SEMAFOR – Security, Management and Audit Forum that is jointly organized by ISSA Poland, ISACA Warsaw Chapter and Computerworld magazine polish edition. It is one of the most important information security and IT audit focused events in Poland. In 2016 we hosted 350 participants, 18 exhibitors and 22 conference partners. During conference there were 35 presentation.SEMAFOR is an ideal place to get information about latest security threats and interesting case studies, gather experience and new contacts among IT security environment.


IT Audit:

  • Audit in changing world (globalization, offshoring, outsourcing, Cloud),
  • Risk based audit,
  • Value added audit,
  • Practical use of COBIT,
  • Interpersonal aspects – how to solve difficult problems during IT audit,
  • Cooperation between auditor and audited entity,
  • Practical elements of audit – e.g. ERP auditing, DBMS and OS auditing,
  • Software Asset Management auditing and project auditing.


  • Critical infrastructure,
  • Security of SCADA environment, telemetry, smart metering,
  • Hacking, incident management, incident response, 
  • Malware analysis,
  • End user devices’ security,
  • „Swiss penknife”, free tools supporting security,
  • Vulnerability assessment – challenges,
  • Attacks and countermeasures for end users of banking systems,
  • Application security typical mistakes and issues in SDLC.

Information Security Management:

  • Personal data protection  – in Europe and the US
  • Practical aspects of personal data protection problems, case study,
  • Standards - PCI DSS, ISO 27000 / 22301 / 19770 / 31000, COBIT,
  • IT Governance challenges,
  • Outsourcing and risk management,
  • Intelligence – Led company / risk management / policy,
  • Information security ROI,
  • SOC – definition, purpose, methods of building, experiences,
  • New challenges of computer forensics (cloud, mobile, anonymity, digital proof).


  • Security Department Managers (CISO/CSO)
  • IT Security auditors
  • Pople responsible for the administration of networks and IT systems
  • Experts responsible for continuity of operation and crisis management
  • Heads of audit departments, auditors
  • Information security consultants and experts
  • Risk management department managers and specialists
  • IT Managers and Directors
  • IT Governance experts



Robert Pławiak

Director of the Strategy and IT Management, PZU Group

Julia Juraszek

Security Senior Specialist, T- Mobile Poland

Piotr Filip Sawicki

Senior auditor at Citi Handlowy,, President of ISACA Warsaw Chapter

Łukasz Wierzbicki

IS,COB & Controls Senior Analyst, KMD Poland

Jacek Skorupka

Regional Information Risk Manager, Coca-Cola Services

Michał Kurek

Director of the IT Risk Department, EY, .

Wojciech Dworakowski

IT Security Expert, SecuRing, .

Sebastian Watras

Market Director, IDG

Tomasz Dziurzyński

Chief information security officer,, Citi Handlowy

Artur Ślubowski

Head of Security Team, PKP

Sylwia Wystub

IT Security Director, Interia

Patryk Puliński

Information Security Analyst, QuintilesIMS

Artur Wach

ICG O&T Risk & Controls (OTRC) Head for Poland CSC, Citi Handlowy

Adam Danieluk

Director of the IT Security Department in First Data Poland, President of the ISSA Poland

Michał Brand

Chief security officer, Raiffeisen Solutions, Raiffeisen Bank Polska

Patryk Gęborys

Vice Director in Cybersecurity team, PwC Poland

Przemyslaw Obuchowski

Chief Information Security Specialist, T-Mobile


Our event will be divided into three tracks:

  • IT Audit - First one is focused on aspects of IT audit in the changing IT world and challenges of IT Governance.
  • Information Security Management - Second one will cover information security management, operational risk management, personal data protection and business continuity. There will be place for interpersonal and other soft aspects of information security as well.
  • Cybersecurity - Third one will have more technical approach and will be focused on cyber security, threats, attacks, application security – including critical infrastructure – and application lifecycle security, etc.

Program Board does not define any details of any speech. Subject of proposed speech should fit in one or more of main subjects. We encourage you to make speeches about practical subjects e.g. case studies, live demos, best and worst practices. All presentations are planned to be open i.e. there will be possibility for discussions either during Q&A or during a break.

To become a speaker send your presentation title and short description to: [email protected] 




Content Partners


Media partners

Distinguished patron

Warsaw, al. Księcia Józefa Poniatowskiego 1

Contact Us:

Sebastian Watras
Tel. 662 287 730
[email protected]

Klaudia Kałuska
Tel. +48 662 287 865
[email protected]

Patrycja Gielecińska
Tel. 662 287 833
[email protected]

Włodzimierz Duszyk
Tel. 662 287 870
[email protected]