16-18 October 2019 | Geneva, Switzerland

TOP-RATED SPEAKERS

Returning in 2019!

As the 2019 program is developed, look for speakers who were rated in the top 5% at ISACA’s 2017 & 2018 Conferences!  Top-Rated Speakers can be identified by their digital badge. Speakers featured on the Speakers tab were all rated 4.75 or higher.

 

 

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CPE Hours Available

Grow Your Network. Enhance Your Knowledge.

Connect with the most dynamic minds and practitioners in information systems audit, control, security and cybersecurity.

Stay ahead of emerging trends and gain new tools, guidance and insight that will help set the course for the future of information systems and cybersecurity—and for your role in vitally important fields that assess, manage, protect, and drive the success of enterprises worldwide.

Join us during ISACA®'s 50th-Anniversary Year for our EuroCACS/CSX Conference to be held 16-18 October 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland. Advance your knowledge, skills and career in information systems, business and beyond in this first combined CACS and CSX event that offers a greater focus on expertise developed through ISACA's Cybersecurity Nexus™ (CSX).

Secure your place today and save the most on a dynamic global event that brings together the best of ISACA's highly successful CACS and CSX conferences!

 

What's in it for you?

Grow Your Network

Enjoy direct access to leaders and fellow professionals, and interaction with our expert speakers in the breakout sessions and innovators and solutions providers in the Expo Hall.

Enhance Your Knowledge

In addition to fresh perspectives on IS/IT audit, control, risk and governance, this year's programme will dive deeper into information security and cybersecurity's impact across all fields of information systems and technology. Conference track sessions and workshops will feature topics that are current and timely, subject matter that is cutting edge, a thought-leadership perspective that understands today’s industry challenges and is on the leading edge of new ideas.

Who should attend?

EuroCACS/CSX 2019 brings together experts and practitioners in the areas of audit, security, cybersecurity, compliance, risk, privacy, control and IT, from a wide range of industries, including finance, banking, tech services, government, insurance, medical and more.

EuroCACS/CSX sessions are for professionals at any point in their career, with three learning levels, hands-on labs, technical and soft-skill training, lectures, panel discussions and more. There is something for everyone at EuroCACS/CSX 2019.

What is in it for your organisation?

Embrace fresh insights, tools and solutions you can apply immediately in your organisation with your choice of 50+ track sessions.

Share your experiences with fellow conference attendees and bring back their tactics, techniques and stories of hard-earned successes to enlighten and energize your team. Add to your professional value and ready your organisation's ability to see and shape what is coming next for the world of information systems, cybersecurity, technology and business.


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Continuing professional education credits

To maintain ISACA certifications, certification holders are required to earn 120 CPE credit hours over a 3-year period in accordance with ISACA’s continuing professional education (CPE) policy. Attendees can earn up to 32 CPE credits; 18 by attending EuroCACS/CSX 2019, and either 14 for a 2-day pre-conference workshop or 7 for a 1-day pre-conference workshop. ISACA conferences are Group Live and do not require any advanced preparation.

Please note that the session scanners at the Conference do not track CPE credit hours. You will still need to allocate your CPE hours in myISACA following the conference. Certificates of Attendance will be accessible via your MyISACA account. To view your certificate, log into your account and navigate to the myDOWNLOADS & CERTIFICATES tab. There you will find a “MY CPE CERTIFICATES” section where all of your ISACA event CPE Certificates will live.

Your Certificate of Attendance details the maximum number of CPE hours you could have earned by attending this event. CPE policies for each ISACA certification, as well as details on how to report your CPE hours, are available on ISACA’s website. Reporting can also be done by submitting information on the annual renewal invoice.


Programme

As the programme is developed, we will continue to add information to this page—check back frequently for updates!

What to Expect

Opening Keynote - Anders Sorman-Nilssen

Anders is a global futurist and innovation strategist who helps leaders decode trends, decipher what's next and turn provocative questions in to proactive strategies. Don’t' miss this highly energetic and fascinating opening keynote address!

