Modern Security Operations in Bank Sector
Nowadays the financial sector is facing an intense increase of new regulations from different authorities as the European Central Bank, local finance market authorities, or the EU cyber security agenda, especially in the field of cyber security. To comply with this regulations, it is essential to evolve from traditional defenses to active incident response. Understanding the actual situation at the banking market and the need to uprate their core business into a digital one, SecOps responsibilities must detect and react in time at threats and determine between small security incidents and real data breaches within minutes. To cope with this challenging situation, it is prerequisite to bundle up resources and cooperate close with internal and external entities to share knowledge and experience. This talk focus on aspects and best practice methods for modern security operations at the bank sector, and points out a wide range of changes and the need for a paradigm shift for existing cyber security strategies.
Roland Supper graduated from the University of Applied Sciences in Vienna. He then started to work as a network and security specialist in the finance sector. Since 2010, he has been employed with s IT Solutions Spardat GmbH, the IT provider of Erste Group and saving banks in Austria, where he built up the Critical Incident Response Center (CIRC) and currently holds the post of the CISO. As such he is responsible for Security Operations (SecOps), steering people, processes and tools, necessary to secure data for one a systemically important financial institute in Austria. Heading the department Cyber Defense Center, he is also leading the Erste Group competence center Security Operations & Workplace Security. Additionally, he is working as lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences in Vienna, teaching bachelor and master degree students in the field of IT Security.