Vision Dinner Safety First, The IT-security journey of Royal BAM Group

November 3, 2021

What do you do as an organisation if you become the target of a state-sponsored hack? How do you discover the attack? What are your protocols? And above all; how do you prevent it in the future? Henry van de Ven, CIO at Royal BAM Group, will discuss the above questions during this Vision Dinner

  • Small scaled peer session
  • Open dialogue by means of the Chatham House Rule
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Henry van de Ven


Henry van de Ven has been Group CIO at BAM since May 2020. Before that he worked for nine years at Nutreco as Chief Information Officer and served under Philips and Vendex International. As CIO and IT executive, Henry was responsible for IT strategy, governance, IT organisation, program management and operations management. In his current role, he continues to shape BAM's digital future



During this Vision Dinner, Henry van de Ven will take you on a journey through BAM's broader journey towards increased IT security, as well as the lessons learned from the state-sponsored hack. He shows how an expertise team is working in all areas to create cyber awareness in the organization and to map out all security risks, including IoT security at facility services.

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17.30 | Guest arrive
18.00 | Start Vision Dinner
20.30 | End

Restaurant Zuiver
Krommewetering 51
3543 AM Utrecht



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  • Participants have to meet the previously described target audience.
  • If applicable, our partners will be presented with every application.
  • During all our sessions, the Chatham House Rule applies. This means that the participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant, may be revealed. This means that no report, no photos and no recordings are made of the meeting. The presentation will also not be distributed to the participants afterwards.

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