Wouter Veugelen, Chief Information Security Officer at Primary Health Care Limited presented the case study: Working with suppliers to uplift their cyber security maturity.
The security maturity of key suppliers for a number of industries is lower than desired, often leaving CISO’s with no other option than to work with vendors that do not meet their desired security requirements. This session explored some common challenges and learnings from recent vendor engagements.
– The challenges associated with considering security as an afterthought
– Selling security to your business executives as a key business enabler, to make sure security is a key decision maker during the supplier evaluation process
– How to educate and influence vendors to uplift their security maturity.
ABOUT WOUTER VEUGELEN
Wouter is a Chief Information Security Officer with 15+ years of professional experience in technology and cyber security. His industry experience spans different sectors including Financial Services, Health, and Energy, Utilities and Mining sectors both in industry roles as well as within professional services. Wouter obtained a master of science degree in information & communication security from KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Scandinavia’s largest technical university and conducted his thesis project for Microsoft, where he was involved with the integration of the Belgian electronic identity card middle-ware with Microsoft’s identity management system Windows CardSpace.