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Why you should attend Shield?

Shield is Innovera’s annual cyber security conference in Turkey. Every year, Shield brings hundreds of experts from Innovera vendors, consultants and customers. From world renowned keynote speakers to industry luminary panelists and expert speakers, Shield sets the bar higher each year. First Shield on 2015 was the biggest cybersecurity conference in Turkey. Year over year, Shield2016 and Shield2017 consecutively broke all the records in terms of the number of customer guests, guest speakers and the pipeline generated through Shield for our vendors.

Shield2018 Speakers

Benjamin Delpy

Benjamin Delpy, is a Security Researcher known as `gentilkiwi`. A Security enthusiast, he publishes tools and articles that speak about products' weaknesses and prove some of his ideas. Mimikatz was the first software he developed that reached an international audience. It is now recognized as a Windows security audit tool. He previously spoke at PHDays, Derbycon, StHack, BlackHat, BlueHat and many more.

Brett Johnson

Former United States Most Wanted, Brett Johnson, referred to by the United States Secret Service as “The Original Internet Godfather” has been a central figure in the cybercrime world for over 20 years. MrJohnson built and was leader of ShadowCrew, the precursor to today’s darknet markets. He was instrumental in developing many areas of online fraud while helping design, implement, and refine modern Identity Theft, Account Take Over Fraud, Card Not Present Fraud, IRS Tax Fraud, and countless other social engineering attacks, breaches, and hacking operations.

Upon his capture, the United States Secret Service hired Mr Johnson to work as a consultant and informant. Johnson worked with the Secret Service for several months before going on a cross country crime spree, being placed on the US Most Wanted List, being captured again, sent to prison, escaping prison, being captured yet again, and finally accepting responsibility for his actions.

Today, Brett works as a security consultant and public speaker. He is one of the world's foremost authorities on cybercrime and identity theft. During 2017, Mr. Johnson was Keynote Speaker at over 30 conferences worldwide. Brett has been featured in the book, "Kingpin" by Kevin Poulsen and on numerous media outlets, including the New York Times, NBC, CNN Money, Wired Magazine, Vice, RT TV, ArsTechnica, The Independent, and more.

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Chris Roberts

Hacker and Researcher, HHS and CybAer (Twitter: Sidragon1 - LinkedIn: Sidragon1)

Chris currently works on a number of projects, and over the years, he's founded or worked with a number of companies specializing in DarkNet research, intelligence gathering, cryptography, deception technologies, and providers of security services and threat intelligence.

Since the late 90’s Chris has been deeply involved with security R&D, consulting, and advisory services in his quest to protect and defend businesses and individuals against cyber attack. Prior to that he jumped out of planes for a living, visiting all sorts of interesting countries and cultures while doing his best to avoid getting shot at too often. (Before that he managed to get various computers confiscated by a number of European entities.)

Roberts is considered one of the world’s foremost experts on counter threat intelligence and vulnerability research within the Information Security industry.

Roberts has led or been involved in information security assessments and engagements for the better part of 20 years, and has a wealth of experience with regulations such as GLBA, HIPAA, HITECH, FISMA, and NERC/FERC. He has also worked with government, state and federal authorities on standards such as CMS, ISO, and NIST.

Roberts is credentialed in many of the top IT and information security disciplines and as a CyberSecurity advocate and passionate industry voice, Roberts is regularly featured in national newspapers, television news, industry publications and several documentaries. He can typically be found waving arms on a stage somewhere on this planet…or hacking into whatever’s taken his fancy…

As one of the well-known hackers and researchers, Chris is routinely invited to speak at industry conferences. CNN, The Washington Post, WIRED, Business Insider, USA Today, Forbes, Newsweek, BBC News, Wall Street Journal, and numerous others have covered him in the media.

And worst case, to jog the memory, Chris was the researcher who gained global attention in 2015 for demonstrating the linkage between various aviation systems, both on the ground and while in the air that allowed the exploitation of attacks against flight control system.

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Jay Kaplan

Jay Kaplan is the CEO and Co-Founder of Synack. Prior to Synack Kaplan served in multiple cyber-related capacities at the Department of Defense, including the DoD’s Incident Response and Red Team. Most recently, Kaplan was a Senior Cyber Vulnerability Analyst at the National Security Agency where his focus was supporting counterterrorism-related intelligence operations. Kaplan received multiple accolades for classified work conducted while at the NSA. Kaplan was selected as one of Forbes 30 Under 30 in Enterprise Technology. Kaplan holds a B.S. and an M.S. from George Washington University studying under an NSA-funded fellowship program, in addition to a number certifications from ISC(2) and GIAC.

Jaya Baloo

Jaya Baloo the CISO of KPN Telecom in the Netherlands. She is recognized in 2017 as one of the top 100 CISO's globally. Jaya works with an amazing information security team of highly driven specialists. Working in the information security arena for the past 18 years, she has worked mostly for global telecommunications companies such as Verizon and France Telecom. Jaya is also a frequent speaker at security conferences on subjects around lawful interception, mass surveillance, and cryptography.

