HES would like to thank the sponsors listed below for making the conference possible :



Qualys, Inc. is the leading provider of on demand IT security risk and compliance management solutions – delivered as a service. Qualys’ Software-as-a-Service solutions are deployed in a matter of hours anywhere in the world, providing customers an immediate and continuous view of their security and compliance postures. The QualysGuard® service is used today by more than 4,000 organizations in 85 countries, including 40 of the Fortune Global 100 and performs more than 200 million IP audits per year. Qualys has the largest vulnerability management deployment in the world at a Fortune Global 50 company. Qualys has established strategic agreements with leading managed service providers and consulting organizations including BT, Etisalat, Fujitsu, IBM, I(TS)2, LAC, NTT, SecureWorks, Symantec, Tata Communications and TELUS.

PLATINUM Sponsors 


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Communications, technology and the internet evolve rapidly, enabling the world to become even more connected. This connectivity opens up many opportunities for cyber criminals which makes existing systems extremely vulnerable.
Cyber attacks have increased significantly during the last few years, leading to serious damage worldwide and making existing information and communication systems potentially vulnerable. Against this backdrop, all countries and organisations managing sensitive network data have to develop strong cyber defence capabilities based on advanced technologies, processes and training.
Cassidian supports its customers by providing turnkey solutions and expertise to anticipate, manage and mitigate cyber crisis and their effects. Cassidian provides complete Cyber Defence Solutions for secure, effective networks and business systems ranging from Cyber Defence Training to Cyber Advisory Services, High Grade Cryptography and Trusted Identity Services.
Our offering comprises high grade products and solutions, as well as services, in the complete Cyber Security cycle: technologies, people and processes.

GOLD Sponsors 


BT is one of the world’s leading providers of information and communications technology (ICT) services operating in 170 countries. Within BT Group, the BT Global Services division is a global leader in managed networked IT services and offers a wide range of solutions relating to communications, mobility, security, IT and outsourcing. BT in France is part of this division and is dedicated to large French companies operating internationally as well as international organisations operating in France.

Our strength lies in our ability to bring together traditionally disparate assets, ressources and skills:
Professional services, Integration services, Telecoms and IT Services, to help our customers thrive in a changing world.
BT in France generates revenues of 400 m€ and employs 2,600 people. It constitutes a reservoir of talent, technology solutions and consulting that enables large and medium enterprises to make their information systems a key driver in their economic performance.

More information: www.bt.com/france


Intel, the world leader in silicon innovation, develops technologies, products, and initiatives to continually advance how people work and live. Founded in 1968 to build semiconductor memory products, Intel introduced the world’s first microprocessor in 1971.

Intel’s Product Security Incident Response Team (iPSIRT) proactively searches for and responds to reported security vulnerabilities in Intel products. Working with members of the security community, customers and end users the iPSIRT works to best ensure that security vulnerabilities affecting Intel production products are documented and solutions are released in a responsible fashion. Intel is committed to rapidly addressing security vulnerabilities affecting our customers and providing clear guidance on the solution, impact, severity and mitigation. Intel’s PSIRT can be contacted at secure@intel.com.


Established in 1998, IOActive is an industry leader that offers comprehensive computer security services with specializations in smart grid technologies, software assurance, and compliance. Boasting a well-rounded and diverse clientele, IOActive works with a majority of Global 500 companies including power and utility, game, hardware, retail, financial, media, travel, aerospace, healthcare, high-tech, social networking, and software development organizations.
IOActive is proud of the fact that so many highly-skilled and -experienced computer security professionals—formerly of such firms as @stake, X-Force, and Bindview—choose to hang their security hats with us. Our consultants contribute to the growing body of security knowledge by speaking at such elite conferences as BlackHat, HITB, Ruxcon, Defcon, Shakacon, BlueHat, CanSec, Syscan, HAR, Hope, WhatTheHack, and the CCC. IOActive also is proud to have such deeply respected industry beacons on their board as Steve Wozniak, Jim Reavis, and Jason Larsen—luminaries who affect how security and technology shape our world every day.………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………


NBS System is a company specialized in both managed services and security, noticeably pentesting and audit.Founded in 1999 with the idea that security will may be one day becomes a main concern to enterprise and government, NBS System now count 22 persons, in two countries (FR/UK). The company is also a renown specialist in the field of Ecommerce managed hosting and will very soon launch the first “Very High Security” hosting environment, combining no less than 16 different layers of security mechanism to build safe vaults.


Tenable Network Security provides enterprise-class solutions for continuous monitoring and visibility of vulnerabilities, configurations, user activity and system events that impact network security and compliance.

