Information Security Solutions Europe 2015 Conference Programme unveiled

The Hotel Palace, Berlin: venue for ISSE 2015

The Hotel Palace, Berlin: venue for ISSE 2015

Revolution Events – the organiser of Information Security Solutions Europe (ISSE), the independent and interdisciplinary security conference and exhibition – has just unveiled the programme for the 2015 event which takes place on 10 and 11 November at the Hotel Palace in Berlin.

At ISSE 2015, more than 300 attendees will join industry experts, academics and Government officials for a series of panel debates, seminars and workshops operated across three tracks and designed to discuss the most important issues involved with the subjects of security, privacy, trust and identity.

ISSE returns to Berlin for the first time since 2004 and will be hosted by EEMA and TeleTrusT in collaboration with both the European Commission and ENISA. The conference will open with a keynote presentation from Giovanni Buttarelli, the European Data Protection Supervisor.

The first day of the event is due to close with an address from the German Federal Minister of the Interior, namely Thomas de Maizère, who’ll be representing the event’s host nation.

Giovanni Buttarelli

Giovanni Buttarelli

Key themes for ISSE 2015 areas follows:

*Trust Services, eID and Cloud Security

*Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and Mobile Security

*Cyber Security, Cyber Crime and Critical Infrastructures

*CISO Inside, Management of Privacy and Data Protection

*Biometric Applications

*Regulation and Policies

A highlight of ISSE 2015 will be a high-level panel debate entitled Future Ecosystems for Secure Authentication and Identification. This is bringing together global experts from Bundesdruckerei, FIDO Alliance, Google, Microsoft, MTRIX and Yubico.

Other organisations presenting at ISSE 2015 include Adobe Systems Inc, certSIGN, Cryptomathic, DLA Piper, Drexel University, ENX Association, eu-LISA, Fernfachhochschule Schweiz, The Fraunhofer Institute, GDF-Suez, Graz University of Technology, HID Global, Info-Assure, The Institute for InternetSecurity, Intel, Intrinsic-ID, KnowNow Information, Nimbus Technology Consulting, ObjectSecurity, SAP, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Royal Holloway University, Secardeo GmbH, secunet, Sirrix AG Security Technologies, Studio AG, sys4 AG,  The Auditing Company, time.lex, the University of Antwerp, the University of Passau, the University of Applied Sciences in StGallen, VMware and Zertificon Solutions GmbH.

Professor Bart Preneel

Professor Bart Preneel

The conference will draw to a close with the world-renowned cryptographer Professor Bart Preneel returning to ISSE to present ‘The Cryptographic Year in Review’.

The 16th annual ISSE conference and exhibition is supported by Adobe (Platinum supporter), SerNet (Gold supporter) and Secunia (Silver supporter).

*For the latest updates regarding ISSE 2015 visit the event’s website:

**Information Security Solutions Europe was founded in 1999 as an initiative of the European Commission’s Directorate for General Information Society

About the Author
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI, Editor, Risk UK (Pro-Activ Publications) Beginning his career in professional journalism at The Builder Group in March 1992, Brian was appointed Editor of Security Management Today in November 2000 having spent eight years in engineering journalism across two titles: Building Services Journal and Light & Lighting. In 2005, Brian received the BSIA Chairman’s Award for Promoting The Security Industry and, a year later, the Skills for Security Special Award for an Outstanding Contribution to the Security Business Sector. In 2008, Brian was The Security Institute’s nomination for the Association of Security Consultants’ highly prestigious Imbert Prize and, in 2013, was a nominated finalist for the Institute's George van Schalkwyk Award. An Honorary Fellow of The Security Institute, Brian serves as a Judge for the BSIA’s Security Personnel of the Year Awards and the Securitas Good Customer Award. Between 2008 and 2014, Brian pioneered the use of digital media across the security sector, including webinars and Audio Shows. Brian’s actively involved in 50-plus security groups on LinkedIn and hosts the popular Risk UK Twitter site. Brian is a frequent speaker on the conference circuit. He has organised and chaired conference programmes for both IFSEC International and ASIS International and has been published in the national media. Brian was appointed Editor of Risk UK at Pro-Activ Publications in July 2014 and as Editor of The Paper (Pro-Activ Publications' dedicated business newspaper for security professionals) in September 2015. Brian was appointed Editor of Risk Xtra at Pro-Activ Publications in May 2018.

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