Chair Co-Chair
Claudio Colace

Claudio Colace

Graduated from the Computer Science Degree at UP and current Director of the Cybersecurity Degree at the Faculty of Engineering, he was recognized with the 2021 Professional Achievement award. He was also nominated for the best CISO of the year by SeguInfo, Ibero-American Congress and Security Fair of the Information organized by USER, an award he had received in 2020 when he was named CISO of the year. Claudio has served as Chief Information Security Officer of Banco Patagonia since 2000, with more than 20 years of experience in which he developed not only his knowledge of information security, but also his skills in team management and leadership. “We work to guarantee the confidentiality, integrity, availability and privacy of the information, that is the main challenge,” he says about his role.

Diego Esteve

Diego Esteve

Director of the Cybersecurity Degree course at the University of Palermo.
Professional with more than 24 years of experience in matters related to information security, computer auditing, IT risk management and information asset protection developed in leading private and public companies – BANKING AND ENERGY
In recent years, he specialized in issues related to Cybersecurity and fraud prevention in electronic channels.
It has international certifications related to the subject: CISSP, CISA, Lead Auditor ISO-27001; Mr. Manager ISO-27032.
Speaker at different national and international conferences.
Postgraduate and undergraduate university professor – University of Palermo, CEMA and Latam Business School.


Fabian Descalzo

Fabian Descalzo

Partner of the Cybersecurity, Technological Governance and Digital Risk Advisory Services practice of BDO in Argentina, in the area of ​​Computer Process Assurance with 30 years of experience in the area of ​​management and implementation of Information Security Governance, IT Governance , Compliance and IT Audit in Argentina and Latin America, and advice for compliance with National and International Laws and Regulations in top-tier companies in different business areas.

Professor of the University Diploma in Accounting Tech of the BIG DATA AND CLOUD SERVICES module at the Universidad Argentina de la Empresa (UADE), Professor of module 27001 of the Diplomas in “IT Governance, Efficient Use of Frameworks” and “Government and Management of IT Services” of the Buenos Aires Technological Institute (ITBA), Professor of the IT Audit Module of the Diploma in Computer Crimes for EDI at the National University of Río Negro and Professor of IT Management Systems, Information Security and IT Audit for TÜV Rheinland.

International speaker and columnist on topics related to technological governance, information security, cybersecurity, data protection regulations and legislation, business continuity, etc.

Member of the Steering Committee and President of the Education Commission of the ISACA Buenos Aires Chapter, Member of the Latin American Privacy Association, Member of the Argentine Association of Ethics and Compliance, Member of the Academic Committee of the “Cyber ​​Security for Critical Assets LATAM” for Qatalys Global Critical Infrastructure section, Member of the Scientific Committee of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers


Cybersecurity and Cyber defense topic is another subject that returns to ARGENCON congress.

For this topic, the following subtopics are suggested. Please note that you may send your paper beyond the scope of this list. To submit the paper follow the instructions Tutorial for Paper Submissions.


  • Cyber defense and the role of the Armed Forces at the face of cyberspace threats
  • Computer crimes and transnational organized cybercrime
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • Information technology and information security in IT (information technology) and OT (operation technologies) environments
  • Research, Development and Innovation (R + D + I) in Cybersecurity and Cyber Defense





3614 Concept of strategic culture in cyber defense -Concepto de cultura estratégica en ciberdefensa Maria Elena Darahuge and Luis Enrique Arellano Gonzalez
3621 Stealth Attacks on the SADI with Prior Information on the State Covariance Matrix Osvady Avalos Abreu, Francisco Messina and Leonardo Rey Vega
5800 Simulación de respuesta ante incidentes de ciberseguridad para aprendizaje en organizaciones y en el aula Federico Pacheco
8153 Protocolo para la certificación de llaves públicas para OpenPGP libre del envenenamiento de certificados Gunnar Eyal Wolf Iszaevich and Jorge Luis Ortega Arjona