The objective of this conference is to raise awareness of the audience to the emerging cyber threats, to describe types of cyber attacks and the motivations behind them. By testimonials of key organisations such as National Security, critical Infrastructures, and organisations in general this event contributes to the broadening of the knowledge about the current situation so that CEO, CIO, CISOs, IT Directors and other actors with responsibility in the field can identify innovative ways to prevent/mitigate potential threats aimed at their organisations.

9:3030 MinWelcome Reception
10:0010 MinConference Opening
10:1015 MinGlobal Cyber Threats and MotivationsPedro Barbosa - Globinnova Cyber Intelligence
João Paulo Magalhães - ESTGF - Instituto Politécnico do Porto
This presentation aims to give a global understanding of cyber threats, highlight recent cases, explain the shift paradigm from prevention to detection and identify which are the groups/motivations behind these cyber attacks.
10:2530 MinGet Ahead of Cybercrime
Mário Trinca Sean Sutton
Financial Services Advisory Financial Services Cyber Security Advisory
EY Portugal EY UK
This presentation addresses a strategic view of the Cybersecurity maturity that needs to be achieved and dynamically integrated into key business processes. (session in english)
10:5520 MinBig Data Security - How external information helps you detect hidden malware / bots that might be stealing confidential information and passwordsRoman Vargas
Security CONSULTING SYSTEMS ENGINEER for Spain and Portugal
This presentation focuses on the cyber threats at a global level and specifically concerning Portugal botnets, malware and the problems that have been identified. Explanation of the attack vectors, malware’s volume and how it works in targeted and opportunistic attacks. (session in english)
11:1515 MinCoffee Break
11:3020 MinSIEM or Managed Security Services?
Carla Zibreira Carlos Miguel Silva
Director of Security Projects Director of Managed Security Services
S21sec S21sec
Should companies invest in Security Incident & Event Management systems or outsource security to a Managed Security Service Provider?
11:5020 MinIt´s not If, but when your company will be breachedAndreia Teixeira
Cyber Risks Specialist
Aon Portugal
This presentation focus on the cyber risks organisations face and how corporate assets can be covered by Cyber Security insurance.
12:1040 MinRound Table - Cyber Threats in Critical Infra-StructuresJoão Azevedo - Information Security Manager at CGD
Daniel Caçador - IT Security Manager at Montepio
Rafael Teixeira - Information Security Specialist at NovoBanco
Rui Gigante - IT Security Analyst at BPI
[Moderator: Bruno Soares - President ISACA Lisbon Chapter]
Round table debate with critical Infrastructures such as banking, energy and the National Centre of Cyber Security.
12:5015 MinEDP - Building and Managing a SOCPedro Rodrigues
DSI - Segurança da Informação
EDP - Energias de Portugal, S.A.
The challenges of building and managing a Security Operation Center described in first person.
13:051 HourLunch
14:0520 MinThe Rubik’s Cube of Threat IntelligenceFrancisco Fonseca
How real time data visualisation is critical to understand worldwide botnet behaviour.
14:2530 MinMulti-layered Approach to Protect Data and Infra-structuresHugo Pernicha
Systems Engineer
This session focuses on the advantages, best practices and security features in order to protect data and infrastructures efficiently and effectively.
14:5040 MinRound Table Telecommunication CompaniesJosé Alegria - Director Cybersecurity, Privacy and BC at PT
Filipe Frasquilho - Director of Information Technology at Refer Telecom
João Ribeiro da Costa - Board Member at Claranet
[Moderator: Nuno Almeida e Silva - COO at AnubisNetworks]
Round table debate with telecommunication companies, and ongoing initiatives to protect residential and business customers.
15:3515 MinNational Cybersecurity CenterJosé Carlos Martins
Centro Nacional de Cibersegurança (CNCSeg)
The strategic role of the National Cybersecurity Center for protecting critical infrastructures from cyber threats.
15:5015 MinCoffee Break
16:0520 MinDetection and Fast ResponseFilipe Frasquilho
Director of Information Technology
Refer Telecom
The Internet of Things, Bring Your Own Device, and Cloud Models & Applications have expanded cyber attack surface. This presentation focuses on the current challenges organisations face to protect their assets.
16:2540 MinRound Table - Education & Training in Cyber SecurityTenente-Coronel (Doutor) Paulo Viegas Nunes - Academia Militar
Professor Doutor Henrique Santos - Universidade do Minho
Professor Doutor João Paulo Magalhães - Inst. Politécnico do Porto
Professor Doutor António Casimiro - Universidade de Lisboa
[Moderator: Prof. Doutor Carlos Ramos - Vice-president at IPP]
This round table debates the strategic role of Education & Training to prepare cyber professionals for the new challenges.
17:0520 MinProtect the Castle or Protect the Assets?José Alegria
Director Cybersecurity, Privacy and Business Continuity
Portugal Telecom
Should companies fortify their network perimeter or identify and protect their most valuable assets?
17:2510 MinFinal conclusions of the day

Note: The sessions will be held mainly in Portuguese

VENUE - PORTO - Sheraton Porto Hotel & Spa

This conference will be held at the Sheraton Hotel in Porto. The Hotel is located in a central area of the city and provides a pleasant and appropriate areas for the conference.


Sheraton Porto Hotel & Spa - Rua Tenente Valadim 146, 4100-476 Porto
Phone: +351 22 0404123 | Web Site


If you use your own car you may take advantage of using the car park provided by the hotel.

How to get by train

Take a train to Porto-Campanhã and then take a taxi to Hotel Sheraton Porto (~10KM / 10 minutes). You can also take the metro line B,C,E or F, leave at Francos (~12 minutes) and then take a walk to the hotel (~10 minutes).

How to get by plane

Take a flight to Porto (Aeroporto Francisco Sá Carneiro) and then take a taxi to Hotel Sheraton Porto (~14KM / 15 minutes). You can also take the metro line E, leave at Francos (~20 minutes) and then take a walk to the hotel (~10 minutes).






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