Title: “Transforming Security from an Operational to a Strategic Role”

It is a given that the most important requirement of a successful security program is executive support, ideally executive respect.  Koos Lodewijkx, IBM IT Security strategist, will describe how he and his team use a “10 Essential Security Practices” model to create a transformational security program that supports IBM’s IT Risk Program objectives.  You will leave Koos’ presentation with an understanding of this security program framework developed by security thought leaders and embraced by IBM’s business leadership team.


Speaker: Koos Lodewijkx leads the IT Risk Strategy & Policy team in IBM, responsible for driving the technical architecture for IT Security across IBM world-wide, and developing and managing the IT Security and Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery policies and standards.

Previously, he held the role of Lead Strategist for the IBM Security Solutions division.  Koos has been working in IT Security for well over a decade.

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