Abdullrazaq Zahran, Vectra

Abdullrazaq Zahran is the Sales Engineering leader for Vectra in the METNA region. Zahran has over a decade’s experience of helping enterprises design, deploy and operate cyber security and networking solutions that reduce risk, and empower. Prior to Vectra he held sales engineering roles for technology vendors including Fortinet, Aruba, A10, Redseal, and Juniper. Zahran hold a BSc in Electrical Engineering / Telecommunication and Electronics from Jordan University of Science and Technology, and participates in the Professional Certificate Program for Advanced Computer Security at Stanford university.

Alex Depret, Cofense

Alex has 17 years of experience in the IT Security industry with well-known security firms to include SafeNet, Sophos, RSA, and ArcSight.  He has a proven track record of success providing innovative and complex solutions to large Enterprise companies.  Alex has a strong background in Strong Authentication/IAM, encryption solutions and over 8 years of selling SIEM/SOC solutions. Previously, Alex managed the HPE Data Security business unit for emerging markets that included a territory of Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

Alexis Teteris, ZScaler

Alex Teteris, Principal Technology Evangelist, Zscaler EMEA Alex Teteris is the Principal Technology Evangelist at Zscaler in EMEA, and in this function he supports enterprises to set off on their digital transformation journey. As cloudification requires not only the transformation of applications but as well the adaption of network and security architecture based on the changed requirements, he takes an integrated consulting approach. His role is based on 20 years of experience in IT leadership roles, mainly in positions around Network Delivery and Security Operations. In his last company he was Global Head of Infrastructure and laid the foundation to transform infrastructures to

bring 18.000 employees securely into the cloud. As he is passionate about disrupting technologies and change, he today consults companies on how to chose their transformation battles wisely.Alex has an Engineering background, as well as a Master in Business Administration.

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Amir Kanaan, Kaspersky Lab

BT sektöründe 7 yıldan fazla satış ve yönetim deneyimi olan Amir Kanaan, daha önce Emirates Bilgisayar, Trend Micro ve Bluecoat gibi BT şirketlerinde satış departmanlarında çalıştı. Amir Kanaan, Georgia Teknoloji Enstitüsü’nden (Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, Georgia, ABD) Elektrik Mühendisliği alanında Yüksek Lisans derecesine sahip. 2016’da Kaspersky Orta Doğu bölgesinden sorumlu Genel Müdür olarak görev yapan Amir Kanaan, 2018 yılında Orta Doğu, Türkiye ve Afrika ülkelerinden sorumlu genel müdür olarak görev yapmaktadır.

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Ammar Enaya, Vectra

Ammar Enaya is the Country Manager Middle East & Turkey, Vectra Networks. Ammar Enaya leads Vectra's business in the Middle East and Mediterranean region and brings over 25 years of experience in consultative selling of networking and security solutions. Previously, he held the position of Regional Director MEMA at Hewlett Packard Enterprise and General Manager Middle East at Aruba Networks.

Andy Condliffe, Synack

Andy Condliffe is Solutions Architect for the EMEA region at Synack, helping customers to scope their penetration testing requirements. Andy has over 20 years’ experience in security working in managed security services, consultancy and latterly working in the vendor space for organizations such as FireEye and Check Point where he was their UK cloud security expert.

Ashraf Sheet, Infoblox

Mr. Ashraf Sheet is the Regional Manager, Middle East for Infoblox, the global leader in DDI and Secure Network Control. Ashraf is a security expert in the Middle East and has been in the Network and Security Industry for the past 17 years during which he held various progressive roles including a senior security consultant, leader for Managed Security services, and head of Security Business Unit for local and multinational companies. Throughout his career he managed to capture various knowledge covering networking, systems, and security across different vendors which made him a trusted advisor to many critical customers in the banking, energy and government sectors.

Aydın Can Fındıkçı, Kaspersky Lab

1978 yılı doğumlu olan Aydın Can Fındıkcı, 19 Mayıs Üniversitesi Fen Fakültesi İstatistik bölümünden mezun olmuştur. 2005 yılından bu yana bilişim sektöründe entegratör, distribütör ve üretici olmak üzere farklı firmalarda son 6 yılı siber güvenlik odaklı olarak sistem, ağ ve güvenlik alanlarında farklı pozisyonlarda görev almıştır. 2018 Mayıs ayından bu yana Kaspersky Lab Türkiye ofisinde Presales Manager olarak görev yapmaktadır.

