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DNS Conference

The Digital Networking Security Conference will take place on the first and second day of security essen in Hall 7.


Here we briefly introduce all (keynote) speakers. Currently the page is under construction - it will be updated regularly.

Mark T.Hofmann
Profiling Hackers: The Psychology of Cybercrime

Crime & Intelligence Analyst ("profiler") and organisational psychologist (M.A.)

Mark T. Hofmann specialises in behavioural & cyber profiling and has conducted scientific interviews with criminals, psychopaths and hackers to understand the inside perspective.

Holger Berens
Round table: War without borders: Protection and defence against threats from cyberspace Cyberspace - a task for society as a whole

Chairman of the BSKI

Participants: Holger Berens, Chairman of the BSKI (moderator), Ramon Mörl, Managing Director of itWatch GmbH, Dr Stefanie Frey, PhD Department of War Studies, King's College London and Managing Director of Deutor Security Solutions GmbH

Dr. Jan Scharfenberg
NIS2, DORA, Cyber Resilience Act - IT security from the legislator's perspective and what lies ahead for companies

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LL.M. (Stellenbosch), ISiCO GmbH, Director Information Security

Dr Jan Scharfenberg will present concrete recommendations for action to implement effective protection mechanisms against cyber threats and comply with the applicable legal requirements.

Rolf von Rössing
Pentesting and physical security

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ISACA Evangelist, Partner FORFA Consulting AG

Alexander Jaber
Safe use of AI for OT and in the manufacturing environment

Founder and CEO of Compliant Business Solutions GmbH

The founder and CEO of Compliant Business Solutions GmbH, has been active for more than 20 years, is an expert and trainer for information security and a university lecturer for management systems for corporate security.

Markus Epner
Crisis management in times of the perma-crisis.

Head of Academy at F24 AG

Christian Biehler
Hacking and protecting Microsoft 365 environments

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IT and information security expert at bi-sec GmbH

Dirk Reimers
Live hacking: Can we still be saved?

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Head of Pentest and Forensics Department, secunet Security Networks AG

Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Lutz Rossa
Cyber security meets physical security Changes in property security through digitalisation

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planning and consulting for IT security and the integration of security technology systems, VZM GmbH

Specialisations: Design, planning and consulting for security and control centres, support for EN50518 certifications, information security and network design and planning

RA Lasse Konrad
Security Incident: What to do when "it" has happened?

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Partner at HÄRTING Rechtsanwälte PartGmbB, Head of the Litigation department (Privacy, Data Breach, Cyber Incident)

Dr. Sven Herpig
Active cyber defence in Germany

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Head of Cyber Security Policy and Resilience at Stiftung Neue Verantwortung e. V.

Jochen Sauer
Artificial intelligence in video surveillance technology

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Deputy Chairman of the BHE Video Expert Committee and A&E Manager at Axis Communications GmbH

Udo Schneider
Risks and due diligence obligations along the digital supply chain

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Governance, Risk & Compliance Lead, Europe, Trend Micro Deutschland GmbH

Markus Baba
"Mobile Access" status quo, the way there and what needs to be considered

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Markus Baba has worked in the security industry for over 20 years, including ten years as Regional Sales Manager DACH at HID Global. He has several years of experience, including as Managing Director, Sales Manager DACH in the specialist areas of PACS, building management systems, video management systems, ERP systems and queue management systems. His current areas of expertise focus on cross-discipline standardisation and migration strategies in building automation.