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Breakfast Club 05: Cyber Security – Protecting Critical Financial Infrastructure

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Hotel Alpbacherhof
Breakout / Breakfast Club
english language

The digitalisation of economy and society has an impact on the lives of citizens beyond mobile phones and home computers. However, the majority of people are not aware of the manifold opportunities this new hyper-connectivity creates for crime. The sensitive global world of finance is a very lucrative target for cyber criminals and cyber terrorists. What can be done to counter this omnipresent threat?

Speakers

Lead Financial Sector Specialist, The World Bank Group, Washington DC Introduction
Chair, Barracuda Networks AG, Innsbruck
Director, Department of Cyber Defence & ICT Security, Austrian Federal Ministry of Defence, Vienna
Managing Editor, Der Standard, Vienna Chair

Ph.D. Aquiles A. ALMANSI

Lead Financial Sector Specialist, The World Bank Group, Washington DC

1973-1976 Student of Economics, National University of Rosario, Argentina
1977-1978 Military Service, Argentine Army, Rosario
1978-1981 Financial Analyst, UNION Financial Company, Buenos Aires
1979-1981 Graduate Student of Economics, Universidad Del Cema, Buenos Aires
1981-1985 Graduate Student of Economics, University of Chicago
1985-1988 Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
1989-2001 Professor of Economics and Finance, Universidad Del Cema, Buenos Aires
1992-1996 Vice President, Banque National de Paris, New York and Buenos Aires
1996-2000 Member of the Board, Central Bank of Argentina, Buenos Aires
2001 Chief Investment Officer, INVESCO AM, Buenos Aires
2001-2002 Chief Investment Officer, Citigroup Asset Management, Buenos Aires
2002-2007 Senior Financial Economist, The World Bank Group, Washington, DC
since 2008 Lead Financial Sector Specialist, The World Bank Group, Washington, DC

Dr. Wieland ALGE

Chair, Barracuda Networks AG, Innsbruck

1995-1999 Forschungsassistent, Institut für Theoretische Physik, Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck
2000 Gründer, phion AG, Innsbruck
2004 Chief Executive Officer, phion AG, Innsbruck
2010 General Manager, EMEA Barracuda Networks, Innsbruck

Mag. Walter UNGER

Director, Department of Cyber Defence & ICT Security, Austrian Federal Ministry of Defence, Vienna

1979-1982 Military Academy, Wiener Neustadt
1982-1988 Platoon and Company Commander, Bruckneudorf
1988-1991 12. General Staff Course, National Defence Academy, Vienna
1991-1999 AAFSA - Austrian Armed Forces Security Agency, Ministry of Defence and Sports, Vienna
1998-1999 Leadership course, Federal Administration Academy, Vienna
1999-2000 Commander of the Anti-Tank Battalion 1, Joint Forces Command, Wiener Neustadt
2001-2009 Head of the Counter Intelligence Division, AAFSA - Austrian Armed Forces Security Agency, Vienna
2006-2008 Head of the Interministerial Working Group Strategy  ICT Security
2009-2013 Head of the ICT-Security Division, AAFSA - Austrian Armed Forces Security Agency, Vienna
since 2013 Head of the Cyber Defence & ICT- Security Division, AAFSA - Austrian Armed Forces Security Agency, Vienna
since 2015 Project Team Leader Cyber Defence Centre, AAFSA - Austrian Armed Forces Security Agency, Vienna

MPA. Dr. Eric FREY

Managing Editor, Der Standard, Vienna

1981 Student of Public Affairs, Princeton University
1991-1996 Deputy Foreign Editor, Der Standard
1996-1998 Foreign Editor, Der Standard
1998-2001 Business Editor, Der Standard
2001-2002 Marshall Plan Chair for Austrian Studies, University of New Orleans
since 2002 Managing Editor, Der Standard

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