Speakers at SECURE 2016:

John Bambenek

John Bambenek is Manager of Threat Systems at Fidelis Cybersecurity and an incident handler with the Internet Storm Center. He has been engaged in security for 15 years researching security threats. He is a published author of several articles, book chapters and one book. He has contributed to IT security courses and certification exams covering such subjects as penetration testing, reverse engineering malware, forensics, and network security. He has participated in many incident investigations spanning the globe. He speaks at conferences around the world and runs several private intelligence groups focusing on takedowns and disruption of criminal entities.


Brian Allen

Brian started his career as a Computer Scientist at the Defense Information System Agency, in 2004 supporting the Global Information Grid Network Engineering Branch. In this role, he traveled to U.S. installations nationwide and all over the world implementing network security systems. By 2007, he was supporting DHS through various agencies, beginning with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and the National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD). In October 2010, Allen joined DHS as a Federal employee and currently serves as the Program Manager and supports the following areas: IDS Management, Privacy Preservation, and Cybertraining to support federal agencies and DHS operational components.

Łukasz Bobrek, SecuRing

IT Security specialist with the deep understanding of mobile and web technologies.Mobile applications enthusiast with some experience with malware reverse engineering and former web developer. Currently working in SecuRing, where his key responsibilities are security assessments of high-risk application and systems, including consultancy on each phase of development, threat modelling, risk assessment and penetration testing.Speaker at the following IT Security Conferences: KrakWhiteHat, Confidence, NGSec.


Klaudyna Busza-Kujawska

Klaudyna Busza-Kujawska is an it specialist dealing with the subject of monitoring networks based on netflow technology and derivatives. She is a graduate of the Poznan University of Technology, master of science in electronics and telecommunications. Her knowledge about network is endorsed by industry certifications, including ccnp r&S. Since 2015 she has been working in the company Flowmon Networks as a Senior Presales Engineer. She is responsible for Polish projects concerning protection against DDoS attacks, behavioral analysis and monitoring of network traffic and applications.


Bartosz Chmielewski, Intel Security

Bartosz Chmielewski works as the Sales Systems Engineer at Intel Security. He specializes in IT security products, especially security solutions such as Endpoint and DLP systems. At Intel Security Bartosz is responsible for pre-sales activities addressed to all Polish clients, partners and distributors. Before joining the Intel Security Team, for five years he had been working at Arrow ECS , the distributor of IT solutions. He took part in many projects related to IT security and other technologies. He combines his analytical skills with a strong technological base. He has extensive experience in sales activities, public speaking and product presentation.


Kaspar Clos, CERT-Bund/BSI
Kaspar works on the improvement of CERT-Bund's national and international information sharing processes. After his diploma thesis on the security of remote internet voting at TU Darmstadt he started to work as a network engineer and crucially learned the disabilities of commercial practice. As a diabetic he carries a strong peronal interest in medical device security.


Jean-Baptiste Demaison, ANSSI

Jean-Baptiste Demaison is senior International and European cyber policy officer at ANSSI, the French Cybersecurity Agency. Mr. Demaison is also the Chair of the Management Board and of the Executive Board of the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA). Mr. Demaison is also a teacher at Sciences Po, Paris' Institute of Political Sciences. Previously, Mr. Demaison worked for the Strategic-Research Institute of the French Military Academy (IRSEM) and the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Mr. Demaison holds a Master's degree in International Affairs and specialized on global technological security challenges.
Małgorzata Dębska, CERT Polska

She works as a specialist at CERT Polska. Her professional area of interests is analysis of malware, mostly on Android platform, and broadly defined information security. She holds an B.Eng. degree in computer science from the Faculty of Electronics and Information Technology at Warsaw University of Technology.
Mateusz Szymaniec, CERT Polska
Mateusz is an IT security specialist in the Incident Response Team at CERT Polska. His daily tasks include fighting botnets, analysing malware and researching antifraud solutions. In his free time he competes in CTF contests with his "p4" team.


Will Dormann

Will Dormann is a Senior Vulnerability Analyst at the CERT Threat and Vulnerability Analysis Directorate in the CERT Program at Carnegie Mellon University’s (CMU) Software Engineering Institute (SEI). Will is responsible for vulnerability discovery tool development,  as well as vulnerability, exploit, and mitigation analysis.

Beata Dziekciowska, Chomikuj.pl
Legal advisor, legality and abuse control specialist. In the service Chomikuj.pl she is responsible for contacts with the persecution authorities.