Closing Keynote – Jon Duschinsky

Jon was voted the world's second most influential communicator on social innovation. He will share his expertise by Sparking Change - which involves creating the ideas that amplify the connection between what an organization does and the impact it can have in the world.

Engaging Sessions

Choose from 50+ cutting-edge sessions offering new tools and techniques, and fresh perspectives on information systems audit, control, risk and governance, and others that leverage expertise developed by ISACA’s Cybersecurity Nexus™ (CSX) to provide deeper focus on information security and cybersecurity.

50th Anniversary Opening Platform

Featured at ISACA’s CACS conferences and other major events in 2019, ISACA marks its 50th Anniversary with a high-impact multimedia experience. Aligned to ISACA’s anniversary theme, “Honoring Our Past. Innovating Our Future, the live presentations include videos, interactive experiences and inspiring leadership remarks and reflections. ISACA recaps its history, putting the spotlight on founding member interviews, historical artifacts, as well as prompting discussions on progress, challenges and visions of the future.

Cyber Hunt

The Cybersecurity Nexus Cyber Hunt is a live competition which pits participants against each other in a race against themselves and the clock to respond to a multipronged attack while concurrently conducting a penetration test against diverse asset sets. Participants will need to leverage capabilities from all cybersecurity domains, Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond, and Recover, in an attempt to outwit and outsmart other competitors and achieve the highest score!

Interactive Workshops

ISACA will be hosting a variety of 2-day and 1-day workshops immediately before the EuroCACS/CSX Conference in 2019 to help you maximize your time, travel and CPE! Information on these workshops will be posted soon, so be sure to check back for more details.


Do you have a topic that you think should be offered at this conference? We want to know! Tell us about it by submitting your idea on Twitter using #EuroCACSCSX

NETWORKING RECEPTION IN THE INNOVATION EXCHANGE

Unwind with colleagues in a festive hour of networking and fun!

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Continuing Professional Education Credits

To maintain ISACA certifications, certification holders are required to earn 120 CPE credit hours over a three-year period in accordance with ISACA’s continuing professional education (CPE) policy. Attendees can earn up to 39 CPE credits; 18 by attending North America CACS 2020, 14 for the pre-conference workshops and 7 for the post conference workshops. ISACA conferences are Group Live and do not require any advanced preparation.

Please note that the session scanners at the Conference do not track CPE credit hours. You will still need to allocate your CPE hours in MyISACA following the conference. Certificates of Attendance will be accessible via your MyISACA account. To view your certificate, log into your account and navigate to the myDOWNLOADS & CERTIFICATES tab. There you will find a “MY CPE CERTIFICATES” section where all of your ISACA event CPE Certificates will live.

Your Certificate of Attendance details the maximum number of CPE hours you could have earned by attending this event. CPE policies for each ISACA certification, as well as details on how to report your CPE hours, are available here on ISACA’s website. Reporting can also be done by submitting information on the annual renewal invoice.

Conference Registration Fees

Act quickly to take advantage of early savings.

Full Conference Registration

Register for the full conferences before 11:59PM CT on Friday, 11 October 2019. Optionally attend the workshops the day before and day after the conference.

Member Price: US $1,900.00 + VAT Non-Member Price: US $2,100.00 + VAT Your Price: Login to find out your price

Workshop Only

ISACA will be hosting a variety of 2-day workshops immediately before EURO CACS/CSX Conference in 2019 to help you maximize your time, travel and CPE! Information on these workshops will be posted soon, so be sure to check back for more details!

Member Price: Prices vary based on workshop. See individual workshop for details. Non-Member Price: Prices vary based on workshop. See individual workshop for details. Your Price: Login to find out your price


Cancellation Deadline: Friday, 13 September 2019


Terms and Conditions

Registration and Payment Policy

Registration submissions for this conference and any additional workshops are not processed, and a seat is not confirmed or reserved, until full payment is received. All submissions not paid in full will be placed on a waitlist and priority will be given to paid registrants in a payment first-come, first-serve basis. Space is limited, so it is highly recommended that payment is provided at the time of submission to guarantee a seat within the conference and all related events.