Burak Dayıoğlu, ATAR Labs

Dayıoğlu, siber güvenlik operasyonları yönetimi (CSOC) platform sağlayıcısı ATAR Labs’in CEO’su ve kurucu ortağıdır. Dayıoğlu Bilgisayar Mühendisliği dalında lisans ve yüksek lisans derecelerine ve CISSP, CSSLP, CRISC, CIPT sertifikasyonlarına sahiptir. 1994 yılından beri siber güvenlik alanına kendini adamıştır, çeşitli siber danışmanlık şirketleri kurmuştur, Avrupa ve Orta Doğuda en büyük bankalara, telko şirketlerine ve devlet kurumlarına danışmanlık hizmeti vermiştir. Siber güvenlik operasyonlarındaki zorlukları gözlemleyerek, CSOC’lerin günümüzdeki çalışma şeklini değiştirmek amacıyla ATAR Labs’in kurucu ortağı olmuştur.

Caner Aydın, Kaspersky Lab

Ahmet Caner Aydın, çalışma hayatına öğrencilik yıllarında Tesan'da başlamış, aynı firmada ağ güvenliği ve kablosuz ağ kategorisindeki ürünler için teknik danışmanlık ve ürün yönetimi pozisyonlarında devam etmiştir. Ardından Avnet'te veri sızma engelleme, proxy ve e-posta güvenliği konuları üzerinde çalışmalar yaptıktan sonra, 2017 yılından bu yana Kaspersky Lab'da teknik danışman - satış öncesi teknik hizmetler yöneticisi görevinde bulunmaktadır

Cumhur Keleş, Micro Focus

Cumhur Keles is a Security, Risk&Governance Regional Sales Manager at Micro Focus. He has over 18 years of experience in Sales, IT Risk, Revenue Assurance and various management roles related IT and business units. At Micro Focus, Cumhur’s responsibilities include helping customers on their KVKK/GDPR journey and expanding the coverage of Micro Focus Information Governance & Risk in Turkey and Greece.

Cricket Liu, Infoblox

Cricket Liu is a leading expert on the Domain Name System (DNS) and Infoblox’s Chief DNS Architect. With more than 25 years of experience with enterprise-scale DNS infrastructure, technical writing, training and course development experience, Cricket serves as a liaison between Infoblox and the DNS community. Prior to joining Infoblox, Cricket worked for HP for nearly 10 years, where he ran, one of the largest corporate domains in the world, and helped found HP's Internet consulting business. Cricket later co-founded his own Internet consulting and training company, Acme Byte & Wire.

After Network Solutions acquired Acme Byte & Wire and later merged with VeriSign, Cricket became director of DNS Product Management. Cricket is the co-author of all of O'Reilly Media's Nutshell Handbooks on the Domain Name System, DNS and BIND, "DNS on Windows NT," DNS on Windows 2000, DNS on Windows Server 2003, the DNS & BIND Cookbook, and DNS & BIND on IPv6, and was the principal author of Managing Internet Information Services.

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Darren Thomson, Symantec

Darren Thomson is Symantec’s Vice-President and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Europe, Middle-East & Africa. He has overall technical responsibility for customer engagement in the region and he is currently responsible for the development and delivery of cyber defence & strategic security programmes to major clients. He is active in “Smart City” projects across Europe and is a founding board member of the UK’s “Hyper/CAT” IoT Advisory Board (technical advisory to the UK Government and the Mayor of London in 2016) as well as a non-executive board member of TeenTech ( a UK-based charity that aims to help young teenagers explore the wide range of career possibilities in Science, Engineering and Technology.

Egon Kando, Exabeam

Egon Kando is Regional Sales Director for Central, Southern & Eastern Europe at Exabeam. He joined Exabeam in January 2016 and built the business in the region from scratch. He has worked for more than 16 years in IT Security and prior to Exabeam, Egon held similar positions at ISS-Internet Security Systems, IBM, SonicWall – Aventail and Imperva. Always focused on customer requirements, Egon has a proven track record of helping organisations take their Security Operations to the next level. He holds a Master Degree in Electronical Engineering.

Erkin Küçük, Ixia-Demsistem

Demsistem Bilgi Teknolojileri'nde kıdemli danışman olarak görev yapmakta olan Erkin Küçük, 10 yılın üzerinde tecrübeye sahip. Kariyerine Nortel Netaş'ta başlayıp, Nokia ve Vodafone firmalarında kazandığı deneyimle beraber ağ görünürlüğü ve ağ güvenliği konularında uzmanlaştı. Erkin Küçük lisans eğitimini Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Elektrik ve Elektronik Mühendisliği bölümünde gerçekleştirdi.

Gareth Macguire, Quest

Gareth fell into an IT career by accident in the late 90s, and discovering an aptitude for it, he’s now clocked up two decades of experience in the industry. During this time Gareth has performed most technical roles, from helpdesk right through to his current position as the Principal Technical Specialist for IDAM at Sky. Gareth has been 100% focused on IDAM for the last seven years, and has been instrumental in every identity implementation within Sky. This includes the migration from legacy solutions to the One Identity suite, and the adoption of cloud identities. Away from the office, Gareth is a husband and father, and also a keen DIY enthusiast. Gareth is never happier that when spending time with his family or building something.

Gökhan Aydın, Symantec

Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Elektronik ve Elektronik Bölümü’nden lisans ve yüksek lisans eğitimini tamamladıktan sonra 2005 yılında doktora çalışmaları sırasında girmiş olduğu sistem ve bilgi güvenliği sektöründe 14 yıldır aktif olarak çalışmaktadır. Teknik danışmanlıktan, iş geliştirmeye kadar bir çok projede görev almış olup şu anda Symantec Türkiye ofisinde bölge müdürü olarak görevine devam etmektedir.

Haider Pasha, Palo Alto Networks

Mr. Haider Pasha is Sr. Director and Chief Security Officer for Emerging Markets at Palo Alto Networks. Prior to this role, Mr. Pasha spent 5 years at Symantec working as CTO and Systems Engineering Director for the same region. He has been partnering with CISOs across the industry, executing together on a multi-year architecture strategy across the geography including Cloud, A.I., and Blockchain. He is a trusted advisor to Palo Alto’s strategic customers and partners, helping them become more competitive and innovative while enhancing their Cyber Resilience Strategy. A key area of specialty for Mr. Pasha is around architecting Security Operations Centers,

designing Threat Intelligence Platforms, and helping customers adhere to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Prior to joining Symantec, Mr. Pasha spent 14 years at Cisco Systems covering various senior positions in Silicon Valley and most recently as CTO for Cisco Africa. Mr. Pasha completed his MBA from Manchester Business School, UK and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Purdue University, USA. Over the course of his 20 year IT career, Mr. Pasha has held various certifications, including CCNP, CCSP, CISSP, CCIE (Security) and CEH. Mr. Pasha’s successes come from being able to bind advanced technical concepts to commercial, people and process requirements, while maintaining a balanced perspective with the business objective in mind. He is also Palo Alto Networks go-to public Security spokesperson in the region.

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İlkem Özar, May Cyber Technology

İlkem Özar, the General Manager of May Siber Technology, has more than 20 years of national and regional experience in the sector. Özar started her career in banking, then continued in marketing Unilever. In 1998, she was transferred to information technology (IT) sector, working for Microsoft for approximately 13 years at various management levels in Turkey and the Middle East. In 2010, İlkem Özar became the General Manager of CA Technologies Turkey and for the last 5 years she was the Regional Director of McAfee responsible for Azerbaijan. In February 2018, Ozar assumed the role Chief Executive Officer of May Cyber Technology.

Nick Nikols, Micro Focus

Nick has more than 25 years of experience in the software industry both in developing industry leading Identity and Cybersecurity solutions and as an industry analyst conducting research and helping clients with issues ranging from consumer identity and securing cloud environments to access governance and secure DevOps. Nick has held leadership positions such as SVP of Product Management and CTO of Cybersecurity at CA Technologies, CTO and GM of Identity and Access Management and Windows Management at Quest Software, VP of Product Management and CTO of Security at Novell, as well as Research Director at Gartner, Head of Research at TechVision Research,

and Senior Analyst at Burton Group. Nick has presented at RSA’s Security Conference, Gartner’s Catalyst and Identity and Access Management Summits, and at many industry events.

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Nurettin Erginöz, ATAR Labs

Nurettin Erginöz is working as Director of Field Services at Atarlabs. He joined Atarlabs in October 2017 and managing the both presales and post sales activities. He also helps to build the business in the Europe and MEA regions. He is an experienced leader who can set direct strategy and operations of a robust information security functions more than 10 years in IT Security and prior to SOC Process, Incident Response and also hold similar positions at IBM, Radware, etc. With the proven ability to develop procedures that result in a decrease in overhead costs while increasing profits, and extensive experience managing complex projects that meet demanding time restraints and exceed client expectations, Erginöz develops plans for strengthening security posture, setting and overseeing security-related policies. He holds a Master Degree in Computer Engineering.

Nurhan Özalp, Kaspersky Lab

Nurhan Özalp 1993 yılında Orta Doğu Teknik Üniversitesi İstatistik Bölümünden mezun olmuştur. Mezuniyetinden itibaren bilişim sektöründe Sistem Entegratörü, distribütör ve üretici olmak üzere farklı firmalarda satış yöneticisi olarak görev almıştır. 2017 Aralık ayından bu yana Kaspersky Lab Türkiye ofisinde Enterprise Sales Manager olarak görev yapmaktadır.

Ram Varadarajan, Acalvio

Ram Varadarajan is a serial entrepreneur and executive for over 25 years. Ram is co-Founder and CEO of Acalvio Technologies, an innovator in advanced threat defense solutions. Ram was the co-founder and CEO of Arcot Systems, which co-invented today’s ecommerce security solutions “Verified by Visa” and “MasterCard SecureCode”. Arcot was acquired by CA Technologies. Ram served as SVP and GM at CA and established both the company’s New Business Innovation unit and its Silicon Valley R&D center. Prior to founding Arcot, Ram held senior R&D positions at Informix. Ram is an author on over a dozen patents and is an advisor to multiple Silicon Valley start-ups. Ram is an unabashed cricket fanatic and has established the New Inning Foundation to support youth cricket in the US.

