LEO, the Hungarian National Association of Facility Management and Building Management Service Providers closed the year with its annual general meeting. At the event, in addition to discussing the plans for next year and presenting the Excellence Award, an Israeli cyber security expert also gave a presentation for the Hungarian FM experts.
FM aspects of cyber security
LEO invited the internationally recognized cyber security expert from Israel, Miki Barel to its annual general meeting this December. The former general, who deals with the operation and cyber security of prominent buildings, spoke to the facility managers about the complex solutions for protection against cybercrime, which poses an ever-increasing risk – fmbusiness.hu reports.
Miki Barel used to be the head of the Israeli military police and after retiring he founded NovigoCs Consulting. The company’s specialists, after identifying potential sources of danger, define risks and give concrete advice for solutions. The presentation also highlighted that establishments with lower exposure, i.e. having a cyber security strategy, can significantly reduce their insurance premiums.
The Benchmarking book is to be renewed
As part of the professional program, the Leader of the LEO Benchmarking Working Group, Gábor Décsi, Managing Partner of DOME Group and Tibor Ruzsinszki, Business Director of NEO Property Services FM, Chairman of the LEO Supervisory Board, spoke about renewing the concept of the working group’s highly successful benchmarking book.
The new book will cover all significant areas of the industry, from Proptech, Legal Environment, Market Players, Leo Standard rating system, ESG aspects, Energy to HR and education, BIM, FM standards and insurance.
And the LEO Excellence Award goes to…
This year, the LEO Excellence Award was presented to Dénes Novotny. The Head of the ALTEO E-mobility Business Branch, the Managing Director of ALTE-GO, and the Head of the Energy Working Group of the Association received the award for his professional work and merits in the working group and LEO.