• Yachting Security Forum

    September 27th & 28th in Monaco

  • About the event

    The first event 100% focused on yacht physical & technological security

    Discover Yachting Security Forum

    Today's yachts are technological masterpieces. Yacht owners enjoy the best of innovation to ensure the safest conditions of navigation with an ultimate confort. The down side of this situation are the multiple and undetected security breaches.


    For the first time, the world's leading security solutions providers for the yachting industry gather in Monaco.


    Meet us on September 27th & 28th on the Monaco Yacht Club.

  • Program

    A two-day event to learn about yacht security and discover the latest solutions

    September 27th

    6.00-7.30 PM Conference & demos
    Security experts will discuss the situation of security on yachts and what the main risks and challenges are for yacht owners and professionals of the yachting industry.

    7.30-10.00 PM : Happy Hour networking
    Guests will enjoy a casual cocktail networking in the breath-taking scenery offered by the Yacht Club of Monaco.

    September 28th

    9.00 AM - 1.00 PM

    The latest and industry-leading innovations in the field of security applied to yachts will be showcased. A unique opportunity to meet security experts and solutions vendors to start improving yacht security.

  • Speakers

    Rear Admiral Dominique Riban

    Director at the Monegasque Digital Security Agency

    World-class expert in cyber security and Networks & Defense Information Systems

    Engineer of the Naval School and SupTelecom Paris

    ex-Strategy Officer to the Director General of Information and Communication Systems of the Ministry of Defense

    ex-Deputy Director General of the National Agency for the Security of Information Systems from 2012 to 2016.

    He joined the Monegasque Digital Security Agency as director in 2016.

    Grégoire Germain

    Cyberdefense Director at Thales, Europe n°1 cybersecurity solutions

    Over than 20 years in the French Ministry of Defence

    Navy officer specialized in telecommunication systems and intelligence. Graduated from the French Naval Academy Master of science. MBA from HEC business school.

    Matthijs Ooms

    Counter-piracy expert

    Conducted counter-piracy patrols near Somalia in 2009 on board frigate HNLMS Evertsen

    Recent staff-officer experience at the EU NAVFOR Operational Headquarters Northwood (UK). Graduated with honours in International Relations and Diplomacy at Antwerp University (2016); award winning thesis on Somali anti-piracy operations 2009-2011. Graduated with honours in Military History at University of Amsterdam (2013)

    Hugo Blom

    Expert in operational security

    Owner of Antaeus Risk Management, an independent risk management consultancy based in The Netherlands
    Advisor of the Company Security Officer Alliance
    Advisor to ESS&SA, a private maritime security company based in Amsterdam. Former Deputy Company Security Advisor of Shell Trading and Shipping. Former Commander Royal Netherlands Navy Officer specialized in Logistics
    Holds an MA in Defence Studies

    Alexandre Bayeux

    Founder of Aturys

    High multicultural experience in confidentiality and sensitive data management, for critical organizations, exposed professionals and wealthy families. Expertise in mobile, digital security and risk management, with broad understanding and practice of HNWI's challenges regarding privacy and confidentiality

  • Moderator

    Fabrice Marquet


    Fabrice is the director of MonacoTech. He received an engineering degree from the ESPCI, a M.S. degree in wave physics and a Ph.D. degree in biomedical engineering both from the University Paris VII. Thereafter, he worked at Columbia University in New York on targeted brain drug delivery for the treatment of neuro-degenerative diseases. He developed in the US his taste for tackling the economic issues of innovation for instance strengthening his business strategy skills by joining the Columbia Graduate Consulting Club. Back in France, he was the startup project leader developing an extracorporeal cardiac pacing device at the IHU LIRYC in Bordeaux.

  • Who should attend?

    This event is designed for

    • Yacht owners
    • Yacht captains 
    • Yacht managers
    • Family offices and multi-family offices
    • Security authorities
    • Anyone concerned about security and privacy on yachts 
  • Partners

    Digital Vision

    Photonis Digital Vision is a business unit dedicated to digital low light solutions, that meets increasing digital market demands. With several CMOS based solutions, integrated in Nocturn cameras, Photonis provides the ability of 24/7 smart color vision with an extended Night Vision expertise.


    Regain control of your privacy

    Aturys helps professionals and personnalities protect their private communications and their privacy. With a high expertise in ultra-confidential environments (family offices, wealth management companies, law firms, etc), tailor-made services and military-grade communications solutions adapted to personal and professional use, Aturys creates ultra-secured cybersecurity environments for demanding and sensitive clients.


    IT Security for business continuity

    Wooxo eliminates the risks of interruption of activity related to the loss of computer data and increases the productivity of small and medium sized organizations.


    Exclusive partner of Wooxo in Monaco, for data secured archiving. Specialist in office equipment and printing. In Monaco for 25 years


    Looking forward since 1975.

    From the outset, we designed our firm with commitment and reliability in mind. Today, our ability to craft you a tailor made insurance allow us to maintain a consistent level of care while protecting your personal and business interests against all sort of threats.

    Mourenon & Giannotti Insurance

    Innovative solution provider for wealth managers & family offices

    KeeSystem is an innovative solution provider for wealth managers and family offices. Its solution KeeSense centralises, manages and protects sensitive data (clients, families, financial and non financial assets, etc.) using encryption protocols and a strict application of compliance rules. KeeSystem is today a leading fintech, recently selected among dozens of innovative companies to be part of the accelerator program launched by MonacoTech.


    Monaco Cyber Security Agency

    The Monaco Cyber Security Agency (AMSN) was created by Sovereign Ordinance on 23 December 2015. It is the national authority responsible for the security of information systems. It consists of an expertise, response and processing centre that deals with security and cyber-attacks for the State and for Critical Infrastructure Operators (OIV)


    Aeraccess is specialised in UAV solutions for Security-Defense and ISR applications.


    Launched in November 2014 to unite the 300 businesses operating in the Monegasque yachting sector, the Cluster Yachting Monaco is one of the actions taken by the Conseil Stratégique pour l’attractivité (a Monaco Government initiative). The momentum behind its success has led to the organization of the Cluster Yachting Monaco Rendezvous held every year since 2016.

    Cluster Monaco Yachting

    The Italian business magazine of Monaco

    Monaco Imprese is the monegasque economic magazine dedicated to the Italian community established in the Principality of Monaco and internationally. Monaco Imprese is published every trimester in bilingual, italian and french languages. It is aimed at a high-end readership wishing to follow the latest economics and cultural information and events in Monaco.


    The Russian business magazine of Monaco

    Monaco Business is the monegasque economic magazine dedicated to the Russian community established in the Principality of Monaco and internationally. Monaco Business is published every trimester in bilingual, Russian and English languages. It is aimed at a high-end readership wishing to follow the latest economics and cultural information and events in Monaco.



    Start up Program

    MonacoTech is the Startup Program co-founded by The Principality of Monaco, Monaco Telecom and Xavier Niel. Its main aim is to support the creation of innovative projects through custom-tailored follow-up and connection to a


  • How to attend?

    Yachting Security Forum is a free event with a limited capacity of attendance. You can only attend it upon invitation.

    If you are interested in joining Yachting Security Forum, you should request an invitation.


  • Organizers' contacts

    Martin Snijders / PHOTONIS

    Alexandre Bayeux / ATURYS