29 March 08:00 - 18:30Hotel Birger Jarl, Stockholm


John Wallhoff
Event Chairman, B4 Investigate

John Wallhoff (CISA, CISM, CISSP), CTO/Co-Founder at B4 Investigate and formerly the  President of ISACA Sweden Chapter & independent advisor. He is an experienced expert in the field of IT-Governance, IT Service Management and Information Security. Over the past 25 years he has been working with a wide range of organisations in different industries/sectors.

Ulf Holmerin
Vice President, ISACA Sweden Chapter

Pål Göran Stensson
Cyber Security and Privacy Operations Manager, IKEA Group

Head of Cyber Security, modern, digital leader in a classic space of Security, Privacy, Risk and Compliance. We are constantly in transition and I am energized by leading through change. Eyes on the horizon, hands in the dirt and leading through example.I drive a new agenda where Cyber Security is the enabler of the digital business model. Done right, we promote a dynamic, fast and flexible business where opportunities are found early, successfully converted, developing existing and new revenue to the company while maintaining our core values and principles.Leading self, leading others and leading leaders, building a large organisation delivering on a global scale are my motivators and helps me grow my impact. My work is in developing a vision, a strategy and an approach to deliver with excellence where the work is described by others as quietly brilliant.

Angelique Dawnbringer
Board Member, ISACA Sweden Chapter

Let me introduce myself, Angelique Dawnbringer is my name and for the past 20 years of my life I've been working as a CIO/CTO, IT consultant and IT specialist. I specialize in cloud architecture, information security and data protection. I have worked in most industries, from building and maintaining datacentres, ISP’s to Banking, Medical, Insurance, HiTech-Physics and Automobile. Privacy and Data Protection or simply security has always been a big interest of mine and bringing awareness to people around the dangers and the potential in creating solutions. Regardless of industry, security is a must have quality aspect which is often overlooked. At this moment, I work as an Information Security Officer for SEB at Group & Tech Level at Group Security & Cyber Defense on Strategic Positioning and Threat Intelligence.Not knowing the balance between risk and opportunity is one of the biggest issues within the industries as such and hopefully, we can make the world a little better by sharing our knowledge and learn something new. I hope to share my insight from working in several industries with you.

Anna Forsebäck
Head of Legal, Hemnet AB

Anna is a Stockholm-based lawyer specialized in tech and privacy: She is currently head of legal matters at Hemnet AB. During here tenure at Schibsted, she was responsible for setting up a centralized, scalable DPO-office for all companies in the Media Division of Schibsted Media - a task that covered some fifty companies in ten European countries. Annas experience includes both external counsel roles and, in-house legal counsel and DPO roles.

Ian McShane
VP of Strategy, Arctic Wolf

Ian McShane is the VP of Strategy of Arctic Wolf. Ian has over 20 years experience in cybersecurity and operational IT, with humble beginnings in a tech support call center and live-fire experience leading sysadmin teams for large multi-national organizations. As a former Gartner analyst, Ian has advised the largest and fastestgrowing technology companies in the world as well as tens of thousands of organizations world-wide. He is well known as a trusted advisor and popular commentator in our industry, and prior to joining Arctic Wolf Ian also spent time in various product leadership end executive roles at Symantec, Endgame, Elastic, and CrowdStrike.

Emil Dahlin
CIO, Bravida


Registration and Morning Breakfast

Conference kicks-off with morning breakfast 

Chairman’s Opening Remarks

John Wallhoff, CTO & Co-Founder B4 Investigate

Keynote: Cybersecurity Skills Shortage

  • How do we get the junior cybersecurity talent into the workforce?
  • How do we bridge the skills gap?

How to calculate and understand the societal economic cost of IT incidents

Co-Host Keynote - TBA

A co-host partner will present a thought leadership keynote that allows our attendees to visualize it's own service offering.

Coffee Break & Networking

How to ensure cybersecurity is considered in the enterprise strategy?

  • How can CIO/CISOs influence enterprise security strategy at board level?

