Speaker details

John Hermans

John Hermans Partner


John is partner of the Amstelveen practice of KPMG IT Advisory. In his current position he is heading the Information Security Services of KPMG in Netherland, covering the following services:

  • lSecurity Strategy Services
  • lIT Governance, Risk and Compliance
  • lTechnical Security Services
  • lIdentity & Access Management
  • lBusiness Continuity services

John is member of KPMG’s global leadership on Information Security as well the global lead of Identity & Access Management Services within KPMG.

Furthermore, John is leading the Cloud Computing Services within KPMG Netherlands. In this role he is responsible for (setup of) the services portfolio concerning Cloud Computing, including advisory services as well as auditing services. John is member of KPMG’s Global Cloud Enablement Program Steering Group .

Professional and industry experience 

John worked for numerous organisations in most industry sectors, such as Financial Service, Oil & Gas, Government and others. John was involved in more than 100 national and international information security projects across the world. John’s major involvements were in assisting clients in their strategy, building the business case and perform program management activities as well as quality assurance activities.

Next to being involved in information security projects, John was involved in numerous cloud computing projects in private and public sector. John’s major involvements were in assisting clients in their cloud computing strategy as well as in advising on cloud security/assurance advisory topics.


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European Identity & Cloud Conference 2015

05/06/2015 15:30-16:30 Cloud Risk Assessment
Assessing and Mitigating Cloud Risks
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05/07/2015 08:30-08:50 "Guiding" the Management and Supervisory Boards to Choose the Right Investment Priorities for Cyber Risk Mitigation
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05/07/2015 12:00-13:00 Cloud Contracting Risks
Reaching Compliance Across Jurisdictions: Fundamental Considerations Before Signing a Cloud Services Contract
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European Identity Conference 2011

05/11/2011 10:30-11:30 Assessing the Risks of Cloud Computing
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European Identity Conference 2010

05/04/2010 15:00-15:30 Trust in the Cloud
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05/05/2010 15:00-16:00 Panel: Reducing the Risk of Information Leaks: DLP, IRM or both?
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European Identity Conference 2009

05/06/2009 10:30-11:30 Re-Assessing IAM-Strategy in Turbulant Times - Cost Optimisation Approaches for IAM Initiatives
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05/06/2009 11:30-12:30 An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure - Moving from Detective Controls to Automated Prevention.
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European Identity Conference 2008

04/24/2008 14:00-15:00 Business Roles - Methods and Tools
Methodical Approaches to Business Roles
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04/24/2008 16:30-17:30 Panel: Role-based Analytics for Effective GRC - How to Quickly Deploy IT Controls to Address Regulatory Requirements
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European Identity & Cloud Conference 2015

Managing Digital Risk: Mapping the New Distributed Risk Landscapes
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European Identity Conference 2011

Audit-Proof Access Management
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Governance, Risk Management & Compliance (GRC)
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Information Governance
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Managing the New Risks
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European Identity Conference 2010

Linking IdM & GRC to Corporate Performance
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Mitigating Risk
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Privacy & Regulation
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Roles & Attributes
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European Identity & Cloud Conference 2015

Registration fee:
€1980.00 €1980.00
Contact person:

Mr. Levent Kara
+49 211 23707710
  • May 05 - 08, 2015 Munich, Germany

Key Topics

  • Assessing and Measuring the Impact of Digital Risk on your Business

  • Identity & Access Management as a Digital Business Enabler

  • Cloud Security, Privacy & Compliance

  • Managing Cyber Risk: Why Defence is not Enough

  • The Impact of the Internet of Things on your Business and Infrastructure

  • IT & OT: Catalyzing the Fusion of two Contrasting Cultures

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