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What are "Conversations from the Vault"?

“Conversations From the Vault” is a series of invitation-only, thought-provoking breakfast roundtable discussions, convening CIOs/CISOs/heads of IT security of leading brands/industry leaders for a candid, interactive discussion and experience exchange of top-of-mind IT security issues and networking with peers - on your way to work and the weekend.


  • Meet and discuss top-of-mind security issues with peers over a delicious breakfast

  • Hear from industry leaders and top senior IT security professionals how they view and address today's most pertinent IT security issues

  • Network with other CIOs/CISOs/senior IT security peers

What's the format?

  • Invitation only interactive breakfast roundtable discussion forum for CISOs/CIOs/IT security professionals

  • Following a delicious networking breakfast and opening by Ericsson CISO Brian O'Toole, forum participants split into roundtables to discuss top of mind IT security issues, led by discussion leaders. We then open up the discussions for an open-floor debate on the key issues discussed at each roundtable, followed by more peer-to-peer networking before close

What's the programme?

08.00 - 08.30: Arrival and networking breakfast

08.30 - 08.40: Welcome and Objectives: Tech Nordic Advocates & LogMeIn

08.40 - 08.50: Brian O'Toole, CISO, Ericsson: 'Experience of being under attack'

08.50 - 09.30: Roundtable discussions:

Who are the discussion leaders?

  • Brian O'Toole, CISO, Ericsson

  • Brett Peters, Strategic Sourcing, IT, Spotify

  • Sandra Elvin, Head of IT Security, H&M

  • Erik Blomberg, CISO, Handelsbanken

  • Isabelle Andreasson, CIO, Cap Gemini

  • Tommy Andorff, Co-founder, Trust Anchor Group

What are example discussion topics?

  • People and passwords are the biggest risk to an organisation’s brand/future/intellectual property. Discuss

  • Enterprise Password Management (EPM) is progressing to Identity as a Service encompassing multi-factor authentication (MFA) as well as single sign-on (SSO). Discuss

  • Companies are struggling with security compliance as an ever-increasing number of apps are used by their staff. While some of these apps might be secured via SSO, there's a growing grey area of cloud apps outside the typical SSO environment that puts many organisations at serious risk of breach. Discuss

  • Forrester states that, of enterprise organisations that have suffered at least one data breach attributed to an external attack, cybercriminals used stolen user creds to carry out 31% of the attacks. Agree?

  • How to identify and mitigate data-related risks, without disruption to cloud? Discuss

  • All tables: What do you see as the biggest issue(s) in iT security right now?

09.30 - 10.15: Roundtable presentations/open floor discussion

10.15 - 10.30+: Networking and close

What if I would like to go but haven't been invited?

  • The event is invitation-only. If you'd like to be invited, please email:

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