DSS ITSEC 2017: CYBERCRIME AND EU GDPR LABYRINTH

THE LARGEST CYBER SECURITY EVENT IN BALTICS

Supporters

This years sponsors


IBM

Platinum Partners


IBM is a globally integrated enterprise operating in over 170 countries. Today IBM UK has around 20,000 employees, bringing innovative solutions to a diverse client base to help solve some of their toughest business challenges. In addition to being the world's largest IT and consulting services company, IBM is a global business and technology leader, innovating in research and development to shape the future of society at large. IBM's prized research, development and technical talent around the world partner with governments, corporations, thinkers and doers on ground breaking real world problems to help make the world work better and build a smarter planet.

ALSO

General Partners


ALSO is one of the leading European companies in the wholesale and logistics sector for information technology and consumer electronics (ICE). ALSO is active in 7 European countries: in Germany, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and in Switzerland. ALSO delivers IT, entertainment and consumer electronic goods and services, which improve customers’ competitiveness in the whole value chain. Our aim is to make our customers more successful and constantly develope profitable, high quality operations. World-class logistic services, customer oriented, energic and friendly customer service and electronic services are our main focus areas.

Balabit

Platinum Partners


Balabit is a leading provider of Privileged Access Management (PAM) and Log Management solutions that help businesses reduce the risk of data breaches associated with privileged accounts. Balabit’s integrated PAM solution protects organizations in real-time from threats posed by the misuse of high risk and privileged accounts. Solutions include Privileged Session Management and Privileged Account Analytics, which together help organizations prevent, detect, and respond to cyber attacks involving privileged accounts, including both insider threats and external attacks using hi-jacked credentials. Working in conjunction with existing security tools, Balabit Privileged Access Management enables a flexible and people-centric approach to improving security without adding additional constraints to working practices. Founded in 2000, Balabit has a proven track record, with 25 Fortune 100 customers and more than 1,000,000 corporate users worldwide. The company operates globally with offices across the United States and Europe, together with a network of reseller partners. For more information, visit www.balabit.com, read the Balabit blog, or follow on Twitter via @balabit, LinkedIn or Facebook.

Hermitage Solutions

Platinum Partners


Hermitage Solutions specializes in value added distribution of IT and data security solutions. Represented security –products portfolio consists of solutions, which are selected according to the best results in criteria such as security technology effectiveness, intuitive, and easy administration and optimal price and performance ratio. Projects are executed in cooperation with professional partners. We seek to provide for our customers continuous, safe and productive IT infrastructure applications.

Arrow

Platinum Partners


Arrow Electronics is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions, with 2015 sales of $23.28 billion. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for over 100,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 460 locations serving over 85 countries.

Data Security Solutions

General Partners


Data Security Solutions is known as IT security specialist with international experience who defends its customers against the greatest threat of the 21st century - cyber-criminals and as well against disloyal employees by using the most innovative data security solutions from global IT market. Represented the innovative IT security solution manufacturers are selectively chosen from countries such as Israel, U.S., Luxembourg, Belgium, Germany, Hungary, UK etc. and have quality marks from industry analysts like Gartner, Forrester and IDC.

ISACA

Supporting Authorities


As an independent, nonprofit, global association, ISACA engages in the development, adoption and use of globally accepted, industry-leading knowledge and practices for information systems. Previously known as the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, ISACA now goes by its acronym only, to reflect the broad range of IT governance professionals it serves.

CERT.LV

Supporting Authorities


CERT.LV mission is to promote information technology (IT) security in Latvia. CERT.LV operates under the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Latvia and is regulated by the Information Technology Security Law. CERT.LV main tasks are to maintain and update information on IT security threats, provide support in the case of IT security incident, advise governmental institutions, organize informative and educational activities for the government employees, IT security professionals and general public. More information about CERT.LV.

Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Latvia

Supporting Authorities


The Ministry of Defence develops National Defence Policy, organises and co-ordinates the implementation of the National Policy, the implementation of National Policy in the areas of geodesy, cartography, and geo-spatial information, as well as the implementation of National Policy in the areas of military education and science.

Latvian IT Cluster

Supporting Authorities


Cooperation platform for development of innovative IT soutions in Latvia and all around the World

Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI)

Supporting Authorities


Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) is a voluntary, politically independent organisation uniting micro, small, medium and large-sized companies from all regions and economic sectors of Latvia. Based on the number of its members, LCCI is the largest non-governmental organisation of businessmen, which unites individual companies, industry associations, city business clubs, and other businessmen unions. LCCI represents the interests of entrepreneurs in state and regional institutions, as well as offers services so as to ensure Latvia has excellent companies in an excellent business environment. LCCI works in three areas: 1) business environment 2) competitiveness of the companies 3) export.

