Cybersecurity Conference 2023

12-13 October



Working language: English


09.00 – 09.30

Official Opening of the Exhibition

09.30 – 10.00

10.00 – 11.00

Opening of the Conference
Strategic Insights from Cybersecurity Leaders: Navigating the National Cybersecurity Landscape

Dan CÎMPEAN (The DNSC Director)

Mircea ABRUDEAN (Secretary General of the Government of Romania)

Bogdan IVAN (Minister of Research, Innovation and Digitalization)

Adrian Țuțuianu (State Secretary, The Government General Secretariat)

Diana Sipos (Country Manager Eviden Technologies Romania)

Iulian CHIFU (President, Center for conflict prevention and early warning)

Victor VEVERA (General Director, The National Institute for Research & Development in Informatics)

Gl.bg. ing. Gabriel DAVID (STS)

Marius Haientz PATRICHE (MAI)

Coffee break

11.00 – 11.30

11.30 – 12.50

Charting the European Cybersecurity Horizon: Regulations and Policies for a Secure Future (decoding the NIS Directive)

Moderator: Gabriel Dinu (Deputy Director, DNSC)

Grațiela Magdalinoiu (President, ISACA Romania)

Sebastian Naste (Cybersecurity Expert DNSC,Cullen International)

Răzvan Cioc (Manager Risk Assurance Services, PwC)

Cosmin Anghel - (Chief Information Officer Nuclearelectrica)

Ionuț Petre (Chief Department, ICI Bucharest)

Navigating Uncharted Waters: Addressing Challenges and Ensuring Security of New Technologies

Moderator: Maria-Manuela Catrina (Deputy Director, DNSC)

Mădălin VASILE (Systems Engineering Director, Fortinet)

Mircea GRIGORAȘ (IT Security Department Manager, OTP Bank)

Gabriel ALBU (Managing Partner, Albu Morar)

Jeremy Thompson (Executive Vice President & Cybersecurity Officer – Huawei, European Region)

Romeo Milea (Network Development Director, Vodafone)

Toby Sleight (Cyber Security Consultant, Tryamm)

Tudor Cristea (Regional Sales Manager, Palo Alto Networks)

13.10 – 14.10

Securing the Digital State: Cyber Challenges and Solutions for Public Administration

Moderator: Radu Puchiu (Technology & Society Program Director)

Mihai Alexandru Ghigiu (Minister - Head of the Chancellery of the Prime Minister of Romania)

Marius Humelnicu (President, IT&C Commission)

Adrian Marinescu (Director, EY)

Alexandru Luca (Mobile Division Manager, certSIGN)

Bartosz Dzirba (Supervisory Board Member, Sycope)

Bogdan Moldovan (CEO, Axigen)

Cosmin Vîlcu (Teritory Account Manager, Infoblox)

Securing the Power Grid: Cyber Resilience in the Energy Sector

Moderator: Alexandru Georgescu (Scientific Researcher, ICI Bucharest)

Cosmin ANGHEL - (Chief Information Officer Nuclearelectrica)

Mihai Sari (Technical Manager, Trend Micro)

Tomescu Ioan Cristian (Cyber Security Specialist, DNSC)

Toma Cîmpeanu (CEO, ANSSI)

Bogdan Eftimie (Head of IT, ANRE)

Eduard Dumitrașcu (President, Romanian Smartcity Association)


14.10 – 15.00

15.00 – 15.45

certSIGN - Global Mobile Threat Landscape 2023

Eviden - Defending Your Cloud Data with Encryption - Will go through essential cloud data encryption techniques and strategies for robust security in this informative and hands-on workshop

16.00 – 16.45

Trend Micro - Fotifying Cyber Resilience in Utilities

Open Text - Great Code demands Great Security; When Security matters

17.00 – 17.45

Axigen - Email is the primary vector of attack so let's secure it first

Infoblox - Lookalike domains and Phishing

18.00 – 18.45

IBM - Uncover Your External Exposures Through the Lens of Adversaries

Sycope - AI-powered visibility & cybersecurity solutions

09.30 – 10.30

Fostering a Skilled Workforce: Education and Competence in Cybersecurity

Moderator: Razvan Bologa (Professor, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies)

Octavian Stancu (Head of Cybersecurity Services, Eviden GDC Romania, an Atos business)

Christina Skouloudi (Cybersecurity Officer, ENISA)

Evelina Necula (co-Founder, Kinderpedia)