Rohan Viegas, VMRay

Rohan Viegas is a product manager at VMRay. He has over 12 years of experience in product development and product management roles. At VMRay, Rohan's responsibilities include product roadmap planning, product training and technical collateral development.

Vedat Tüfekçi, Palo Alto Networks

“Vedat Tüfekçi, 2015 yılının başından itibaren, PaloAltoNetworks‘ te, Türkiye, Mısır, Kuzey Afrika ve CIS ülkelerinden sorumlu Ülke müdürü olarak görev yapmaktadır. ODTÜ Elektrik ve Elektronik mühendisliği ve Bilkent MBA mezunudur. Palo Alto Networks ten önce, yine bilişim alanında farklı uluslararası firmalarda, uzun yıllar değişik görevlerde bulunmuş, digital dönüşüm sürecinde gerek kamu gerek özel sektörde bir çok kurum ile, önemli projeler gerçekleştirme fırsatına sahip olmuştur.”

Walid Natour, Tenable

Information Technology and Security professional with more than 15 years of experience acquired through working for different institutions in the Middle East region across different sectors (healthcare, FMCG, education, integrator and banking) in the domain of IT support and systems administration, operations and projects management, consultancy and security. Walid has managed multiple projects on PCI DSS compliance, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery. Walid currently holds the position of Sales Engineer at Tenable for Middle East and Turkey where he helps customers and prospects in addressing their IT security requirements and business objectives with respect to Cyber Exposure including Vulnerability Management, Compliance Assessments, PCI, Container Security and Web Application Security.

Zeki Türedi, CrowdStrike

Zeki Turedi, Technology Strategist at CrowdStrike - Zeki Turedi has extensive experience working within Private Sector, Law Enforcement and Government, consulting on Incident Response, Endpoint and Network cyber security throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa. In his current role as a Technology Strategist for CrowdStrike, Zeki works with organisations to incorporate and streamline Threat Intelligence and Endpoint Protection. Zeki has also contributed to several publications and research papers including “Issues in Cybercrime, Security and Digital Forensics”.

Ahmet Taşkeser

Ahmet Taskeser leads Information Security department in IBTECH, subsidiary of QNB Finansbank. He is responsible for Information Security, Penetration&Vulnerability management, SIEM and BigData, Security Operation Center (SOC), and Financial Fraud Detection & Prevention System since 2007. During his career, he worked for Garanti Bank as UNIX Administrator between 1999-2001, SUN Microsystems Canada as Project Leader between 2001-2003, AT&T Canada as Security Project Manager in Managed Security Services department between 2003-2006. His successful implementations on DLP, SIEM and BigData for security were nominated best in Turkey by Vendors.

By implementing ArcSight SIEM for Financial Fraud Detection and Prevention, he made considerable contribution to lower Fraud losses. He was invited to several events both domestically or internationally as a speaker about ArcSight & Financial Fraud Detection.and Prevention. He participates in Information Security lessons in several universities as a guest speaker.

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Cihan Yüceer

After graduating from Kocaeli University Electronics and Communication Engineering in 2005, Yuceer started to work as a System Administrator at Toprak Holding and then in 2008 he started the cyber security adventure in Kuveytturk Participation Bank Information Security team. He worked at Garanti Bank Incident Management team in 2012. He has been working in Turkcell Cyber Defense Center team since 2015 and he is a manager at the Cyber Defense Center since 2016.

Emrah Fidan

1985 de İzmir’de doğdum. Lise Eğitimimi İzmir'de programlama üzerine tamamladım. Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi Bilgisayar Programcılığı Yüksek Okulu ve Anadolu Üniversitesi İşletme Fakültesinden mezun oldum. 2003-2008 yıllarında Cementir Holding’e bağlı Çimentaş T.A.Ş de Bilgi Sistemleri Uzmanı olarak çalışma hayatına başladım. 2008-2013 yıllarında dil eğitimi için gittiğim Londra’da bir süre kalarak Teknoloji Danışmanlığı hizmeti verdim. 2014 yılında Arkas Holding’e Kullanıcı Sistemleri Uzmanı olarak başladım 2015 yılından itibaren Bilgi Güvenliği Uzmanı olarak devam etmekteyim.

Eray Çek

Lisans eğitimini İstanbul Üniversitesi Bilgisayar Mühendisliği bölümünde 2003 yılında tamamladıktan sonra çalışma hayatına Ağaoğlu Şirketler Grubunda başlayan Eray Çek, 2014 yılından bu tarafa Yapı Kredi Bankasında, bilgi güvenliği yönetişimi konularında çalışmalarını sürdürmektedir. Çek, yüksek lisans eğitimini ise Bilgi Üniversitesi Bilişim ve Teknoloji Hukuku bölümünde tamamlamıştır.

