSIRT
Lasse Laukka is heading the Ericsson Product Security Incident Response Team, who is responsible for Product Security Incident response and vulnerability management
System Engineering Manager, Fortinet
Madalin Vasile is a network and security specialist with more than 15 years of relevant experience.
Security Engineer at Check Point Software Technologies
Andrei Popisteru is a Security Engineer at Check Point Software Technologies since 2018. Prior to his current position he held different roles in industry
Chief Commercial Officer, Safetech Innovations
Daniel is a professional salesman, passionate about technology, with more than 19 years of experience.
Technical Manager, Mandiant
Matias Bevilacqua-Brechbühler Trabado Principal Incident Response Consultant MANDIANT ROLE Mr. Bevilacqua is a Principal Incident Response Consultant at Mandiant based on Barcelona.
Former executive director of ENISA
Udo Helmbrecht has more than 40 years of professional management experience in the IT sector. Helmbrecht was born in 1955, in Germany.
General Director, ICI Bucharest
Adrian-Victor Vevera is a Senior Researcher II, the General Director and a member of the Scientific Council of the National Institute for Research and Development in Informatics – ICI Bucharest.
Vice-Rector for Scientific Research & Innovation Constanța Maritime University, Romania
Gabriel Raicu is Vice Rector for Research and Innovation at Constanta Maritime University (CMU) since 2016.
Senior Sales Executive, Public Sector, Google, Romania
I am an executive sales for the public sector in the CEE Region for Google Cloud.
CyberSecurity Business Development Manager, S&T, Romania
Adrian Badea is responsible for business development and presales activities for a wide portfolio
Lecturer, “Gheorghe Asachi” Technical University of Iasi
Cătălin Mironeanu is a cybersecurity researcher, trainer and conference speaker. He lectures at the “Gheorghe Asachi” Technical University of Iasi, Faculty of Automatic Control & Computer Engineering.
Technical Security Architect, Cisco România
Involved in Information Security and Security Architectural Design, Adrian tracks incident response processes and procedures
Starting out as a hardware engineer for Texas Instruments as an Electronics Engineer more than 30 years ago, Derek had the honour
Cybersecurity Consultant with over 15 years of experience in penetration testing, focused on
Senior Advisor with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Washington DC, USA
Jeff Bonvicin is a Strategic Advisor with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
Strategic advisor on IT and cybersecurity, NUCLEARELECRTICA SA, Romania
Mr. Cristian Cucu is an ICT manager and strategist specialized in large scale digital transformation and cybersecurity projects
Networks and Information Security Expert, ENISA
Dimitra Liveri has been working in ENISA since March 2013 as a Networks and Information security expert
President and Chief Academic Officer at Murray Security Services, assigned to the United States Missile Defense Agency
Shawn Murray is President and Chief Academic Officer at Murray Security Services and is assigned to the United States Missile Defense Agency.
Director of Cybersecurity Programs for the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development
Vinnie Persichetti is the Director of Cybersecurity Programs for the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Corporation.
Executive Director, Indiana IoT Lab
Jason Pennington is the current Executive Director of the Indiana IoT Lab in Fishers, Indiana USA.
Cybersecurity Instructor, Odyssey Early College and Career Options
William (Bill) Tomeo is the Colorado Springs School District 11(D11) Cybersecurity Career and Technology Education Instructor.
Professor/Exec Director of Cybersecurity Programs, Dept. of Computer & Information Technology, Purdue Polytechnic Institute, Purdue University
Dr. Marcus Rogers, is a Professor and Executive Director of Cybersecurity Programs in the Dept. of Computer & Information Technology
Managing Director, CERIAS, Purdue University
Joel Rasmus is the managing director for Purdue University’s Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS);
Defensive Cyber Operations Strategist, Air Force Satellite Control Network, ENSCO
Jerry Chappee has two primary roles; he is and Army Colonel assigned to the Cybersecurity leadership position for the Rocky Mountain region for the Army’s 75th Innovation Command