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NIAS19 - NATO Information Assurance Symposium

15 - 17 October 2019

Lotto Mons Expo, Belgium


Security Above Everything

  • Date:15-17 October 2019
  • Location:Lotto Expo Mons
  • Duration:Tue & Wed : 08:30 - 17:00
    Thur: 08:30 - 13:00
  • Attendance:In person

When the network is down, an organization isn't up. Roaming mobile employees who aren't protected, aren't productive. Threats needs to detected as quickly as they appear. Cyber risk needs to be efficiently and effectively managed. These challenges are what security practitioners live daily. Cisco takes security to where it needs to be with a portfolio integrated across the network, endpoint, cloud, internet and email for a more effective security posture that sees a threat once and protects against it everywhere.

Join us at NIAS'19 - Stand G2 - to:

·        Meet our solutions experts

·        Schedule 1:1 meetings

·        Watch live demos and learn about our security products and solutions

Speaking Sessions

Tuesday, 15th October
14:20 - 15:15

Techincal Workshop - "Understanding Software Supply Chain Attacks"

Martin Lee, Technical Lead of Security Research at Cisco Threat Intelligence (TALOS)

Software supply chain compromise offers an effective technique for distributing malware. This presentation will consider two such attacks, review attacker methodologies and show opportunities for detection and mitigation.

Martin Lee
Wednesday, 16th October
10:10 - 10:30

Industry Keynote - “The Trolls Under the Bridge: Who & What Lurks in Your Supply Chain?”

Edna Conway, Cisco’s Chief Security Officer, Global Value Chain, Cisco Systems

In our increasingly digital world, innovation not only presents new opportunities, but also raises new risks and challenges that can only be addressed collaboratively across industries, governments and end-users. Recognizing the expansion of our third party ecosystems as we connect information and operations globally, public and private sector initiatives are working to address the challenge of protecting the global cyber supply chain. This session will explore policy, operations and technology essential to secure the exponentially growing supply chain for information systems procured and deployed by NATO and its member nations.


Cisco Theatre (Stand G2)

Tuesday, 15th October
11:30 – 11:50

Wednesday, 16th October 11:20 – 11:40

Thursday, 17th October 10:40 – 11:00

Building a Threat Hunting Team
Martin Lee, Technical Lead Security Research, Talos, Cisco Systems

Martin Lee
Tuesday, 15th October
11:00 – 11:20

Wednesday, 16th October 16:25 – 16:45

ThreatWall: A Look Inside
Bart Van Hoecke, Consulting Systems Engineer, Cisco Systems

Bart Van Hoecke

Tuesday, 15th October 13:00 – 13:20

Tuesday, 15th October 17:00 – 17:20

Cisco Trustworthy Systems
Stefano De Crescenzo, Business Development Manager, Cisco Systems

Helping when most needed: Cisco TacOps team
Stefano De Crescenzo, Business Development Manager, Cisco Systems


Stefano De Crescenzo
Tuesday, 15th October 13:30 – 13:50

Wednesday, 16th October 13:30 - 13:50

Thursday,17th October 11:00 – 11:20

Patrick Degoede, Channel Manager Benelux & Nordics @ Duo Security

Tuesday,15th October
12:00 – 12:20

Wednesday, 16th October 12:00 – 12:20

Thursday,17th October 10:00 – 10:20

Securing your journey to the cloud
Martyna Lubinska, Cybersecurity Specialist, Cisco Systems

Martyna Lubinska

Products & Services


Cisco Stealthwatch is the most comprehensive visibility and network traffic security analytics solution that uses enterprise telemetry from the existing network infrastructure. It provides advanced threat detection, accelerated threat response, and simplified network segmentation using multilayer machine learning and entity modeling. With advanced behavioral analytics, you’ll always know who is on your network and what they are doing.

Next-Generation Firewalls

Visibility to detect and stop threats fast

Are you seeing the full picture? You can't stop threats that you can't see. Get the deepest network and security visibility using built-in advanced security features like NGIPS and advanced malware protection to detect and stop the most advanced threats fast.

Cisco Talos

Meet our industry-leading team of security intelligence and research experts who regularly share analyses of threats and provide you with tools to help protect you against them.  Discover Talos

Cisco Umbrella

Cisco Umbrella is the cloud security solution. As the industry’s first Secure Internet Gateway in the cloud, Cisco Umbrella provides the first line of defense against threats on the internet. Because Umbrella is delivered from the cloud, it is the easiest way to protect all of your users in minutes.

Cisco Threat Response

Security that works together

Don't clone your security team--get Cisco Threat Response instead. Threat Response automates integrations across select Cisco Security products and accelerates key security operations functions: detection, investigation, and remediation. It is a key pillar of our integrated security architecture.

Get more value from your Cisco Security investment when the products work together to save you time and manual effort--especially when you are under attack and time matters most.

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Venue & Transport Info

Event Location


Lotto Expo Centre


Address: Avenue Thomas Edison 2, 7000 Mons, Belgium

Telephone: +32 65 39 94 94

Website: www.lottomonsexpo.be

How To Get There


By Air

Brussels Airport is situated approximately 90 minutes from Mons. From the airport, there is an hourly train service to Mons: brusselsairport2203.be/en/.




There is a regular service from Brussel J Zuid and Mons with a journey time of just over 60 minutes. Mons railway station is located approximately 1500m over the footbridge from the railway station (15minute walk).




There is a taxi rank located at the main train station.




Travelling from Brussels by road is approximately 70km via E19




Car park is available in the vicinity of Expo Mons.