Relive LinkUp

First of all, I would like to thank everybody who joined LinkUp on the 2nd February! You can now rewatch the recording if you want to relive the event.

Kind regards,

Bart Renard

LinkUp – New Year’s Edition

New year, new beginnings, new opportunities…

You’ve probably noticed, media reports about cybersecurity incidents are piling up at a rapid pace. 2023 will be an important and crucial year for cybersecurity, which will result in new and great opportunities.

On the 2nd of February, we would like to invite you to “LinkUp – New Year’s Edition”. Raise your glass together with us celebrating 2023; to a great year and new opportunities. 🥂

An evening filled with networking, ‘wining and dining’ and inspiring talks:

  • Securing your business is hard, but if you don’t believe us, believe Rik Bobbaers, CISO – ING Belux. He will be giving a compelling talk about this hot topic!
  • Next, Nico and Jorden from The Security Factory will be giving us a live hacking demo. Let’s take a look from the other side and see how hackers work and try to break into our systems.

Ready to join us and raise our glasses to 2023?



Welcome with drinks

18h00 – 18h05:

“Opening Word”
by Dirk Deroost – Cronos Group

18h05 – 18h35:

“Why is cybersecurity so hard?”
by Rik Bobbaers – CISO – ING Belux

18h35 – 19h05:

“Live Hacking Demo”
by Nico Cooman & Jorden Deserrano – Ethical Hackers – The Security Factory

From 19h05:

Drinks, food and networking


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