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19 May 2024

World Banking Forum 2024

Noesis was present at the prestigious World Banking Forum, which took place on May 16 and 17.

João Serra, Senior Consultant and NIS-2 Evangelist took to the stage to address the crucial topic "Cybersecurity and Digital Risk: Safeguarding the Future of Banking". In addition, he took part in a round table entitled "Future Risks: Outlook for the next five years" together with Dr. Bjorn Lenzmann, Chief Risk Officer of DenizBank, Ana Cristina Leal, Advisor to the Board of Directors of the Central Bank of Portugal, André Rendeiro, Member of the Executive Board of Directors of Bison Bank and, as moderator, Veronica Lange, Independent Sector Expert at UBS. 



This presentation offered valuable information on navigating the constantly evolving landscape of digital threats and the security challenges facing the banking sector. 


Here are some key points from the practical guide he shared: 


Identifying threats: In today's digital age, it is essential to understand and identify threats. He highlighted banks' various cybersecurity challenges, emphasizing the need for proactive measures. 


Adoption of emerging technologies:With the advent of artificial intelligence, blockchain, and the Internet of Things (IoT), banks must embrace innovation while recognizing the new vulnerabilities they introduce. We also discussed strategies for leveraging these technologies securely. 


Addressing systemic risks: The interconnection of digital banking systems poses systemic risks that cannot be ignored, emphasizing the importance of taking proactive measures to mitigate these risks and ensure the resilience of the banking infrastructure. 


Implementing robust cybersecurity measures: he stressed the importance of implementing robust cybersecurity measures that comply with international regulations and effectively take advantage of advanced technologies. This includes defining clear strategies and frameworks for cybersecurity and ensuring compliance throughout the organization. 


Noesis' participation in the World Banking Forum reaffirms its commitment to promoting innovation and excellence in cybersecurity and digital risk management. By sharing knowledge and insights at such prestigious events, Noesis continues to establish itself as a trusted advisor in the banking sector and beyond. 


Watch moments from his speech here: