PrivSec Global 2020 Agenda

Delve into our agenda of keynote sessions, in-depth presentations and sector & geographic specific events.

Security Sessions

8:00 GMT

The Evolving Security Landscape: Trends to Expect in 2021 and Beyond

What is the current state of cybercrime and what are the common types of incidents being reported?

We explore the true extent and cost of security breaches, developments in the attacker ecosystem and how businesses can protect and defend against these.

Our panelists will also look to future trends, outlining what new risks businesses should expect in 2021 and beyond.

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Cyber Security Journalist and Founding Board Member, InfoSec Hoppers

Security Specialist

National Cyber Lead, Police Digital Security Centre

Chief Information Security Officer, healthAlliance New Zealand

CEO, ThreatLocker

9:00 GMT

Engaging the Board on Cyber Security

Engaging the board is an ongoing challenge in cyber security for a variety of reasons: what seems like a uniquely technical issue is actually a complex business risk present across different business functions.

Board members don’t necessarily have the technical knowledge to feel at ease making decisions about cyber risk, and a lack of regulatory clarity and metrics around cyber threat makes it challenging to track ROI.

This session asks how we can prepare a board for a crisis, using planning processes to help shape decisions, identify areas in need of investment and gain cyber security sponsorship at the highest levels of the business.

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Chief Information Security Officer, ANWB

Non-Executive Director, Ukreximbank

Head of Information Security, L&Q Group

Partner, Kemp Little; Director and Counsel Institute of AI

10:00 GMT

What Does a Successful Data Access Governance Programme Look Like?

Strong walls only get you so far – the nature of a best practice approach to data access governance is to increase the focus on how data is controlled internally.

This session brings together experts to discuss advances in approaches to data access so your business can have visibility of what data you have, who has access and how access is achieved.

The panel will focus on how to build policies, procedures and controls to reduce the risks associated with unauthorised access.

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Cyber Security Correspondent, BBC News

Enterprise Cloud Architect, Schroders

Associate Professor, University of Groningen

CDPO, CISMS-Implementer, Information Security Engineer, Pilmico Foods Corporation

Information Systems Auditor, Metropol Corporation Limited and Board Advocacy Director, ISACA Kenya Chapter

11:00 GMT

Data Discovery: What Skeletons are Hiding in Your Unstructured Data?

Unstructured data is a compliance risk. Examples of this type of data can include the content of email messages and spreadsheets through to business plans and intellectual property.

In this session we ask: where does your critical data reside? Who has access to your sensitive, classified data? And what policies, processes and remedial actions do you have to protect your data?

We cover best practice on the most effective strategies that today’s security leader’s use when it comes to protecting data.

Speakers

Former Group Product Manager, Booking.com

CEO and Founder of the UK Cyber Security Association

Cluster Information Security Officer, Standard Chartered Bank

Information Security and Privacy Executive, MinerEye

Founder and CEO, Dathena

Privacy Counsel,
Air Canada

12:00 GMT

Building Your Security Dream Team

How can you guarantee that your security team has the right skills and resources to implement your cyber security plan?

This session discusses strategies for building and growing strong security teams which are aligned with your organisation’s objectives.

We look at defining roles, team structures, recruiting skills, and overcoming cultural and resource barriers.

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Reader in Cyber Crime & Cybersecurity, University of Portsmouth

Head of Information Security, University of Salford

Co-Founder and Managing Director, Cyberwayfinder

Head of Cyber Operations, Virgin Money

13:00 GMT

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13:30 GMT

How Diversity Can Enable Organisations to Combat Security Risks

A diverse cybersecurity team is critical to generating ideas and processes needed to confront security risks.

This session explores how diversity can improve outcomes and fuel innovation and produce opportunities for under-represented groups.

The panel will also discuss the challenge of overcoming common barriers and biases and addressing challenges in the security talent pipeline and retention.

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Associate Director, Chief Information Security Office, UBS

Chief Information Security Officer, HM Courts & Tribunal Service

Cyber Security Engineer and Founder of STEM Wahandisi La Femme

Cyber Security Correspondent, BBC News

14:30 GMT

The Price of Non-Governance in Your Unstructured Data

What role does unstructured data play in your organization?
What benefits can tight management of unstructured data deliver to an organization?
What is the price of non-governance on your business operations ?

Take-aways for the audience:
- The critical business importance of tight data governance – now more than ever given the proportion of unstructured of data in your network and the regulations from privacy and security concerns
- The harmful operational implications of keeping data governance in a manual realm
- The options of automation and what to look for in an automated technology.

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Chief Security and Trust Officer, Cymatic

Co-founder and CEO, MinerEye

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15:00 GMT

Business Resilience and Continuity in a Time of Uncertainty: Trends, Challenges and Lessons Learned

Business continuity planning allows organisations to respond, resume and restore operations in the event of disruptions.