Cezar Vasilescu (Professor on cybersecurity and Head of Faculty DRESMARA)

Ion Moldoveanu (ANIS)

Driving Securely Forward: Ensuring Cyber Resilience in the Automotive Sector

Moderator: Sabin Sărmaș (President of Information Technology and Communications Committee, Romanian Parliament)

Madalin Staniu (Founder, Black Bullet)

Cătălin Pătrașcu (Cybersecurity Product Manager, NTT Data)

Mircea Pop (Automotive Security Manager, NXP Romania)

Representative of Politehnical University

10.40 – 11.40

Safeguarding Medical Frontiers: Cybersecurity Challenges in the Healthcare Sector

Moderator: Alina Urs (Cybersecurity expert, DNSC)

Adrian Dobre (General Manager, Unifarm)

Mircea Mîndrescu (Business Advisor, Claroty)

Ioan Constantin (Cyber Security Expert, Orange Business)

Dragoș Ionică (Cybersecurity Expert, Defcon Awardee)

Ilie Voinea (DPO, Fildas Catena Group)

Shaping Cybersecurity Narratives: The Role of Mass Media in the Digital Defense

Moderator: Ion Vaciu

Claudiu Pandaru (Journalist, Digi 24)

Cătălina Matei (Redactor, Agerpress)

Iulian Chifu (President, Center for conflict prevention and early warning)

Maria Țoghină (Senior Broadcast Journalist, Societatea Romana de Radiodifuziune)


11.40 – 12.00

12.00 – 13.00

Cultivating Innovation: Exploring Start-ups and Accelerators in the Cybersecurity Frontier

Moderator: Corina Vasile (ANIS)

Roxana Minzatu (State Secretary, Romanian Government)

Liviu Nicolescu (State Secretary, RO-NCC)

Florin Popescu (CEO, Cyberwall)

Alin Mechenici (Founder, Chenist)

Bogdan Moldovan (CEO, Axigen)

Ionuț Băcilă (CEO, Galeria Hub)

Retail Resilience: Navigating Cybersecurity Challenges in the Commerce Landscape

Moderator: Ovidiu Oproaica (IT Expert)

Terente Ciui (State Secretary, The Ministry of Economy)

Tiberiu Anghel (Global Security Fraud Director, Booking Holdings Romania)

Adina Nichițean (Security & Data Protection Manager, Zitec)

Catalin Zetu (Cybersecurity Expert, MAI)

Gabriela Stanică (Chief Information Officer, Carrefour Romania)

Florinel Chiș (Expert)

Bogdan Chirițoiu (President, Competion Council)

13.10 – 14.10

Fortifying Financial Fortresses: Cybersecurity in Banking and Finance

Moderator: Dan Cîmpean (The Director, DNSC)

Aurelian Teodoroiu (DLP Product Owner, Societe Generale Global Solution Centre)

Eugen Bunea (IT Division Executive Director, Exim Banca Românească)

Ionuț Georgescu (Director of Operations, Safetech Innovations)

Petr Lasek (Sales Engineer for CEE region, Radware)

Răzvan Cioc (Manager Risk Assurance Services, PwC)

Santhosh Kumar (Application Security Architect, Opentext Cybersecurity)

Adrian Aldea (EMEA Security Tiger Team, IBM)

Guardians of the Chain: Strengthening Cybersecurity Across Supply Networks

Moderator: Ștefan Tănase (Cybersecurity Expert, DNSC)

Andrei Bozeanu (Cybersecurity Expert, DNSC)

Gabriela Matei (Head of Training Team, E-ARC)

Robert Šefr (CTO,Whalebone)

Gabriela Nemoianu (AMCHAM Member of the Board of Directors)

Augustin Jianu (Product Owner, certME)

Cristian Cornea (Founder, Zerotack Security)


14.10 – 14.30


14.30 – 15.00

15.00 – 15.45

PwC – Fish the Phish – Behind the Business Email Compromise Workshop

Albu Morar – Cybersecurity from the legal POV (point of view) – Introduction into the world of Ecrimes

16.00 – 16.45

Societe Generale - Workshop: Identifying suspicious financials transactions and preventing frauds using AI technologies

Claroty - "Boosting Cyber Resilience with Medigate by Claroty"

17.00 – 17.45

Dell - Everybody needs a Vault - A comprehensive cyber resilience solution that protects your critical data from ransomware and other cyber threats.

Radware - Workshop: How to protect your web applications?



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