Tactics Tool and Procedures? Where the Rubber Meets the Road: Learning from a Heavyweight Attack

CISO Dinner

February 27, 2024 - London, England


Fox Ahmed

Global Head of Cybersecurity & Technology and Data Protection Regulatory Risk

BNP Paribas


Fox Ahmed is the Global Head of Cybersecurity and Technology Regulatory Engagements at BNP Paribas. He has over 25 years’ experience working for Tier 1 banks with global responsibilities. Fox is currently responsible for ensuring the Group has an effective risk based approach in integrating Governance, Compliance and Regulatory requirements into programmes and digital initiatives with focus on Cybersecurity and Technology Risk Management. He is playing a crucial role in supporting the key digital strategies of the Group by enabling the management of risk at the speed and scale required in today’s digital world.

Khadir Fayaz

SVP Digital & Technology



Khadir Fayaz is a progressive Cyber Security Digital Executive Leader with more than 18 years of experience in driving large scale digital security initiatives, cyber resiliency programs and business information security engagements. Delivered successfully global digital security transformational programs with multi-million dollar investments. Transformed security as an enabler and accelerator for the business through frictionless services to meet both compliance & privacy requirements such as PCI DSS and GDPR. Dynamic, metrics-driven leader of international and virtual teams’ adept at integrating people, business processes, and technology assets into effective risk reduction strategies to elevate organizational security posture from external and internal threats. Significantly improved the risk culture and security maturity in some of the world’s largest PropTech, Learning, FMCG, Financial, Manufacturing, Technology Consulting, Hospitality & Travel companies. Built strong customer and business partner relationships, effective teams across the full spectrum of information security services. Hired and developed global talent, and operated truly globally having extensive hands-on experience in Asia Pacific, UK and USA. A highly sought-after speaker who has contributed immensely to the industry through tech start-up mentoring and holding non-executive director roles.

Martin Bisiker

Head of Cyber Defence



NEXT is a British multinational clothing, footwear, and home products retailer founded in 1864 and headquartered in Leicester, United Kingdom.

February 27, 2024


All times United Kingdom Time

5:30 PM-9:00 PM

Tactics Tool and Procedures? Where the Rubber Meets the Road: Learning from a Heavyweight Attack

In recent years, the Sygnia Incident Response Team has handled numerous nation-state attacks that employed unique attack techniques and posed new challenges to security leaders and incident responders. In this talk we will guide you through the anatomy of a real-world attack we recently responded to, including attacker TTPs and effective response procedures. This case study will highlight the common pitfalls and key opportunities when defending against even the most sophisticated attacks.

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