With the proliferation of social, mobile, Cloud, big data and AI technologies, the risk and attack vectors have multiplied and become more complex.

We explore how your business can prepare and operationalise continuity plans, how to manage third party risk, and maintain visibility of a remote working environment during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Speakers

Reader in Cyber Crime & Cybersecurity, University of Portsmouth

Technology and Operations Risk Manager, Singalife

SVP Global Products & Delivery, Prevalent

Independent Cyber Security Consultant

16:00 GMT

Best Practice for Incident Response: Crisis Management, Response and Recovery

Effective incident response is a key component of being able to contain and respond to a breach.

We explore key activities required in each phase of your incident response from how to identify risks and communicate during crises, to the containment of breaches and carrying out a post-mortem in the aftermath of a breach.

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Cyber Security Correspondent, BBC News

CISO & DPO, Coosto

Chief Information Security Officer and Data Protection Officer, Council of Europe Development Bank

Director - Cyber & Data Protection, DWF LLC

17:00 GMT

Keynote: Jeff Lanza in Conversation

The FBI’s former security expert shares his insights into how the new challenges facing organisations from criminals are likely to develop in the coming years.

One of the world’s most sought-after Panellists on cybersecurity, and drawing on his 20 year career in the top ranks of law enforcement, Lanza will give the audience the inside track on what they have to fear most.

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Former Special Agent, FBI

18:00 GMT

Investing in Your People: The Value of Security Awareness and Engagement

The best way to secure your network and keep your data safe is to invest in your employees.

We discuss ways to mitigate risks through awareness training, strategies for getting buy-in for security awareness exercises, and best practice on decreasing social engineering and phishing attacks.

Speakers

Reader in Cyber Crime & Cybersecurity, University of Portsmouth

Chief Information Security Officer, Lusíadas Saúde

Information Security Specialist, London Business School

Cyber Security Awareness, Behaviour and Culture Specialist, Travelex

19:00 GMT

Embedding Security and Risk Management into Your Organisation

Cyber security plays a critical role in helping digital businesses to flourish.

How can organisations ensure that security is the starting point of their digital transformation activities rather than an afterthought? How can the security function add value to the digital business and contribute towards creating great customer journeys and trust among stakeholders?

We explore how security can be included from the outset and embedded across organisations.

Speakers

Information Rights Manager, The Open University

Group Privacy Officer, Skyscanner

Director, PrivacyCulture

Global Privacy Risk & Compliance Manager, dunnhumby

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Cyber Security Journalist and Founding Board Member, InfoSec Hoppers

Chief Information Security Officer at ChristianaCare

Vice President, Information Security Officer, Pacific Dental Services

Chief Information Security Officer, Sparbanken Syd

Head of Cyber Security Architecture and Solutions, innogy SE

Sector & Geo Specific Sessions

Middle East and North Africa Privacy Focus

11:00 GMT

Best Practice Advice on Data Sharing Requests Policy

The regulatory regimes across the Middle East and North Africa are going through a stage of rapid development and alignment, creating challenges for companies doing business across the region.

This panel will look at best practice in the specific policy area of data sharing requests.

Speakers

Privacy Policy Manager (Middle East and Africa), Facebook

Group Data Privacy Manager, Etihad Aviation Group

Data  Protection & Privacy Officer, Vodafone Egypt

Managing Director, Ankura

12:00 GMT

Implementing a Robust Data Protection Program

Building and maintaining strong data protection strategies faces specific challenges for organisations working in the Middle East and North Africa region.

This panel brings together subject matter experts from a range of industries to discuss practical approaches.

Speakers

Privacy & Data Protection, Arab Bank Group

DPO and Head of New Business & Venture Compliance Support, International Compliance, QNB Group

Sr. Privacy & Data Protection Lead, Vodafone Egypt

Partner, Privacy Culture

13:00 GMT

The Future of Data Protection Across the MENA Region

At the start of June Dubai passed legislation to bring privacy regulation into line with other geopolitical regions – as the Dubai International Financial Centre is the financial hub of the UAE and to some extent the wider GCC, it will influence data protection policy beyond its own borders.

We look at prospects across the Middle East regulatory ecosystem.

Speakers

Head of Technology, Media and Telecommunications, Al Tamimi & Company

Vice President, Legal & Director of Data Protection, Office of the Commissioner of Data Protection, DIFC

Data Privacy Lead, NEOM Smart City

Data Protection Officer, Qatar Financial Centre

Latin America Privacy Focus

17:00 GMT

The Challenges for Data Protection During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Latin American countries have been some of the worst hit by the coronavirus pandemic and the fallout will be felt across many sectors as organisations struggle to adapt to new employment practices – in this session, the panel examines the impact on privacy and security.