The Federation of Security and Defence Industries of Latvia (FSDI Latvia)

Supporting Authorities


The Federation of Security and Defence Industries of Latvia (FSDI Latvia) was established in the spring of 2013 and involves a wide range of economic sectors, leading universities, and research institutes that have been established at educational and research institutions. FSDI Latvia is the only national organisation which represents companies in the security and defence sector, as well as universities. FSDI Latvia have been chosen as a partner by the Defence Ministry of the Republic of Latvia. FSDI Latvia actively partners with government institutions, international organisations, as well as business organisations from various sectors in Latvia and abroad – those which see new prospects in the security and defence sector.

The Latvian Information Technology and Telecommunications Association - LIKTA

Supporting Authorities


The Latvian Information Technology and Telecommunications Association - LIKTA - is a professional association, founded in 1998, that regroups over 85 important ITTE product and service providers and educational institutions, as well as about 130 individual professional members of the ITTE industry sector in Latvia, namely in computer hardware and software, electronics, and telecommunications infrastructure and service providers. LIKTA member organisations employ over 15 000 people.

AmCham

Supporting Authorities


Founded in March 1993 by 27 American investors, AmCham is the leading foreign business organization in Latvia representing over 140 members that include some of the largest international companies in the country. When AmCham was established, the US Embassy was key in bringing the members together and pushing the idea towards fruition. It was the second Chamber founded in the former Soviet Union after the Ukraine’s chapter. AmCham is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental entity fully supported by its members. AmCham Latvia is affiliated to the US Chamber of Commerce and AmChams in Europe.

BrightTALK

Media Partners


BrightTALK is a technology media company that provides professional webinar and video solutions to a variety of industries.

National Library of Latvia

Supporting Authorities


The main function of the NLL is the collection of national literature, its eternal storage and long-term access. The collection of the NLL (4,5 million units) embraces all branches of science, its basic profile being Social Sciences and the Humanities. Library readers are offered special collections - rare books, manuscripts, Letonica, the Baltic Central Library, maps, scores, sound recordings, graphic documents, small prints, periodicals. At present, most activities and events of the library are based on supporting higher education, research and life-long learning. The NLL is a centre of theoretical research and practical analyses of the activities of Latvian libraries. The Library carries out the functions of the centre of Latvia Interlibrary Loan, ensures the library and information service to the Parliament of the Republic of Latvia, implements the standardisation of the branch. Since the very beginning its main focus has been the national bibliography.

MEET RĪGA

Media Partners


MEET RĪGA is the official convention bureau of Riga city and a department of Riga Tourism Development Bureau. Our main task is promote and establish Riga & Latvia as a perfect meetings and events destination in Northern Europe by assisting and helping to meeting and event organizers to find most suitable local supplier in the region. http://www.meetriga.com/en/

The Baltic Defence College

Media Partners


The Baltic Defence College as a professional military education institution is working to develop academic excellence in teaching and researching the military utility of contemporary information and communications technologies and their implication for military operations and strategic leadership in multidimensional domains. The Baltic Defence College aims to become a hub of research on teaching methodologies and educational quality in the education of military officers and therefore is organizing the Fourth Annual Cyber Security Conference, focusing on integrating cyber domain into professional military education. The Conference is aimed at exploring education strategies and methodologies in cyber domain and incorporating different domains by offering interdisciplinary cyber education which would link together the understanding of the development and employment of capabilities necessary to operate in cyberspace and their integration and coordination with other operational domains. The Fourth Annual Conference on Cyber Security will offer a range of keynote presentations, panel discussions and a workshop which will allow participants to share the ideas and experiences of integrating cyber domain into educational curricula by identifying and discussing challenges, best practice standards and methodologies in the area.

PolarHD

Media Partners


PolarHD is a video production company with more than 9 years of experience. We provide video production services for conferences, sports and cultural events and we are working across all Europe and Scandinavia.

Kursors.lv

Media Partners


Established in 2014. Kursors.lv is the most influential local technology blog in Latvia. It covers trending news in IT, local events and does consumer electronic reviews

Kingston

Gold Partners


Kingston has grown to be the world's largest independent manufacturer of memory products. With global headquarters in Fountain Valley, California, Kingston employs more than 3,000 people worldwide. Regarded as one of the “Best Companies to Work for in America” by Fortune magazine, Kingston’s tenets of respect, loyalty, flexibility and integrity create an exemplary corporate culture. Kingston believes that investing in employees is essential and that each individual employee is a vital part of the company’s success.

Altacom

Gold Partners


Altacom is true value added IT distribution company focused IT infrastructure security, monitoring and management.

Fortinet

Platinum Partners


Only Fortinet can provide you with a powerful, complete, and integrated threat management solution that delivers industry leading protection and performance. Today’s security networks are too complex Too many different vendors, too many alerts, and too many different ways of managing each device: it all leads to an unmanageable infrastructure where gaps can be difficult to find. Only Fortinet can deliver a seamless, comprehensive security infrastructure across the entire attack surface. From the cloud to the edge and to the endpoint, Fortinet’s industry-leading suite of products and tools address all phases of the attack cycle – from prevention to detection to remediation. With a complete solution from Fortinet, you deliver more control, greater visibility and less complexity.

