Cyber Resilience Summit EU 2017

Measuring and Managing Software Risk, Security and Technical Debt

The Consortium for Information & Software Quality hosted the Cyber Resilience Summit on 6 June 2017 in Brussels, Belgium, the vibrant heart of political Europe and headquarters of the European Commission. The theme of the Summit was “Measuring and Managing Software Risk, Security and Technical Debt.” Discussion focused on the latest strategic thinking from innovative American and European CIOs and IT policy makers tasked with:

  • Managing security and risk with software measurement
  • Applying standard quality metrics to internal benchmarking, vendor agreements, and governance
  • Outcome-based contracts and service level agreements
  • Using software quality standards to comply with regulations
  • Positioning software measurement as a support mechanism for your team while prioritizing actions for business
  • Managing system complexity from a technology and architectural standpoint

 

Meeting Location:
Radisson Blu Royal Hotel
Rue du Fossé-aux-Loups 47
Wolvengracht 47
1000 Brussels, Belgium

Registration: Closed

PROGRAM

Time Session
09.00 OMG and CISQ Mission
Dr. Richard Soley, Chairman and CEO, Object Management Group 

Dr. Soley will introduce the Consortium for Information & Software Quality™, an IT leadership group co-founded by the OMG and Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University to deliver automated measures of software size and quality from system source code. Dr. Soley will share the critical context behind CISQ’s formation and mission objectives.

09.20 Advances in Software Quality Measurement [Download Presentation]
Dr. Bill Curtis, Executive Director, Consortium for Information & Software Quality 

Dr. Curtis will introduce software quality standards for use in IT benchmarking, productivity analysis, service level agreements, and vendor relationships. Dr. Curtis will discuss how to manage IT risk and mitigate technical debt.

09.45 Keynote: Dr. J. Michael Gilmore, former Director of Operational Test and Evaluation with the U.S. Department of Defense, now at RAND

For nearly the last decade, Dr. J. Michael Gilmore served as Director of Operational Test and Evaluation with the U.S. Department of Defense, where he was responsible for the planning, conduct, analysis, and reporting of operational test and evaluation for all IT-intensive mission-critical systems. Dr. Gilmore will discuss the U.S. Government’s approaches to strengthening the security and resilience of systems. His keynote address will open up dialogue with progressive leaders from NATO, the EU, and European national governments working to modernize IT systems in government and commercial industry.

10.15 Refreshment Break
10.30

Government Panel Discussion
Lead: Professor Georges Ataya from Solvay Brussels School, Academic Director of Information Security Management Education, Managing Partner ICTC.EU, and Vice President of the Belgian Cybersecurity Coalition

Speakers:
– Dr. J. Michael Gilmore, former Director of Operational Test and Evaluation with the U.S. Department of Defense, now at RAND
– Jean-François Legendre, Development Manager, AFNOR
– Bruno Chenard, Programme Manager, Innovation, CEN and CENELEC

11.30 Technical Debt Findings and a Standard [Download Presentation]
Dr. Bill Curtis, Executive Director, Consortium for Information & Software Quality
12.00 Lunch Break
13.15

CIO Panel Discussion
Lead: Matthew Crabbe, Editor, QA-Financial.com– Toine van Eeden, CIO, NCOI

Speakers:
– André Nadorp, Director of Benchmarking, METRI Group
– Freddy Van den Wyngaert, Secretary-General, EuroCIO; former CIO, Agfa-Gevaert Group
– Paul Bentz, CISQ Director of Government and Industry Programs; former CIO at Paribas and Allianz

14.30 Cyber Risk and Banking Prudential Requirements [Download Presentation]
Nicolas Fleuret, Partner, Deloitte France
Cyber Risk is high on the agenda of banking authorities, especially the European Central Bank, which is now assessing it as part of the pillar 2. Mr. Fleuret will discuss approaches to assess and monitor this non-financial risk.
15.00 Close

Richard-Soley

Dr. Richard Soley, Chairman and CEO of the OMG, welcomes attendees

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Dr. Bill Curtis, Executive Director of CISQ, presents Advances in Software Quality Measurement

CISQ-SLAs

Using CISQ Automated Quality Characteristic Measures in SLAs

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Government panel is led by Professor Georges Ataya of the Solvay Brussels School in Belgium

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Government Panel (L-R) Prof. Georges Ataya, Solvay Brussels School; Dr. J. Michael Gilmore, DoD/RAND; Jean-François Legendre, AFNOR; Bruno Chenard, CEN and CENELEC

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Dr. Bill Curtis, Executive Director of CISQ, presents on Technical Debt

CISQ-CIO-Panel

CIO Panel (L-R) Matthew Crabbe, QA-Financial.com (moderator); Freddy Van den Wyngaert, EuroCIO; André Nadorp, METRI; Paul Bentz, CISQ

CISQ-CIO-Panel-Freddy-Van-den-Wyngaert

Freddy Van den Wyngaert, Secretary-General of EuroCIO and former CIO of Agfa-Gevaert Group

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Paul Bentz, CISQ’s Director of Government and Industry Programs in Europe

An excellent day of education and networking

 For more information on this event, email info@it-cisq.org.