Cybersecurity for Financial Services Financial Services Financial Services Webinar


21 OCTOBER 2021

Time: 13:00 -16:00 SAST


South African Standard Time (SAST)


Securing Financial Services Firms in the Digital Age

When deploying smart technologies financial services firms become vulnerable to cybersecurity risks. How do we ensure that firms are secure as they implement AI, ML, RPA, IoT among other smart technologies.

Event Focus:

  • Anticipating the threat
  • Identifying the threats
  • Mitigate the risk
  • Head of Compliance
  • Head of Risk
  • Chief Information Officers
  • Chief Digital Officers
  • Chief Technology Officers
  • Chief Investment Officers
  • Chief Financial Officers
  • Heads of Investment
  • Investment Bankers
  • Head of Fintech
  • Insurance Technologies Managers
  • IT Managers
  •  IT Infrastructure Managers
  • IT Security Managers
  • Governance, Risk and Compliance Managers
  • Payment Systems Managers
  •  Digital Banking Managers
  •  Call Center Managers
  • Delivery Channel Managers
  •  Operational Risk Managers

Delegate Profile

C-level executives
IT Leaders
Middle Management

Cybersecurity for Financial Services Webinar 2021 - Agenda

Meet our Cybersecurity for Financial Services Webinar Speakers

Mariana Pereira

Director of Email Security Products @ Darktrace

Mariana is the Director of Email Security Products at Darktrace, with a primary focus on the capabilities of AI cyber defenses against email-borne attacks. Mariana works closely with the development, analyst, and marketing teams to advise technical and non-technical audiences on how best to augment cyber resilience within the email domain, and how to implement AI technology as a means of defense. She speaks regularly at international events, with a specialism in presenting on sophisticated, AI-powered email attacks. She holds an MBA from the University of Chicago, and speaks several languages including French, Italian, and Portuguese.

Adri Faasen

Head of Sales Manager @ DRS

Adri is currently employed as the Sales Manager at DRS. Adri has a passion for Information Security and over the years has gained a significant amount of knowledge and experience in the both the technical and management areas of Information Security. Ms Faasen brings a wealth of experience in management to the position augmented by certifications from leading global cyber security vendors and the University of Pretoria. Customer satisfaction is high on DRS’s priority list with all executives focused on exceeding client expectations. Adri has toastmaster public speaking under her belt and with her years of sales experience enjoys speaking and training people.

Khutso Malungane

Digital Strategist and AI Specialist

A service delivery manager helping organisations align and integrate technology into all areas of their operations. Strategic advisor in changing how business operate and deliver value to customers. Highly skilled in implementing various strategic decisions and productivity initiatives to meet goals, objectives and the overall competitiveness of the organisation. Experienced in Strategic development, Change management, lean manufacturing, continuous improvements, Project Management and Business development of both Corporate and SME's.

Laurent Marechal

Cloud Security & Data Protection Advanced Technology Specialist, EMEA @ McAfee

As Cloud Security Technology Architect for the EMEA region, Laurent Marechal has built a solid reputation in supporting business and government sector organisations on a variety of information management projects. Laurent was also a key player in establishing technology partnerships with third-party companies in the security industry. Over the past 15 years, he has specialised in encryption, data loss prevention (DLP) and Cloud Security frameworks and technologies. His experience enables him to understand the challenges related to information management projects, giving customers and partners the opportunity to gradually integrate into the regulatory frameworks’ requirements. Marechal spent nearly 15 years in security software companies such as SafeBoot, McAfee, Intel Security and within the defense sector state services.

Mauricio Gomez

Co-Founder and Chairman @Fluid Attacks

Mauricio Gomez is an entrepreneur with 20 years in cybersecurity. He is the co-founder and chairman of Fluid Attacks, a security testing company. Since 2008, Mauricio has led the expansion into new markets. Mauricio is also an investor in two other technology companies called Biva Salud y Vida (Healthtech) and Autonomic Mind (recruitment and staffing for IT companies).

Patrick Drexler

Head of Business Development @ Nethone

Patrick is an accomplished sales and partner manager in the payment and financial industry with 10+ years of experience. Prior to joining Nethone, Patrick managed the partnership department at Paysafecard (for Europe and Asia), and later represented the group in Germany. For the last 5 years, Patrick has led sales activities in the DACH region. Patrick is building and executing the business development strategy for sales and partnership teams to establish an international footprint for Nethone.

Carlo Ulbrich

CSO & Co-Founder @ Nect GmbH

Carlo has over ten years of experience in B2B sales, sales controlling and project management. In his last position before founding the company, he was sales manager of a global project logistics company with the management of an international team. At the same time as training as a logistics services clerk, he completed a business management diploma course with a focus on corporate management and marketing.

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