Under the Patronage of

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai

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Marta Piekarska

Director of Ecosystem
Hyperledger

Marta serves as the Director of Ecosystem at Hyperledger. Marta studied in Warsaw and Berlin, obtaining a double Masters and a PhD in Computer Science. Her professional career started with Security and Privacy in the Telekom space. In 2015 she drunk the Kool Aid and joined Blockckstream, one of the more significant Bitcoin companies.  As part of her role in Hyperledger Marta evangelizes technology and Open Source at conferences around the world and helps enterprises with applying permissioned Blockchains to their use-cases. Marta is passionate about how Blockchain can help in non traditional spaces, such as identity, last mile aid and education delivery and sustainability. Leading the public speaking and outreach at Hyperledger, she has given numerous interviews, both written and in visual media. Marta also formed the W3C Blockchain community Group and Trustee and a Chair of the Sovrin Technical Governing Board, and part of the Cambridge Blockchain Society Committee.


Sessions of the speaker

21-OCT-2020

21-OCT-2020

11:20 - 12:30

The world wasn’t ready for this pandemic. COVID has persuaded many businesses to accelerate and adopt digitalization. Rapid digitalization comes with increased risk of cyber-attacks. A cyber pandemic could have a similar or far greater impact on the world than COVID. It’s definitely important to re-evaluate policies and regulations and prepare and anticipate for future cyber-attacks. This session will highlight: 

  • Evaluating global privacy regulations and policies. 

  • Preparing and anticipating for next wave 

  • Strengthening global cooperation for digital trust and security and building skills for the digital future

Speakers:
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Marta Piekarska
Director of Ecosystem
Hyperledger
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Dr. Erdal Ozkaya
Regional Chief Information Security Officer, Managing Director
Standard Chartered Bank
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Kumar Ritesh
Founder & CEO
CYFIRMA
Session Chair:
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Stefan Ludwig
Chief Cybersecurity Officer
Siemens Financial Services