Decode 2020: A Gathering of IT Professionals and Tech Experts

IT professionals from different parts of the country will once again come together for DECODE 2020. Joining them are tech experts from all over the world to talk about changes and trends in cybersecurity.

DECODE is the premier cybersecurity conference in the Philippines. It is the brainchild of Trend Micro, Inc, a leader in cybersecurity. Moreover, the three-day event will take place from November 10 to 12.

Decode 2020

Decode 2020 is a great place for IT professionals to share their experiences and learn from others in the field. As a matter of fact, through this event, they can widen their networks and circles. Furthermore, with over 40 breakout sessions, they are sure to gain a better understanding of different trends in the field. For instance, some of the talks will focus on issues like AI, Data Protection, and Machine Learning. Additionally, it will also talk about Cybercrime, Incident Response, and a whole lot more.

Unlike the past events, this year’s Decode will be done online. Nonetheless, it shall have the same set-up and process. With the theme “ELEVATE! Transform Rapidly, Seamlessly, Securely,” the event hopes to help change the industry with the rise of new threats. In addition, DECODE aims to shine a light on the threat landscape, new technologies, and more.

Keynote Addresses

The highlights of the event include the keynotes. These talks will be done by international leaders in the field. Here are the talks that you need to watch out for:

TITLE: “The Game Changer – How the Pandemic is Changing Your World”
TOPIC: New cyber risks, threats, and challenges
SPEAKER: Martin Rösler, Senior Director of the Trend Micro Forward-Looking Threat Research (FTR) team

TITLE: “Innovation or Disruption”
TOPIC: – How countries and organizations are being disrupted by digital threats and risks
SPEAKER: Myla Pilao, Security Research Communications Head at Trend Micro

TITLE: “Cybercrime in 2020 and Beyond: Not Everything Changes in a Pandemic”
TOPIC: – How cybercrime has been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic
SPEAKER: Robert McArdle, Director for Cybercrime Research of the FTR team

TITLE: “Exposed: Attack Surfaces Widen as the World Increasingly Relies on Digital Infrastructures”
TOPIC: – Increased reliance on digital tools and exposure to cyber risks
SPEAKER: Melissa Hathaway, Hathaway Global LLC President

TITLE: “Principles to Live by for Cybersecurity Leaders”
TOPIC: – How to strengthen the mindset, persona, and posture of cybersecurity leaders
SPEAKER: Philip Casanova, Partner at SyCip Gorres Velayo & Co.’s Technology Consulting

TITLE: “Cybercrime Through the Lens of Law Enforcement and Private Partners”
TOPIC: – INTERPOL’s Global Cybercrime Program
SPEAKER: Craig Jones, Director of Cybercrime INTERPOL

DECODE 2020 is open to IT professionals from different industries FOR FREE. To know more about the event and to secure your slot for free, be sure to visit

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