Accellion

Gold Partners


Accellion, Inc. enables enterprise organizations to collaborate on content with external partners securely via private cloud. Enterprises can leave existing content where it lives today, and extend it outside the firewall without having to migrate content or disrupt their business workflows. Accellion’s solutions are used by more than 15 million users and 2,500 of the world’s leading corporations and government agencies including Procter & Gamble; KPMG; Kaiser Permanente; Latham & Watkins; National Park Service; Pacific Life Insurance; Cargill; and the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST). For more information please visit www.accellion.com or call (650) 485-4300.

SAS Institute

Silver Partners


SAS is the leader in analytics. Through innovative analytics, business intelligence and data management software and services, SAS helps customers at more than 83,000 sites make better decisions faster. Since 1976, SAS has been giving customers around the world THE POWER TO KNOW®.

F-Secure

Gold Partners


Nobody knows cyber security like F-Secure. For three decades, F-Secure has driven innovations in cyber security, defending tens of thousands of companies and millions of people.With unsurpassed experience in endpoint protection as well as detection and response, F-Secure shields enterprises and consumers against everything from advanced cyber attacks and data breaches to widespread ransomware infections. F-Secure's sophisticated technology combines the power of machine learning with the human expertise of its world-renowned security labs for a singular approach called Live Security.F-Secure's security experts have participated in more European cyber crime scene investigations than any other company in the market, and its products are sold all over the world by over 200 broadband and mobile operators and thousands of resellers. Founded in 1988, F-Secure is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd.

ITEKSPERTS.lv

Silver Partners


The company provides IT consulting and IT engineering services.

Aalto University

Supporting Authorities


Aalto University, where science and art meet technology and business. The university is composed of six schools with over 20,000 students and 4,700 staff members, making it Finland's third-largest university.

GVF

Supporting Authorities


GVF (www.gvf.org) is the single and unified voice of the global satellite industry. Founded in 1997, it brings together organisations engaged in the delivery of advanced broadband and narrowband satellite services to consumers, and commercial and government enterprises worldwide. Headquartered in London, GVF is an independent, non-partisan and non-profit organisation with 200+ members from more than 100 countries. The broad-based membership represents every major world region and every sector of the satellite industry, including fixed and mobile satellite operators, satellite network operators, teleports, satellite earth station manufacturers, system integrators, value added and enhanced service providers, telecom carriers, consultants, law firms, and users. Contact martin.jarrold@gvf.org in the UK office, or in the US office please contact david.hartshorn@gvf.org or angie.mar@gvf.org.

Digital Guardian

Gold Partners


Digital Guardian provides the industry’s only threat aware data protection platform that is purpose built to stop data theft from insiders and outside adversaries. The Digital Guardian platform performs across the corporate network, traditional endpoints, mobile devices and cloud applications and is buttressed by a cloud-based, big data analytics engine, to make it easier to see and block all threats to sensitive information. This platform is recognized as a leader in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Data Loss Prevention. For more than 10 years, it has enabled data-rich organizations to protect their most valuable assets with a choice of on premise, SaaS or managed service deployment. Digital Guardian’s unique data awareness combined with behavioral threat detection and response, enables you to protect data without slowing the pace of your business. To learn more please visit: https://digitalguardian.com/

Global Knowledge Network Training Limited

Silver Partners


Global Knowledge is the world's leading learning services and professional development solutions provider. We deliver learning solutions to support customers as they adapt to key business transformations and technological advancements that drive the way that organizations around the world differentiate themselves and thrive. Our learning programs, whether designed for a global organization or an individual professional, help businesses close skills gaps and foster an environment of continuous talent development. Offering the most relevant and timely content delivered by the best instructors, we provide customers around the world with their choice of customized private programs, convenient public training scheduling options, flexible delivery formats and continuous learning support to accelerate their success. Our business skills solutions teach essential communications skills, leadership development, business analysis, project management, IT service management and process improvement. With thousands of courses spanning from foundational training to specialized certifications, our core IT training is focused on technology partners such as Amazon Web Services, Cisco, IBM, Microsoft, VMware, IAPP, Citrix, CompTIA. We offer comprehensive professional development for advancements in application development, big data analytics, change management, cloud computing, cybersecurity and networking. Founded in 1995, Global Knowledge employs more than 1,500 people worldwide and is headquartered in Cary, North Carolina.

Capscovil

Media Partners


Capscovil is a young boutique publisher with a focus on technology and sustainability. They research, analyze, write and publish both for independent in-house projects and for clients as ghost writer or chief in charge. Capscovil offers a new version of storytelling in technology marketing to present use cases in a compact way; or to create completely new use cases and develop new products. Early stage startups receive special value offers.