Event Breakout Sessions

Participate in one of workshops below from our supporting partners that will be showcasing their own solutions at the event:

  • The Cloud 
  • Zero Trust 
  • Digital Operational Resilience Act ('DORA')
  • Governance 
  • Industrial Cybersecurity/OT Security

Lunch Break & Networking In The Expo Area

Round Table Discussions

Round Table Discussions are designed to give event participants an opportunity to exchange ideas and  experiences on some of the hot topics in the security market place in a more intimate setting. The discussions will last for 45 minutes and are open to all participants. Each round table is limited to 7-10 persons including the moderator. The topics to be discussed include the following:

  • SOC
  • Cybersecurity Skills Shortage
  • DORA
  • IT Security Incident Response
  • Information Security Awareness & Training
  • GRC
  • Business Continuity 
  • XDR Best Practices
  • Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Penetration testing

How consumers are exploited by the adtech industry? Ulf Holmerin Vice President ISACA Sweden Chapter

Learn how you are being tracked and profiled on the internet and in the real world for the purpose of showing targeted advertising. 

Afternoon Coffee Break & Networking

Third-Party Risk Management & Data Privacy

To what extent can we trust cloud providers? 

How to meet the growing attack risks when transitioning to the cloud

Keynote Presentation TBA

Panelist: Cyber Security and Privacy Operations Manager, IKEA Group

Leadership Panel Debate: Global Impact of Schrems II

Exploring the  impact of Schrems II 2 years down the road.

Panelist: Angelique Dawnbringer Board Member, ISACA Sweden Chapter

Panelist: Anna Forsebäck, Head Legal Hemnet AB

Chairman’s Closing Remarks: John Wallhoff Event Chairman, B4 Investigate

Networking Cocktail Reception

Event Summary

Welcome to the 7th edition of the IT Security Insights, a leading peer-to-peer conference bringing together IT security practitioners from across the Nordic market working with information security, OT Security, Cybersecurity, cloud services, IIoT, IT Governance, GDPR to discuss among other things; how to detect and mitigate the rising cases of ransomware and data breaches amongst leading Nordic and global organizations in Sweden. The conference also attracts leading information and cybersecurity service providers that will showcase their own solutions in the exhibition area at the conference.

With over 28 top Nordic and International speakers the conference will present numerous learning and networking opportunities via: 7 keynote sessions, 5 workshops, 10 round table sessions, a leadership panel debate and much more. The conference is an in-person format and will end with an exclusive networking cocktail reception for all those in attendance.

Join us for the long awaited onsite experience on 29th of March 2023 at Hotel Birger Jarl in Stockholm, Sweden!

Hotel Birger Jarl

Hotel Birger Jarl is probably Stockholm city’s most personal business and conference hotel. Step into the welcoming lobby and be greeted with timeless Scandinavian design that is colourful, light, open, and airy. The hotel offers modern conference facilities for up to 550 persons, featuring plenty of rooms for inspiring meetings as well as pleasant relaxation. Staying at the hotel guarantees you a warm welcome with personal care, comfortable beds, and delicious meals. Hotel Birger Jarl is named after the founder of Stockholm, and our feet are firmly planted in our national heritage. When you visit the hotel, you will notice at once that there is combination of these traditions with innovative thinking and considerate service, as well as the best that contemporary design has to offer. This central hotel showcases 271 rooms and among them you find a unique design of rooms decorated by well-known Swedish interior architects and designers.

Address: Birger Jarlsgatan 61A, 113 56 Stockholm, Sweden.
Venue website: http://www.birgerjarl.se/en/in...


By Subway from T- Centralen:

• Take the green line with train no.s: 17, 18 & 19 on the subway from Stockholm Central
towards any of the following destinations: Odenplan, Alvik, Åkeshov, Råcksta, Vällingby
and Hässelby Strand.
• Get off at Rådsmangatan and exit towards the side heading to Sveavägen (checkout attached photo) - approx travel time 3 minutes.
• From the Subway station it takes 3 minutes to the venue, Hotel Birger Jarl. Use Google Maps and you will be there in no time. There is a subway going every 5 minutes.

By car

Birger Jarlsgatan 61A,
113 56 Stockholm, Sweden.

By taxi

We recommend the following companies:
Taxi Stockholm +46 8-15 00 00
Taxi Kurir + 46 8-30 00 00
Taxi 020 + 46 20-20 20 20