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WHAT IS CYBERSEC?
PUBLIC POLICY CONFERENCE
European Cybersecurity Forum – CYBERSEC is the first conference of its kind in Poland and one of just a few regular public policy conferences devoted to the strategic issues of cyberspace and cybersecurity in Europe.
The result of the annual CYBERSEC conference is the creation of practical recommendations that increase resilience to cyberthreats, at both micro and macro levels (specific economic sectors, countries, EU as a whole).
Recommendations developed during CYBERSEC will help to strengthen co-operation between the Visegrad Group, Baltic Countries and other countries of Central Europe in protecting cyberspace.
STRONG IMPULSE FOR CYBERSECURITY
Through dialogue oriented and targeted approach to specific challenges, we provide a strong cross-stakeholder impulse for increased awareness and urgency in developing solutions that reach beyond national borders and enhance collaborative efforts.
FOUR THEMATIC STREAMS
Facilitating strategic cross-stakeholder co-operation, the development and implementation of the most important public policies for digitisation and cybersecurity.
Addressing the evolving dimensions of cyberconflicts in Europe, the role of NATO and the need for comprehensive military co-operation.
Providing structured support in the process of identifying challenges and opportunities for both the ICT sector and the global information society and contributing to cybersecurity innovations.
Exploring the various roles of the private sector in crafting regulatory frameworks and developing mature cybersecurity markets.
The key aspects of social, economic and military interactions are being increasingly transferred to cyberspace. This increasing dependence on ICT necessitates the development of a cybersecurity system that involves all stakeholders and puts cybersecurity education in the centre of the debate.
Incidents in cyberspace are an everyday occurrence. Many of them have important consequences in “the real world”. Cyberattacks on critical infrastructure threaten the security of states and millions of citizens. The private sector bears huge economic losses, geopolitical tensions continue to rise at an alarming pace.
Intense geopolitical tensions, extensive usage of ICT systems by terrorist organisations and more frequent and serious-in-consequences attacks on critical infrastructure create the need for Europe to build a comprehensive cybersecurity system.
Strategic approaches to personal data security, privacy and cyberspace sovereignty among the partners of the transatlantic alliance have been following increasingly divergent paths. CYBERSEC will address the vital cybersecurity issues which were discussed during the 2016 NATO Summit in Warsaw.
Served as a cybersecurity expert in administrations of George W. Bush and Barack Obama; Senior Advisor Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs - USA
Director of Future Conflict and Cyber Security, International Institute for Strategic Studies; Former Assistant Chief and Director of Operations and Intelligence, British Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) - UK
Former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Department of Justice, Member of the Strike Force Unit, prosecuting international organized crime and cybercrime investigations - USA
ALEKSANDER V. POTII
Professor, Kharkiv Aerospace University; Deputy Chief Designer JSC Institute of Information Technology, V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University - Ukraine
Serial Entrepreneur, Venture Capitalist, Researcher at Jyväskylä University in Finland
Reliability and Safety Expert Consulant, BQR Reliability Engineering Ltd - Israel and Senior Advisor for ICCSS - Poland
Director of the Network Security Engineer and Digital Forensics & Investigations AAS programs - Highline College in Seattle - USA
- 2 December 2016Must read: European Cybersecurity Special „Adaptive defense – a capability maturity model framework”
- 30 November 2016CYBERSEC 2016 Recommendations
- 30 October 2016CYBERSEC 2016 – interviews avaliable on YouTube
- 28 October 2016Digitalized Healthcare Sector – A New Frontline of Cybersecurity – a new Policy Brief by the Kosciuszko Institute
- 27 October 2016Report “NATO Road to Cybersecurity – Towards Bold Decisions and Decisive Actions” is now also available in the NATO Multimedia Library
- 21 October 2016Policy Brief: Make a Bomb in the Kitchen of Your Mom – How Terrorists Use Cyberspace and How to Fight with Them
- 20 October 2016White Paper: “Cybersecurity and Industrial Plants – Foundation of the ‘Industry 4.0’ project and a chance for Poland”
- 28 September 2016Paul Dwyer: It’s essential to educate senior executives about cybersecurity risks they may face
- 28 September 2016Kenneth Geers about the importance of cybersecurity in the context of challenges facing NATO