VisionWare

Supporting Authorities


VisionWare is a leading provider of security services with a converging approach of physical and IT/digital security. We look after your most critical assets. Our security services cover the following áreas: Corporate Strategy, Strategic Innovation, Design, establishment and operation of Security Operations Centers (SOC’s) , Risk management, Forensics, regulatory tracking, crime prevention and detection, and Fraud, Cyber incident detection, vulnerability assessment, ethical hacking/penetration tests, Personal Security, Physical Security on critical infrastructures , Information Security: Privacy and Data Protection , Corporate Governance, Compliance and ethics, Environment, safety and health.

Market Research Media

Media Partners


MarketAnalysis.com is a publication of Market Research Media. Market Research Media Ltd, a leading market research firm, provides comprehensive market research reports and forecasts to assist governmental and corporate decision makers understand the dynamics of world’s technology markets. Fortune 500 companies, US Congress and EU government bodies rely on our strategic insights. https://www.marketanalysis.com https://www.marketresearchmedia.com

X Infotech

Silver Partners


X Infotech is a global provider and integrator of software solutions for electronic identity (eID) documents and payment cards. Our solutions are behind and integrated into e-passport, national ID card, driver’s license, payment and social smart card programs. X Infotech boasts of having 100% projects successfully implemented in 45+ countries worldwide.

ECSO

Supporting Authorities


ECSO asbl was established in June 2016 under the Belgian law. It represents the industry-led contractual counterpart to the EC for the implementation of the cPPP and acts as a pan-European umbrella organisation for a wide variety of sectors and stakeholders i.e. large companies, SMEs and start-ups, research centres, universities, users, operators, clusters and associations as well as public local, regional and national administrations. ECSO members originate from EU Member States, countries from the European Economic Area (EEA), the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), and H2020 associated countries. ECSO’s objectives are to reach the goals set out by the contractual partnership linked to R&I, monitor its implementation in collaboration with the European Commission and support the development of industrial measures geared towards increasing the competitiveness of the cybersecurity industry in Europe and harmonise the cybersecurity market. To achieve its objectives and structure its work, ECSO has set up several working groups (WG) and respective sub-working groups (SWG) addressing different industrial and R&I aspects. These working groups are composed and chaired by ECSO members. WG1: Standardisation, certification, labelling and supply chain management WG2: Market deployment, investments and international collaboration WG3: Sectoral demand WG4: Support to SMEs, coordination with countries (in particular East & Central EU) and regions WG5: Education, training, awareness, exercises WG6: Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA)

Praca.pl

Media Partners


Praca.pl is one of the largest job boards in Poland. It stands out on the market for perfect customer service and high effectiveness of posted jobs that reach a few million jobseekers. Praca.pl runs a friend referral programme in which you can recommend a friend for work and gain financial benefit for it. The programme supports jobs posted on Praca.pl. To meet the newest trends on the labour market Praca.pl lets you search jobs on the map available on lokalna.praca.pl. Praca.pl is active not only online. Every year we issue the Praca.pl Guidebook which contains hints for candidates and presentations of companies. From 2015 we have been organising the Praca.pl Job Fairs which take place in Warsaw.

Adform

Supporting Authorities


Founded in Denmark in 2002, Adform is one of the world’s largest private and independent advertising technology companies. With offices in 18 countries, Adform has more than 750 employees globally throughout Europe, North America, MENA and APAC.

Trinity College Dublin

Supporting Authorities


Trinity College Dublin was established by Royal Charter in 1592. It is Ireland’s oldest university, recognised internationally as one of the world's leading research-intensive universities. It is ranked 88th in the World in the QS World University Rankings 2017/18. In its city-centre, historic buildings stand alongside state-of-the-art facilities, which are home a vibrant international community of almost 17,000 students, 92,000 alumni and 2,860 members of staff, representing at least 122 nationalities. The School of Law in Trinity College Dublin was founded in 1740. It is one of the leading Law Schools in Europe, consistently ranked as one of the top 100 Law Schools in the world.

Sophos

Gold Partners


Sophos, headquartered in Boston (USA) and Oxford (UK), began producing antivirus and encryption products 30 years ago. Today our products help secure the networks used by 100 million people in 150 countries and 100,000 businesses. Simple to deploy, simple to manage, and simple to use, Sophos’ award-winning encryption, endpoint security, web, email, mobile and network security solutions are backed by SophosLabs - a global network of threat intelligence centers. Sophos delivers complete IT security for businesses which means we don’t just detect threats – we help you address every point in the security lifecycle. We know that a proper security strategy must include networks, servers and devices—all devices—managed easily through the cloud. That’s why industry analysts such as Gartner recognize us as a market leader for malware protection, data security and network security.

