Managing Consultant to give keynote address on ’Collaborative Approach to Modern Threats’ and moderate panel discussion on ’Can we Secure the Unsecurable’
London, UK ― March 21, 2013. – IOActive, Inc., a leading provider of application security, compliance and smart grid security services, today announced that Wim Remes, managing consultant for the company, will be giving the keynote address on Collaborative Approach to Modern Threats at the Secure Abu Dhabi Conference 2013. Additionally, Remes will moderate the panel discussion on Can we Secure the Unsecurable.
Remes’ keynote address will focus on:
• the digital arms race;
• what this means and doesn’t mean for commercial organizations;
• how critical infrastructure should be at the center of everyone’s attention;
Secure Abu Dhabi Conference 2013 is a unique collaboration between (ISC)2 and the Abu Dhabi Polytechnic Institute. The event brings together practitioners, researchers, industry and government experts, solution providers and other prominent figures to explore the scope and nature of the latest Emerging Threats & Trends to help get ahead of the attackers. It is designed to arm delegates with the instincts for understanding how to anticipate and pre-empt attack, assess the adequacy of not only our defenses, but also the strategy behind them; and clarify the requirements for the analysis of risk.
WHAT: Collaborative Approach to Modern Threats
WHERE: Abu Dhabi Polytechnic, Mohammad Bin Zayed City, Abu Dhabi
WHEN: March 26, 2013 at 09:45
About Wim Remes
As a Managing Consultant at IOActive, Wim Remes leverages his 15 years of security leadership experience to advise clients on reducing their risk posture by solving complex security problems and by building resiliency into their organization. Remes delivers expert guidance on reducing the high cost of IT security failures, both financially and in terms of brand reputation with his deep expertise in network security, identity management, policy design, risk assessment and penetration testing. Before joining the IOActive team Remes was a Manager of Information Security for Ernst and Young and a Security Consultant for Bull, where he gained valuable experience building security programs for enterprise class clients.
Remes has been engaged in various infosec community initiatives such as the co-development of the Penetration Testing Execution Standard (PTES), InfosecMentors, The Eurotrash Security Podcast and organizing the BruCON security conference. Wim has been a featured speaker at international conferences such as Excaliburcon (China), Blackhat Europe, Source Boston, Source Barcelona and SecZone (Colombia). He is also a Member of the Board of Directors at (ISC)2.
Established in 1998, IOActive is an industry leader that offers comprehensive computer security services with specializations in smart grid technologies, software assurance, and compliance. Boasting a well-rounded and diverse clientele, IOActive works with a majority of Global 500 companies including power and utility, hardware, retail, financial, media, aerospace, healthcare, high-tech, and software development organizations. As a home for highly skilled and experienced professionals, IOActive attracts talented consultants who contribute to the growing body of security knowledge by speaking at such elite conferences as Black Hat, Ruxcon, Defcon, BlueHat, CanSec, and WhatTheHack. For more information, visit www.ioactive.co.uk.