SIGS Afterwork Event in Basel – General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): what’s important?

Target Audience Information Security Professionals
CIO’s, CISO, IT Manager, Security Officer, Security Architects and Engineers – all from end customer side who are interested in IT Security

From Consultancies and Resellers/Integrators are only technical peoples allowed to take part. Vendors and people with a Sales/Marketing role are not authorized as participants.

CPE Credits Earn 2 CPE (Continuing Professional Education) for attending a SIGS Afterwork Event. Please request a confirmation.
Location Radisson Blu Hotel, Steinentorstrasse 25, Basel

Directions see here
Car parking please check here

Date of Event 27th of September 2016
Language English if non German speaking people will attend, otherwise German

Participation Costs Fr. 30.–
This includes presentations, all beverages and aperitif (food)


5:00 – 5:30 Registration & Apéro
5:30 – 6:00 Martina Arioli, lic.iur., LLM (LSE), Attorney-at-Law, (

The impact of the EU GDPR on the customer – provider relationship: what you need to know
The GDPR introduces a paradigm shift for data processors. As a result, many providers that act as data processors for their customers will need to completely re-think their approach to data protection compliance. This does not necessarily mean the customer is unburdened from a compliance perspective.

The presentation will focus on what you as a provider or customer of outsourcing of IT, accounting, pay rolling, of cloud computing and of online services need to do to comply and how you avoid pitfalls.

6:00 – 6:30 Walo Weber, Senior Sales Engineer at Imperva

Data Security: Transparency and User Control under the new EU General Data Protection Regulation
The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will fundamentally change the way private data is collected and protected across the EU and beyond. In addition to the organizational process requirements, the GDPR includes a number of specific technical requirements for protecting private data and the time limits for reporting data breaches.

With an effective implementation of layered security, companies can significantly reduce the volume of private data and minimize the risk of a data breach. The goal is to help companies successfully navigate the data privacy and security requirements outlined in the GDPR.

In this presentation you will learn more about possible ways focused on data protection that address individual GDPR requirements:

  • Data Protection Impact Assessment
  • Discovery, Assessment, Classification
  • Demonstrate Compliance and fulfill Breach Notification Requirements
  • Data Activity Monitoring
  • Breach Investigation and Reporting
  • Compliance Reporting
  • Data Minimization
  • Anonymization (Data Masking)
6:30 – 7:00 Maria Chiara Atzori, Head Data Privacy CH at Novartis AG

Preparing for the EU GDPR – A Swiss based multinational perspective (in English)
Learn more about the EU GDPR and how it does influence the organizations in Switzerland from the perspective of a multinational company.

I will explain how Novartis is improving its organization and privacy program in view of the change in law. Profit from the experience already made and how to prepare your company for the relevant changes.

7:00 – open end Apéro Riche & Networking
The speakers will be onsite for Q&A

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