Registration rate is determined by the date payment is received by ISACA HQ and current membership status. Please plan accordingly, as it may take 10 or more business days for a wire transfer or mailed check to reach ISACA. Should we receive payment after a registration rate deadline, your account will be adjusted to reflect the current due amount. Entrance to the conference and all related events is contingent upon full payment.

Discounts for the Conference are available, detailed below. To verify eligibility for any of these discounts, please contact https://support.isaca.org or +1.847.660.5505. Note that discounts cannot be applied retroactively.  All discounts are applied to the main conference registration fee, and cannot be applied to workshop registrations. 

You must be 18 years of age or older to attend this event.

Discounts

Group Discounts

ISACA offers discounts to organisations sending 4 or more employees to a single conference. Please contact the ISACA Conference department for more details at +1.847.660.5505 or https://support.isaca.org. Group registrations cannot be combined with any other registration discount offerings.

Government Discounts

ISACA offers a US $350 conference registration discount to government employees. Please contact the ISACA Conference department for more details and eligibility verification at +1.847.660.5505 or https://support.isaca.org; cannot be combined with any other registration discount offerings.

Academic and Student Discounts

ISACA offers a US $350 discount to academic institution employees and students. Please note that you must be an ISACA Student member in order to receive the student discount; additional membership and qualification details can be found here. For additional registration details and eligibility verification, please contact ISACA’s Conference Department at +1.847.660.5505 or https://support.isaca.org; cannot be combined with any other registration discount offerings.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be received by the published deadline to receive a refund of registration fees. A cancellation charge of US $295 will be subtracted from conference refunds, and US $250 per workshop for a two-day workshop and US $125 for a one-day workshop from workshop refunds. No refunds can be given after the cancellation deadline above. Attendee substitution is permitted at any time until the conference. If a nonmember is substituting a member, then there will be additional nonmember fees.

NOTE: Registration is contingent upon full payment of the registration fee. To guarantee registration, conference fees must be received by the published deadline. It may take 10 or more business days for a wire transfer or mailed check to reach ISACA, so please plan accordingly. If, for any reason, ISACA must cancel a course or event, liability is limited solely to the registration fees paid. ISACA is not responsible for other expenses incurred, including travel and accommodation fees. For more information regarding administrative policies, please contact the ISACA conference department.
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  1. Pay online at https://conferences.isaca.org/cart

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    ISACA
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    Chicago, IL 60674 USA 

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Disclaimer

ISACA reserves the right to alter or delete items from the programme in the event of unforeseen circumstances. Material has been prepared for the professional development of ISACA members and others in the IT audit, control, security and governance community. Neither the presenters nor ISACA can warrant that the use of material presented will be adequate to discharge the legal or professional liability of the members in the conduct of their practices. All materials used in the preparation and delivery of presentations on behalf of ISACA are original materials created by the speakers, or otherwise are materials which the speakers have all rights and authority to use and/or reproduce in connection with such presentation and to grant the rights to ISACA as set forth in speaker agreement. Subject to the rights granted in the speaker agreement, all applicable copyrights, trade secrets, and other intellectual property rights in the materials are and remain with the speakers.

Please note: unauthorized recording of presentations and workshops in any form is prohibited.

Not a member of ISACA? Join today!

When you register for the conference as a nonmember, the difference between member and nonmember conference fees can be applied towards ISACA membership. This means you can become a member at the international and chapter level for little to no additional cost; it just depends on your local chapter dues. To take advantage of this great offer, check the box on the registration form. For more information about ISACA membership, visit the web site at www.isaca.org/membership or contact the membership department at membership@isaca.org.

NOTE:This offer expires 30 days after completion of the event. Nonmembers pay the nonmember conference fee when registering.