Evrim Eroğlu

Evrim Eroğlu is the Manager of Cyber Security and User Technologies Department at Vakifbank, one of the biggest bank in Turkey. Vakifbank has approximately 1000 branches, 4000 ATMs and 16,000 employees, and plays an important part in financing the country’s domestic and commercial trade. Evrim has more than eighteen years of IT experience at several banks. His team is mainly responsible for security infrastructure operations and security operation center as well as Microsoft environment and endpoints.

Feridun Aktaş

Sn. Aktaş, lisans eğitimini İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi, Elektronik ve Haberleşme bölümünde, yüksek lisans eğitimini ise Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Elektrik ve Elektronik Mühendisliği bölümünde tamamlamıştır. Marmara Üniversitesi’nden ise 2002 yılında MBA derecesi almıştır. Profesyonel kariyerine Netaş’ta Yazılım Test Mühendisi olarak başlayan Aktaş, 1997–2014 yılları arasında Garanti Teknoloji’de farklı yönetsel görevler üstlenmiştir. Kendisi 2014 Haziran ayından beri Turkcell’de Technology Group Governance & Security Direktörü olarak görev yapmaktadır.

Gülden Yüncüoğlu

Gülden Yüncüoğlu, CISSP® is the Chief Information Security Officer of TEB A.Ş (BNP Paribas JV). She has been graduated from ITU Control and Computer Engineering Department and has been working in the information security area since more than 20 years. She has worked in Pamukbank, Innova and Disbank and managed information security units. She has been leading Information security, IT Risk management, IT quality and compliance and IT continuity and processes functions since 2011 in TEB. She has CISSP certificate.

Josh Ellis

Josh is the Chief Information Risk Officer of Akbank TAS. He is accountable for all information risk within the organisation, including Information Security.

Josh has spent over 17 years experience in supporting organisations in a state of uncertainty. Whether this flux is fuelled by crisis or planned transformational change, any organisation experiencing this will understand the challenges they face and the need to reach a state of certainty.

He has supported organisations across the globe in responding, remediating and recovering from crisis. Managing crisis requires careful consideration of how to handle people, business process and the underpinning technology. Josh specialises in incorporating each of these strands in assisting organisations in reaching an optimal and swift outcome to unexpected crisis scenarios.

Furthermore, Josh delivers expertise in business transformation and delivery in Emerging Market development. Each of his roles have involved either working in locations where market presence is minimal and has required strengthening and developing, or where business practices are not appropriately equipped for future purpose.

Operating at the C-suite and Board level, he has experience and comfort operating at not just operational and tactical delivery levels of the business, but orchestrating, influencing and leading at the highest strategic levels with complex stakeholder environments (internal/external/workers union/public).

He delivers expertise and technical competence in Business Process Redesign, Information Security, Incident Response, Fraud and Data Analytics which often technologically underpin large transformations.

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Kayıhan Altınöz

1997’de iş hayatına başlayan Altınöz, Eczacıbaşı Holding’e katılmadan önce Finans, ISP ve Telekom sektörlerinde bulunan Garanti Teknoloji, Koç.Net, Sabancı Telekom gibi firmalarda görev aldı. Türkiye’deki ilk yönetilen güvenlik hizmet sağlayıcısı Koçnet’ te yüzlerce güvenlik cihazının yönetimini yapan ekipte görev almanın yanı sıra kuruluşa “Cisco Powered Network Security” ünvanının alınmasını sağladı.Bugün Bimsa bünyesinde devam eden yönetilen güvenlik servislerinin Sabancı Telekom firmasında iken ilk modellerini geliştirip hayata geçirdi.

Garanti Teknoloji’nin SOC altyapısında kullanılan SIEM teknolojisinin edinilme ve hayata geçirilmesini sağladıktan sonra 1,5 sene Infonet firmasında önde gelen güvenlik ürünlerinin tanıtım ve desteğinden sorumlu teknik ekibi yönetti.

Eczacıbaşı Topluluğunun güvenlik politika ve projelerinin belirlenmesi ve hayata geçirilmesinden sorumlu olarak görev yapmıştır.

Bugün ING Bank Türkiye güvenlik politika ve projelerinin belirlenmesi ve güvenlik minimum standartlarını hayata geçirilmesinden sorumludur. IT güvenlik ve network altyapı ekiplerini yönetir ve ilgili KPI ların gerçekleşmesini sağlamaktadır.

