Cybersecurity – Privacy and Risk Perspectives


Oct 26 2023


17:00 - 19:30


A Teams link will be provided to the attendees


ISACA Education BE
ISACA Education BE

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In the framework of our capacity building activities for our membership, we are organising the event ‘’Cybersecurity – Privacy and Risk Perspectives’’ on the 26/10/2023, taking place online. This event will be a two part meeting with an opening presentation on ‘How to implement risk management in practice?, followed by the panel discussion on the topic of ‘Cybersecurity and Privacy perspectives in Startups’.


Rolf von Rössing

Macy Dennis
Chief Security Officer and Partner at Ember RiverMacy is the CSO and Partner for Ember River a Defense Contractor supporting Defense, Critical Infrastructure, and Commercial organizations. He is an Executive with over 25+ years of experience in law enforcement, DoD, Intelligence, IT and Cybersecurity. Macy has decades of experience both hunting and defending against nation state actor groups. Macy has a strong reputation as a Cyber and Information Security leader; he has been recognized by US Government agencies for building teams and programs that have been nominated for the National Counterintelligence Award. With this recognition it put his programs and leadership in the top 1% of the more than 15,000 Cleared Defense Contractors in the nation.

Dr. Vimal Subramanian
Dr. Vimal Subramanian is a seasoned veteran in Information Security with a multitude of certifications and sought after for his visionary leadership style in securing and safeguarding organizations. Having worked for a variety of multinational companies across the globe, spanning multiple industries for more than 25 years, he is frequently involved with pro bono guidance and mentorship to help promote security hygiene. He is currently serving as Chief Information Security Officer at Cue Health which is a disruptive healthcare company that offers test-to-treatment capabilities that are unmatched in the industry. He possesses the innate ability to engage with business executives and convey technology information in business terms to allow adoption of Information Security across the organization with ease.

Matt Stamper
CEO | CISO & Executive Advisor
Matt Stamper is a multi-time CISO with extensive experience in cybersecurity, information security, cloud security, IT audit, risk management, privacy, and governance. Matt is a former research director and security analyst at Gartner (NYSE:IT) and has extensive experience in cloud services and IT service management including international experience in Latin America and China. Matt has spoken to 1000s of CISOs and CIOs as well as other corporate leaders and boards of directors throughout his career. Matt’s experience includes early-stage startups to large, multi-national public companies spanning multiple industries including managed services, managed security services, global telecom, and advisory. Matt excels at conveying complex cybersecurity and technology concepts to boards of directors, executive management, as well as professional service providers and vendors in the cybersecurity industry.

Bruno Horta Soares

Executive Advisor | Professor | ISACA Lisbon Chapter President
Bruno is an experienced Information and Technology professional with over 20 years of experience in Audit, Consulting, and Advisory. He has expertise in Governance, Risk, Control, Audit, Information Security & Privacy, and Digital Transformation. He worked for KPMG and Deloitte and in 2012 he founded GOVaaS – Governance Advisors as-a-service, where he is currently Senior Executive Advisor, and he actively collaborates with an ecosystem of local and international partners, particularly IDC Portugal where since 2015 he is the Leading Executive Senior Advisor for Digital Transformation, Governance, Strategy, and Security related areas. He is a certified PMP, CISA, CGEIT, CRISC, COBIT and a LEGO SERIOUS PLAY Facilitator. He teaches at various universities in Portugal and abroad and is the founder and president of the ISACA Lisbon Chapter. In 2019, he was awarded the ISACA John Kuyers Award for Best Speaker. In 2021, he ran for Mayor of Lisbon, Portugal.

Price: free

Registrations are now open. You can register through the link on the right side of the screen. 

As an ISACA member, you can earn 3 CPEs if you attend the full program. Upon completion of the event, you will be sent instructions on how to obtain them. Please note that if you don’t follow the entire event or do not follow the required process, no CPEs can be attributed. Applying for CPEs is your responsibility.

For any additional questions please send an email to or reach us via our social media.

Disclaimer: ISACA Belgium reserves the right to cancel, reschedule or change the format of events in case of insufficient registrations, or if presenters cannot attend due to unforeseen circumstances.

The event is finished.

Hourly Schedule


17.10 - 17.40
Panel discussion
Cybersecurity and Privacy perspectives in Startups
17.40 - 18.30
How to implement risk management in practice?
18.30 - 19.00
Hacking the Boardroom - CISO Strategies for Infiltrating the Board’s Mindset


A Teams link will be provided to the attendees


ISACA Education BE
ISACA Education BE

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