Bio: Philippe has deep security, resilience, and technology domain experience, with over two decades spanning industry and government in highly sensitive and secured ecosystems across multiple global jurisdictions.
Philippe is currently the regional Chief Security Officer for Mastercard, working to protect his work colleagues and the payments ecosystem for 69 countries across the Middle East & Africa region.
Most recently, Philippe helped a premier global banking business achieve proven persistence through unprecedented disruption events, in a crown-jewel region. As the Head of Cyber & Resilience for HSBC Commercial Banking across Asia Pacific, he helped protect the business ecosystem, and the sustainment of operations through wide-scale social unrest and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prior to this, Philippe gained priceless experience in the greenfields build-out of South Africa's first Digital Bank - Tyme Bank. Philippe was a key member in a handful of security professionals ensuring the licensing and launch of the bank (now with over 2 million customers).
Philippe's strong experience is set on a rock-bed of professional qualifications, examples include a Bachelor of Engineering (USyd), CS50B Computer Science (Harvard), and Computer Forensics (RIT). Philippe holds United Nation’s certifications in security, and advanced diplomas in Intelligence & Security.
Philippe’s technology and cyber domain certifications include: CISSP, CRISC, GIAC GWAPT, and DevSecOps certificates. Additionally, Philippe holds certifications in cloud capability development and security (AWS, Google, Azure and OpenStack).
Philippe is a selected member of the Forbes Technology Council. He is a strong advocate for the cyber and digital domains, and greatly enjoys mentoring and helping to uplift the workforce and integrate veterans. Philippe has published several articles on Cyber Security and Data Protection.
Edward Millington | Head of Information Security at Winton
Human operated ransomware is a significant threat to all organisations. This keynote will outline how a threat informed defence approach can be used to implement protect and detect measures to defend against network intrusions that lead to the deployment of ransomware.
Bio: Edward Millington is the Head of Information Security for Winton. Edward is a regular contributor to MITRE ATT&CK and a member of the FS-ISAC Ransomware Report working group.
Kelly Shortridge | Senior Principal at Fastly and Author
Security teams face an uncertain future as enterprise technology modernizes faster than they can keep up, often turning to increased information collection as a cure. But information is only intelligence if it is actionable, and devouring data can deftly drown us in distraction. In this keynote, we will explore what information matters in a distributed, cloudier world, where the data desires of security and DevOps teams overlap, and how automation can support our resilience against information overflows going forward.
Bio: Kelly Shortridge is a Senior Principal at Fastly in Product Technology and wrote the book on Security Chaos Engineering (O'Reilly Media). Kelly has been a successful enterprise product leader as well as an entrepreneur (with an exit to Crowdstrike) and investment banker. Kelly is best known for applying behavioral economics and resilience to information security and is a frequent advisor, author, and speaker on those topics.
Kishen Sridharan | Cyber Partnerships Executive at Raymond James
This presentation focuses on taking some of the core behaviours of cyber threat intelligence analysts and supporting these behaviours with technical solutions.
Bio: Kishen Sridharan is the Cybersecurity Partnership & Outreach Executive, on the leadership team for the Chief Information Security Officer of Raymond James. In this strategic role, he focuses on strengthening and growing Raymond James’ network of relationships with outside organizations like industry associations (e.g. FSSCC, FS-ISAC, SIFMA, and FSI), peers, government/law enforcement entities, universities, potential new strategic suppliers, and community. He determines the level of engagement, assesses ROI to Raymond James, and makes sure Raymond James is a valuable contributing partner in return, particularly when it comes to cyber threat intelligence.
In prior roles at Raymond James, Kishen helped establish a Product Management mindset, framework, and governance structure to deliver highly valuable business outcomes, particularly those which support the Strategic Roadmap. This is the stepping stone to formally convert the InfraSec organization to an “as a Service” model. Before that, he stood up a Project Management Office within InfraSec. Kishen has almost 17 years of experience in various facets of technology, project implementation and business process improvement. His experience ranges from compliance, risk management and information assurance to strategic information security consulting. He earned his Bachelor of Science from the Pennsylvania State University in Management Science, Information Systems and International Business and an MBA from the University of Maryland. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a Scrum Master (CSM).