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I agree irrevocably and free of charge that ISACA or any third party who is acting on ISACA’s behalf may create images, videos and/or sound recordings of me (“works”) at the event for marketing purposes. For these purposes, the granting of rights in the works also includes the rights to adapt, reproduce, distribute, perform, making available to the public, broadcast, retransmit or sublicense the works to ISACA’s affiliates. The granting of rights in the works also includes all current and future media, goes beyond the repetition of an event and is not restricted to time or territory. View ISACA’s Privacy Notice >>

Dress

Business casual is appropriate for this and all ISACA conference events.


Justify Your Attendance

Click here for a deeper dive into how EuroCACS/CSX 2019 benefits your enterprise

 

Watch highlights from the 2018 EuroCACS conference and mark your calendar for 2019!

 

 

Review highlights from the 2018 CACS and CSX conferences to learn more about the sessions, speakers and networking you can expect at EuroCACS/CSX  2019.

CACS 2018 Conferences Report    CSX 2018 Conferences Report

 

Welcome to Geneva

Geneva

Birthplace of the World Wide Web, Geneva is a hub for technology. Take a break from the conference to enjoy the world-renowned architecture around Geneva or take in the natural beauty of the Alps and Mont Blanc.

Geneva's breathtaking views provide the perfect background for a variety of unforgettable experiences. Serving as the ideal starting point to the Alps, this cosmopolitan town also offers a vibrant cultural life and fine dining.

Renowned as the cradle of luxury watchmaking, Geneva's exclusive boutiques offer a unique shopping experience. The city's humanitarian role has also earned it the title of "Peace Capital" and this is the place where business leaders come to meet. Geneva is a place with multiple charms that never disappoint. Let yourself be swept away.

Palexpo Convention Centre

All conference events take place at the Palexpo Convention Centre, unless explicitly noted in the event schedule. ISACA highly recommends that attendees stay at the Starling Geneva Hotel, located across the street from the Convention Centre – see full hotel details below.





ACCOMMODATIONS

Starling Geneva Hotel

Route François-Peyrot 34
1218 Le Grand-Saconnex
Geneva,
Phone: +41 22 747 02 02

Click Here to Make Your Reservation

Welcome to the heart of the biggest hotel in Switzerland, the unique urban resort in Geneva. On site, the Starling Hotel Geneva invites you to take advantage of the many different facilities dedicated to business, sport and leisure. An experience to enjoy and savour, awaken all your senses on a gourmet getaway in 1 of our 4 restaurants and bar. Close to the city-center, it benefits from easy access to Geneva Airport as well as to Palexpo. ROOM RATES Business room for single or double occupancy per room, per night: CHF 240 (service and tax included) City tax per person/per night: CHF 4 (Rate subject to change depending on law regulations for 2019) Breakfast included in room rate HOTEL CUT-OFF DATES On Monday 8th July 2019, 30% of the rooms booked without names will be released. On Monday 5th August 2019, 60% of the rooms booked without names will be released. On Monday 9th September 2019, 100% of the rooms booked without names will be released.

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Getting There

With Worldwide by easyJet you can now book flights from far away destinations like New York and Singapore!

easyJet can connect you around the world and across Europe in one handy place with a quick and easy transfer through one of our connection hubs across Europe.

https://www.easyjet.com

Getting Around

By staying in a hotel, youth hostel or at a campsite, you are entitled to receive a personal and non transferable Geneva Transport Card for free, which will allow you to use the whole public transportation system of Geneva for the length of your stay for free. This includes buses, trams, trains and yellow taxi-boats - "Mouettes". Just ask for your card on arrival at reception.

http://www.geneva.info/transport/card/


Thank You to Our 2019 Sponsors!