WiMAX Forum

Media Partners


The WiMAX Forum® is an industry-led, not-for-profit organization that certifies and promotes the compatibility and interoperability of broadband wireless products based upon IEEE Standard 802.16. The WiMAX Forum’s primary goal is to accelerate the adoption, deployment and expansion of AeroMACS, WiGRID, and WiMAX technologies across the globe while facilitating roaming agreements, sharing best practices within our membership and certifying products. WiMAX Forum and WiGRID Certified® products are interoperable and support broadband fixed, nomadic, portable and mobile services. The WiMAX Forum works closely with service providers and regulators to ensure that WiMAX Forum Certified systems meet customer and government requirements. For more information, visit www.wimaxforum.org.

CIO Summit 2017

Media Partners


"CIO Summit 2017", 22nd Nov 2017 - the 4th CIO conference in Lithuania. http://www.itsummit.lt/en/

NATO

Supporting Authorities


NATO HQ SHAPE, the highest operational NATO HQ, subordinate to the political HQ in Brussels. NATO, an alliance of 29 nations now, with the main goal of providing peace and security to the member nations.

University of Birmingham

Supporting Authorities


The University of Birmingham is leading research-focused UK university, and the Security and Privacy Group within the University tackles a range of cyber security problems that are important to society. Working in collaboration with academia, industry and government, the Group consistently produces internationally leading research on key issues that has led to the University of Birmingham being recognised as an NCSC-EPSRC Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research.

iUeMagazine

Media Partners


Inspiration Unlimited eMagazine is a venture that is an All Positive, No Gossips Media Platform that brings Inspirational News & Stories from around the globe from various dimensions & strata of society. In a nutshell it's A delight for entrepreneurs, A vision for writers, A feast for energy seekers, A visionary platform for journalists, A pat on the back for those who struggle, A hope for readers of today & the strongest base for the future of a well-wired & positively inspired society.

COBALT

Supporting Authorities


COBALT is a closely integrated alliance of top-tier law offices across the Baltics and Belarus with the total team of 180 lawyers practicing in 7 practice groups including the Intellectual Property, IT & Regulatory group. COBALT is the full-service law firm of choice in the Baltics and Belarus for global top 10 law firms. COBALT advises local and international companies on all aspects of data protection and privacy matters and has experience with data protection issues in all sectors, including the financial, insurance, healthcare, pharmaceutical, telecoms, online and retail industries.

Accenture

Platinum Partners


Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations.With approximately 411,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.lv.

BiSMART

Media Partners


Business technologies today affect all business segments and processes, providing businesses with more and more cost-effective tools. Today understanding and implementing business technologies is a pledge of company's existence and competitiveness. BiSMART is a business technology platform. Тhe place where business, people and technology meet. By uniting advanced industry professionals and most progressive companies via collaboration we are able to create a unique highest standard content - on-site and online conferences, masterclasses, webinars, training programs, blog, newsletters, video materials as well as provide advice.

TRAPMINE

Supporting Authorities


Trapmine is a company providing innovative endpoint security solution for organizations who needs to stay ahead of cyber attacks. Our multi-vector engine doesn't simply rely on detection-based approach like legacy antivirus. It combines technologies such as Hardware Assisted Prevention, Behavior Monitoring and Endpoint Deception techniques to block cyber threats.

Global Cyber Alliance

Supporting Authorities


The Global Cyber Alliance (GCA) is an international, cross-sector effort dedicated to confronting cyber risk and improving our connected world. It is a catalyst to bring communities of interest and affiliations together in an environment that sparks innovation with concrete, measurable achievements. While most efforts at addressing cyber risk have been industry, sector, or geographically specific, GCA partners across borders and sectors. GCA’s mantra “Do Something. Measure It.” is a direct reflection of its mission to eradicate systemic cyber risks. GCA, a 501(c)3, was founded in September 2015 by the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, the City of London Police, and the Center for Internet Security. Learn more at www.globalcyberalliance.org.

BAMS

Supporting Authorities


Activity bar with best pool tables in Latvia. Place where leisure lives.

Lattelecom

Gold Partners


Lattelecom is the largest Latvian telecommunications and IT company. Lattelecom is an innovative company offering the widest range of opportunities for a modern life – starting with the optical Internet, the speed of which reaches 1Gbit per second, the most advanced television in the Baltics, the safest data centre in Northern Europe, the data transmission main TransBaltic Gateway connecting Frankfurt and China, as well as more than 70 IT solutions for businesses of any size.

Bob's Business

Silver Partners


Bob's Business is an award winning and industry leading cyber security training provider. In 2016 we educated over 210,000 users. Bob’s Business provides online Cyber Security training and innovative phishing simulation campaigns to a broad selection of clients across multiple sectors. The company has 10 years of experience in creating long term behavioural change in SMEs and large organisations through the means of world class training solutions.

Guardtime

Supporting Authorities


Guardtime AS is a system engineering company, engaged in R&D in hash-based cryptography, building core technology and value-added solutions that provide real-time situational awareness into the integrity state of electronic systems and data.

