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Cyber Risk Summit gives you the practical, forward-looking insights and innovative solutions you need to remain compliant and ensure business continuity in the era of digital transformation and technical advancements

Uniting the cyber risk ecosystem

The financial services industry alone paid $5.97mn for data breaches last year. As the industry continues to tread the path of cloud migration, cyber and risk departments have witnessed an increased number of cyber-attacks and data breaches along with the penalties and reputational damages that accompany them.

Attacks are inevitable - it’s all about how firms manage cyber related incidents.

Cyber Risk Summit offers the industry platform to benchmark with your peers and share insights on how to plan for and effectively resolve cyber incidents to minimize the impact.  Join cyber, third party, data, technology and operational risk experts as they offer practical insights on how to keep one step ahead and develop best practices.

Our Cyber Risk Global Advisory Community

Bala Ayyar

Managing director and chief data officer, Americas

Societe Generale

Since joining SG in 2009, he has held a range of positions.  Currently, he is the Chief Data Officer, SG Americas, with responsibility for data management and governance within the Region.  This function is responsible for implementing the requirements of BCBS 239, establishing sound data governance framework that meets Group needs and local supervisory expectations, and creating a solid platform for the data to be leveraged for strategic business decisions. Prior to that, he headed up the Project Management Office for the SG US Transformation project.  SG roles before that included Deputy CFO of the Americas Region of their Corporate & Investment Bank and Head of Finance Offshoring in SG Bangalore. 

Prior to joining SG, Bala was with the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) for fourteen years in a range of positions in Toronto and New York.  As Senior Vice President of the Wholesale North America Finance, he headed up the controllership function for CIBC’s World Markets and Treasury & Risk Management Strategic Business Units within North America. With a global team across Toronto and New York, he was responsible for establishing a SOX-compliant industry-leading Finance control environment as well as supporting the efficient execution of business initiatives and managing the Finance related US regulatory relationships during a very demanding period. Prior to that, he also had stints as the business-line controller for the Bank's US origination businesses (Corporate Lending, Investment Banking, Merchant Banking, Structured Finance, and High Yield), as well as the 2/ic to the Chief Accountant, with responsibility for consolidated financial, management and regulatory reporting at the corporate level.

Born and brought up in Mumbai India, Bala has a degree in mathematics from the University of Mumbai and holds professional accounting qualifications from both India and the United States.  He lives in Montclair, New Jersey is married with two children, and enjoys long-distance running.

Yogesh Mudgal

Operational risk - global head enterprise tech/cyber risk; engineering & architecture, cloud, emerging tech


Tom Osborn

Editor, risk management


Tom Osborn is the desk editor of Risk.net's risk management coverage. Prior to joining Risk, he reported on the futures and foreign exchange industries for Dow Jones' Financial News and the Euromoney group of publications. Osborn holds a bachelor's degree in English literature from the University of Warwick.

Tom Kartanowicz

Regional chief information security officer


Fred Harris

Head of cybersecurity, data and technology risk and compliance

Société Générale

Fred Harris is the Head of Cybersecurity Risk, Data Risk and IT Risk at Société Générale Americas. Fred is an accomplished Technology Executive with more than 30 years of technology and cybersecurity experience in the financial services industry. Before joining SG, Fred was in a similar role at Bank of America and before that he was with Deloitte for 16 years in a variety of role

Munesh Vadher

Director, cyber risk


Jay Wood

Global Head of Digital Data Lifecycle Management - Enterprise Data Management

BNY Mellon

Stay abreast of pressing issues as they unfold.

Key topics include:

  • Regulatory expectations
  • Cyber resilience
  • Cyber risk quantification
  • Risk appetite, tolerances and decision making
  • Third parties and supply chain attacks
  • Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks
  • Digital transformation and the cloud
  • Ransomware, key attack vectors and banks drops
  • Integrating risk registers (ORM, ERM)
  • Incident response plans

Be part of the leading global community dedicated to cyber risk. Partner with us to:

  • Build relationships with the  senior decision makers from top tier financial institutions
  • Accentuate your brand’s expertise to our receptive audience of cyber, operational and third party risk professionals
  • Benefit from our bespoke signature services including pre and post content creation, 1-2-1 meetings, industry surveys and more.

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