Speakers

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  • IFINSEC 2018 Conference Speakers

    • Burak Erkek - Garanti Bank - Senior Vice President, Internal Audit

      Burak Erkek - Garanti Bank - Senior Vice President, Internal Audit

      Mr. Burak Erkek, has been Senior Vice President of Internal Audit of Garanti Bank, since April, 2014. He is in charge of IT audits, Remote Audit, Treasury & Risk Management Audits. He has an extensive audit experience within Garanti Bank (Turkey, Netherlands, Romania, Luxembourg, Russia, Cyprus, Malta) & Fortis (Turkey, Malta). He participated to the internal audit department of Fortis, in 2003 and was employed by Fortis for 3 years. In December 2006, he joined Garanti Bank to lead the IT audit function. He designed and developed Garanti Bank’s IT Audit organization, in 2006. Mr. Burak Erkek has expertise in Internal Audit, IT Audit, Remote Audit, Operational Risk Management, E-Banking, E-Commerce, Information Security, Project management, Governance & Compliance, Ethical Hacking, Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery and Vendor management. Mr. Burak Erkek has B.S. & M.B.A. degrees, CISA, CEH, CRISC, PMP, ITIL FC, ISO 27001 and BS 25999 LA credentials. He is a member of ISACA, EC-Council, PMI and several global communities.

    • Hakan Inceoglu - ING Bank - Senior Vice President, Technology Services

      Hakan Inceoglu - ING Bank - Senior Vice President, Technology Services

      After graduating from Computer Engineering Department of Ege University in 1990, he had a Master degree in Economics at Bogazici University. Hakan Inceoglu has 24 years of IT experience including 18 years in Banking and 6 years in Telecomnunication sector and since last 10 years he has been working for multinational companies. Currently he is Senior Vice President at ING Bank responsible for Technology Services. His responsibilities include subjects like System Operation, IT Security, IT Governance, IT Network, Virtualization, Cloud Computing, IT Application Management, Database Management, Help Desk and IT Disaster Recovery. With the Disaster Recovery project he implemented, he successfully recovered the main data center in Izmir Disaster Recovery data center with zero data loss and in a very short time when his company faced an IT Disaster by losing its main data center due to a flood in 2009. He comes together with University youths at different platforms via University programs he’s working on. People management, Talent management, Coaching and Mentorship are his areas of interest.

    • Alpaslan Binici - Sekerbank - IT Security Project Manager

      Alpaslan Binici - Sekerbank - IT Security Project Manager

      Alpaslan BINICI took his undergraduate degree from Computer Engineering Department of Istanbul University in 2001 and later he took Master of Science degree from Computer Engineering Department of Sakarya University. He started his career at Siemens Business Services A.S. as system engineer. Later on at E-Guven A.S. he managed IT projects related to electronic signature, mobile signature and PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) also he gave consultancy services to clients and performed IT audits for PCI DSS ,ISO 27001. During his career he attended many events and seminars and he holds CISA, CISSP and ISO 27001 LA certificates. Currently he is working at Sekerbank A.S. as IT Security Project Manager.

    • Erkan Sertoglu - Fibabanka - Information Security, Governance and Compliance Unit Head

      Erkan Sertoglu - Fibabanka - Information Security, Governance and Compliance Unit Head

      Erkan Sertoglu graduated from Industrial Engineering Department of Istanbul Technical University in 1999. He took his MBA degree from the same university in 2004. He has more than 15 years experience on Information Technologies. At PricewaterhouseCoopers he managed several IT process management and information security consultancy projects. He is specialized on PCI, CobiT and ISO 27001 management frameworks. He has broad theoretical and practical knowledge for telecom and finance sectors. He obtained CISA, CISM, ISO27001LA and CIA credentials. Currently Erkan Sertoglu has been working at Fibabanka as Information Security, Governance and Compliance Unit Head and he is responsible from development of security, management and regulation solutions and reviewing implemented solutions to ensure they are operated effectively.

    • Hakan Kantas - Halkbank - IT Governance and Continual Service Improvement Division Manager

      Hakan Kantas - Halkbank - IT Governance and Continual Service Improvement Division Manager

      He started his career in the midst of 1980 as author and editor at MacWorld, PC World and PC Magazine. He started his professional career in 1993 at IT Department of Pamukbank. Until 2007, he developed Credit Cards banking package and software, he took role in adapting IBM’s Core Banking packet into the design of Pamukbank Core Banking system, he worked as a project manager and technical manager in the installation of many projects like Pamukbank Digiturk TV Banking, Internet Banking. Since 2007 at the unit he worked, he managed ITSM (IT Service Management) and CSI (Continual Service Improvement) projects that supplied comprehensive innovative transformations to implement global best practices in IT by service oriented approach and IT process model compatible to regulations. He has Certified Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) and ITIL-Foundation certificates and he was a former board member of ISACA Turkey and itSMF-Turkey Chapter. Currently he is working at IT Governance and Continual Service Improvement Department and he’s responsible from following areas; Project Office, Management of Risk and Compliance, Quality Management, Performance Management, Chance Management, Project and Portfolio Management, Service and Information Architecture Management, Governance and Planning, IT Strategy and Value Management and Continual Improvement.

    • Murat Cihan - Albaraka Turk Participation Bank - Information Security Manager

      Murat Cihan - Albaraka Turk Participation Bank - Information Security Manager

      He got his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees on Computer Engineering at Işık University. He contributed to academic research on information security field as a researcher at Işık, İstanbul Ticaret, and Boğaziçi Universities. He took part on various projects on private sector on embedded design design, cryptography, security applications, and security management fields. Currently, he is with Albaraka Turk Participation Bank as Information Security Manager. He has 15 year experience on information security and he holds CISSP, CISM, CISA, ISO 27001 LA certificates.

    • Ozerk Sarac - DenizBank - IT Audit SVP

      Ozerk Sarac - DenizBank - IT Audit SVP

      Mr. Sarac graduated from Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Yildiz Technical University, and he also completed his MBA at this university’s Social Sciences Institute. Mr. Sarac has been working at the Internal Audit Department of DenizBank since 2004. He has been responsible from performing and managing information systems audits of DenizBank and its local/international subsidiaries since 2006. He holds CISA, PMP, CRISC, CSX-F, Cobit-F and ITIL-F certificates.