Logtrust

Gold Partners


Logtrust mission is to democratize real-time big data tools for companies of any size and sector, allowing them to maximize their business value via security intelligence, infrastructure, monitoring, compliance, customer behavior, analytics and business monitoring solutions. Any Data, Any Volume, Any Time in Real-Time all the Time.

EY

Supporting Authorities


EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities

DeviceLock

Silver Partners


Established in 1996, DeviceLock is a leading provider of endpoint device/port control and data leak prevention software for business, education and government institutions around the world. A clear leader in endpoint DLP with over 70,000 licensed customers who’ve deployed on over 7 million endpoints (laptops, desktops and servers) DeviceLock enjoys a global customer presence across a wide variety of business types including: banking and finance, medical, pharmaceutical, government and defense, manufacturing, retail and more. Based in San Ramon, California (35 min. from the heart of Silicon Valley), the company is privately owned and has been financed entirely by its founders and through retained earnings. DeviceLock is an international company with personnel in California, Vancouver, London, Düsseldorf, Milan and Moscow.

Samsung

Gold Partners


For over 70 years, Samsung has been dedicated to making a better world through diverse businesses that today span advanced technology, semiconductors, skyscraper and plant construction, petrochemicals, fashion, medicine, finance, hotels, and more. Our flagship company, Samsung Electronics, leads the global market in high-tech electronics manufacturing and digital media. Through innovative, reliable products and services, talented people, a responsible approach to business and global citizenship, and collaboration with our partners and customers, Samsung is taking the world in imaginative new directions.

F5 Networks

Gold Partners


At F5, we make apps go—faster, smarter, and safer. Our solutions strengthen the security, performance, and availability of applications, servers, and data centers. All F5 products are highly programmable and integrate into any environment, whether in the cloud, on premises, or in a hybrid environment. To date, 48 of the Fortune 50 companies rely on F5 to deliver apps that customers and employees can securely access at any time, on any device, from any location. Learn more about how we make apps go at f5.com.

Veritas

Gold Partners


Veritas Technologies empowers businesses of all sizes to discover the truth in information—their most important digital asset. Using the Veritas platform, customers can accelerate their digital transformation and solve pressing IT and business challenges including multi-cloud data management, data protection, storage optimization, compliance readiness and workload portability—with no cloud vendor lock-in. Eighty-six percent of Fortune 500 companies rely on Veritas today to reveal data insights that drive competitive advantage.

Bitdefender

Gold Partners


Bitdefender is an industry pioneer, introducing and developing award-winning protection since 2001. Today, Bitdefender technology secures the digital experience of 500 million home and corporate users across the globe.

Files.fm

Silver Partners


Files.fm is an information technology company, that has built simply to use yet powerful, modern and innovative software products for file storage applications since 2007. Technology, experience working together and knowledge of the target market unite us.

Possible

Supporting Authorities


A limited liability company officially registered in and operating from the beautiful country of Latvia located in the Baltics. Possible Security provides a wide range of cyber security competence and research services with the utmost care and confidentiality.

E-sabiedrības risinājumi

Supporting Authorities


E-sabiedrības risinājumi is law consultancy company specializing in personal data protection and administrative law. Leading data protection specialist - Māris Ruķers has a long standing practical experience (since year 2001) including work at Data Protection authorities. We take a hands-on approach, advising not just on the letter of the law, but also making practical suggestions for clients to consider. Company has provided privacy implementation advice to a large number of organizations for many years. Trainings for personal data protection officers and workshops about GDPR now are most attended events ever since.

NTNU

Supporting Authorities


University of Tirana (Universiteti i Tiranës) is located in Tirana, Albania. It was the first university in Albania when it was founded in October 1957 as the State University of Tirana by joining together five existing institutes of higher education. In 1991 it was broken up into the Polytechnic University of Tirana, which was formed of the engineering faculties, and the main University of Tirana which comprised the remaining faculties covering humanities, economics and natural science. The number of students attending this university is over 14,000 and the number of teaching staff is over 600. NTNU has the main responsibility for higher education in technology in Norway, and it is the country’s premier institution for the education of engineers. The university offers several programmes of professional study and a broad academic curriculum in the natural sciences, social sciences, teacher education, humanities, medicine and health sciences, economics, finance and administration, as well as architecture and the arts.

OptiCom

Gold Partners


OptiCom was established in 1994 and soon became one of the leading system integrator companies in Latvia. OptiCom's specialists are one of the most qualified experts in country due to wide field experience and constant training and certification, e.g. MCSE, HP ASE & AIS etc. Our expertise spans from DC infrastructure, networking and security to training and support services which gives us ability to provide professional solutions for broad range of customer problems and requests. Our customers are large companies and enterprises with strong IT requirements in industries like banking and finance, government and education, telecommunication, etc. We help our customers to increase their business efficiency and reduce risks by means of modern information technologies.