Feike Hacquebord
Feike Hacquebord is a Senior Threat Researcher working for the Forward Looking Threat Research team of Trend Micro. He has more than 10 years of experience in researching cybercrime and got an interest in targeted attacks in recent years. He is the author of a dozen blog postings on Pawn Storm (also known as APT28, Fancy Bear and Sofacy). Prior to joining Trend Micro he was an independent researcher and consultant. He holds a PhD degree in theoretical physics from University of Amsterdam.

Łukasz Jędrzejczak
In 2003 he defended MA thesis titled "Crimes and Misdemeanors committed via the Internet" at the Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Łódź. In 2003 he started work in the Criminal Investigation Section at Police Commissariat in Łódź where he conducted investigations related to computer crime. Since 2006 he has been working at Police Headquarters in Łódź dealing with coordination and supervision of complex issues in the field of cybercrime. In 2014 he participated in developing the concept of forming the Department for fighting against Cybercrime, in which he's actually working. The speaker at many international conferences in the field of Internet security and computer-related crime who regularly publishes in Police quarterly. The lecturer associated at the Police Academy in Szczytno in the field of combating cybercrime. The participant of the FBI internships (USA-Pittsburgh) in the field of fighting against cybercrime.


Adam Haertle
Adam Haertle is an IT Security Officer in UPC Polska. In UPC, Adam is responsible for protection of customers' personal data, operations of control mechanisms in IT and managament of Internet abuse-related issues. He is also the ISACA member. He holds CISA and CRISC qualifications. Privately a fan of security and privacy, not always following his own advice.


Brian Honan
Brian Honan is an independent security consultant with BH Consulting based in Dublin, Ireland, and is also the founder and head of IRISSCERT, Ireland's first CERT. He is a Special Advisor to Europol's Cybercrime Centre (EC3), an expert advisor to the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA), and sits on the advisory board for a number of innovative security companies. In 2013 Brian was awarded "SC Magazine Information Security Person of the Year" for his contribution to the computer security industry.  Brian Honan was also inducted into the 2016 Infosecurity Europe Hall of Fame.


Claus Houmann
I am the Cavalry member Former Head of IT at a small Bank in Luxembourg Community Manager at Peerlyst Independent Consultant in IT / Information Security Addicted to Infosec.


Yiannis Ioannides

Yiannis is a Manager at Deloitte Cyprus Cyber Risk Services practice. He is a business professional providing Hacking, Penetration testing and Incident Response services for clients spanning in a variety of industries. Yiannis is a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Network+, Certified Offensive Security Wireless Professional (OSWP) and Certified Internal Controls Auditor (CICA). Yiannis holds a BSc Degree in Information Systems from Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey where he was awarded the Dean’s list award three times. He is also a postgraduate holding a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from the Cyprus International Institute of Management. Twitter: @sec_groundzero


David Jacoby, Kaspersky Lab

David is an security evangelist who is currently working as Senior Security Researcher for Kaspersky Lab. He is responsible for not only research but also  technical PR activities in the Nordic and Benelux region where his tasks often include vulnerability and threat research. He also performs alot of product and security audits, penetration tests, security research and public speaking engagements around the world. His day to day job is about improving awareness of the current and future threats and vulnerabilities to which both consumers and large enterprises are exposed and fight cybercrime.


Przemek Jaroszewski, CERT Polska

Przemek Jaroszewski is a member of CERT Polska (part of Research and Academic Computer Network in Poland) since 2001, where his current position is the head of incident response. He started his education as a programmer at Warsaw University of Technology, to eventually get his master's degree in Social Psychology from University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Warsaw. Przemek was involved in a number of projects on data exchange and collaboration of incident response teams. He was also a co-author and teacher of trainings for incident responders, including ENISA CERT Exercises and TRANSITS.


Joanna Karczewska

Joanna Karczewska has over 30 years of experience in IT gained working for Polish government agencies and international companies. Since 2003 she has been working as a certified IS auditor (CISA). She specializes in IT audits for the public sector. She is an experienced trainer on IT audits and the COBIT framework. She lectures at the Warsaw University of Technology and the Polish Naval Academy. Co-author of the popular UODO Survival Kit and other mappings of Polish regulations to COBIT. She is an active member of ISACA. She takes part in the development of the COBIT 5 framework and IT audit guidelines as Expert Reviewer. She graduates from the Warsaw University of Technology.


