WHAT IS CYBERSEC FORUM?

CYBERSEC Forum is an unique opportunity to meet and discuss the current issues of cyber disruption and ever-changing landscape of cybersecurity related threats. Our mission is to foster the building of an Europe-wide cybersecurity system and to create a dedicated, collaborative platform for the governments, international organisations and key private sector companies.

CYBERSEC Forum gives a chance to invent, discuss and leverage practical and innovative solutions for contemporary innovation-driven, digital economy. Four dedicated streams will help to define trends, enhance cybersecurity potential and catalyse innovation.

PUBLIC POLICY CONFERENCE

CYBERSEC Forum is the first and unique conference of its kind in Poland and one of just a few events devoted to the strategic issues of cyberspace and cybersecurity in Europe.

PRACTICAL RECOMMENDATIONS

CYBERSEC Forum creates practical recommendations increasing resilience to cyberthreats on micro and macro levels (countries, economic sectors, European Union as a whole).

REGIONAL COOPERATION

Solutions developed during CYBERSEC Forum help in strengthening the cooperation in protecting common cyberspace between Visegrad Group, Baltic Countries and other parts of Central Europe.

IMPULSE FOR CYBERSECURITY

Through dialogue and engagement CYBERSEC Forum provides strong cross-stakeholder impulse to increase awareness and urgency in developing solutions reaching beyond national borders.

STATE
STREAM

Facilitating multi-stakeholder cooperation and supporting the creation of public policies for digitisation and cybersecurity.

DEFENCE STREAM

Enhancing cyber defence capabilities in the face of growing threats resulting from the activities of modern states in cyberspace.

FUTURE STREAM

Defining trends, opportunities, and challenges as well as generating cyber innovation and facilitating the growth of the information society.

BUSINESS STREAM

Determining the role of the private sector in ensuring cybersecurity as well as analysing powerful trends in the market offering cyber products and cyber services.

WHY CYBERSEC FORUM?

DIGITAL REVOLUTION

CYBERSEC Forum creates unique opportunity to understand, discuss and actively engage in creating innovative solutions for the age of digital revolution and cyber disruption.

SECURITY CRISIS

Increasing terrorist activity, hybrid threats and multiple crises in the international relations push to find solutions to the challenges imposed by the current affairs. CYBERSEC Forum is a platform enabling actionable advice to address these crucial issues.

INNOVATION FEVER

Rapidly growing innovation changes the reality we live in and urges us to take action addressing current threats and risks. Strengthening security measures, strategic thinking and good policymaking are one of the main factors defining the purpose of CYBERSEC Forum.

SIR JULIAN KING

SIR JULIAN KING

Sir Julian King has held various positions, including: UK Ambassador to France and Ireland; DG Economic & Consular; UK Representative on EU PSC. He is a graduate of Oxford University.

ANNA FOTYGA

ANNA FOTYGA

Anna Fotyga is Chair of the Subcommittee on Security and Defence of the EP, VP of the Alliance of Conservatives and Reformists in Europe (ACRE). Formerly she held a position of MFA of Poland.

MADY DELVAUX – STEHRES

MADY DELVAUX – STEHRES

Mady Delvaux-Stehres is a Luxemburgish MEP. She was the Chair of the Working Group on Robotics and Artificial Intelligence. Prior to becoming an MEP, she has held various ministerial positions.

AMBASSADOR SORIN  DUCARU

AMBASSADOR SORIN DUCARU

Ambassador Ducaru is a Romanian career diplomat with a particular expertise in the field of emerging security challenges and the impact of new technologies upon security. He held the post of NATO Assistant SG for 4 years.

NIKOLAOS ISARIS

NIKOLAOS ISARIS

Nikos Isaris joined DG CONNECT in 2013 from DG Home Affairs, where he was dealing with IT systems for the Schengen area. Prior joining EC, Nikos worked in private banking and electronic banking.

CDR WIESŁAW GOŹDZIEWICZ

CDR WIESŁAW GOŹDZIEWICZ

Prior to joining NATO, Cdr Wiesław Goździewicz served at the Public International Law division in the Polish MoD. He specialises in international humanitarian law and legal aspects of military operations.

ALAN  RILEY

ALAN RILEY

Dr Alan Riley specialises in economic regulation and legal strategy. He has advised both governments and corporations. Formerly he held a Chair in European Commercial Law at City University of London.

ANDREI SOLDATOV

ANDREI SOLDATOV

Andrei Soldatov has been covering security services and terrorism issues since 1999. He has co-written books on Russian political, security, and digital affairs; The New Nobility and The Red Web.

DIANA KELLEY

DIANA KELLEY

Prior to her role at Microsoft, Diana Kelley was a Global Executive Security Advisor at IBM. She leverages her 25+ years of cyber risk and security experience to provide advice to CSOs, CIOs and CISOs.

AGNIESZKA KONKEL

AGNIESZKA KONKEL

Agnieszka Konkel is a foreign policy professional of 15 years of experience. She worked at the European Parliament, European Commission and held a position of counsellor to the Polish Minister of Digital Affairs.

INNOVATION STAGE POWERED BY CYBERSEC HUB

Pitch Deck Competition

Pitch your idea

B2B Meeting zone

Connect your business

NetworKING session

Build your network

DISCUSSION PANELS

Share your opinion

If you really want to do a sort of a master’s degree in cybersecurity in just two days in an absolutely beautiful city, where the sun even shines, this is definitely place to be.

JAMIE SHEA – Deputy Assistant Secretary General
for Emerging Security Challenges, NATO

I am very action-oriented person and I like to see outcomes and I think it’s interesting to have a conference where we can all talk about the problem.

MELISSA HATHAWAY – cybersecurity expert in administrations of George W. Bush
and Barack Obama; Senior Advisor Harvard
Kennedy School's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs,
president of the Hathaway Global Strategies LLC

Polish experience, polish realistic attitude to international challenges is something which is very convincing here in Cracow.

TUNNE KELAM – Member of the European Parliament,
Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee
on Security and Defence

I found it to be fascinating work,  I’ve made great networks with colleagues now all over the world and I think that one of the things that we coming away with this is some strengthening the awareness of cybercrime to the general public.

DEAN VALORE – Former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Department of Justice,
Member of the Strike Force Unit, prosecuting international
organized crime and cybercrime investigations

The conference is learning but we are learning together, because we are supporting this conference and I think it will take with a years, it will expand and become something very important.

LUIGI REBUFFI – Secretary General of the European
Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO)

PARTNERS - CYBERSEC 2017

Honorary Patrons

Strategic Partners

Main Partners

Partners

Supporting Partners

Innovation Stage Partners

Logistics Partner

Institutional Patrons

Media Patrons

Co-financed by

Public task co-financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland under the Public Diplomacy 2017 competition and the component „The civil and municipal dimension of Poland’s foreign policy 2017”.