IDC Security - Norway

From Secure to Trusted: A Journey to Digital Leadership

DIGITAL FORUM | Norway | September 29, 2021
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From Secure to Trusted: A Journey to Digital Leadership


This new decade has already provided many lessons. One is that the mantra “never let a good crisis go to waste” could have been written for the cybercriminal fraternity. Another is that the concept of digital trust is rapidly becoming a business imperative in the digital era. At the heart of all this, as always, is security: the critical barrier between data integrity and compromise; and a fundamental building block for digital trust.

But trust encompasses so much more. From privacy and compliance to sustainability; from ecommerce to trusted ecosystems; and from ethics and transparency to brand reputation and loyalty.

Engendering digital trust is a business imperative, but it requires leadership and governance from board level to ensure that it becomes part of the very fabric of the business.


Event Highlights

We would like to thank all the delegates and the partners who participated at this event.

A selected group of IT and business leaders came together to network and learn from IDCs analysts, inspiring speakers and dedicated advisory board members, who were at the forefront of the lively and interactive discussion.

If you missed the event or if you would like more information on any of the topics we discussed, click the button below to watch a recording or access the post-event content.

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General Information


September 29, 2021


08:30 - 12:25


Time Event & Speakers

Attendee login, Networking & Expo


Welcome by IDC

Janine Olsson

Senior Conference Specialist, IDC Nordic & Benelux

From Secure to Trusted: A Journey to Digital Leadership

Duncan Brown

Vice President, European Enterprise Research, IDC

Resilient Endpoint Security

Michelle Andrews

Personal System Services-EMEA Business Development, HP

Over the past year IT departments, management and their end-users have endured many challenges. Moving to hybrid work overnight, this significant shift in workstyle has moved the attack vector outside of the office and exposes vulnerabilities at end-users. HP has launched security solutions and services that support IT leaders to address these vulnerabilities. Hardware protection of firmware below the OS, protecting from ransomware in the OS, and AI-based protection from malware threats.


E-postkryptering och säker e-post för norska företag

Behsad Baluch

Presales Engineer, Vipre

I takt med att lagar och regler kring säkerhet blir mer hårda behöver vi därför kunna skicka e -post med högsta säkerhet.
Det är därför vi introducerar vår populära SecureMail i Norge.

 Du får:

  • Högsta möjliga kryptering från end-to-end
  • Access med BankID
  • Möjlighet att ha ett webbgränssnitt om e-post inte kan levereras




Protecting Critical Infrastructure with Resilience

Monica Verma


As IT, OT, IoT, Cloud and emerging technology converges more, the risk exposure and consequences for critical infrastructure increases exponentially. We will look at some examples, cybersecurity adoption model and how can we move from just preventive security to building and embedding resilience within the organization and critical infrastructure.


Attack Surface Management: A Game-Changer in Security Operations

Frederik Pilebo

Regional Sales Manager, Palo Alto Networks

As more organizations move to the cloud, attack surface management (ASM) is becoming a key pillar in security operations. Half of all organizations surveyed in this MIT report have already experienced an attack on an unknown, unmanaged, or poorly managed asset and almost 20% more expect to be attacked. Tune into the presentation to learn:

  • The state of ASM in organizations today 
  • Why you should expect your board of directors to ask about your ASM plan 
  • How ASM can help keep you secure



Fireside Chat Sessions (Parallel Sessions)

Session 1: Why is it that we need to talk about integrated security and industrial cloud security in the operational environment now

10:25 - 10:45

Hosted by Nozomi Networks & IDC

Jan Horsager

Research Director, IDC

Marcus Josefsson

VP of Sales, Nozomi Networks

Session 2: Security at the speed of business: reducing cost and securing apps, wherever they are. With real-life examples of customer success.

10:25 - 10:45

Hosted by F5 & IDC

Åsa Persson

The Regional Sales Director, F5 Networks

Duncan Brown

Vice President, European Enterprise Research, IDC

Break & Networking


The Journey to Identity-First Zero Trust

Adam Preis

Sr Product & Solution Marketing Manager, ForgeRock

Ransomeware on the rise – how ready are you?

Christian Sandberg

Head of Emerging Technologies Security Experts, Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Regulatory update and impact from new legislation

Jens Christian Gjesti

Partner, Kvale

Final Remarks

Janine Olsson

Account Manager, IDC

Duncan Brown

Vice President, European Enterprise Research, IDC

Networking & Expo - the platform will remain open until 12.25 CEST


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Why Attend


Get a head start on the market with insights from our leading analysts


Get inspired by visionary speakers with locally based cases


Maximize your time with insights and solutions to grow your business thanks to 1-2-1 match-made agreements with leading suppliers


Be surprised by unique network opportunities with other IT leaders

IDC European Digital Forums Platform

The IDC European Digital Industry Forums will be run on an all-in-one live online events platform where attendees can learn, interact, and connect with people from anywhere in the world.



We will welcome you at our Digital Reception area where we will showcase the event schedule and our partners. We will guide you for a great time & a lot of exiting digital touch points.



You will get inspired by the professional stories shared by industry pioneers and IDC analysts. Our keynotes experts will answer questions, propose provoking online polls, take part in the chat and comment on what is happening. Everything is done live.



Learn about proven best practices through real-life case studies in moderated digital breakout sessions. This intimate experience is an opportunity to gain a clearer understanding of current organizations challenges.



Meet with peers to discuss common challenges and share concrete experiences thanks to our Networking feature using your webcam for up to 3 minutes.



Visit interactive booths leveraging digital content allowing you to explore key trends or discover more about innovative products.


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Charlotte Thygesen Poulsen

Vice President, Events and GMS, IDC Benelux,, IDC Nordic

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Peer Jensen

Senior Sales Director, IDC Northern Europe Region, IDC Nordic

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