Ransomware and cyber security in extremely decentralized environment


Grand Hotel

Södra Blasieholmshamnen 8, 103 27 Stockholm


Feb 8th, 2022 from:

08:00 - 11:00

Jacob Henricson

CSO & CISO at Skanska Sverige

As a CISO in decentralized organization, the vulnerability of data security and privacy increases along with the fast-paced developments from the tech world.

In this session, Jacob Henricson will talk about how it is to work in extremely decentralized environment with more than 11.000 employees seen from the perspective of a CISO. Moreover, Andrew Rose will present some of the recent trends in the ransomware world and consider paths to both prevent and recover from attacks. And why losing the confidentiality of all your data may be preferable to the alternatives.

“We’ve seen ransomware tools and techniques evolve over the past 4 years, refining the attack vector until it reached this pinnacle of threat.”


08:00 – 08.45: Welcome by twoHundred and Andrew Rose, Resident CISO EMEA Proofpoint – Introduction and breakfast.

08.45– 09.45: Case Speaker – Jacob Henricson, CSO & CISO at Skanska Sverige

Jacob will share how he and his team are working on cyber security in an extremely decentralized business where IT and information security has not traditionally been in focus.

  • How do we communicate cyber security to the stakeholders and throughout the whole company
  • Emergency organization in a decentralized environment
  • The unexpected advantages in playing catch-up with the latest technology


09.50 – 10.50: Group Discussion: Facilitated by Proofpoint and based on the following considerations:

  • How can we control changes to make improve our resilience against ransomware?
  • What does your cyber security response playbook look like?


10.50 – 11.00: Follow-up on the group discussion and wrap up by Andrew Rose, Resident CISO EMEA Proofpoint

11.00: Thanks for today.

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