Mobile 360 – Privacy & Security: Exploring the global importance of digital privacy & security

May 10, 2017

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For the second year running, the GSMA will host its Mobile 360 Series – Privacy & Security event in The Hague (23 – 24 May). Building on the success of the inaugural event, this year’s Mobile 360 – Privacy & Security is designed to bring the industry together to explore the current state of network security and data privacy.

As mobile technology becomes increasingly adopted by a number of different industries, the concerns surrounding the plethora of sensitive personal data stored by businesses also increase, making the management of privacy and security even more complex. It is critically important that organisations ensure their data is safe as it travels through the mobile network, and that they are monitoring for and adequately prepared to address any security breaches. Bullguard’s CEO, Paul Lipman, a speaker in the ‘Privacy and Security for Resilient Infrastructure’ session at the event, says cyber-attacks are becoming increasingly common, and “with connected devices expecting to reach 21bn by the year 2020, it is clear that privacy and security are top priorities in 2017”.

Mobile 360 – Privacy & Security will address the increasing importance of privacy and security, with a focus on the Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data, through a two-day programme that includes keynote presentations, panel discussions and in-depth case studies from across many industries.

The keynotes on day one will explore the key privacy and security challenges and opportunities faced by enterprises undergoing digital transformation, as well as how the privacy regulatory landscape is evolving and how it can best support the growing data economy. Across both days, conference sessions will examine topics including cyber fraud, IoT security and Big Data. On day two, attendees can delve into the impact of privacy and security in specific industry sectors at the three interactive workshops on telecoms, insurance and banking.

Check out the full agenda here.

Attendees will hear from more than 50 subject matter experts and global executives including:

  • Ondrej Vlcek, EVP & GM, Consumer Business, Avast
  • Carles Solé Pascual, CISO, CaixaBank
  • Deputy Mayor Saskia Bruines, Alderman, City of The Hague
  • Claus-Dieter Ulmer, SVP, Global Data Privacy Officer, Deutsche Telekom
  • Julian Ranger, Chairman & Founder, digi.me
  • Jaya Baloo, CISO, KPN Telecom
  • Robert MacDougall, Head of Enterprise Public Policy, Vodafone

The full line-up of Mobile 360 – Privacy & Security speakers can be found here.

Start-up Showcase

Alongside the conference, the Start-up Showcase will feature a selection of inventive start-ups sharing their innovations in mobile, cyber security, IoT, and privacy, among other areas. Through a number of interactive demonstrations, attendees will have the opportunity to discover the latest solutions available to help solve the most pressing challenges within the privacy and security sector. Current Start-up Showcase participants include Absio, Cybersprint, Storro and X-Systems – learn more about participating in the Start-up Showcase here.

IoT Security Masterclass

On day two of the event, the GSMA Internet of Things Programme is running an ‘IoT Security Masterclass’. With expert speakers from the GSMA, Franklin Heath Ltd. and Telefónica, this masterclass will focus on appropriate IoT security guidelines and evaluation methods that can accommodate the diverse and unique challenges of the IoT, including the security and reliability of low power wide area solutions. The IoT Security Masterclass event is free to attend for all Mobile 360 – Privacy & Security attendees. Explore the full agenda and register for the masterclass here.

Registration to attend GSMA Mobile 360 – Privacy & Security is now open here. Don’t forget GSMA members receive a 30% discount on the full-price pass.

Lastly, be sure to join the conversation on social media using #M360PS, and follow the latest news and developments about the event on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. Details on the many ways you can get involved with the GSMA on social media can be found here.

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