Speakers

Senior Attorney, Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal, Argentina

Intellectual Property and Privacy Attorney, Axkati Legal

Data Protection Officer‎, Lojas Riachuelo

Data Protection Officer, Audi Mexico

18:00 GMT

LGPD Developments and How to Prepare for the Legislation

Controversy has stalked the development of Brazil’s LGPD but the final decision is expected before the end of August – with power politics still in play, what are the prospects for effective enforcement and how might that affect regulation in the rest of the region.

This panel looks at prospects for legislation and how organisations can prepare.

Speakers

Chief Data Protection Officer, Softplan

Legal Counsel | Privacy and Data Protection Lead | Teacher, ThoughtWorks

Privacy Officer EMEA & LATAM

Senior Partner, Demarest Advogados

Prosecutor and Law Professor, Ministério Público do Estado de São Paulo

19:00 GMT

The Development of Data Privacy Laws Across LATAM Region

Our panel brings together experts from across Latin America to consider how the regulatory landscape is likely to develop over the next few years, how organisations can begin to anticipate those changes and how enforcement is likely to vary between countries.

Speakers

Senior Attorney, Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal, Argentina

Attorney, Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP

Privacy Counsel, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

Privacy, Data Protection & Technology Counsel

Privacy and Data Protection, CVC Corp

Security Sessions

8:00 GMT

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8:30 GMT

Keynote Session

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9:30 GMT

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10:00 GMT

Using Security as a Tool to Build Competitive Edge

Security functions in some leading organisations are beginning to move beyond just their role as defence mechanism and are defining the role they can play in contributing to the overall strategic vision.

How can security demonstrate its value in executing a winning competitive strategy?

This session looks at the best practice and explores how businesses can leverage cyber security to gain edge.

Speakers

Chief Information Security Officer, Crypto.com

Head of Customer Success, Exonar

Co-Founder and Managing Director, Cyberwayfinder

Podcast Host, Attributive Security

11:00 GMT

Data Protection and Security in the Cloud

As the cloud environment continues to develop and new mechanisms are introduced which affect organisations’ strategies, opportunities and risks grow in complexity.

This session discusses likely technical developments and how practitioners can analyse their own processes to ensure they are fully taking advantage of them.

Speakers

CEO and Founder of the UK Cyber Security Association

Head of Risk across New Technology and Technology Change, Lloyds Banking Group

Director, Cloud Security Alliance UK Chapter

Director of Edge Protection, Forcepoint EMEA

Head of Information Security, Firstport UK

12:00 GMT

Understanding Security Regulations and Compliance

Cyber compliance requirements can vary in complexity and be imposed by law enforcement, regulatory bodies and even industry groups.

This session surveys key regulatory mandates and schemes and ways in which businesses can implement technical controls, policies and procedures based on requirements

Speakers

Cyber Security Journalist and Founding Board Member of InfoSec Hoppers

Founding Partner, Parava Security Solutions

Director of Compliance, Batelco

Partner, Kemp Little

Vice President, Enterprise & Cloud Erasure Solutions, Blancco

13:30 GMT

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14:00 GMT

Keynote: Robert Hannigan on: The Future Cyber Threat Landscape

The creator of the UK National Cyber Security Centre in 2016, former GCHQ director Robert Hannigan can now give a unique and exclusive perspective on how cyber security threats are developing and how governments and business must evolve their reactions in a constantly changing landscape.

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Former Director, GCHQ

14:30 GMT

A Strong Finish: Disposing of Data Securely & Completely in a Post-Covid World

Drawing on industry research, best practices and case studies, we’ll explore why enterprises must address end-of-life data more efficiently and precisely than ever before. We will show you how enterprises can ensure data security throughout the data lifecycle, comply with data protection laws, and align data disposal policies with regulators and environmental goals.


We’ll also look at how to target regulated data within traditional endpoints (including remote workplaces), live environments (onsite or in the cloud) and decommissioned IT assets (drives and devices). You’ll also learn how application integrations and cross-vendor cooperation can help you comply with regulations and secure your data.


Takeaways include:
- Current innovations and best practices for data sanitization in the post-Covid hybrid work environment
- Adequate and inadequate disposal methods for active data and end-of-life IT assets
- How many large enterprises are putting data at risk with current practices
- How data erasure supports environmental stewardship and social responsibility policies
- How to address sensitive data in the cloud (including AWS and Azure public clouds) and overcome data migration “spillage”
- Best practices for automation and integration into third-party asset management solutions like ServiceNow

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Vice President, Enterprise & Cloud Erasure Solutions, Blancco

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15:00 GMT

Keynote: Misha Glenny on Geopolitics, Cybersecurity and the Future of Organised Crime

The subtitle of Misha Glenny’s worldwide best-seller, MacMafia was ‘Seriously Organised Crime’ and this award winning journalist is better placed than anyone to discuss how international criminal organisations are constantly innovating.

In this keynote he draws on his background in geopolitics to show how great power relations are driving insecurity in cyberspace and why companies cannot rely on governments to shore-up their vulnerabilities.

