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Cyber Resilience Summit: Measuring and Managing Software Risk, Security and Technical Debt

June 06, 2017

 

The Consortium for IT Software Quality is bringing the Cyber Resilience Summit to Europe, to take place on 6 June 2017 in Brussels, Belgium, the vibrant heart of political Europe and headquarters of the European Commission. All are invited to attend! The theme of the Summit is “Measuring and Managing Software Risk, Security and Technical Debt.” Discussion will focus on the latest strategic thinking from innovative American and European CIOs and IT policy makers.

 

Registration: Admission is complimentary. RSVP is required. Click here to register now.

 

The program will cover:

  • Managing security and risk with software measurement
  • Applying standard quality metrics to internal benchmarking, vendor agreements, and governance
  • Outcome-based contracts and service level agreements
  • Using software quality standards to comply with regulations
  • Positioning software measurement as a support mechanism for your team while prioritizing actions for business
  • Managing system complexity from a technology and architectural standpoint

 

Meeting Location:
Radisson Blu Royal Hotel
Rue du Fossé-aux-Loups 47
Wolvengracht 47
1000 Brussels, Belgium

 

The Cyber Resilience Summit is part of the OMG® Technical Meeting from 5-9 June 2017 in Brussels. Click here to book a hotel room.

 

 

PROGRAM

 

09.00 OMG and CISQ Mission
Dr. Richard Soley, Chairman and CEO, Object Management Group
 

Dr. Soley introduces the Consortium for IT Software Quality™, an IT leadership group co-founded by the OMG and Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University to deliver automated measures of software size and quality from system source code. Dr. Soley shares the critical context behind CISQ’s formation and mission objectives.

09.20 Advances in Software Quality Measurement
Dr. Bill Curtis, Executive Director, Consortium for IT Software Quality 

Dr. Curtis introduces software quality standards for use in IT benchmarking, productivity analysis, service level agreements, and vendor relationships. Dr. Curtis will discuss how to manage IT risk and mitigate technical debt.

09.45 Keynote: Dr. J. Michael Gilmore, former Director of Operational Test and Evaluation with the U.S. Department of Defense, now at RAND

For nearly the last decade, Dr. J. Michael Gilmore served as Director of Operational Test and Evaluation with the U.S. Department of Defense, where he was responsible for the planning, conduct, analysis, and reporting of operational test and evaluation for all IT-intensive mission-critical systems. Dr. Gilmore will discuss the U.S. Government’s approaches to strengthening the security and resilience of systems. His keynote address will open up dialogue with progressive leaders from NATO, the EU, and European national governments working to modernize IT systems in government and commercial industry.

10.15 Refreshment Break
10.30 Government Panel Discussion
Lead: Professor Georges Ataya from Solvay Brussels School, Academic Director of Information Security Management Education, Managing Partner ICTC.EU, and Vice President of the Belgian Cybersecurity Coalition
 

 

– Dr. J. Michael Gilmore, former Director of Operational Test and Evaluation with the U.S. Department of Defense, now at RAND
– Jean-François Legendre, Development Manager, AFNOR
– Constant Kohler, Programme Manager, Industry & Infrastructure, CEN and CENELEC
– Antonio Conte, European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry (invited)

11.30 Managing Cyber Risk Through Sourcing
Erik Beulen, Principal, The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) 

Mr. Beulen discusses practical approaches to using vendor management tools and processes in application sourcing to address IT risk.

12.00 Lunch Break
13.15 CIO Panel Discussion
Lead: Matthew Crabbe, Editor, QA-Financial.com
 

 

– Toine van Eeden, CIO, NCOI
– André Nadorp, Director of Benchmarking, METRI Group
– Freddy Van den Wyngaert, Secretary-General, EuroCIO; former CIO, Agfa-Gevaert Group
– Paul Bentz, CISQ Director of Government and Industry Programs; former CIO at Paribas and Allianz

14.30 Cyber Risk and Banking Prudential Requirements
Nicolas Fleuret, Partner, Deloitte France
Cyber Risk is high on the agenda of banking authorities, especially the European Central Bank, which are now assessing it as part of the pillar 2. This can imply for banks to setup a specific approach to assess and monitor a this non-financial risk.
15.00 Close

 

Admission is complimentary. RSVP is required. Click here to register now!

 

 

Thank you to CISQ sponsors

 

Thank you to CISQ partners

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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