Maciej Kołodziej, e-Detektywi

Advisor and expert of the Computer Forensics in e-Detektywi. Vice President of the Association of Information Security Administrators.He specializes in personal data protection issues, information security and IT systems. He consulted and audited the ICT systems and the processing of personal data in many entities, including the biggest Polish websites Onet.pl and Nasza Klasa, in which he had managed before. Lecturer at the Institute of Law Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences, WSB University in Poznań and Police Academy in Szczytno. Speaker at professional training projects, among others, for the Ministry of Finance, the National School of Judicary and Public Prosecution, IIA Polska, CPI, CE Compedium, ComCERT, e-Detektywi, entities from the public, education, banking, telecommunications and new technologies sector. He is co-author of many web projects and dedicated internal IT systems for companies and institutions.


Andrew Kompanek

Andrew Kompanek is the Head of Security Solutions Team in CERT Coordination Center. Before he worked for several start-ups, and also as a research member at Carnegie Mellon University. He holds the Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University.


Maciej Kotowicz

Botnet pwner at CERT Polska, specializing in malware analysis, creating and testing exploits. After hours he goes to the dragon land, together with the rest of Dragon Sector team competing, sometimes quite successfully, in various CTF contests. A former eternal student, lover of beer and related topics.


Nikolay Koval

Nikolay Koval is a co-founder and CEO of Ukrainian cyber-security company CyS Centrum LLC. He’s been involved in the incident response and investigations since 2010, having served at CERT-UA until 2015. Currently he and his team do track threats relevant to the Ukrainian cyber-space, from cyber-espionage to cyber-crime. He is also a speaker, presenting at FIRST, DCC, SECURE, UISGCON and other conferences.


Dorota Kulas

Dorota has 15+ years of professional experience in IT. She started as an unix admin in one of the main Polish web portals, then for many years was network admin/analyst. Five years ago Dorota moved into a Red Teamer role conducting threat simulations all over the world. Her Red Team activities focus on networking attacks and social engineering. Dorota earned a Master of Science in Computer Science (Networking).


Daniel Letecheur

Daniel Letecheur holds a Masters in Computer Science from the University of Namur in Belgium. He began his career in the healthcare social security at the National Alliance of Christian Mutualities where he held different IT functions and finished as Information Security Officer. Since 2007, he is working for FEDICT (the Federal Public Service ICT) where he is responsible for the security aspects of information systems. He contributed to the creation of the Belgian National Cert (Cert.be) and ensured afterwards the supervision of it before transferring it to the Belgian Cybersecurity Centre created in 2015. He chairs the interdepartmental consultation platform ICT security (BELNIS), this platform has prepared Belgian national security strategy. Internationally, he participated in various European cyber security forums. He has been representing Belgium in the management Board of ENISA until 15 October 2016. He also chairs the governance board of the CEF Smart - Preparatory activities for the launch of the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Core Cooperation Platform and Mechanisms for Computer Emergency and Response Teams in the European Union. He participated as back seat counsellor of the Belgian representation during the discussion around the NIS directive and is involved in his transposition in the Belgian law.


Borys Łącki

Borys Łącki has been involved with IT security for over 15 years. He is an author of over one hundred lectures at security conferences such as Confidence, SECURE, Attack & Defence, Internet Security Banking, SecureCON, SEConference, SekIT, Open Source Security. The pentesting specialist at LogicalTrust.net, providing complex information security services. For seven years he has been tracing threats to unwary users, publishing his findings and warnings on his blog www.bothunters.pl.


Roshanak Partovi, Fortinet

Roshanak has been in IT for the last 20 years, working in post-sales, presales and consulting roles for major equipment manufacturers. She is currently working as a consulting system engineer at Fortinet and is mainly involved in proof of concept and performance testing. Her area of interest is SSL and related technologies. Roshanak holds an engineering degree in computer science from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and an MBA from Duke university.