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Former Digital Security Journalist of the Year; Author, Broadcaster

15:30 GMT

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16:00 GMT

The Deployment of AI, ML and Emerging Technologies in Cyber Defence and Attack

The deployment of new and cutting-edge technologies like Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence can help security specialists to analyse and correlate data to identify patterns, scan various risks, gain predictive insights and forecast potential breaches.

But these emerging technologies are also being deployed in adversarial attacks, and increasingly being used to orchestrate sophisticated breaches.

This session covers key trends in this space and explores how businesses can responsibly deploy AI and ML for cyber defence.

Speakers

Reader in Cyber Crime & Cybersecurity, University of Portsmouth

Group Information Security Manager, IKEA (KSA/Bahrain)

Technical Director, Deloitte and founder of the Women Leading in AI network

Director of Research and Development in Cyber Security and Cryptology, Emirates Advanced Investment

VP of Information Security, Tessian

17:00 GMT

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17:30 GMT

Keynote: Edgar Perez in Conversation

One of the world’s foremost experts on how organisations can harness bleeding edge technologies to give themselves competitive edge, Edgar Perez will share his insights into how the world’s leading companies are changing their business models to leverage technical change.

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Quantum Computing, Artificial Intelligence, and Cybersecurity Futurist

18:30 GMT

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Sector & Geo Specific Sessions

APAC Privacy Focus

8:00 GMT

Harmonisation of Data Protection Regulations Across the Region

Harmonisation of regulation across the major APAC economies continues to be a major theme of 2020 and 2021 – this panel will review the most thorny problems,  the efforts to resolve them and how organisations can best prepare.

Speakers

Privacy & Data Protection, Arab Bank Group

Asia Regional Privacy Officer, Rakuten

Senior Manager Data Protection & Chief Privacy Officer, Air New Zealand

Head of IP and Data Protection, Galadari Advocates & Legal Consultants

9:00 GMT

Artificial Intelligence, Data Privacy & Cyber Security Assurance

The region’s economic growth and technical innovation over the last two decades has resonated through almost all industries but what will the coming years bring in terms of APAC’s influence over AI, privacy and security?

This panel will look at the interplay between the most important countries and market sectors.

Speakers

Managing Director, Ankura

Senior Managing Director, Ankura

Global Chief Privacy Officer, Willis Towers Watson

Managing Partner, TechLegis Advocates & Solicitors

Partner, Digital Law, Mills Oakley

10:00 GMT

The Biggest Challenges for Indian Data Protection Professionals in 2021

From the coronavirus pandemic to changing regulation in the region, India faces special challenges over the coming year.

This panel brings together practitioners and experts to discuss how organisations in the private and public sector can prepare themselves for the most important issues facing them.

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Partner, Reina Legal LLP

Security Privacy GRC Architecture, Tata Consultancy

Executive Chairman, Foundation of Data Protection Professionals in India (FDPPI)

Lead Commercial Counsel (Global Transactions, Contracts and Privacy)

Africa Privacy Focus

11:00 GMT

Regulator Perspectives on Pan-African Data Protection Regulation

Data protection regulation has developed significantly in the past 15 years with Nigeria and Egypt the most recent to bring in new legislation.

This session will examine the prospects for the development of a unified regulatory regime for data protection across a hugely diverse continent. The privacy authorities in a number of countries are attempting to bring their work into line and one of Africa’s leading commissioners will discuss progress.

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Executive Director of the Ghana Data Protection Commission

Corporate Lawyer and Governance Enthusiast, Hamu Legal

12:00 GMT

Bridging the Gap Between Policy and Implementation in Africa

Legislation and the policy that follows it is only the start of effective execution - this session brings together a hugely experienced and varied panel to discuss common flaws in implementation and how they can be overcome.

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Data Protection Consultant, Co.Founder & Executive Director, Africa Digital RIghts' Hub

Digital Rights Attorney Data Protection and Privacy Practitioner

Policy Lead, Google and Fellow, BKC Harvard

Corporate Lawyer and Governance Enthusiast, Hamu Legal

Privacy Policy Manager (Middle East and Africa), Facebook

13:00 GMT

Developments of POPIA: What's to Come and What You Need to Know

The implementation of Protection of Personal Information Act is a very significant development in the South African privacy profession, aligning the country much more strongly with international international regulation - this panel discusses the implications for practitioners.

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Data Protection Officer, Law Firm

Head of Technology, Media, Telecommunications and Data Privacy Law, ENS

Partner (Privacy and Data Protection), Tech Hive Advisory

Privacy Officer, Africa, Sasol

Financial Services Privacy Focus

14:00 GMT

Staying Competitive while Maintaining Global Regulatory Compliance

From managing risk to creating edge: how data protection practitioners are helped to build competitive advantage for their organisations.

This panel looks at how companies can stay agile in the face of developing international regulation, not allowing robustness to stymie innovation.