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd

Gold Partners


Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., the largest pure-play security vendor globally, provides industry-leading solutions, and protects customers from cyberattacks with an unmatched catch rate of malware and other types of attacks. Check Point offers a complete security architecture defending enterprises’ networks to mobile devices, in addition to the most comprehensive and intuitive security management. Check Point first pioneered the industry with FireWall-1 and its patented stateful inspection technology.

Microsoft

Silver Partners


Founded in 1975, Microsoft is a leader in software, services and Internet technologies in personal and business computing. The company offers a wide range of products and services designed to allow users to use the applications at any time, place, and facility. Microsoft's representative office in Latvia was founded in 1999. Microsoft Latvia's professionals have been providing partner support, service and solution development, as well as marketing campaigns for over 17 years.

LETA

Media Partners


LETA is a national information agency that generates reliable and multi-faceted content and provides custom-tailored solutions for professional information users.The goal of LETA is to be the most influential and innovative information agency in the Baltics.

Notakey

Silver Partners


Notakey is is a suite of products, starting from video identification to user authentication and transaction/document signing.

Rapid7

Platinum Partners


Rapid7 is a leading provider of security data and analytics solutions that enable organizations to implement an active, analytics-driven approach to cyber security. We combine our extensive experience in security data and analytics and deep insight into attacker behaviors and techniques to make sense of the wealth of data available to organizations about their IT environments and users. Our solutions empower organizations to prevent attacks by providing visibility into vulnerabilities and to rapidly detect compromises, respond to breaches, and correct the underlying causes of attacks. Rapid7 is trusted by more than 4,150 organizations across 90 countries, including 34% of the Fortune 1000. To learn more about Rapid7 or get involved in our threat research, visit www.rapid7.com.

Attorneys-at-Law Skopiņa & Azanda

Supporting Authorities


Attorneys-at-law Skopiņa & Azanda is law firm based in Riga which offers clear, carefully devised and humane legal solutions available at arm’s length provided by professionals with vast experience.

Boldon James

Silver Partners


Boldon James has helped organisations protect their sensitive and business-critical data for more than 30 years. We provide data classification and secure messaging solutions, supported by expert advice, and partner with clients to build powerful data security ecosystems. The Boldon James Classifier solution is a flexible platform that integrates seamlessly with technologies from best-of-breed vendors. Combining the use of metadata with plug-and-play functionality, Classifier enables CISOs to create a bespoke data protection environment that supports their wider governance, compliance and security requirements. Customers include leading commercial organisations in the pharmaceutical, manufacturing, financial and professional services sectors, system integrators, defence forces and governments. Boldon James is part of the QinetiQ group. www.boldonjames.com

Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity

Silver Partners


Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity is an IT security company that protects companies and public institutions around the world against cyberattacks. The company develops and produces technologically leading solutions for information and network security, including highly secure encryption solutions, next generation firewalls and software for network analysis and endpoint security. The portfolio also includes vulnerability scanners and firewalls for business-critical web applications and web services. The award-winning and certified IT security solutions range from compact, all-in-one products to customized solutions for critical infrastructures. To prevent cyberattacks proactively, rather than reactively, our trusted IT solutions are developed according to the security-by-design approach. More than 500 people are employed at locations in Germany, France and Denmark.

Teamwire (grouptime GmbH)

Silver Partners


Teamwire is an enterprise messaging company with headquarters in Munich, Germany. The company behind Teamwire, grouptime GmbH, was founded in 2010. Teamwire has a clear mission: Simplify, accelerate and improve the communication of enterprises in the mobile era and increase productivity with comprehensive ecosystem integrations and chat bots. Teamwire strives to set high standards for usability, ease of use and speed as well as for strong data protection, security and compliance. Teamwire’s goal is to provide the leading enterprise messenger.

CLICO

Silver Partners


CLICO is a Polish company with 25-year tradition in the sector of new technologies in Polish and CEE markets. As the largest specialized distributor company offers the best-in-class products from the area of security, networking and management while providing the highest quality of sales and technical support. Multilevel partners account management results from efficient cooperation between the technical, commercial and marketing divisions, which work together to provide the best possible insights and meet current market needs and expectations. Clico provides partners with PoC (Proof of Concept) and projects support as well as helps to increase their competences. Pre-sales and post-sales technical support and trainings are the basic services offered by the VAD. Partners not having a know-how in specific solutions can successfully receive assistance from over 25 CLICO technical experts. Knowledge and best practices sharing also covers CLICO conferences and educational services provided by the Authorized Training Center. Moreover, CLICO has launched own labs that enables partners and customers to check a various solutions in a real deployment and conduct tests without investment in their own technical environment. The stable growth and development of CLICO so far results from a consistent management policy based on three key pillars: knowledge transfer, sales support and talent acquisition.

SQUALIO

Silver Partners


SQUALIO is an information technology group that operates in the market nearly 20 years and delivers progressive cloud solutions, software licensing and software asset management services for the customers in the industries that tend towards secure and effective IT management and development of their business strategy.

