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RANT Forum – Infosecurity Europe: If CISO’s Don’t Fight, They’re Going to Get Fired?

June 3, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm


The Risk and Network Threat (RANT) Forum is a unique community of Information Security professionals who work within End User organisations.

About RANT

The RANT Forum provides a unique platform for the Information Security community to discuss and debate real-life, pertinent and controversial industry topics that encourage participation and controversial debate. All RANT Events operate under the Chatham House Rule.  It is a chance to voice your opinions, views and suggestions throughout the talk in a relaxed environment and to network with likeminded professionals. You can have a beer on us too!

About this Forum

RANT is proud to be working together with our brilliant partners TrapX and Performanta to host a RANT after party on the evening of the second day of InfoSec after the exhibition hall is closed. The Beaconsfield pub is around a 3 minute walk from the exhibition hall and we have booked out the entire venue for the duration of the evening.


If CISO’s don’t fight, they’re going to get fired?


Carl Wright, Executive Vice President, TrapX

Wright is a seasoned entrepreneur and executive with experience in the security, storage, virtualization, and software sectors. Prior to joining TrapX he held executive operational roles at Securify, Decru, and Kidaro, where he contributed to rapid growth and subsequent acquisition by, respectively, Microsoft, Network Appliance, and Secure Computing. He has extensive experience in all aspects of enterprise information technology deployments and has held key IT operational roles, including chief information security officer for the U.S. Marine Corps. He holds a bachelor’s degree in management from Augsburg College and a master’s degree in information technology management from the Naval Postgraduate School. In 1999, he was awarded the National Security Agency’s Frank B. Rowlett Trophy for Worldwide Information Security Professional of the year by General Michael Hayden (U.S. Air Force Ret.).

Lior Arbel, CTO, Performanta

Lior Arbel is the Chief Technology Officer of Performanta Ltd a specialist information security firm, securing enterprise businesses from the latest modern security threats.  With over 20 years’ experience gained in IT, specialising in data governance and security, Lior is responsible for leading the information security services provided by the company in the UK. Arbel is driven by the need to continously remain abreast of the dynamically evolving threat landscape and the satisfaction attained by ensuring customers solutions are practical. This hands on approach to security allows him to lead the team, helping customers to understand the need for data security solutions and the best practices for implementing such solutions. 

Kindle Paperwhite: thinner than a pencil

Prize draw – Kindle Paperwhite

TrapX will be running a prizedraw on the evening for one  lucky  attendee, to enter the competition just tick in on  the  registration  page to be in with the chance to walk  away with this exciting  piece of tech!

  • Unlike tablets, Kindle Paperwhite is designed to deliver the ultimate reading experience.
  • No screen glare in bright sunlight
  • Read with one hand – lighter than most tablets
  • Battery lasts weeks, not hours
  • Built-in light– read without eye strain

Further Reading: 


Zombie Zero is a suspected nation-state sponsored attack on targeted logistics and shipping industries. This report overviews our discovery and analysis of the Zombie Zero malware. Zombie Zero is a very sophisticated form of Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) attack.

Download the Report



17:30 – InfoSec exhibition hall closes, members take 3 minute walk to our venue
17:30-18.15 – Networking and drinks
18:15-19:00 – Introduction by RANT to subject and sponsor followed by speaking segment.
19:00-19:15 – Floor opened to questions
19:15 –22:00 Speaking segment closed by RANT, Networking, food and drinks until close

RANT prides itself on being a completely sales free zone and hence it is closed to security vendors and consultancies except for sponsorship.

Please sign up using your work email or contact the organiser if it is your first time at RANT so we can verify you meet our attendance criteria.


June 3, 2015
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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