Agenda

CYBERSEC - Brussels leaders’ foresight

9:00 - 9:30

OPENING STATEMENTS

KRZYSZTOF SZUBERT

Secretary of State, Polish Ministry of Digital Affairs; The Government Plenipotentiary for Digital Single Market

KRASIMIR SIMONSKI

Deputy Chair, Bulgarian State e-Government Agency; Chair, HWP CYBER, Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU

IZABELA ALBRYCHT

Chair, The Kosciuszko Institute; President, Organising Committee of the European Cybersecurity Forum – CYBERSEC

JOANNA ŚWIĄTKOWSKA

Programme Director, European Cybersecurity Forum – CYBERSEC

9:30 - 10:30

STATE STREAM No fake news is good news - disrupting truth in the digital age

Moderator: Alan Riley

  • How to build social resilience in cyber- and information space?
  • How to protect the transparency, accountability and fairness of the election process?
  • How to counteract disinformation and information warfare without infringing the core democratic values such as freedom of speech and pluralism?
  • What are the safeguards of the open public debate, civil society e-democracy participation forms in the age of information warfare?
  • How to engage with the “universal” online/digital platforms? How to handle possible information abuses in social media?
  • What technological solutions could help separating the wheat from the (post-truth) chaff?
  • Internet with boarders to tackle propaganda spreading? Internet sovereignty vs. Global internet

 

 

ANNA FOTYGA

Member of the European Parliament; Rapporteur of the Report on EU strategic communication to counteract propaganda against it by third parties

MARIETJE SCHAAKE

Member of the European Parliament; Founder and Member, European Parliament Digital Agenda Intergroup

SIR JULIAN KING

European Commissioner for Security Union

ANDREI SOLDATOV

Investigative Journalist;
Russian Security Services Expert;
Author of The Red Web

ALAN RILEY

Senior Fellow, Institute for Statecraft in London;
Senior Non-Resident Fellow,
Atlantic Council

10:30 - 10:45

Coffee break

10:45 - 11:15

ON-STAGE INTERVIEW: NATO cyber readiness

Jamie Shea interviewed by Ambassador Sorin Ducaru

NATO’s evaluation on the trends within the cyber threat landscape.

  • How is NATO addressing the attribution of cyberattacks?
  • Measures to strengthen cyber resilience of NATO and Allies; how are Allies delivering on the Cyber Defence Pledge?
  • What are the milestones along the Roadmap to implement cyberspace as a fully-fledged operational domain?
  • What are the main cyber related deliverables to be expected from the next NATO Summit in July 2018?

JAMIE SHEA

Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges, NATO

AMBASSADOR SORIN DUCARU

Former Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges, NATO

11:15 - 12:15

DEFENCE STREAM EU and NATO cyber affair – joint transatlantic effort in cyberdefence

Moderator: Cdr Wiesław Goździewicz

  • What comes next – EU-NATO strategic partnership after the release of the Common set of new proposals on the implementation of the EU-NATO Joint Declaration and before the NATO Summit.
  • European Defence Fund – boosting EU cybersecurity potential through the development of the dual-use technologies.
  • How could innovative technologies contribute to the protection of the critical systems for conducting military operation?
  • Operationalizing Cyber Defence – mitigation of the security risks affecting critical data of the military assets.
  • The shift from information assurance to mission assurance – how to assure information superiority and support decision-making at all levels of the command chain of military operations?

 

URMAS PAET

Member of the European Parliament; Rapporteur of the Report on Cyber Defence

AMBASSADOR SORIN DUCARU

Former Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges, NATO

GEORGE SHARKOV

Adviser on Cyber Defence, Ministry of Defence of Bulgaria; Director, European Software Institute – Center Eastern Europe; Head, Cybersecurity Lab at Sofia Tech Park

DIANA KELLEY

Cybersecurity Field CTO, Microsoft

THOMAS GOODMAN

Director, International Cyber Business, Raytheon

CDR WIESŁAW GOŹDZIEWICZ

Legal Adviser,
NATO Joint Force Training Centre in Bydgoszcz;
Expert, Kosciuszko Institute

