Beltug

Eyes wide open: ensuring security awareness in the organisation (N-sight)


Date:20/05/2021
Time:13:30
Location:virtual meeting


 

Cybercrime is omnipresent these days. The ubiquitous online threats require you to ensure your users stay on their toes about cyber security, in order to protect your environment. This means that raising awareness is a constant concern: you need to clearly explain to your users the 'why' and 'how' of cyber security, to turn them into watchful allies in your shared fight.

 

In this session, we will first get an understanding of the most significant threats caused by employees’ smartphone usage, from Orange Belgium. Then two organisations share their user stories. We’ll hear from both VDAB and Seris about their real-life efforts to increase security awareness and compliance.

 

 

20/05/2021

 

13:30-15:30

 

 

This event will be held as an interactive virtual meeting. The link will be provided in the Confirmation email.

 

 

 

 

 

Agenda

 

13:30 Welcome and introduction

 

Ann Guinée, Communication Manager, Beltug (English)

 

13:40 The increased use of private smartphones for business purposes: mitigating the risks

 

The latest Beltug report on the Belgian Business ICT Market indicates that private use of corporate smartphones is increasing.  With the massive shift to homeworking during the Covid-19 crisis, this has become even more prevalent.  Safe use of these smartphones is critical to avoid a data breach. In this presentation, you'll hear about the major smartphone cyber security risks, and what advice organisations can give to employees to mitigate them.  Special attention will be paid to finding a balance between protecting organisational data and respecting employee privacy.

 

Jan Leonard, Data Privacy Manager, Orange Belgium (English)

 

14:10 User story: Ensuring a secure VDAB: the human factor

 

VDAB processes sensitive and confidential information on a daily basis. There is a lot done on the technical level to secure this information, but what about the potentially weakest link in the chain – the human factor? How is the organisation raising awareness about information security?

 

Babak Mohammad, Securityteam - Projectleider security awareness, and Tom De Leeuw, Diensthoofd CIO Office, VDAB (Dutch)

 

14:40 User story: Employee vigilance at Seris

 

As a security firm, Seris is faced with the risks of cybercrime on a daily basis. The company has experienced several cybercrime attempts, which have had both financial and operational impacts. Christophe will share with you what the company has learned, particularly on the:

  • Importance of security awareness within a security company
  • Potential risks specific to the business
  • Specific employee vigilance training

 

Christophe Voets, Director Technology, Seris (Dutch)

 

15:10 Q&A: Your questions, your experience

 

15:30 Wrap up & End

 

We will keep the session open after the end to enable those who wish to continue the discussions.