Join Altran’s World Class Center for Cybersecurity in Portugal for inspiring talks and networking with like-minded cyber professionals

> Tuesday 26th November 2019
> Tivoli Avenida da Liberdade, Lisbon
> 08.30 – 13.30

We invite you to join us at the Lisbon Security Forum on Tuesday 26th November at the Tivoli Avenida da Liberdade from 08.30 to 13.30. Altran’s World Class Center for Cybersecurity hosts this exciting event, bringing together like-minded cyber professionals and thought-provoking key note speakers. By attending the event you will:

  • Hear from keynote speakers including Gameiro Marques (Director General for the Portugal National Security Office) and Phil Huggins (Director of CISO Mentor with 20 years of CISO experience)
  • Learn about the latest cyber developments and future challenges
  • Discover best practice for protecting your organisation
  • Have opportunity to network with other business professionals in a ’round-table’ format
  • Learn about Altran Portugal’s cybersecurity offering

If you have any further questions, or would like to extend the invitation to a colleague or fellow cyber professional, please email us at


Event RSVP

08:30 – 09:00     Registration

Registration with drinks provided, plus an opportunity to network with fellow delegates.

09:00 – 09:10      Welcome

Introduction and welcome – INSERT SPEAKER NAME HERE

09:10 – 09:30       Keynote speaker session 1

Keynote speaker session – Charles White (CEO of Information Risk Management, the hub of Altran’s World Class Center for Cybersecurity) 

Charles will introduce the newly formed World Class Center for Cybersecurity, explaining exactly why the initiative came to fruition and how we are tackling the latest market needs.

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Charles White is a cybersecurity veteran, having co-founded IRM with David Cazalet in 1998. Serving as CEO since the company’s inception, he has successfully guided it from a small consultancy into an innovative and dominant leader within the information security industry.

09:30 – 09:50      Keynote speaker session 2

Keynote speaker session – LORD ARBUTHNOT TBC

09:50 – 10:10       Keynote speaker session 3

Keynote speaker session – Gameiro Marques (Director General for the Portugal National Security Office)

Gameiro will share updates and his views on the latest developments in the cybersecurity industry in Portugal.

António Gameiro Marques graduated in Naval Military Sciences and served as Navigator in various naval vessels. After a major in communications, he graduated in electrical and computer engineering at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California.

Since then, several missions and positions have been held in the technology area: Modernization and Automation of Radionaval Stations; Portugal’s representation to NATO bodies responsible for information and communication technologies; Already promoted to Rear Admiral, he holds the position of Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in 2009. In 2013, he is appointed to the position of Deputy Secretary General of the Ministry of National Defense.

10:10 – 10:40        Coffee Break

Coffee break and networking opportunity

10:40 – 11:15        Roundtable 1

Roundtable 1 including Q&A

Let’s discuss our biggest concerns and challenges when it comes to cybersecurity implementation. Some of Altran Portugal’s clients will lead a roundtable to generate a discussion around current scenarios, market needs, challenges and business strategy.

11:15 – 12:00        Keynote session 4

Phil Huggins, Director of CISO Mentor, will talk about approaches to improving the state of cybersecurity, using his 20 years experience as a CISO to bring you insight into best practice.

Phil Huggins is an independent consultant who has spent the last 20 years as a security & risk professional across multiple commercial sectors and in government. He has extensive experience of governance, management, system engineering and practical architecture across a wide range of disciplines and technologies. Phil is also experienced in briefing and presenting cybersecurity risk  concepts to boards and training NEDs, and founded CISO Mentor.

12:00 – 12:30       Roundtable 2

Roundtable 2 including Q&A

In this roundtable, we will bring together the keynote speakers, clients and partners (including Microsoft and Banco de Portugal). Moderated by Charles White, the discussion will focus around what the current and upcoming trends are in cybersecurity, considering future challenges.

12:30 – 13.30       Close and lunch

Closing session followed by a complimentary lunch for guests and networking opportunities.



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