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Leyla Sardağ

Leyla SARDAĞ, 1973 İzmir doğumludur. Fen Lisesi İleri Matematik branşından üçüncülük ile mezun olmuştur. Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Bilgisayar Mühendisliği Bölümü’nde Lisans ve Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Sistem ve Kontrol Mühendisliği’nden Yüksek Lisans Dereceleri almıştır. 20 yıllık iş yaşamına dijital dönüşüm projeleri ile başlamıştır. Bunun 10 yılı TEB Türkiye ve Kosova Internet ve Mobil bankacılık kanalı, Dijital Nakit Yönetimi çözümleri, kiosklar ve bankacılık dışı iş akışların teknik ürün sahipliği yapmıştır. Bu süre içerisinde BNP IRFS global grup içerisinde kanal çözümleri mükemmellik merkezi unvanını

kazanmış, çözümün tüm IRFS ülkelerinde ana çözüm olması projesinde Accenture global PMO koordinasyonunda global proje liderliği yapmıştır. Devam eden 8 yıl boyunca Ziraat Bankası CRM çözümleri, DEVOPS ve çevik süreç dönüşümünde Thoughtworks ile birlikte çalışmıştır. Kariyerine Baş Veri Mimarı olarak devam etmiş ve Kasım 2018 itibarı ile Vakıfbank EBIS Ödeme Sistemleri müdürü olarak göreve başlamıştır.

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Semih Dilmen

Akbank’ta CISO olarak görev yapan Semih Dilmen başta sistem ve ağ yonetimi, bilgi güveniği, BT organizasyon, risk yönetimi ve iş sürekliliği olmak üzere bilişim sektörünün farklı alanlarında 20 yılı aşkın bir süredir çalışmaktadır. İş hayatına Koc Üniversitesi’nde başlayan Semih Dilmen Boyner Grubu'nda ve HSBC’de çalışmıştır. 2017 yılından beri Akbank’ta görev almaktadır.

Serdar Yılmaz

1973, İzmir doğumludur. Orta Doğu Teknik Üniversitesi Elektrik Elektronik Mühendisliği Bölümü’nden lisans derecesini 1995 yılında, yüksek lisans derecesini ise yine aynı bölümden 1998 yılında almıştır. 2014 yılında Bilgi Üniversitesi’nde İşletme (MBA) yüksek lisans derecesini tamamlamıştır. 1995 yılında Türkiye İş Bankası Yazılım Geliştirme Müdürlüğü’nde Yazılım Uzmanı olarak işe başlayan Yılmaz, 2004– 2008 yılları arasında Softtech A.Ş.’de Uygulama Mimarı ve Proje Koordinatörü olarak çalışmıştır. 2008 yılında Türkiye İş Bankası BT Mimari ve Güvenlik Bölümüne Müdür Yardımcısı olarak atanmıştır. 2009 yılında Birim Müdürü olan Yılmaz, 2012 yılına kadar BT Mimari Birimi,

sonrasında BT Mimari ve Veri Yönetimi Birimi yöneticiliklerini yapmıştır. 2015 yılından bu yana Türkiye İş Bankası Veri Yönetimi Bölüm Müdürlüğü görevini sürdüren Yılmaz, aynı zamanda Anadolu Hayat Emeklilik Yönetim Kurulu üyesidir.

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Yenal Arslan

Çalışma hayatına Zonguldak Karaelmas Üniversitesinde Araştırma Görevlisi olarak başlayan Arslan, TEDAŞ Genel Müdürlüğünde veri tabanı ve sistem yöneticisi olarak ABONE.Net projesinde görev aldı, Sosyal Güvenlik Kurumunda (SGK) sırasıyla Sistem Sorumlusu, Sistem Yönetim Şube Müdürü, Bilgi Sistemleri ve Güvenliği Daire Başkanı olarak hizmet etti, Kurumun Emekli Sandığı, Bağkur ve SSK bilgi işlem merkez ve uygulamalarının birleştirilmesi ile Kurumun e-devlet projelerinin bir çoğunun hayata geçirilmesinde önemli görevler aldı.

Düzce Üniversitesi Mühendislik Fakültesi Bilgisayar Mühendisliği Bölümünde Yard. Doç. Dr. Ünvanıyla Öğretim Üyesi olarak görev yaptı, bilgisayara giriş, nesneye dayalı programlama, işletim sistemleri ve bilgi teknolojileri gibi mesleki derslerin öğretimine katkı sağlayarak Kamu ve Saha tecrübesini öğrencileri ile paylaştı. 2012-2016 yılları arasında DMO Genel Müdürlüğü Bilgi İşlem Daire Başkanlığı görevinde bulunan Arslan 2016 yılından beri Bilgi Sistemleri ve Siber Güvenlik Daire Başkanı olarak Sosyal Güvenlik Kurumu çalışmakta ve Kurumun e-dönüşüm projeleri ve Siber Güvenlik Projelerini başarı ile yürütmektedir.

