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Lucian Constantin

Senior Writer CSOOnline.com

BIOGRAPHY Lucian Constantin is a Senior Writer for CSOOnline.com. He is based in Romania and has been covering..

Piotr Bazydło

Senior Penetration Testing Specialist Standard Chartered

BIOGRAPHY Penetration Tester and Vulnerability Researcher, with 5 years’ experience in information security...

Don Smith

Senior Director – CTU Cyber Intel Cell SecureWorks

BIOGRAPHY Don Smith leads the CTU™ Cyber Intelligence Cell: a global team of experienced threat analysts ..

Mathis Hammel

Head of Cybersecurity R&D Capgemini/Sogeti France

BIOGRAPHY Mathis Hammel is a Deputy CTO for Sogeti (part of Capgemini) and the founder of h25, a startup ..

Alex Birnberg

Security researcher and the CEO Zymo Security

BIOGRAPHY I’m a security researcher and the CEO of Zymo Security. I’m a Computer Science student ..

Jan Glos

Algorithm Development Engineer Garrett – Advancing Motion

BIOGRAPHY Jan is currently developing algorithms for the automotive cybersecurity products at Garrett – ..

Ionut Cernica

Penetration Tester

BIOGRAPHY Ionut Cernica started his security career with the bug bounty program from Facebook. His passion for..

Robert Vulpe

Bug Hunter

BIOGRAPHY Officially a Bug Bounty Hunter by day and night, Robert loves deep diving into technology to learn ..

Lucian Nitescu

Senior IT Security Specialist Bit Sentinel

BIOGRAPHY Lucian Nitescu is Senior IT Security Specialist at Bit Sentinel and a bug bounty hunter at Bugcrowd,..

Valentine Mairet

Security Engineer GitLab

BIOGRAPHY As a security engineer at GitLab in the Incident Response team, Valentine’s work mostly ..

Muhammad Mudassar Yamin

Ph.D. at Department of Information and Communication Technology Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

BIOGRAPHY Muhammad Mudassar Yamin is currently doing his Ph.D. at the Department of Information and ..

Cristian Cornea

Penetration Tester & Security Researcher

BIOGRAPHY Experienced Penetration Tester with various expertise, from finding vulnerabilities in web ..

Maksim Iavich

PROFESSOR, HEAD OF CYBER SECURITY DIRECTION AT CAUCASUS UNIVERSITY, PRESIDENT SCIENTIFIC CYBER SECURITY ASSOCIATION (SCSA)

BIOGRAPHY Maksim Iavich is PH.D. in mathematics and professor of computer science. He is CEO & President ..

Brian Contos

VP & CISO Mandiant Advantage

BIOGRAPHY With two IPOs & seven acquisitions Brian has helped build some of the most successful security ..

Raphaël Lheureux

CSIRT & Pentesting Team Leader Cegeka

BIOGRAPHY Raphaël has been passionate about technology and especially computers for as long as he can ..

Cristian Pațachia-Sultănoiu

Development & Innovation Manager Orange

BIOGRAPHY Mr. Cristian Pațachia-Sultănoiu is an experienced manager with over 20 years of experience in the ..

Tiberiu Boros

Data Scientist / Machine Learning Engineer Adobe

BIOGRAPHY Tiberiu Boros is a Ph.D. in computer science, specialized in Machine Learning for Spoken Language ..

Ljubica Pendaroska

Privacy & Data Protection Expert, Privacy Lecturer and Keynote Speaker

BIOGRAPHY Ljubica Pendaroska is an award winner as CyberSecurity Top50 Women of Influence Europe 2019, Privacy..

Radu Stanescu

CEO Sandline

BIOGRAPHY Cybersecurity Consultant with over 15 years of experience in penetration testing, focused on ..

Danny Henderson Jr.

Senior Information Security Advisor SecureWorks

BIOGRAPHY After a 14-year career serving the U.S. public sector in various roles to include supporting ..

Tudor Damian

Microsoft MVP, Certified Ethical Hacker

BIOGRAPHY As an IT consultant with more than 15 years of experience in managing complex IT infrastructures, ..