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Managing Counsel, Global Privacy and Security, Fiserv

Head of Information Security and Privacy,  China Construction Bank

Senior Vice President, Cyber & Intelligence Solutions, Mastercard

Co-founder & Chief Evangelist, Ground Labs

Partner, Privacy Culture

15:00 GMT

Financial Data and the Ethical Issues of Technical Innovation

Financials services is one of the most innovative sectors in they way organisations source and use information and this creates multiple challenges for data protection professionals - this panel discusses the practical issues in creating an ethical strategy.

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Privacy Director, Liberty Specialty Markets

Data Protection Officer, Ulster Bank Ireland

16:00 GMT

Building a Risk Management Framework for the Future

Managing risk is at the heart of any data protection programme and building a strategy which can navigate changes in market and business strategy is crucial.

This panel consider best practice and how to measure the long term sustainability of your plan.

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Global Chief Privacy Officer, Marsh & McLennan Companies

Vice President, Enterprise Wide, BNY Mellon

Senior Privacy Manager, Group Privacy, SwedeBank

Compliance & Privacy Counsel. Registered DPO, Verisure

USA Privacy Focus

17:00 GMT

Schrems II and Beyond: the Future of Data Transfers

The case brought by activist lawyer Max Schrems to the European Court of Justice has shaken up the foundation for the legal transfer of data between the EU and US with global ramifications.

This panel consider the likely next steps in the dispute and how organisations can adapt to a new landscape.

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Chief Privacy Officer, US Senate

Chief Correspondent, EU, Lexis Nexis

Founder and CEO, GDPRSimple

Barrister & Solicitor, nNovation

18:00 GMT

The 2020 Presidential Election and the Prospects for Change

The US presidential election will be the most contentious and era-defining of the modern age – whoever wins, the implications across government policy will be profound and privacy and security are no exceptions.

The panel looks at the likely developments in the near and long term.

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Partner and Co-Chair of Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice, WilmerHale

Global Data Privacy & Protection Expert

Policy Counsel, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

19:00 GMT

U.S. Privacy Laws: State-Level Approaches to Data Privacy

The development of state-level regulation on data protection is likely to upend the current paradigm relationship between individuals and private business – we review the regulatory direction of travel and what the next two years are likely to bring.

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SVP, Business operations and Compliance, CPO, UM Worldwide

Head of Privacy Operations, S&P Global

Privacy Counsel, Nordstrom

Privacy Sessions

8:30 GMT

Opening Keynote

Wojciech Wiewiorowki is the European Data Protection Supervisor, the European Union’s (EU) independent data protection authority.

He is also a member of the editorial board of the European Data Protection Law Review.

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9:00 GMT

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9:30 GMT

Shaping the Future of Data Privacy: Upcoming Global Regulations in 2021

This year has been a major one for regulatory change, with major changes in the US, Brazil and the UAE.

But there is much more to come - this panel selects the biggest implications for new regulation 2021 around the world as well as assessing likely enforcement trends in key regions.

Speakers

Senior Privacy Adviser, Privacy Company

CISO, Save the Children

Technical Director, Deloitte and founder of the Women Leading in AI network

Chief Privacy Officer/Data Protection Officer, GVC, Ladbrokes Coral

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10:30 GMT

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11:00 GMT

The Future of Work: Short and Long Term Upheavals in How Work is Done and Delivered

The COVID-19 crisis has hugely accelerated changes in the way society thinks about the basic principles of work.

Where is it done? How are the results delivered to consumers? How are public services created and provided to citizens? How is productivity measured?

All these questions pose huge questions for privacy and security and this panel will explore the key issues, in the short and long term.

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Technical Director, Deloitte and founder of the Women Leading in AI network

Principal Policy Officer, European Commission

former CIO of Estonia

Director of Communications & Research, Prospect

12:00 GMT

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12:30 GMT

Data Ethics: The Implications of AI, Facial Recognition and Public Privacy

The growing use of artificial intelligence, machine learning and related technologies will have deep effects on the whole concept of privacy – but beyond the headlines, what does that actually mean in practice?

What should organisations be considering when they invest in technology or use through third parties, in terms both the opportunities and unforeseen risks?

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Partner, DWF

Civil Liberties Campaigner

Digital Sociologist, Ministry of Justice in the UK

Acting Co-Director, Amnesty Tech, Amnesty International

Acting Co-Director, Amnesty Tech, Amnesty International

13:30 GMT

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14:00 GMT

Keynote: An Interview with Daniel Solove

Daniel J. Solove is the John Marshall Harlan Research Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School.

He is also the founder of TeachPrivacy, a company that provides privacy and data security training to businesses, healthcare institutions, universities, and other organizations.

Professor Solove has testified before Congress, has contributed to amicus briefs before the U.S. Supreme Court, and has served as a consultant or expert witness in a number of high-profile privacy cases involving Fortune 500 companies and celebrities.

This interview will discuss some of the key data privacy issues across the globe and what’s to come in 2021.

