Annick O'Brien CIPP/E

COO, Cybsafe

Annick is a seasoned lawyer with wide business experience internationally and across sectors. An expert in defining, driving and maintaining compliance and risk-management frameworks, she is a confirmed executive of culture change with extensive experience in corporate conduct and training & awareness. She has a special focus on cyber, privacy, data protection and information security.


My Sessions
September 23, 2021 12:45 PM
UK Data Protection Index Panel (Sponsored by The DPO Centre)

The UK Data Protection Index is produced by Data Protection World Forum and The DPO Centre. Each quarter the Index provides a glimpse into the changing attitudes and sentiments of Data Protection Officers across the UK. The panel of over 420 DPOs are quizzed every three months on a consistent set of questions, allowing us to closely track shifting views and opinions. New questions are also added each quarter, gathering further insight into DPOs’ views on the very latest issues being faced by UK Data Protection Officers.

Speakers Included:

Host: Rob Masson, CEO, The DPO Centre

Chris Elwell Sutton, Director, Senior Privacy Counsel and DPO (Europe and APAC),CIBC

Annick O'Brien, CCO, CybSafe

Ben Seretny, DPO, The DPO Centre

Debbie Evans, Group Data Protection Officer, Rentokil Initial

September 23, 2021 2:00 PM
International Data Flows: EU and UK data flows: The Future of the Post-Brexit Agreement (Sponsored by OneTrust)

As detailed by The Law Society in the UK, "The outward flow of data from the UK to the EU/EEA remains unaffected since the UK government has determined that it considers all EU 27 and EEA member states to be adequate for the purposes of data protection."  This panel will discuss the future, the next steps under these adequacy decisions, and what the future holds for EU and UK data flows.

Speakers Included:

Host: Annick O'Brien, CCO, CybSafe

Laurence Lawson, Privacy Specialist, Ericsson

Jose Belo, Head of Data Privacy, Valuer.ai

Nicola Newitt, Senior Legal Advisor (Privacy), BUPA

Linda Thielová, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPM, Head of Privacy CoE, DPO, OneTrust

September 22, 2021 8:00 PM
Ransomware is not out of control, it is everything from cryptocurrencies to users

This panel will explore a controversial topic: what is more out of control at the moment, ransomware attacks or our susceptibility due to outside forces such as cryptocurrencies and the very users/staff of our companies?

Speakers Included:

Host: Annick O'Brien, CCO, CybSafe

Dominic Vogel, Founder & Chief Strategist, CyberSC

Joel Schwarz, Director, MBL Technologies and Adjunct Law Professor; Ex-Federal Cyber Prosecutor

Chris Painter, Ex-US Prosecutor/ex-White House, Cybersecurity Expert

Dr. Richard Forno, Principal Lecturer, CSEEDirector, Graduate Cybersecurity ProgramAssistant Director, UMBC Center for Cybersecurity

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