Ioan Constantin

CYBER SECURITY EXPERT Orange

BIOGRAPHY Ioan Constantin got his BSc degree from “University of Craiova” with a thesis on cyber ..

Andra Zaharia

Content marketer with cybersecurity expertise

BIOGRAPHY Andra helps cybersecurity companies crush clichés with content that breeds loyal customers and ..

Andrada Fiscutean

Technology Journalist

BIOGRAPHY Andrada Fiscutean is a technology journalist. Her work has been featured in Ars Technica, CSO ..

Chloe Messdaghi

Cybersecurity Disruption Consultant and Researcher

BIOGRAPHY Chloé Messdaghi is an award-winning changemaker who is innovating tech and information security ..

Adrian Furtuna

Founder & CEO Pentest-Tools.com

BIOGRAPHY Adrian Furtuna is the founder of https://Pentest-Tools.com, an online platform that includes a full ..

Daniel Tomescu

Senior Manager / Ethical Hacker

BIOGRAPHY <Senior Manager / Ethical Hacker at KPMG Romania> by day <Bug Bounty Hunter / Curious ..

Dumitra Dragos

Threat Hunter CrowdStrike

BIOGRAPHY Dumitra is currently part of CrowdStrike’s Endpoint Content team and her main focus is to ..

Lukas Stefanko

Senior Malware Researcher

BIOGRAPHY Lukas Štefanko is an experienced Malware Researcher with a strong engineering background and a ..

Radu-Emanuel Chiscariu

Senior Security Research Engineer Keysight Technologies

BIOGRAPHY Radu-Emanuel Chiscariu is a Senior Security Researcher within Keysight’s Application and Threat ..

Paul Coggin

Cyber SME nou Systems, Inc.

BIOGRAPHY Paul Coggin is a Cyber SME at nou Systems, Inc. His expertise includes space systems, service ..

Marek Zmysłowski

Penetration Testing Lead Standard Chartered Bank

BIOGRAPHY Marek is currently Penetration Testing Lead @ Standard Chartered Bank where he is responsible for ..

Alex “Jay” Balan

Security Research Director Bitdefender

BIOGRAPHY Alex “Jay” Balan is the Security Research Director and Spokesperson for Bitdefender. His..

Simona David

Security Research Engineer Keysight Technologies

BIOGRAPHY Simona David is a Security Researcher within Keysight’s Application and Threat Intelligence ..

Chris Kubecka

CEO Hypasec

BIOGRAPHY Chris is the Distinguished Chair of the Middle East Institute’s Cyber Program and CEO of HypaSec. ..

Monica Obogeanu

Startup Programs Manager Orange Romania

BIOGRAPHY With more than 10 years’ experience in the tech startups ecosystem, Monica facilitates ..

Andrei Iordan

Director of Advanced Analysis, Global Operations SecureWorks

BIOGRAPHY Andrei started his career back in 2004 working for the “Romanian Government” where, for 11 ..

Cristian Sandescu

CEO CODA Intelligence

BIOGRAPHY Cristi is the founder and CEO of CODA Intelligence a cloud-native attack surface reduction platform ..

Calin Badea

Data Protection Program Manager Garrett Motion

BIOGRAPHY Calin is currently leading the Cybersecurity – Data Protection Program at Garrett Motion. He ..

Andrei Bozeanu

Cybersecurity Researcher / Red Team Pentester

BIOGRAPHY Andrei Bozeanu is a cybersecurity researcher with more than 30 years of experience both in defensive..

Anatol Prisacaru

Independent Security Researcher

BIOGRAPHY Software & security engineer with more than 10 years of experience in building and breaking ..

Gratiela Magdalinoiu

President ISACA Romania

BIOGRAPHY Gratiela is president of ISACA Romania, leading the local chapter for the past 5 years. In the day ..

Dan Demeter

Senior Security Researcher Kaspersky

BIOGRAPHY Dan graduated from Imperial College London and holds a Master of Engineering in Software ..

Andrei Cotaie

Technical Lead, Security Intelligence & Engineering Adobe

BIOGRAPHY Andrei Cotaie is a Security Engineer specialized in Incident Response. Currently working for ..

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