European Space Agency

Supporting Authorities


The European Space Agency (ESA) is Europe’s gateway to space. Its mission is to shape the development of Europe’s space capability and ensure that investment in space continues to deliver benefits to the citizens of Europe and the world. ESA is an international organisation with 22 Member States. By coordinating the financial and intellectual resources of its members, it can undertake programmes and activities far beyond the scope of any single European country.

Radisson Blu Daugava Hotel

Supporting Authorities


Radisson Blu Daugava Hotel is located on the banks of Daugava River, facing the Old City district of Riga, only 15 minute drive from the airport. Guests can enjoy top-class accommodation, with close proximity to the city’s best tourists’ attractions, including the National Library. 356 rooms and suites include amenities like Super Breakfast Buffet and Free high-speed, wireless Internet. Enjoy beautiful Daugava River views and delicious international cuisine at Panorama Restaurant. Guests appreciate complimentary access to the fitness center, 24-meter indoor pool and sauna.

Cyber Services PLC

Supporting Authorities


Cyber Services PLC is a knowledge based cyber security service provider active on the field of establishing controllable and predictable processes in the cyberspace. As such, Cyber Services provides proactive cyber security services primarily for larger commercial entities and governments internationally. Cyber Services’ chief experts has gained 2 decades of experience in ethical hacking, IT and information security, also leading to significant governmental roles leading approximately 1500 successfully completed international and domestic IT and information security projects, mainly related to critical information infrastructure protection. Cyber Services’ management strongly believes in business to government and business to business and partnerships. Cyber Services establishes and improves its client organisations' cyber resiliency by integrating Cyber Services’ consulting and technical activity and by capacity building including contact based and on-line trainings, cyber drills and exercises.

Atar Labs

Gold Partners


Atar Labs builds ATAR, industry's foremost security operations center management platform which covers automated response, analyst augmentation, collaborative investigations console and SOC KPI management.

NAGRA Kudelski Group

Supporting Authorities


The Kudelski Group is a global leader in digital security and convergent media solutions for the delivery of digital and interactive content. Its technologies are used in a wide range of services and applications requiring access control and rights management. Its three main activity sectors include integrated Digital Television, cyber security solutions and Public Access solutions.

Friends

Supporting Authorities


Nightclub and Karaoke Bar "Friends" is located in the heart of Riga, in the Radisson Blue Hotel Latvija. Club "Friends" is a perfect place for mature and classy people who like to dance and sing the night away in a cozy and elegant atmosphere whilst enjoying the best professional service. Friends Club will be glad to see You for celebration of birthday, corporate event. This place is perfect to spend time with Your friends or beloved ones. You can always feel the positive and needed vibe to have fun here. You can have everything in Your life, but without friends You have nothing.

Alliander

Supporting Authorities


Alliander is a energy network company. We provide a reliable, affordable and accessible energy transport and distribution to a large part of the Netherlands. By constantly improving our network, we prepare ourselves for the future. A future in which everyone can consume, produce and share renewable energy. Alliander consists of a group of companies, among them Liander, Liandon, Kenter and Allego, which together represent an expertise in energy networks, energy technology and technical innovations.

The European Energy - Information Sharing & Analysis Centre (EE-ISAC)

Supporting Authorities


The European Energy - Information Sharing & Analysis Centre (EE-ISAC) is an non-profit industry-driven, information sharing network of trust and is established in 2015 from a joint initiative of 4 major European utility companies together with universities, governmental bodies and technology providers. EE-ISAC members share valuable information on cyber security & cyber resilience and helps utilities to improve the cyber security and resilience of their critical infrastructure by enabling trust-based data and information sharing.

Labs of Latvia

Media Partners


Labs of Latvia is a startup community platform providing information from and about Latvian startup scene to the world.

ASBIS Group

Silver Partners


ASBIS Group is one of the leading distributors of Information and Communications Technology products and solutions in EMEA Emerging Markets: Central and Eastern Europe, the Baltic States, the Commonwealth of Independent States, the Middle East and Africa, combining a broad geographical reach with a wide range of products distributed on a "one-stop-shop" basis.

BlackBerry

Silver Partners


A global leader in mobile communications, BlackBerry® revolutionized the mobile industry when it was introduced in 1999. Today, BlackBerry aims to inspire the success of our millions of customers around the world by continuously pushing the boundaries of mobile experiences. Founded in 1984 and based in Waterloo, Ontario, BlackBerry operates offices in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America.

Lsm.lv

Media Partners


Lsm.lv is the united news portal of Latvian Television and Latvian Radio. It is made up of employees of both companies and reflects the informative analytical content of both public broadcasting companies as well as self-generated publications.

Marketingfans.lv

Media Partners


Marketingfans.lv is an agency that specializes in content and communication. The team has an experience in marketing so all the content, PR and strategy we do is with keeping in mind the marketing principles.

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