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Burak Tahmaz

2009 yılından beri, Bilgi Teknolojileri ve Siber Güvenlik sektöründe çalışmalarıma devam etmekte olan Tahmaz . 2012 senesinin başından itibaren aktif olarak siber güvenlik projelerinde görev almaya başlamıştır. Sırasıyla Proje Yöneticiliği, Proje Birim Direktörlüğü, Genel Koordinatörlük ve 2015 senesi itibari ile Genel Müdür Yardımcılığı / İcra Kurulu Üyeliği makamında görevini devam ettiren Tahmaz, Çalıştığı firmalarda bilgi güvenliği, bilişim güvenliği, güvenlik testleri, uyumluluk süreçleri, veri sınıflandırma, ISO 27001, SOME , KVKK - GDPR projelerinde ve bu süreçlerin satış ve presales aktivitleri üzerine çalışmalarda bulunmuştur. ISO27001 LA ve LI sertifikalarına sahip olan Tahmaz aktif iş hayatına INNOVERA firmasında Danışmanlık Servisleri Direktörü olarak devam etmektedir.

Gökhan Say

Innovera’da Yönetici Ortak olan ve Genel Müdür olarak görev yapan Gökhan Samim Say 1990 yılında iş hayatına İş Bankası’nda başlamış, 5 yılı aşkın bir süre Dünya Bankası’nda görev yaptıktan sonra Türkiye’de Symantec Ofisini kurmuş ve 15 yıl süreyle Symantec Türkiye Ülke Müdürlüğü ve Güney Doğu Avrupa Bölge Müdürlüğü görevlerinde bulunmuştur.

İsmail Orhan

Mr. Ismail Orhan is Manager for Security Operations Center at Innovera and has more than 6 years of experience in Cyber Security and Security Operations Centers. He primarily works on Cyber Forensics, Threat Intelligence and SOC Trainings. His professional career began in Systems & Network Administration. Mr. Orhan had always been interested in the security aspect of computing and would eventually shift his focus there. He worked in multiple roles for the Turkish Defence Industry where he served as a Security Analyst, Red Team Member and Security Product Manager eventually building and leading teams of cyber security. Eventually,

he left the defense sector and began working in private industry with American Turkish Council (ATC) in Washington DC ,Comodo , ATAR Labs and Innovera. In late 2016 he decided it was time to focus on serving others through his training and non-profit work. He joined as a volunteer for CSFI - The Cyber Security Forum Initiative is a non-profit organization headquartered in Omaha, NE and in Washington DC with a mission "to provide Cyber Warfare awareness, guidance, and security solutions through collaboration, education, volunteer work, and training to assist the US Government, US Military, Commercial Interests, and International Partners." and worked on Intelligence Projects, Red Cell Division (RCD) and CIDP Projects. Also Mr. Orhan was accepted as a volunteer and Technical Mentor to the US Air Force - Cyber Patriots. Mr. Orhan has held various certifications, including CTFI, CCII and Scrum Product Owner also he is official Proctor of Mile2. He is passionate about learning new next generation security skills. He speaks Turkish and English, natively. Mr. Orhan is a Search Dog Trainer and Search & Rescue Volunteer in Turkey and USA.

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Osman Karan

Sektöre ağ güvenlik mühendisi olarak başladım. Yaklaşık 8 senedir Türkiyedeki ağ ve güvenlik firmalarında siber güvenlik danışmanlığı yaptım. Bilinen birçok dijital dergi ve sosyal kanallarda bilgi güvenliği üzerine makale yazdım. Şu anda Innovera BT firmasında Siber Güvenlik Pre-Sales Danışmanı olarak çalışmaktayım ve İTÜ ’de haberleşme ağlarında yüksek dereceli güvenlik sistemleri üzerine yüksek lisans çalışmalarında bulunmaktayım.

Tarık Kapucu

"2006 yılında Ankara Üniversitesi Matematik Bölümü’nden lisans derecesini alan Kapucu, mezuniyeti ile birlikte Simetri Yazılım firmasına sistem ve network yöneticisi olarak katıldı. 2006 yılında başlayan iş hayatının ilk 5 senesinden Sistem, NW Yöneticisi olarak görev aldı. Sonrasında, yaklaşık 10 senedir bilgi güvenliği danışmanı ve experi olarak birçok pozisyonda yer aldı. Innovera, Deloitte, TTNET ve Türk Telekom gibi önde gelen kurumların bilgi güvenliği ekiplerinde yer aldı. Bu çerçevede Türkiye’nin önde gelen bir çok kamu kurumu, bankası ve telekom firmalarına, bilgi güvenliği ve risk yönetimi danışmanlığı, olgunluk değerlendirmesi ve bilgi güvenliği denetimlerini gerçekleştirdi.

Halen InnoveraBT bünyesinde Süreç Danışmanlık ekibinin yöneticisi olarak çalışmaktadır. CISM, PCI QSA, PCIP, ISO 27001 LA sertifikalarına sahip olmakla birlikte GDPR-DPO ve ISO 27001 Lead Implementer yetkili eğitmenidir."

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