Speaker BIO

Varis Teivāns is a cybersecurity expert with 17 years of experience and a strong technical background. He has played a major role in the development of the national cybersecurity infrastructure, world-class incident response capability, and a full range of Security Operations Center (SOC) services provided by CERT.LV to the Latvian government and critical infrastructure holders. Varis has participated in the planning, technical setup, and scenario development of multiple hackfests, large-scale cyber defense exercises, and workshops on IT security issues at CERT.LV organized events. Currently, Varis is leading CERT.LV's technical team and serves as a Deputy Director of the national and governmental CERT.