Tenable’s award-winning products are used by many Global 2000 organizations for PCI auditing, federally mandated compliance testing, log collection and risk management. Tenable is the creator and manufacturer of the Nessus vulnerability scanner.


Thales is a global technology leader for the Defence & Security and the Aerospace & Transport markets. In 2011, the company generated revenues of €13 billion with 68,000 employees in more than 56 countries. With its 22,500 engineers and researchers, Thales has a unique capability to design, develop and deploy equipment, systems and services that meet the most complex security requirements. Thales has an exceptional international footprint, with operations around the world working with customers as local partners.

Thales is a major international player in the provision of Information and Communication Systems Security solutions for all critical infrastructures including governments, the military, satellite networks, enterprises and the finance industry. Thales’s unique position in the market is due to its end-to-end security offering spanning the entire value chain in the security domain.

Offers range from consulting through architecture design, accreditation, testing, product development to through-life management services.Thales has 40 years of unrivalled track record in protecting information up to Top Secret and a comprehensive portfolio of products and services, which includes network and communications encryption, access control, remote user solutions and telephony.


XMCO is a consulting company specialized in  security assessments, in-depth penetration testing, PCI DSS and cyber-security.
– Penetration testing : Penetration tests performed by true security experts
– Security Assessment : IT security asssements leaded by certified ISO 27001 Lead Auditor auditors (Best Practices, NIST, SANS…)
– PCI DSS : Tailored Consulting and assessment by QSA certified and experimented auditors
– CERT-XMCO : Vulnerability Watch, cyber-security, fraud & Forensics
XMCO delivers security consulting in banking, insurance, telecom, e-commerce and payment industries.

BRONZE and REGULAR Sponsors 


Devoteam is a EMEA* leader in Information & Communication Technologies Consulting, specializing in information system infrastructures and telecommunications. Combining consulting and technology solutions enables Devoteam to provide its customers with independent advice and effective solutions that meet their strategic objectives. Our Consulting services range from idea and high level business advice through choice of technology solutions to organisational IT centric transformation implementations and change in large & complex IT projects. Our Solutions teams have the skills, experience and methodologies to deliver large and complex IT implementations across a range of technologies. Our Expertise of IT specialists are available for hire on-demand, accessible through a consulting service, providing our clients with highly specialised subject matter experts both locally and across EMEA.


ERNW is a vendor independent consulting and security assessment service provider with a dedicated scope on network and application security. The company was founded 2001 and currently employs 18 consultants. Many of the employees dispose of more than 10 years of experience in designing, implementing, operating and securing very large corporate networks. The continuous growth from the foundation on was and will be completely financed from own resources and profits; in particular there are no external shares or dependencies. The customers are mainly banks & insurance companies, telecommunication providers, large enterprises, and software manufacturers. ERNWs’ employees share their knowledge on international security conferences on a regular base (annual speaker on Black Hat since 2006) and published a high number of books, professional articles, and white papers. In a close cooperation with different universities, many theses about current themes of information security are created every year.


Founded in 1992,ESET is specialized in software security for consumers and enterprises. ESET’s Threatsense technology used in ESET NOD32 and Smart Security, is consider as the leader in proactive malware detection. ESET still hold the world record in Virus Bulletin independent tests since 1998.

ESET is headquartered in Bratislava Slovakia, with offices in San Diego, USA; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Prague, Czech Republic, and Singapore. ESET has an extensive partner and reseller network spanning more than 180 countries worldwide. ESET’s exclusive representative in France is Athena Global Services (www.athena-gs.com).


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Research In Motion (RIM), a global leader in wireless innovation, revolutionized the mobile industry with the introduction of the BlackBerry® solution in 1999. BlackBerry Security is a world class organization working to make BlackBerry one of the most secure mobile platforms available by providing an end to end security focus including: driving the BlackBerry security message globally, acquiring and maintaining security accreditations, active involvement in the development of security products, uncovering threats through advanced research, building mitigations into BlackBerry products, and helping to protect customers by rapidly responding to security incidents as they occur. For more information, visit www.blackberry.com/security.


VUPEN is the leading provider of defensive and offensive cyber security intelligence and advanced vulnerability research.
VUPEN’s offensive IT intrusion solutions and government grade exploits enable the Intelligence community and government agencies to achieve their lawful intercept missions using VUPEN’s industry-recognized vulnerability research and intelligence.
VUPEN’s defensive security research enables governments and corporations to measure and manage risks, eliminate vulnerabilities before they can be exploited, and protect critical or national infrastructures and assets against known and unknown exploits and cyber threats.
VUPEN customers include worldwide governments and major corporations in finance, technology and manufacturing.