Platinum

Vanguard Integrity Professionals
Vanguard Integrity Professionals

For more than 30 years, Vanguard has safeguarded the mission critical data and applications for the United States and other governments and the world’s largest financial, healthcare and retail organizations. Vanguard Integrity Professionals is the largest independent provider of enterprise security software addressing complex security and regulatory compliance challenges. Vanguard continuously drives innovation in security software and technology to stay ahead of evolving regulatory requirements and an ever-changing threatscape. Led by some of the most knowledgeable minds in the cybersecurity industry our security solutions lead the industry. https://www.go2vanguard.com

Supporting Sponsors

CMMI
SafePaaS
Switzerland Chapter

Congratulations to the following speakers who were rated in the top 5% at the EuroCACS 2018 and CSX Europe 2018 Conferences.

According to our post-conference survey results, these speakers were all rated 4.75 or higher (on a 5-point scale) by the attendees of their sessions. Minimum of 20% survey response required to qualify.

 

2018 Top-Rated Speakers

Pablo Ballarin

Pablo Ballarin – CSX Europe 2018

CISA, CISM

Don't hack my brain! The Coming Security and Privacy Risks behind Brain Computer Interface solutions:  BCI solutions generate, process and transmit data coming from the brain activity. Security needs to understand why they are bringing completely new types of threats to our security and privacy, and what type of multidisciplinary strategy is needed.


Allan Boardman

Allan Boardman – EuroCACS 2018

CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC

Deriving Maximum Benefit from Audit examined the often experienced tensions between Audit & other assurance functions sign posting the potential problem areas and pitfalls to avoid. It also provided strategies for successfully deriving maximum benefit from audit.


Tracy Celaya

Dr. Tracy Celaya – CSX Europe 2018

Why Awareness Efforts Fail:  Awareness efforts essentially attempt to get users to practice strong security behaviors. The problem is that these behaviors should be required, and not just encouraged. We show how to embed behaviors into governance and make them requirements.


Guy Dagan

Guy Dagan – CSX Europe 2018

Cyber Crisis Management, Part 1: Cyber crisis management relies heavily on internal communication. During a breach miscommunication poses a huge risk to the response process and remediation time. The exercise promotes the organizations’ preparation increasing the knowledge emphasise.


Mike Dodson

Mike Dodson – EuroCACS 2018

SSH Keys—Lowest Cost, Highest Risk Tool: All enterprises rely on SSH to authenticate privileged users and establish trusted access to critical systems. But, the SSH keys are often left unprotected and inadequately audited. This presentation focused on common mistakes on security, policy, and auditing practices.


Oren Elimelech

Oren Elimelech – CSX Europe 2018

Cyber Crisis Management, Part 1: Cyber crisis management relies heavily on internal communication. During a breach miscommunication poses a huge risk to the response process and remediation time. The exercise promotes the organizations’ preparation increasing the knowledge emphasise.


Guy Herbert

Guy Herbert – EuroCACS 2018

CISA

Dev Ops, Agile and Compliance: Dev Ops and Agile development can allow you to build a fast-paced compliance pipeline that will allow your development teams to maintain speed and keep your risk and audit teams happy.


Herbert McMorris

Herbert McMorris – EuroCACS 2018

CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC

Auditor’s Guide to a Penetration Test: Penetration testing identifies flaws in a security programme including technical, process, and personnel failures. But what should the auditor or risk manager do with the results? This session discussed what the auditor and risk manager need to know.


Benjamin Smith

Benjamin Smith – CSX Europe 2018

The Five “P”s of Breach Response: Organizations of all sizes are under attack today, and one common challenge is how ill-prepared we all tend to be while responding. Learn how to most effectively combine people, processes, and technologies in the midst of a breach response.


Frans Szabo

Frans Szabo – CSX Europe 2018

The Art of Red Teaming Without Insulting: Red Teaming is considered the "next level" of obligatory security controls. But if you do RT properly, you will disclose flaws made by colleagues. And they are the ones who must solve the issues. How to you keep away from a game of denial?


Ira Winkler

Ira Winkler – CSX Europe 2018

Why Awareness Efforts Fail: Awareness efforts essentially attempt to get users to practice strong security behaviors. The problem is that these behaviors should be required, and not just encouraged. We show how to embed behaviors into governance and make them requirements.


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