SIGS Special Interest Group Blockchain

Join us on April 17th, 2024 and earn 4.25 CPEs

(registration will be closed April 16th, 2024 - participation fee will be refunded after participation, available seats limited)
HOST Sponsor
Meet with and be inspired by like-minded peers who face a similar set of challenges. Share strategies for mitigating the most current information security threats. A friendly, relaxed and professional atmosphere will ensure that you leave this event with a new wealth of trust-based contacts and tangible takeaways.
The unique strength of this event is that members can feel free to share concerns, successes, and feedback in a one-to-one environment.

This is a ‘must attend’ event for all security professionals! We are confident that the relationships you develop here will prove to be crucial to your continuing success. So do not wait and register!

Looking forward to see you there,
your SIGS team

Sales peoples (incl. CEO's and Founders), vendors, consulting companies like the big4 and all peoples who just like to sell their products or services are not allowed to take part at SIGS events.
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Bleicherweg 10
8002 Zürich

April 17th, 2024, 2.30 pm - open end incl. apéro

We request EUR 60.-- during the registration. You will get your money back if you where there.
2:30 pm
3:00 PM
Welcome & short introduction from the background organization and the host sponsor
3:15 PM
Dr. Elli Androulaki, Distinguished Engineer, Dr. Angelo De Caro, Senior Technical Staff Member and Dr. Alessandro Sorniotti, Principal Research Scientist Decentralised Trust & System Security Security Pillar at IBM Research

Security Provisions of DLTs / Smart Contracts in the Context of Financial Asset Tokenization
In this talk we will be providing an overview of Distributed Ledger Technologies (public or private/permissioned) and their advantages in terms of security in the context of regulated (financial) asset management. We will elaborate on the needs for privacy, accountable governance and interoperation, and technologies to accommodate these needs.

Finally, the discussion will extend to the risks and issues surrounding smart contracts, custody solutions, tokenization challenges, and potential pitfalls associated with decentralized finance (DeFi) applications.
4:15 PM
Patrick Schramböck, Chief Information Security Officer at finnova AG & Krzysztof Gogol, Blockchain Researcher at University of Zurich

Having an open discussion about crypto risks and solutions.

Topics to start
  • Crypto techniques, like private versus public blockchain, custody (MPC versus HSM)
  • Risks and issues with, smart contracts, tokenization, DeFi apps, etc.
  • Ways to assess solutions and third party offerings via crypto security framework (more general security topics)
4:45 PM
5:15 PM
Roundtable Discussion moderated by Patrick Schramböck & Krzysztof Gogol
Interactive discussion and exchange of experiences.
6:30 PM 
Apéro & networking and know how sharing till open end
Contributors & Speakers
Below you will find our contributors and speakers to whom we say a big thank you !
Fabio Salvucci
Initiator and Director - Divisional Information Security at UBS AG
Further information at Fabio Salvucci | LinkedIn
Elli Androulaki
Distinguished Engineer at IBM Research
Further information at Elli Androulaki | LinkedIn
Angelo de Caro
Senior Technical Staff Memeber at IBM Research
Further information at Angelo De Caro | LinkedIn
Krzysztof Gogol
Blockchain Researcher at University of Zurich
Further information at Krzysztof Gogol | LinkedIn
Patrick Schramböck
Chief Information Security Officer at finnova AG
Further information at Patrick Schramböck | LinkedIn
Alessandro Sorniotti
Principal Research Scientist at IBM Research
Further information at Alessandro Sorniotti | LinkedIn
Contact Us
If you have any questions or you like to get information about further events, please do not hesitate to contact us!
 Join us on April 17th
We look forward to hosting you!

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