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Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School

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15:30 GMT

Online Privacy in a Post-COVID World

The coronavirus pandemic has had seismic effects across society and business as a whole and the challenges it has brought to data protection are huge.

The speed of change required and the unpredictable nature of pandemics had made it a once in a lifetime experience for many practitioners.

This session highlights the key takeaways and considers what the ‘new normal’ really means in practice.

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16:00 GMT

Privacy Leaders: Creating a Team Fit for the Future

The skills and behaviours that were the foundations of a successful team are never static.

Our panel of some of the most senior privacy professionals share their views on how new challenges will bring the need for changes at all levels of the function.

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CPO, Apple Bank

Head of Privacy, Deliveroo

Chief Privacy Officer, Uber Technologies, Inc.

Technical Director, Deloitte and founder of the Women Leading in AI network

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HR & Professional Services Privacy Focus

8:00 GMT

Data Privacy Challenges in Recruitment

The data privacy challenges created by the enormous increase in remote working have been well documented – but the pressure to protect data is particularly acute for organisations that rely on large numbers of contract staff.

This panel looks at privacy implications for contractors and their customers.

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Data Protection Officer, SThree Plc

Data Protection Officer (Nordic & Baltics) Manpower

Group DPO, Reed

9:00 GMT

Employee’s Right to Privacy: Remote Working and Beyond

An employee’s right to privacy when remote working has asked new questions of organisations’ relationship with staff, as technology allows ever closer monitoring of activity and behaviour.

But are employers missing an opportunity to create new trust-based social contracts?

Speakers

Global Privacy Lead & Legal Counsel, Pontoon Solutions

Data Protection Officer,  MHR International

Data Protection Officer – ROI, Channel Islands & Supporting UK entities, BNP Paribas

President / Regulatory Practice, Manetu

10:00 GMT

Your Privacy Awareness Training Program: Instilling a Culture of Compliance

Your staff are both your biggest weakness and strength. If your employees don’t know how to handle data at your organization compliantly, it could have an impact on reputation and resources.

Training staff on privacy to reduce the risk of data breaches and malpractice will not only put trust in your employees to do the right thing, but it will establish trust with your customers in how you handle their data.

This session will explore the importance of trust and training best practices. 

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Partner, Privacy Culture

Global Compliance, Privacy & Legal Executive

Head of Data Management, Reed Screening

Executive Manager, Privacy, Financial Crime, Compliance, and Conduct, Westpac Group

Marketing & Adtech Privacy Focus

11:00 GMT

E-Privacy Directive 2020: Cookies and Analytics

The EU’s e-Privacy Directive and GDPR impact how your website may use cookies to track your visitors from the EU.

This session will look at the current legislation and what organisations are required to do in terms of cookies and analytics in order to comply with the current regulations.

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CPO, Zeta Global

SVP, Business Operations and Compliance, CPO, UM Worldwide

Director of Digital Policy - WFA

12:00 GMT

Consumer Trust, Consent and Privacy Rights

From “fake news” to election tampering, the political and ethical aspects of advertising technology have rarely been more publicly debated.

The panel reviews the implications for privacy and security practitioners of changing public attitudes to trust and consent.

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Deputy Director of Policy & Regulation, Advertising Association

CEO, Didomi

Senior Counsel and Board Advisor, MediaMath

Chief Privacy Officer, 7-Eleven

Partner, Data Protection Network Associates

13:00 GMT

Third Party Tracking Cookies: The Case Against

Rebecca Rumbul is the UK claimant in a potentially landmark case against Oracle and Salesforce on the issue of third-party cookies.

This issue remains one of the most contentious issues in privacy and with significant impact on the advertising and marketing industries.

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Head of Research, mySociety and UK claimant for the case against Oracle and Salesforce

Partner, Privacy Culture

Healthcare Privacy Focus

14:00 GMT

Technical Innovation and Virtual Public Service Delivery

The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated developments in how clinical services are delivered.

When healthcare staff interact virtually with patients and each other, complex privacy and security issues emerge and will grow in the long term.

This panel discusses developments in the wider public service delivery.

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Managing Counsel, Global Privacy and Security, Fiserv

Healthcare Privacy Lawyer

Head of Information Governance / Data Protection Officer, Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

Director of Research, Reform Think Tank

15:00 GMT

Patient Privacy in the Middle of a Pandemic

In the frantic early stages of the pandemic, enormous potential risks are being stored up for the future in the way that population data is created, stored and used.

This panel looks at some of the most crucial issues such as widespread contract tracing and immunity passports.

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Global Data Compliance Director, Whitaker Solutions

Chief Medical Officer, Numan

Director of Digital Primary Care, NHSx

Associate Professor Law, Exeter University

16:00 GMT

US Privacy and Security: Healthcare After a Crisis

The US experience of the coronavirus pandemic represents a special case in terms of a country’s response - its size, federal structure and healthcare system combine to create significant challenges, including for privacy professionals.

