it-sa 2017: Special Keynote by Daniel Domscheit-Berg


  • Former WikiLeaks spokesman talks about digitalisation and IT security
  • Presentation by Daniel Domscheit-Berg in M10 forum on 12 October

“Are we properly equipped for when the digital revolution really takes off?” Net activist and former WikiLeaks spokesman Daniel Domscheit-Berg will provide his answer at it-sa 2017 on 12 October. His Special Keynote will focus on the question of how IT security can help to cope successfully with the societal change that digitalisation implies.

At it-sa 2017, Daniel Domscheit-Berg will talk about the importance of IT security in a society that is increasingly characterised by digital networking, and will highlight technical and social questions and questions of data protection law that arise in this connection. His lecture on Day 3 of the exhibition is entitled “There’s more outside the box: are we properly equipped for when the digital revolution really takes off?” Domscheit-Berg helped to build up WikiLeaks between 2007 and 2010, and was a spokesman for the platform. Today he works on projects relating to privacy, IT security and Open Access.

Special Keynote on Day 3 of the exhibition in M10 forum
Domscheit-Berg will give the Special Keynote address at it-sa 2017 at 12:15 on Thursday 12 October. It will take place in Hall 10 in the M10 forum, one of four stages hosting some 320 lectures on IT security trends and solutions. Following his lecture, Domscheit-Berg will take questions from the public. Like all the forum lectures, the Special Keynote is free to exhibition visitors and exhibitors.

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Europe’s largest IT security exhibition as a stage
More than 580 exhibiting companies and organisations are expected at it-sa 2017 from 10 to 12 October this year. Already Europe’s largest show for IT security products and services, it is growing still further this year. The supporting congress programme Congress@it-sa will begin on 9 October, with many subject-area events.

Security exhibitions at NürnbergMesse
NürnbergMesse has established and proven expertise in the security field. With events such as Enforce Tac – Trade Fair for Law Enforcement, it-sa and it-sa Brasil – Trade Fairs for IT Security, FeuerTRUTZ – Trade Fair for Preventive Fire Protection as well as Perimeter Protection – Trade Fair for Perimeter Protection, FIRE & SECURITY INDIA EXPO and also U.T.SEC – Unmanned Technologies & Security, it brings together a total of around 1,200 exhibitors and some 30,000 visitors from all over the world.

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