Panel Discussion: After all the money spent, we are still vulnerable to ransomware attacks. How can we better protect ourselves affordably?

We are very happy for the great feedback we received on our panel discussion in April 22.
A big „Thank you“ to our host and panelists for the interesting discussion, valuable insights and a lot of food for thought!

Find insights about how to include employees in a company’s security, how to best protect against ransomware attacks and what the most effective security measures are – or aren’t.

Topics discussed include:

  • What are the lessons learned in security? How can security be implemented better?
  • Will we ever get rid of ransomware attacks?
  • Which role do employees play in a company’s security? Is awareness-training really worth the money spent?
  • If the question is not „if“ but „when“ you will be attacked – how can you best prepare?
  • How can you secure production sites most effectively?
  • What are the top 3 measures to be taken in order to secure your IT and OT?

Hosted by: Clare Patterson
Former CIO of Shell Energy with a focus on cyber security & IT infrastructure transformation

  • Named one of the Top CIOs in the UK
  • Currently completing her PhD at the University of Kent on the topic of cyber security
  • Since Nov. 2021: Advisory Board member of CyberCompare

Our Panelists:

Michael Reiter
CISO & Vice President for Security & IT Infrastructure at Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG

  • 25 years of experience in information & cyber security
  • ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
  • Founding member & leader of the UP KRITIS industry working group


Prof. Dr. Angela Sasse
Director of the interdisciplinary Graduate School SecHuman

  • Chair of Human-centred Technology at University College London
  • Fonder of the Research Institute for Sociotechnical Cyber Security
  • Professorship for Human-Centred Security at Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Florian Bankoley
Executive VP for Global Information Systems & Services at Bosch

  • Master’s degree in Management at ESCP Business School
  • Worked in engineering, product management, strategic business development to marketing & sales at Bosch
  • Advisory Council Member at Bosch Management Support