12:15 - 13:00

Lunch break

13:00 - 13:20

PRESENTATION: Cloud-First Policies as a cybersecurity solution

PIERRE CHASTANET

Acting Head, Cloud & Software Unit, Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology, European Commission

13:20 - 13:40

PRESENTATION: Introductory presentation on the EU Cybersecurity Certification Framework

JAKUB BORATYŃSKI

Head, Cybersecurity & Digital Privacy Unit, Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology, European Commission

13:40 - 15:10

BUSINESS STREAM Secure by design, certified by EU – IoT as the engine of the digitised European industry

Moderator: Agnieszka Konkel

  • Internet of things or Internet of no things – the engine of digitized European industry.
  • Internal market aspects – overcoming fragmentation of cybersecurity schemes.
  • Completion of the Digital Single Market – on a way to the European Single Market in cybersecurity.
  • EU Certification and standardization vs third countries – security of supply chain and a need for a deeper integration.
  • Voluntary vs binding approach to standardization and certification.
  • Security by design, duty of care, IoT security – a question of critical infrastructures.

EVA MAYDELL

Member of the European Parliament; Member, Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee

CATHERINE STIHLER

Member of the European Parliament; Vice-Chair, Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection

KEES VAN DER KLAUW

Chairman, Alliance for Internet of Things Innovation (AIOTI)

NIKOLAOS ISARIS

Deputy Head, Internet of Things Unit, Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology, European Commission

LUIGI REBUFFI

Secretary General, European Cyber Security Organisation

VOLKMAR LOTZ

Senior Manager and Chief Research Strategist, SAP

ROBERT MACDOUGALL

Head of Enterprise Public Policy, Vodafone

AGNIESZKA KONKEL

Independent Expert

15:10 - 15:25

Coffee break

15:25 - 15:45

ON-STAGE INTERVIEW: Security through innovation – risk management in the era of AI and Big Data

Roman Pałac interviewed by Robert Siudak

  • How disrupting technologies might contribute to enhance risk management?
  • How to build effective risk models?
  • How to create an insurance coverage for different types of actors?
  • How the ongoing audit and compliance obligations should be designed in order to enhance cybersecurity level?
  • How to boost cyberinsurance market?
  • How to engage with innovative startups to boost cybersecurity?

ROMAN PAŁAC

President of the Management Board, PZU Życie SA

ROBERT SIUDAK

CYBERSEC HUB Manager; Chief Editor of the European Cybersecurity Market journal; Research Fellow in the Kosciuszko Institute

15:45 - 16:45

FUTURE STREAM The mission to keep robots accountable and safe – principles of AI development

Moderator: Aida Ponce Del Castillo

  • Why is it necessary to create laws that regulate robotics and AI, and what would the “legal status” of robots guarantee? Why current legislation is not ready to embrace the emergence and safe development of smart and autonomous robots?
  • How should be AI regulated in order not to impede innovation and guarantee privacy? How the legislation should find the right balance between regulation and innovation?
  • What should be the principles of the incoming EU approach to the cross-border flows of non-personal data?
  • What are the ramifications of the inclusion of the AI technologies on the cyberthreats landscape? What’s the impact of AI on the evolution of cyberattacks?
  • In which areas or sectors of economy could AI-based solutions most contribute to enhance security and cybersecurity in particular?
  • Given the inclusion of AI-based solutions in many critical sectors – how to safeguard accountability, liability and appropriate risk management?

 

MADY DELVAUX-STEHRES

Member of the European Parliament, Rapporteur of the Civil Law Rules on Robotics resolution

PAUL TIMMERS

Visiting fellow, Oxford University; Former Director for Digital Society, Trust & Cybersecurity, European Commission; Member, CYBERSEC Programme Committee

NICOLAS MIAILHE

Co-founder and President, The Future Society, Harvard Kennedy School

MARTA POŚLAD

Head of Public Policy & Government Relations for Central and Eastern Europe, ‎Google

SZYMON JANOTA

Business Unit Managing Director, Future Processing

STEFAN DEUTSCHER

Associate Director, Boston Consulting Group

AIDA PONCE DEL CASTILLO

Senior Researcher, European Trade Union Institute