Baltic IT&T Conference 2010, CIO session - Innovations in IT SEC


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Hope is not a strategy when we talk about secure internet, privacy, data protection, e-commerce, e-gov and social media usage. Innovations in data security solutions are key success factors to consider.

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  • Baltic IT&T Conference 2010, CIO session - Innovations in IT SEC

    1. 1. Innovati ons in IT Security – because hope is not a strategy Artūrs Filatovs h ead t echnology Baltics SIA Value Added Distribution @Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia CIO Session
    2. 2. We’ve got a message ... <ul><li>Challenges of IT Security </li></ul><ul><li>Situation in Latvia </li></ul><ul><li>Some ideas for CIO’s </li></ul><ul><li>7 THINGS Every C E O Should Know </li></ul>
    3. 3. Challenges of IT Security <ul><li>E-world is growing with the speed of light (e-health, e-government, social media, blogs, wikis etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Cyber culture is growing faster than cyber security </li></ul><ul><li>Cybercriminals act targeted and professional earning billions of Lats every year </li></ul><ul><li>Global crisis inspires insiders .. </li></ul>
    4. 4. And because of that..there is new market... Number of cards in Baltic countries (Euromonitor International) 2007 – 103m (91m debit cards + 12m credit cards) 2008 – 137m (113m debit cards + 24m credit cards)
    5. 5. Believe it or not...
    6. 6. Traditional ways...& CIO
    7. 7. Most common in Latvia <ul><li>No budget.. </li></ul><ul><li>No Chief Security Officer </li></ul><ul><li>No time and other resources </li></ul><ul><li>“ We don’t need that..” </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of regulatory knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of support from the State </li></ul><ul><li>“ We are public organization and we have nothing to hide..” </li></ul><ul><li>Fragmented IT visibility </li></ul><ul><li>Manual and disparate processes </li></ul><ul><li>Misinterpritation of policies and control </li></ul><ul><li>No sensetive data identification </li></ul><ul><li>Other priorities </li></ul><ul><li>No security audit for long time </li></ul><ul><li>Traditions – to buy from friends, mostly expensive hardware </li></ul><ul><li>HR changes </li></ul><ul><li>Crisis..and nobody is responsible </li></ul><ul><li>And in the end... </li></ul>
    8. 8. IT Security in Latvia (80/20 or 20/80) <ul><li>Things we know..! </li></ul><ul><li>Unknown... </li></ul><ul><li>Things we have heard as rumours..! </li></ul>
    9. 9. Think in colors – use imagination / innovation <ul><li>Think and act proactive not reactive </li></ul><ul><li>Take time and learn technologies, evaluate them, play with them and choose only best of the best </li></ul><ul><li>Involve management / fight for Your security budget – it is as important as Your reputation </li></ul><ul><li>Train employees, especially those in boards, directorates etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Follow regulations, technology development, internal or external policy changes all the time but not from newspapers or any other media.. </li></ul>
    10. 10. 7 THINGS Every C E O Should Know <ul><li>Security is a Boardroom Issue </li></ul><ul><li>The Costs of Ignoring Security </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing Insider Threats </li></ul><ul><li>Well-Organized & Focused Cybercriminals </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional Security No Longer Works </li></ul><ul><li>Emergence of the Borderless Enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Policy and Process Reign Supreme </li></ul>
    11. 11. head technology Group
    12. 12. Company business card <ul><li>Founded in 2000, Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Core business – IT Security </li></ul><ul><li>Offices in Berlin, Ludwigsburg , Warsaw, Riga, Kiev, Moscow, St.Petersburg, Kazan , Ekaterinburg , Minsk, Baku, Almaty , Sofia </li></ul><ul><li>More than 80 employees </li></ul><ul><li>More than 30 vendors in portfolio </li></ul><ul><li>Official distributor (for many cases exclusive) in Eastern Europe and Asia for number of products / solutions / vendors </li></ul><ul><li>Participant of many IT exhibitions, road shows, business forums , ENISA IT Security Awareness program – local IT Security evangelist </li></ul><ul><li>Since 2008 – also in The Baltic States </li></ul>
    13. 13. Operations in The Baltic States Gateway Security Host Security Network Security Partnership Technical, Marketing and Sales Support Value Added Distribution Marketing Sales assistance Technical Support Trainings Certification Webex
    14. 14. Contacts headtechnology Baltics SIA Innovative IT Security Solutions Value Added Distributor Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia 11 Kugu str. 3rd floor, LV-1048, Riga , Latvia Phone:  +371 674 21 021 Fax:    +371 674 21 024 eMail :     info Internet :