This panel considers the practical issues that practitioners in healthcare providers face now and in the future.

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Privacy and Data Security attorney, Rally Health

Chief Privacy Officer, Consensys Health

Founder and Company Director, Secure and Govern Ltd

Paytech Privacy Focus

17:00 GMT

Tackling the Changing Regulatory Landscape

What are the regulatory factors that will influence the future payments ecosystem?

With PSD2 now a year in, what is the impact already being felt by organisations inside and working with Europe and how can organisations prepare over the coming year? How do regulatory regimes such as GDPR and E-privacy affect the payments sector specifically?

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Director General, Emerging Payment Association

Industry Expert and Commentator

Independent Consultant

Independent FinTech Analyst

Fintech Management Consultant

18:00 GMT

Payments and the Pandemic: How Industries Responded and What Can They Expect Next

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted the payment and paytech industries in specific ways, including the risks created by the explosion of remote working and the increase in virtual service delivery.

This panel looks at data collection, storage and usage issues in a changed world.

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Industry Expert and Commentator

Associate Board Member, European Women Payments Network

Director of Relationship Management, Chargebacks911

CEO, Kompli-Global

19:00 GMT

Financial Crimes: The Evolving Challenge to the Paytech Industry

How the Paytech industry works with the financial services sector in combating money laundering and other financial crimes is a vital issue for both partners.

This panel looks at how technical innovation and product development continues to create new challenges in preventing abuse.

Speakers

Vice-Chairman & General Manager, Emerging Payments Association EU

CEO, Access Payments

Chairman, JLG Group

UK Head of Complince and MLRO, Banking Circle

Privacy Sessions

8:00 GMT

Building A Culture of Privacy

Privacy by design won’t work without it being based on a strong and sustainable culture which is cross-functional and supported by the top of the organisation.

This panel discussion will look at the practical issues of building a culture of privacy, how to keep it alive over time and how you can measure its effectiveness.

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Information Rights Manager, The Open University

Group Privacy Officer, Skyscanner

Global Privacy Risk & Compliance Manager, dunnhumby

Regional Chief Privacy Officer, Citi, APAC

9:00 GMT

APAC - Regulator Interview

Stephen Kai-Yi Wong, Former Commissioner at the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong discusses his time as commissioner over the past 5 years.


Mr. Wong also shares his thoughts on the current data privacy landscape and what the future holds for privacy in the APAC region.

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Former Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner

Cyber Security Correspondent, BBC News

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9:30 GMT

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10:00 GMT

COVID-19: Track and Trace and Surveillance

This panel session will take a global perspective on the development of track and trace in response to the global coronavirus pandemic, including evaluation results of 50 contact tracing apps from 31 countries.

Panellists will examine the notion of privacy from a cultural perspective and evaluate frameworks, including privacy risk factors and privacy-preserving features.

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Partner, Reina Legal LLP

Deputy Leader | Data Mining Research Area, Senior Lecturer in Computing,  School of Computing and Mathematics, Charles Stuart University

Data Protection Officer, Leicester City Council

Data and Digital Legal Director, BT

11:00 GMT

Big Brands and Breaches

With the ever-increasing use of data and number of digital threats to organisations, data breaches are unfortunately commonplace. With more staff working from home increasing the threat of a breach, organisations more than ever, need to ensure the appropriate security measures in place.

This panel session will look at some of the most significant breaches from across the world, reputational constraints, risk factors, and best practices in preventing and handling a breach.

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Cyber Security Correspondent, BBC News

Founding Partner & Director of Cybersecurity Advisory Services, The AbedGraham Group

Director, Maastricht European Centre on Privacy and Cybersecurity

Co-founder & CEO, Mine

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12:00 GMT

UK Data Protection Index Panel

The UK Data Protection Index was launched by the Data Protection World Forum and The DPO Centre at the end of July, and is based on an anonymised survey of a panel of UK data protection and privacy professionals.

The survey runs every quarter and overtime will build a unique picture of the profession and its views.

This panel will be discussing the results of the latest index survey, covering a diverse range of subjects including professional development, Brexit and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Speakers

CEO, The DPO Centre

Group DPO, Aspen

education sector DPO

Data Protection Officer, Scottish Environment Protection Agency

Data Protection Officer, The DPO Centre

13:00 GMT

GDPR Maturity Framework - A Tool for Benchmarking

How can an organisation effectively measure its performance in terms of GDPR compliance, and identify those areas which require most attention.

In this highly practical session leading privacy practitioner Steve Wright explains how his GDPR Maturity Framework can be used as a tool to benchmark performance and will provide practical, pragmatic and relevant examples of where countless organisations fail or are often weak.

This proven methodology is now used by organisations around the world looking to improve, or in some circumstances, build the business case for more resources or greater budget and this leading industry benchmark capability.

