Mathieu is the CEO and Founder of VigiTrust (2003) and an established authority on IT security and risk management with more than 20 years international experience. Originally from France, Mathieu Gorge has lived and worked in Ireland for over 20 years and graduated in Business Studies with Languages at the University of Ulster. He has an entrenched authority on IT security, risk management, information governance and compliance with more than 15 years’ experience in Europe, Australia, and the United States. Mathieu has established a name for himself as a PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry-Data Security Standard) and Data expert as well as a published domain author and International speaker on Security, Compliance, IoT and Blockchain issues, such as Bitcoin currency. Since 2006, Mathieu has been a Councillor for France Ireland Chamber of Commerce (FICC), and he was appointed as the President this year. In 2014, he was named French Trade Foreign Advisor by the French government (Conseiller du Commerce Extérieur de la France). Mathieu is also involved as Chairman of InfoSecurity Ireland which is an official Reviewer for ANSI (American National Standards Institute). Moreover, he works closely with the PCI Council as well as ANSI. Mathieu also speaks regularly at Global Security Conferences, such as RSA, ENISA, EUROCACS & ISACA. He works in close collaboration with the PCI Council in the United States and the European Union. 2018 VigiTrust has launched a unique survey in collaboration with Myntum about the cyberthreats on the blockchain age.