Speaker: Chris Kubecka


Chris Kubecka is the founder & CEO of HypaSec. Group Leader for AOC, tasked with setting up digital security after the world’s most devastating cyber warfare attack so far, the 2012 Shamoon attacks. Previously, establishing and leading the network and security operations, UK/EU GDPR Privacy Group, joint international intelligence team and Information Protection Group for Aramco Overseas covering EMEA (outside KSA) and South America, part of Saudi Aramco. USAF veteran of multiple humanitarian and combat missions as air crew with degrees in information technology and computer science. Based in northern Europe, is a member of the Cyber Senate, Artificial Intelligence, subject matter expert panellist and advisor for the European Council of Foreign Relations regarding post Brexit digital security and cyber warfare. An advisor and subject matter expert to several governments, industries on cyber security & incident response for cyber warfare, recognized expertise in financial, oil & gas, water, nuclear industrial digital security.

Chris is the founder and CEO of HypaSec. Previously, Chris headed the Information Protection Group, network operations, security operations and joint-international intelligence team for the Aramco family. Helping to recover Aramco from a nation-state attack to implement digital security and reconnect international business operations. Responsible for all digital IT and ICS assets throughout the EMEA region (minus KSA) and Latin America. Subsequently, establishing and assisting global digital security teams, standards, security driven legal contracts for secure software development with third parties, the Aramco EU/UK Privacy group with internal and external council and computer emergency response teams. Chris has practical and strategic hands-on experience in several cyber warfare incidents. USAF Space Command, detecting and helping to halt the July 2009 Second Wave attacks from the DPKR against South Korea and helping to recover and reestablish international business operations after the world’s most devastating cyber warfare attack, Shamoon in 2012. Expert advisor and panelist for several governments and parliaments. Author of several books, offensive security trainer, digital security course creator, recognized expert in several digital security fields including IT/IOT/ICS SCADA space, maritime, aviation, oil & gas, electric, water and nuclear.