Mr. Siman is the founder and Chief Technology Officer at Checkmarx. He has been active in the software development and appsec industries for more than 20 years. Prior to founding Checkmarx, Mr. Siman worked for two years at the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office as a senior IT security expert and project manager. Prior to that he spent six years with the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), where he was elected for the STAR excellence program and taught several consecutive sessions of their prestigious application development course (Mamram). He established and led a development team in the Information Security Center (InfoSec) and completed military academy as an IT Security R&D Officer. He regularly speaks at IT security conferences and earned the highly regarded CISSP certification in 2003.
Wendy Nather leads the Advisory CISO team at Cisco. She was previously the Research Director at the Retail ISAC, and Research Director of the Information Security Practice at 451 Research.
Wendy led IT security for the EMEA region of the investment banking division of Swiss Bank Corporation (now UBS), and served as CISO of the Texas Education Agency. She was inducted into the Infosecurity Europe Hall of Fame in 2021. Wendy serves on the advisory board for Sightline Security, and is a Senior Cybersecurity Fellow at the Robert Strauss Center for International Security and Law at the University of Texas at Austin.
ThetaRay is the developer of SONAR, a groundbreaking, AI-powered, transaction monitoring SaaS solution for cross-border payments that allows banks to expand their business opportunities by achieving safe and reliable cross-border payment monitorisation. ThetaRay's technology is the only packaged SaaS offering that analyzes SWIFT traffic, risk indicators, and client/payer/payee data to detect anomalies indicating money laundering activity across complex, cross-border transaction paths.
It is also one of the only AI-driven AML solutions that can be easily integrated and deployed within days, with minimal implementation required. ThetaRay's solution increases detection capabilities for both supervised and unsupervised data, and includes profiling and advanced analytics assessments, all in one platform. Financial organizations that rely on highly heterogeneous and complex ecosystems benefit greatly from ThetaRay's unmatchable low false-positive rates.
In this session, leading data protection experts will provide practical insights into what to expect in the upcoming months as countries begin to establish detailed requirements for all things data.
12:00 - 13:00 - What to expect from US federal and state regulation? How are leading global companies managing the emerging laws, platform standards to comply with and regulations to protect consumers?
Jules Polonetsky, CEO, Future of Privacy Forum; Co-Founder, Israel Tech Policy Institute; USA
Tali Guy, VP Global Compliance & Ethics and Global Data Privacy Officer, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries
Jessica Blazer, Chief Privacy Officer, Playtika
Boris Segalis, Partner, Co-Chair, Data + Privacy + Cybersecurity, Goodwin LLP, New York
Limor Shmerling Magazanik, Managing Director, Israel Tech Policy Institute, Israel
13:00 - 14:00 - Assessing developments around the world International data flows, new and updated laws in China, India, Japan, South Korea and Brazil. The future of EU-US, EU-Israel and global data transfers at a time of rising demand for data sovereignty
Omer Tene, Chief Knowledge Officer; International Association of Privacy Professionals, USA
Prof. Peter Swire, Elizabeth & Tommy Holder Chair of Law and Ethics, Scheller College of Business Georgia Institute of Technology; Senior Counsel, Alston & Bird, LLP
Dr. Gabriela Zanfir-Fortuna, Director for Global Privacy - Future of Privacy Forum
Liran Tal is a software developer, and a GitHub Star, world-recognized for his activism in open source communities and advancing web and Node.js security. He engages in security research through his work in the OpenJS Foundation and the Node.js ecosystem security working group, and further promotes open source supply chain security as an OWASP project lead.
Liran is also a published author of Essential Node.js Security and O'Reilly's Serverless Security. At Snyk, he is leading the developer advocacy team and on a mission to empower developers with better dev-first security.
Esti Peshin is General Manager of the Cyber Division at the Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. At the beginning of 2017, under Ms. Peshin's management IAI's cyber activity was expended from a Directorate to a Division. She serves also as the Director General (pro bono) of the Israeli Hi-Tech Caucus at the Knesset, the Israeli Parliament.
Prior to assuming these roles, Ms Peshin was the Managing Partner of ENP Solutions Ltd., a strategic management consulting firm; a Partner at Destino Ventures LLC, a private equity firm; and a Partner at Hope Ventures Ltd, a Distributor and Business Development house.
Previously, Ms. Peshin was the CEO of Waterfall Security Solutions, a provider of a foolproof physical security gateway for homeland security and missioncritical installations. Before joining Waterfall, she held an Account Director position in the Lawful Interception division of Verint Systems, Inc. She served 11 years in the Israeli Defense Forces, in an elite technology unit, where she was Deputy Director.
Yosi Shneck, YSICONS founder, senior consultant, leading the Cyber entrepreneurship and business development at the Israel Electric Corp. In charge of Cyber entrepreneurship and business development, including R&D, cyber products and services development, support of the IEC's cyber unit, marketing, and deployment worldwide. Leading the R&D projects and activities in the European research programs for more than ten years, including the FP7 and Horizon 2020 programs.
More than 45 years of experience in computer systems & technologies in utilities, including information systems, scientific applications, supper computing & communication, control systems, infrastructures & architectures, and cyber. In addition to his duties as ITC leader, he was responsible for readying the company against cyber-attack threats, including IT/OT environments. Being accountable for the cyber activity of supercritical infrastructure, Mr. Shneck is involved in many nationwide and international initiatives in this field.
His previous functions in the IEC include SVP Information and Communications and Chief Cyber Officer; Head of Information Systems and Communication Division, CIO; Member of the selection committee for an investor in the new communication infrastructure company; Head of the National Communications and Electronics unit and Deputy of the Information Systems and Teleprocessing Division; Head of R&D computer department. Mr. Shneck has an M.A. in Business Administration and a B.A. in Computer Sciences.
Nancy Shapira-Aronovic is the Business Development Director for Gartner Israel for the last 9 years. She is responsible for supporting Israeli TCyber and Enterprise Technology Vendors grow their business, improve their effectiveness and compete more successfully in the global arena. She also works with Israeli VCs and Investment Groups to help support their investment decisions and portfolio companies.