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English Español PetrolPlaza Talks: Cybersecurity & Data Protection

In the second episode of PetrolPlaza Talks we will gather industry experts to discuss the need to implement secure systems and safe payment methods to ensure the safe operation of modern, connected energy stations.



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With more and more sites operating from the cloud, free WiFi, connected EPoS systems, and sensitive user data being in retailers’ hands, petrol stations and convenience stores have become a target for hackers. Due to the high volume of customers and outdated cybersecurity techniques, fuel dispenser merchants have become an attractive target for hackers wanting to steal credit card information. We will speak to industry leaders from Italy, Hungary and the United Kingdom to learn more.

  • When: Monday, June 29, 2020 · 17:00 PM · Berlin // 11:00 AM · New York
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Language: English

Peter Varga – Chief Information Security Officer, MOL Group

In recent years, Peter Varga has been working for CEE largest integrated oil company MOL as Group CTO and CISO, responsible for IT delivery, innovation, strategy and security across 42 countries and managing a team of 400. His wide experience includes multiple industries such as finance, banking, hospitality and retail.

Mirko Spagnolatti – Business Development Director, Ingenico Group | Executive Committee, IFSF 

Mirko Spagnolatti is specifically in charge of the petrol retail business in Europe, covering the payment infrastructures and payment solutions needs of the complex environment. Additionally, IFSF is a forum of international petroleum retailers with the common objective of harmonisation of equipment interconnectivity and communication standards.

Neil Douglas – IT Consultancy Director, Network ROI

Neil Doublas is very passionate about information and cyber security, with over twenty years of IT experience across multiple sectors. He holds many industry recognised qualifications, including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) and Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE). Edinburgh-based Network ROI install, maintain and support essential business technology for successful organisations throughout the UK.

*The Zoom session is free but has limited spaces. Those unable to enter will be able to watch it live on YouTube.

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