Thursday, February 22, 2024

Info security officers to hold summit on Sept. 29 to 30

The path towards the creation of a ?New Information Security Culture? in the Philippines takes firmer shape this September 29 to 30 as the Information Security Officers Group (ISOG) holds the first ?ISOG Summit 2016?.

ISOG president Joey Regala speaking during a recent Cyberpress Forum
ISOG president Joey Regala speaking during a recent Cyberpress Forum

The event will be held the SM Aura Premier, SMX Convention Center at the Bonifacio Global City.

ISOG is made up of chief information security officers (CISO) as well other IT security professionals in the country?s leading banks and other financial institutions.

Organized in 2014, ISOG is among the latest trade and professional organization to form part of the roster of trade and professional organizations in the Philippine IT community.

ISOG president and founding member Manuel ?Joey? Regala said the summit has been designed to equip information security leaders with the latest industry standards with regard to cyber-security in the financial sector.

Some of the topics to be tackled by leading IT security experts from the Philippines and abroad will be fraud management, establishment of cyber-forensic teams, security incidents and events management (SIEM), establishment of security operations centers (SOCs).

Regala said there will also be trade exhibitors at the two-day ISOG Summit 2016.

He explained that as an IT trade and professional organization, ISOG advocates further standardization of processes and procedures across the country?s financial sector. This will be done by working closely with financial regulators, relevant government agencies and industry colleagues.

?I encourage you to seize this opportunity to be part of the transformation of information security in the country,? Regala said.

ISOG Summit 2016 will be the first trade and industry convention to be organized by the recently formed IT professional organization whose mission is to strengthen information security through awareness and education programs within the country?s banking and financial sector.


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