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Saturday, 26 September 2015 00:00

We are pleased to announce that our next event will take place on Wednesday 21th October:

Cyber Security in Belgium: Are firms prepared to meet today’s cyber threats?

The venue is kindly provided by KPMG (Avenue du Bourgetlaan 40, 1130 Brussels)

Cyber security is a persistent business risk with an impact that can now extend from the executive board to the organization’s bottom line. The risk is constant and serious, but are Belgian firms prepared to defend against, and detect modern cyber threats?

Concern over cyber threats has reached a high as more and more firms are discovering breaches and vulnerabilities within their internal networks. Businesses have been discovering previously unknown threats within their network and consequently suffering from reputational damage and direct business losses.
In order to better understand the threats companies are currently facing, KPMG in Belgium organized a study to analyze network traffic inside 10 different enterprises operating in varying sectors in Belgium. The goal of the study was to determine whether unknown threats were hiding within organizations’ infrastructure and if current information security practices and technology were effectively preventing and detecting these threats.

In this session, we will discuss:
• The current cyber threat landscape in Belgium and globally with real world examples
• The results of KPMG’s Cyber Security Study in Belgium
• A look at the cloud and what it means from a risk perspective

The Schedule:

18.00 – 18.30 : Welcome Reception with coffee & sandwiches
18.30 – 18.35 : Introduction
18.35 – 19.00 : The Cyber Security Threat Landscape (Simon Mullis)
19.00 – 19.25 : ISACA Cyber Security Nexus (CSX) approach (Marc Vael)
19.25 – 20.00 : KPMG Cyber Security Study: Unknown Threat in Belgium (Jordan Barth)
20.00 – 20.15 : Cloud Risk & Attestation (Dirk Timmerman)
20.15 – 21.00 : Networking & Cocktail Reception


Jordan Barth, CISSP, GCFA - KPMG Belgium
Jordan is a Senior Cyber Security Expert within KPMG Belgium’s Information Protection Services. Jordan joined KPMG Belgium in 2014 and now leads KPMG services related to detection and incident response for cyber incidents. From 2009 to 2014, Jordan worked in the United States within the defense sector focusing on large system integrations, security control assessments and security architectures.

Dirk Timmerman, CPA - KPMG Belgium
Dirk is a Belgian Certified Public Auditor and an Executive Director with KPMG IT Advisory. He has more than 30 years of experience in financial audit and over 15 years in IT Audit, and is the service leader for IT Audit (including IT in External Audit, IT in Internal Audit and IT Attestation) at KPMG IT Advisory in Belgium.

Simon Mullis - FireEye
Simon joined FireEye in mid-2012. In his role as Global Technical Lead for Alliances, his focus is on supporting and enabling FireEye's key partners. He is a regular public speaker, a recognised subject matter expert in Cyber Security and has been working in IT security since the late 1990s.

With special thanks to KPMG for hosting this event.

Places are limited so registration is mandatory. Please help us plan by registering by Tuesday 20 October COB.

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