Paul Reuben

Reuben is 10 years old kid attending Harmony School of Science in Austin, Texas, USA. When asked by his 1st grade teacher to illustrate his future career, he drew on a sheet that he wanted to become a Cyber Spy. But, Reuben is not just another computer geek. He lives a life on the edge, between his school, as a straight 'A' student and all of his other passions. When he is not playing video games or on the computer, he likes to read, and takes classes to play inline hockey, swim, do gymnastics, Shaolin Do KungFu, play piano, drums and do art. Reuben is an invited speaker, delivering awareness talks and keynotes on the importance of teaching CyberSecurity to kids and adults. He has been featured at several industry leading Information Security conferences such as RSA, DerbyCon, (ISC)2 Security Congress, Houston Security Conference, Grand Zero InfoSec Summit (New Delhi), BSides Austin, Hack In The Box (HITB) HaxPo conference (Amsterdam) and the Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit (Tenerife, Spain). His keynote talks on "Creating a Safe and Secure Cyber World for kids (by a kid)", "Developing r00t-kidz: The Future of Cybersecurity" and his debut talk entitled "InfoSec from the mouth of babes (or on 8 year old)" at DerbyCon, has been quoted and referenced by several information security sources and news agencies that call him a "Child Hacker". They have become a source of inspiration to kids and adults alike to start teaching CyberSecurity to kids.Reuben's twitter handle is @RAPst4r and he has over 1500 followers.


Ryan Pittman, NASA
Ryan Pittman is currently a Criminal Investigator and the Resident Agent in Charge for the NASA Office of Inspector General’s Computer Crimes Division (Western Region) near Mountain View, CA, continuing a career of 20 years in law enforcement and forensic science. Special Agent Pittman previously served as a Digital Forensic Examiner for Stroz Freidberg, LLC; a Master Instructor for Guidance Software, Inc.; and both a civilian and active duty criminal investigator for the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, most recently its Computer Crime Investigative Unit (CCIU). He is currently a Ph.D. candidate with Northcentral University, after receiving his Master of Forensic Sciences from National University, his Master of Science in Management in Information Systems Security from Colorado Technical University, and his Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland University College. Special Agent Pittman has taught for Champlain College, George Washington University, University of Maryland University College, and Central Texas College, among others, and has been invited to teach or speak about incident response, digital investigations, and computer forensics on five continents.


Inbar Raz, Perimeter X
Inbar has been teaching and lecturing about Internet Security and Reverse Engineering for nearly as long as he has been doing that himself: He started Programming at the age of 9 and Reverse Engineering at the age of 14. Inbar specializes in outside-the-box approach to analyzing security and finding vulnerabilities, and the only reason he's not in jail right now is because he chose the right side of the law at an earlier age. He founded the Malware and Vulnerability Research group at Check Point, and these days, Inbar is VP of Research at PerimeterX, shielding web sites against modern attacks by leveraging client side behavioral analysis, and providing highly accurate detection and low friction integration.


Filip Reesalu, Recorded Future

Filip spent a few years in engineering and data science positions before transitioning over to figuring out clever ways to use open source intelligence for defence. This year, he has presented at FIRST Seoul, DefCon Wall of Sheep and BSides Las Vegas.


Chris Rock

Chris Rock who presented “I will kill you” at DEFCON 23 and “How to overthrow a government” at DEFCON 24 has been active in the security industry for the last 20 years. Chris Rock is the creator of SIEMonster, an open source, scalable, free Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) as a commercial alternative to Splunk, ArcSight and AlienVault. SIEMonster can be run on Amazon AWS or Virtual machines and details can be found on www.siemonster.com. Chris is the founder and CEO of Kustodian, a specialized security company that specializes in Security Operations Centres, Penetration testing and independent research. Kustodian is an Australian, Middle East and Hong Kong registered company that has been operational for over 10 years. Chris has also spent 12 years in the banking sector and provides security services around the world for small, medium and large companies.


Marcin Rybak
As an active IT administrator, he fights against any risks and hazards caused by systems users; an administrator of a cluster of several tens of GPUs. Full commitment to the business continuity issues is his fanatical ambition and thus he can understand situations when 99.99% access is not enough; a firm supporter of effective back-up solutions, highly motivated to improve his skills in this area and learn both in formal situations of a board meeting and after work over a glass of beer with friends.


Anna Rywczyńska, Akademia NASK
Polish Safer Internet Centre Coordinator and the head of the Training and Social Projects Team at the Research and Academic Computer Network. She has wide experience in working on international projects and has been a speaker and organizer of a range of conferences on safety in telecommunication. In recent years she has worked as an expert in working groups at ENISA dealing with WEB 2.0 security and online threat awareness raising. Since 2003 she has been one of the organizers of SECURE conference – the oldest cyclical ICT security conference in Poland. Since 2007 she has been a vice chair of the international conference “Keeping Children and Young People Safe Online”. She graduated from the Warsaw University, Institute of Journalism, with specialization in media economics, as well as the Institute of Archaeology, Department of Historical Anthropology – Andean Archaeological Mission.


