German-American Security Forum

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04.03.2019 | 10:30
- 16:20
Morrison & Foerster LLP | 425 Market Street | San Francisco, CA 94105


German-American Security Forum

Experience German-American Cyber Security Cooperation


On the occasion of the German presentation at the RSA Conference 2019 in San Francisco, the GACC is partnering with TeleTrusT- IT Security Association Germany and various organizations to coordinate an extensive accompanying program.

March 4, 2019, 10:30 am - 4:20 pm
Morrison & Foerster LLP | 425 Market Street | San Francisco, CA 94105

Participation is free of charge

Please RSVP by mail to info(at) 



Moderation: Prof. Dr. Norbert Pohlmann, Chairman of TeleTrusT

10:30 - 10:45 am Welcoming Remarks
Hans-Ulrich Südbeck, German Consul General
Kristian Wolf, Representative of German Business, CEO & President

10:45 - 11:45 am VIP Keynotes

Cyber security of critical infrastructures - current developments in Germany and Europe
Andreas Koenen, Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community, Director General CI, Cyber- and Information Security 

Cyber security: a global responsibility
Jeff Greene, Symantec, Vice President, Global Government Affairs & Policy

Security aspects of quantencomputing
Dr. Rainer Baumgart, secunet, CEO

Resilience in a vulnerable world: policy and practice
Dr. Allan Friedman, US Department of commerce, NTIA, Director of Cybersecurity Initiatives

11:45am - 12:45 pm Lunch

12:45 - 03:20 pm Security Solutions Showcase

Cyberattacks aiming at fraud, espionage and sabotage are among the most serious threats our economies are facing today. Before the background of the coming into effect of the EU Data Protection Regulation this dialog presents European strategies and newest innovations for the security for the IoT. In particular, the effect of attacks on cross-linked devices and the defense of new attack technologies are discussed. We invite you to recognize cooperation possibilities with excellent providers of German IT security solutions.

Moderation: Thomas Hemker, Symantec

The evolution of the automation firewall 
MB connect line, Stefan Mueller, Technical Expert

Building a German-US leader in hardware security - Utimaco acquires US competitor Atalla 
Utimaco IS / Utimaco Inc. )*, Dr. Matthias Pankert, SVP HSM

Security aspects in IoT connectivity 
How to architect and validate security aspects for IoT devices connected via mobile networks 
achelos, Heinfried Cznottka, Director Business Development

Making email wunderbar - security, audit trail and unlimited attachment size for your existing email system 
Cryptshare )*, Matthias Kess, CTO

Password analytics & quality assurance with EPAS: AXA Equitable (North America) 
DETACK )*, Richard O. Jorolemon, Office of the CISO, Lead Manager Infrastructure Security AXA Equitable; John Waters, Director Business Development Detack GmbH

No more an oxymoron: customer-side encrypted collaborative cloud-based applications 
Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity, Dr. Bruno Quint, Director Cloud Encryption

Real world post-quantum cryptographic security solutions
MTG, Jürgen Ruf, CEO

)* Presentations in collaboration with US companies

03:20 - 04:20 pm VIP Panel

Moderation: Dr. Alexander Schellong, INFODAS

Strategic expert discussion on current IT security trends 


  • Andreas Koenen, Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community, Director General CI, Cyber- and Information Security
  • Udo Helmbrecht, ENISA - EU Cybersecurity Agency, President
  • Dr. Allan Friedman, US Department of Commerce, NTIA, Director of Cybersecurity Initiatives

A detailed program is available at

Simone Friese
Communications & Membership
(415) 248-1249