Speakers

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  • IFINSEC 2019 Conference Speakers

    • Mehmet Karabiyik - ICBC - Head of IT Security & Risk

      Mehmet Karabiyik - ICBC - Head of IT Security & Risk

    • Yildiz Balaturk Erkan - Burgan Bank - Head of IT Security and Risk

      Yildiz Balaturk Erkan - Burgan Bank - Head of IT Security and Risk

      She graduated from Computer Engineering Department of Bilkent University. She has more than 15 years experience on IT Audit, Information Security, Project Management, Quality, Risk and Process Management. She started her career as an auditor at Audit Board of Yapi Kredi Bank. She carried out works on internal audit, risk management, information security, process improvement and project management at Garanti Technology and IBTECH. She worked at Audit Board of Tekstilbank. Now she is head of IT Security and Risk Department at Burgan Bank. She gives lectures about COBIT 5 and Digital Transformation at The Banks Association of Turkey. She holds CISA (Certified in Information Systems Audit), CIA (Certified Internal Auditor), CRISC (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control), PMP (Project Management Professional) and ITIL certificates.

    • Dilek Mete Hangul - Anadolubank - Board of Internal Audit - Head of Information Technologies Audit

      Dilek Mete Hangul - Anadolubank - Board of Internal Audit - Head of Information Technologies Audit

    • Acelya Akbas - Halkbank - Information Technologies Risk and Compliance Manager

      Acelya Akbas - Halkbank - Information Technologies Risk and Compliance Manager

    • Alpaslan Binici - Şekerbank - IT Security Project Manager

      Alpaslan Binici - Şekerbank - 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 Şekerbank A.S. as IT Security Project Manager.

    • Bahattin Sayi - ING Bank - Senior Vice President, Information Technology Audit Group

      Bahattin Sayi - ING Bank - Senior Vice President, Information Technology Audit Group

      He is a graduate of Hacettepe University Computer Engineering Department. He has an MBA degree from METU. He has over 17 years of experience in information security, IT audit and IT process management. He started his business life at Aknet, a subsidiary of Sabanci Group. He joined Akbank's Audit Board in 2003. He pursued audit, security and process consultancy activities in Akbank, Akbank NV Netherlands, Akbank AG Germany, and various external companies. He joined Burgan Bank in 2014 and worked as Head of IT Security and Risk Management Department until 2018. He has been working as Senior Vice President, Information Technology Audit Group in ING Bank since 2018 May. He holds CISSP, CISA, CRISC and CEH certificates. He is also interested in underwater photography and sailing.

    • Elif Uslu - BNP Paribas Cardif - Security and Business Continuity Manager

      Elif Uslu - BNP Paribas Cardif - Security and Business Continuity Manager

      She graduated from Electronic Engineering Department of Uludag University. She worked as product engineer and information systems supervisor for 2 years. She joined to Citibank group in 1995 and she delivered information system controls and adaptation of information systems technologies and settlement of governance processes according to corporate policies. She managed Year 2000 syndrome and Business Continuity Coordinator role was added to her current tasks. Between 2002-2004, she took her master degree on Technology Management from Bogazici University. In addition to her current tasks during 2003-2012, she worked on operational risk management and innovation as well. Since 2013 she has been working at BNP Paribas Cardif group as Security and Business Continuity Manager.

    • Mehmet Izzet Hacialioglu - Garanti Bank - Digital Special Projects & Security Manager

      Mehmet Izzet Hacialioglu - Garanti Bank - Digital Special Projects & Security Manager

      Mehmet Izzet Hacialioglu - Garanti Bank - Digital Special Projects & Security Manager Mehmet Izzet Hacialioglu has worked as an Information Technology Auditor for almost five years and has been working as Digital Banking Security Manager at Garanti Bank for six years. He is responsible for deciding policy and procedures for digital banking and ATM processes regarding authentication and security and conducts projects specifically on fraud and compliance issues. In 2007, he graduated from Bilkent University with a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering. In 2015 he completed his master's degree from Bilgi University in Information and Technology Law. In 2017, he became a CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) certified owner.

    • 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.

    • Ozer Gulce - Alternatifbank - Information Security, Quality and Project Manager

      Ozer Gulce - Alternatifbank - Information Security, Quality and Project Manager

      He was born in Bursa in 1971. He graduated from Istanbul Technical University. He started his career in 1993 in IT sector and currently is working at Alternatifbank as Information Security, Quality and Project Manager. He is responsible in the fields of IT governance, information security, project management, regulations, audit, business development, certifications (ISO) and quality functions. Prior to Alternatifbank Mr. Gulce worked at TSKB, OBASE and SDLC and he took executive active roles in the area of information technologies.

    • Rifat Deregozu - Fibabanka - Security Risk Officer, Information Security, Governance and Compliance

      Rifat Deregozu - Fibabanka - Security Risk Officer, Information Security, Governance and Compliance

    • Ersun Bayraktaroglu  - Alternatifbank - Information Security Team Leader

      Ersun Bayraktaroglu - Alternatifbank - Information Security Team Leader

      Ersun Bayraktaroglu is currently working at Alternatifbank, responsible from Information Security, IT Risks and monitoring. After serving in both public and private sector on Application Deveopment, Open Systems architectures, portal application development and network management areas, he went on his career especially on information security and IT Governance since he wanted to use know-how and experiences on information security he had from the projects when he worked in with Allianz Company. He has a thesis study on SIEM/Log management and he also has works and implementations on open source coded products which he shared them with open source code developers. In addition to his certificates on software development, network and security, by getting ISO27001, ITIL, Cobit, CISM, CRISC control areas certificates that are for auditing information systems and defining methodologies, he formed application areas in the field for these accumulations. He graduated from Faculty of Science of Ankara University and completed his post graduate study at Science Institute Engineering and Bahcesehir University Information Technologies respectively. He also lectures at various universities and institutions at odd times.