Mostafa Hassanin

Mostafa has over a decade of information security experience in file sharing, banking, finance, and online marketplaces. He holds a B.Sc in Computer Science (Loughborough), M.Sc. Software and Systems Security (Oxford), and an Executive MBA (INSEAD). Mostafa has played a pivotal role in establishing and developing the security practices and capabilities of Switzerland’s leading brands, such as Ricardo,, Homegate, Immoscout24, and Autoscout24. He has also contributed significantly to the security of Switzerland’s banking and finance industry, authoring security concepts, guidelines, technical standards, and overseeing their implementation. As a Group CISO, he’s currently leading the efforts of safeguarding billions of Swiss Francs in assets, the digital safety of hundreds of employees, and the protection of millions of customers in Switzerland’s largest group of online marketplaces (SMG Swiss Marketplace Group AG).

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What Are The Biggest Cybersecurity Threats in 2024?
We may be into the summer of 2024, but there are still plenty of surprises left in store in the world of cybersecurity to present issues for the rest of the year. Identity and access management is always going to be a moving target, battling to stay ahead or catch up with the latest security...
IAM: What the World is Saying
If you are a business pulling through the post-pandemic years and harnessing the potential of digital workspaces and marketplaces, identity management and access management are no longer an option – they are a necessity. It is the fundamental protection measure for the company’s digital resources, including networks, applications, and organizational and user data. Without robust...
Why Identity is the Cornerstone of a Zero Trust Architecture
Written by Scott Silver, Xalient  As organisations continue to embrace digital transformation to gain access to the cloud’s many benefits, this means that computing environments are evolving into borderless IT ecosystems. Digital identities are also evolving at pace and identity security is now a crucial aspect of cybersecurity. As we continue to digitally transform organisations,...