Welcome to #PASS2019

The European Cybersecurity Hub

The Panda Security Summit is a conference on advanced cybersecurity, intended to be the European meeting point for all IT professionals.

In the conferences, we will examine the global state of cybersecurity, and discover the latest trends in threats, attacks, and Threat Hunting techniques


Highlights from 2018 edition


The Agenda

We will hear from Gartner, as a featured collaboration, about their vision of cybersecurity trends, we will analyze the landscape marked by governmental security strategies with European Commission leaders, and we will find out the vision of Telefónica and CaixaBank about corporate protection needs.

The 2019 edition will have 9 speakers, 6 conferences, 6 workshops, and over 700 attendees from all over the world. An unmissable event for all IT security professionals, on May 23 in the Coliseum Theatre in Madrid.

During all the conferences, a simultaneous translation service will be available.

09.00 Doors open and Welcome coffee

10.00 Welcome talk

Juan Santamaría -CEO of Panda- will welcome everyone and, along with José Sancho -President of Panda-, María Campos -VP Sales Key Accounts, Telcos & MSSPs- and Josu Franco -Strategy and Technology Advisor-, will present the core strategies for success.

10.45 European Commission: Rafael Tesoro

“The vision of the European Commission”

Rafael Tesoro, Programme Officer of Unit “Cybersecurity Technology and Capacity Building” at European Commission, will analyze the socio-political framework proposed by the National Security Strategies, and his vision of the needs and requirements presented by their activation in the European companies.

11.30 Gartner: Pete Shoard

“The vision of the Analysts”

As a featured guest, the Senior Director Analyst at Gartner, Pete Shoard covers analysis of Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs) and Security Monitoring Technologies such as SIEM and Behavioral Analytics (UEBA) as well as wider support for research within the Security and Risk Management Business area.

12.15 Coffee break

13.00 Telefónica: Curro Márquez & Jesús Ponce

“The vision of a Big Company”

Curro Márquez and Jesús Ponce will show us how Telefonica make use of, promote and develop threat detection strategies from the point of view of one of the largest European companies.

13.30 CaixaBank: Lucas Varela

“The vision of the Financial Sector”

Lucas Varela, e-Crime and Security Analytics Manager at CaixaBank, will talk about the application of intelligent systems for the detection of threats, the study of efficiency within incident response processes and about the banking malware and threats.

14.00 PandaLabs: Pedro Uría

“The vision of the Laboratory”

Pedro Uría, the director of the analysis and research laboratory at Panda, will reveal the latest trends in threats, as well as the trends in detecting and researching advanced threats and hacking attacks.

14.30 Networking cocktail and Workshops

15.00 Talks about corporate solutions

In the afternoon session (from 15:00 to 16:00), our technicians and specialists will take to the stage in the auditorium to demonstrate how Panda Security applies all the strategies, techniques and solutions discussed in the keynotes.

17.00 See you next year!

The Speakers

It is an honor to have leaders from the European Commission, Gartner as a featured presenter, Telefónica, CaixaBank and members of SOCs and cyberthreat analysts among the speakers at #PASS2019.

At this edition there are recognizable faces, as well as new participants of the highest level.

#PASS2019 has become the European reference for professionals and companies in the cybersecurity sector, and for those that want and need to apply the techniques and strategies revealed there.

Featured Speakers' Companies

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Featured Speakers

Rafael Tesoro

Programme Officer of Unit 'Cybersecurity' at European Commission

Pete Shoard

Senior Director Analyst at Gartner

Curro Márquez

Cyberintelligence Manager at Telefónica

Jesús Ponce

Cyberintelligence Leader at Telefónica

Lucas Varela

e-Crime & Security Analytics Manager at CaixaBank

Pedro Uría

PandaLabs Director

Welcome Talk

José Sancho

President of Panda

Juan Santamaría

CEO of Panda

María Campos

KA & Telecoms at Panda

Josu Franco

Strategy and Technology Advisor

Workshops & Demos

The workshops are designed to further examine any of the subjects covered in the conferences.

Presented by specialists, with personalized attention and in great detail, you will be able to see how the techniques and strategies are applied in real environments.

Threat Hunting and Investigation Service

The response to hackers and insiders

Panda Adaptive Defense

Combines Endpoint Protection and Endpoint Detection & Response solutions with 100% Attestation, and Threat Hunting & Investigation services.

Aether Platform

Discover all the solutions, service and modules centrally managed from Aether.

Panda Advanced Reporting Tool

Turns data into IT Security and Management conclusions.

Venue & Hotels

The 2019 edition will be held in the Coliseum Theater in Madrid. One of the great Spanish theaters, an emblem of Art Deco architecture from the early 1930s, is ready to shine after a refurbishment, and play host to #PASS2019. The Coliseum Theater has been declared a Site of Cultural Interest, and has special protection.

As an attendee of #PASS2019, you will be able to enjoy special discounts in the Cadarso and Vincci hotels. Contact your Panda sales rep to take advantage of this offer.

Special Discounts



An unmissable event for all IT security professionals, where Europe meets cybersecurity.

Don’t miss the chance to take part in the European meeting point for CISOs, CIOs and CEOs.

As an exclusive courtesy to all Panda Security contacts, we are making available to you discounts and invitations. Contact your sales representative to request them.

❝It has been particularly enjoyable to attend this event, because of the interesting things discussed, and of how subjects related to the future were dealt with. Without a doubt, this field has a great potential and possibilities for development.❞

Pedro SolbesEconomist, lawyer, and politician

❝The event has really fulfilled my expectations, because the speeches were of excellent quality, and because of the amount of tremendously valuable information that has been shared here today.❞

Antonio GrimaltosCISO at Generalitat Valenciana

❝ The event has been very interesting, to see new technologies, behaviors, and all the possibilities of security that are available. It is very useful for companies to observe these trends in order to be aware of and alert to threats.❞

Pablo PedrosaSales Manager Iberia at PTV Group

❝I found the event very professional, very fun, with the band coming in, and the mix of classic and modern, which is like technology: classic protection and new technologies that are emerging.❞

Maite CasalOperations Director at Panda

Press Accreditation

Media outlets and qualified journalists will be able to obtain accreditation for #PASS2019 simply by providing their contact information. After registering, you will be notified by email about the state of your accreditation.

Any dissemination of audio or video must be previously approved by the organization of the Panda Security Summit 2019.