BARCELONA, Spain, Oct. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The growing digitization of factories due to the emergence of connected industry offers companies excellent opportunities, but also risks, especially with regard to cybersecurity. With the aim of addressing this new paradigm, the second Barcelona Cybersecurity Congress, an international event focusing on solutions, business and governance in the industrial field, will be held from 29th to 31st October. The event, which will take place within the framework of the INDUSTRY From Needs to Solutions trade show, will feature 60 speakers, 40 talks, an exhibition area, a talent market and a competition between hackers.
Hall 3 of Fira Barcelona's Gran Via venue will be the venue for this second Congress, which will seek to place the need for companies to have reliable protection systems at the centre of the debate, given the growing connectivity within the industry. The main pillar of the Barcelona Cybersecurity Congress will be an event involving about sixty speakers, who will discuss topics such as the implementation of cybersecurity solutions in a multi-cloud environment, the protection of medical devices to improve privacy, new tools to prevent identity theft in financial services, big data management by means of quantum computing, the irruption of 5G and cyberintelligence.
The main speakers at the event will include representatives from companies such as Eleven Paths, TATA Communications, Microsoft, Huawei, Symantec, Cisco, Sophos, Softeng, McAfee, Seat and Doctors Without Borders, among many others.
In addition, the exhibition area will feature around thirty companies that will showcase the most innovative solutions in the area of cybersecurity, while workshops and activities to publicize new products and services will be conducted at the same time.
In order to promote the recruitment of new professionals, the Barcelona Cybersecurity Congress, in partnership with Barcelona Digital Talent, is also organizing a "speed dating" talent market so as to connect the 25 participating companies to the new digital profiles. There will also be a competition between hackers involving disciplines such as forensics, cryptography, OSINT, web technologies and binary exploitation.
Several parallel events will also be held as part of the Barcelona Cybersecurity Congress, including the eHealth Security Conference and the ISACA Congress.