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Partner, Privacy Culture

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13:30 GMT

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14:00 GMT

Keynote: David Rowan in Conversation

David Rowan was Editor-in-chief of the UK edition of WIRED magazine from launch in 2009 to February 2017 and is the. author of ‘Non-Bullshit Innovation’,

Recent keynote talks have included events for banks, governments and Fortune 100 companies, and recent stage interviews have ranged from will.i.am to James Murdoch and David Cameron.

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Former Editor, WIRED UK

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15:00 GMT

EU Regulator Interview

Andrea Jelinek, Chairwoman, European Data Protection Board, Head of the Austrian Data Protection Authority discusses the current data protection landscape in Europe and beyond with President of the National Association of Data Protection Officers, Stewart Room.

Speakers

Partner, DWF

Chairwoman, European Data Protection Board, Head of the Austrian Data Protection Authority

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15:30 GMT

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16:00 GMT

Diversity in Privacy – Practical Steps to Drive Change

In our ongoing series on diversity in the data protection profession, we bring together a varied group of practitioners to discuss how to translate theory (it’s a good thing to do) into practice (it’s a thing done well).

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Global Data Compliance Director, Whitaker Solutions Ltd

Head of Individuals' Rights and Ethics at Protecture Limited

Global Privacy Consultant, Kazient Privacy Experts

Head of Risk and Assurance (DPO), University of East London

17:00 GMT

Privacy at the Margins: Data Protection Issues for Vulnerable Groups

In this session, Scott Skinner Thompson, author of the new book ‘Privacy at the Margins’,  will highlight how different marginalized groups are uniquely harmed by privacy violations and will explain the legal relationship between private-party surveillance and government surveillance.

In addition, Scott offers suggestions as to why industry and government should give particular solicitude to the privacy of vulnerable groups.

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Associate Professor, University of Colorado Law School and author

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17:30 GMT

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Sector & Geo Specific Sessions

Brexit Privacy Focus

11:00 GMT

The Future of Data Transfers Post-Brexit

As the UK nears its exit from the EU, organisations on both the UK and EU data flows will be impacted if adequacy isn't achieved.

This session will look at the current status of the UK, and the Future of Data Flows adequacy and SCCs post-Brexit.

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Associate Professor of Law, Chuo University

Head of International Data Transfers Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, UK

Director, EU Policy & Strategy, TrustArc

Chief Privacy Officer, Refinitiv

Partner, DWF

12:00 GMT

Brexit and Data Protection: How to Prepare in a State of Uncertainty

Every sector – from retail to financial services, BigTech to media – is affected in different ways by the ramifications of the UK’s departure from the EU.

Our diverse panel explores the lessons and parallels that can be drawn from how companies are responding.

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Senior Researcher, Institute for Government

Head of Digital Policy, Confederation of British Industry

Director, Privacy Company

13:00 GMT

Fireside Chat: In conversation with James Snook

In this fireside chat, we discuss with James Snook Director at Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), the current challenges faced with Brexit, the current pandemic and the future for data protection in the UK.

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Director, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)

Cyber Security Correspondent, BBC News

Technology Privacy Focus

17:00 GMT

Privacy by Design in an Age of Accelerating Technical Development

The future is arriving faster every day - from AI and machine learning to big data analysis, organisations of all types are being forced to cope with technical innovation at a dizzying pace.

This panel discusses the implications for product development, cross-functional working and agile planning.

Speakers

Professor in Information Technology Law  & Data Governance , Director of Enterprise – Southampton Law School, University of Southampton

Head of Legal Department and. Compliance & Privacy Officer, LeasePlan

Group Data Governance Officer, Fexco

Senior Legal Counsel, Data Privacy, Huawei

18:00 GMT

Data Ethics: Managing the Benefits and Risks of Responsible AI

Can ethics keep pace with the accelerating development of artificial intelligence?

From surveillance by law enforcement to the automation of corporate decision-making, data protection professionals are having to tackle novel issues that their predecessors could barely conceive.

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Lawyer Counsel, nNovation LLP

Policy Lead, Google, Fellow, BKC Harvard

Responsible AI, Data Ethics, Payments, Visa

19:00 GMT

Technological Development and the Impact on Children's Data Privacy

The education sector faces some unique challenges involved in protecting data, with a large proportion of underaged ‘clients’ and new delivery mechanisms created from scratch in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Privacy issues involved in the collection and use of children’s data presents a special case for many organisations in many regulatory regimes as they take shape – we look at the prospects for inconsistent demands being placed on education providers which span states.

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Interim Executive Director, Institute for Technology Law & Policy | Georgetown University Law Center

Director, Data for Children Collaborative with UNICEF, The Data Lab

Director, Public Policy & Government Affairs, Europe, ISFE

Senior lecturer, Goldsmiths

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Featuring over 200+ speakers across 8 tracks, 90+ sessions, PrivSec Global will cover the most pressing and challenging topics in the data protection, privacy and security industry.

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