Michał Sajdak, Securitum
Michał Sajdak has long experience in topics related to technical IT security. He runs penetration tests and security audits, as well as trainings on IT security. Holder of CISSP, CEH, CTT+ certificates. Founder of sekurak.pl.


Łukasz Siewierski
Łukasz tries to remowe malicious software from cyberspace so as to raise the level of cybersecurity for users. He also tries to dicover cybercriminals' targets that he presented during national and international cyberconferences. He is particularly interested in cyberattacks that use cross-platform solutions.In his free time he is the director of cyberlaboratory Zaufanatrzeciastrona.pl, cooks and fights to add "cyber" to various words. He was retweeted by @mikko.


Tomasz Soczyński
Tomasz Soczyński graduated from the University of Silesia. He is employed in the Bureau of the Inspector General for Personal Data Protection (GIODO Bureau) as the deputy director of the IT Department. He is the representative of the GIODO Bureau in the Committee of Information Security in the ICT systems at the Polish Committee for Standardization. He participates in interministerial works concerning the development of IT systems, information security and privacy issues in telecommunication law. He takes part in the activities of the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) as the representative of the GIODO Bureau. Speaker at numerous conferences on data protection and cybercrime. He runs trainings and courses on personal data protection. He is interested in personal data breaches related to the activities of telecommunications service providers. In hios free time he is passionate about programming and sailing.


Stefan Tanase

Stefan joined Kaspersky Lab in 2007 as a regional researcher in Romania, where he was responsible for monitoring the local threat landscape. Two years later Stefan joined the Global Research & Analysis Team as a Senior Security Researcher. He specializes in advanced persistent threats and cyber espionage operations, the cybercrime ecosystem, threats targeting financial systems and global security trends in general. Other areas of interest include: Web security and infected websites, security issues and privacy implications of social networking, deepweb networks such as Tor and evolution of cryptocurrencies. Stefan is involved in several innovative research projects, ranging from malware databases and honeypots to web crawlers. He is a regular speaker at major international security conferences, including SAS, Virus Bulletin, RSA, IDC or AVAR.


Veronica Valeros

Veronica is a security researcher from Argentina. She graduated in 2013 with a Master degree in Computer Science from FASTA University. She worked independently in different projects involving data analysis, machine learning and malware analysis. Since 2013 she is part of the Cognitive Threat Analytics team, Cisco Systems. She specializes in malware network traffic analysis, network behavioral patterns and threats categorization.


Grzegorz Wanio, LL.M. solicitor

Grzegorz has over 12-year experience in legal-business consulting with the specialization in the field of M&A/TMT. Negotiator and private advisor for Management and Supervisory Boards. The participant of legislative work and consultations connected with the development of commercial law. The member of the Programme Board of the Observatory of Media Freedom in Poland, operating within the Helsinski Foundation for Human Rights. The winner of "Forbes Professionals 2013 - professions of public trust" in the category - a solicitor. Speaker at national and international conferences. Author of press publications and books concerning among others personal data protection in HR departments, hate speech on Internet and guidelines for information security administrators.


Michał Kluska, lawyer

Michał Kluska has over 7 years of experience in legal advice with the focus on personal data protection. The areas of specialization include: personal data protection, competition and consumer protection law, disputes (including domain issues), intellectual property and public procurement. The substantive consultant during legislative processes and public consultations of legal solutions. Mediator in economic matters. Speaker and lecturer (InternetBeta, SECURE, E-Biznes Festiwal). The author of press publications and books concerning among others personal data protection in HR departments and guidelines for information security administrators.


Aleksander Zdyb

Aleksander Zdyb graduated from Control Engineering and Robotics Department at the Wrocław University of Technology, Poland. He began his professional career as a software engineer in a company producing military devices for communication, networking and security. Since September 2013, he had worked as a developer of core security solutions in Tizen operating system. Currently he works on Internet of Things in industry. Privately, Aleksander has been a Free Software enthusiast for over a decade. His speaking experience include Korea Linux Forum 2014, Next Generation Security 2015 and 2016, Poznańska Impreza Wolnego Oprogramowania 2015, Chaos Communication Congress 2015, FOSDEM 2016 (speech + demo booth), Linux Session 2016, Embedded Linux Conference 2016 (demo booth), FrOSCon 2016 and many other local security- and IoT-oriented conferences and workshops since 2014.


The website uses cookies to help you use the service and for statistical purposes. If you are not blocking these files, you agree to their use and store in the device memory. Please take note that you can manage cookies independently by changing your browser settings. If you do not change browser settings, you express your agreement.