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Brussels Symposium on Global Cybersecurity Awareness 2016

Brussels, Belgium | JUNE 28 - 29, 2016

Addressing operational and compliance challenges created by new cybersecurity regulations

This Symposium will address cybersecurity regulations, laws, treaty conventions and industrial interpretations that have introduced impedance to systematic exchange of cybercrime event data. The one-day workshop will delineate known barriers to systematic data exchange, and identify new ones, and seek practical resolution in all relevant, authoritative venues.

This year´s symposium is organized with the support of FTI Consulting.

 

FTI consulting

Location

FTI Consulting offices, first floor (Avenue Marnix 23, 1000-Brussels)

If you have any question or are interested on supporting this event, please write to Ani.Gundes@fticonsulting.com

 

Tuesday, 28 June, Icebreaker Reception will take place at 18:30. (details TBA)

The Cybersecurity programme is available HERE.

Agenda
Wednesday, 29 June
08:30-09:00

Registration and Welcome Coffee

09:00-10:00

Welcome Words

 

Julia Harrison, Managing Partner, FTI Consulting

Peter Cassidy, Secretary General, APWG

Keynote speeches:

Francisco Martínez Vázquez, Spanish Secretary of State for Security

Jan Jambon, Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Kingdom of Belgium

10:00-11:30

Panel 1: The Network and Information Security (NIS) Directive: operationalising compliance for operators of essential services and industrials

Moderated by Ellen Smith, Former Chief Operations Officer and Executive Vice-President, US National Grid

Jakub Boratynski, Head of Unit Trust and Security, Cybersecurity and Digital Privacy, DG CONNECT, European Commission

Joe Weiss, Managing Partner, Applied Control Solutions

Franky Thrasher, Senior Cyber Security Expert & Information Systems Security Officer, ENGIE-Electrabel

Paula Pinho, Head of unit Energy Policy Coordination, DG ENER, European Commission
Q&A

10:30-11:45

Coffee break

11:45-13:15

Panel 2: General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): identifying compliance solutions

Moderated by Pat Cain, APWG

Demosthenes Ikonomou, Head of the Security & Data Protection Unit, European Network and Information Security Agency

Jordi Kohn, Senior Legal Counsel, Certified Data Privacy Professional, Lecturer, CaixaBan

Achim Klabunde, Head of IT Policy, European Data Protection Superviso

Jan Philip Albrecht, Member of European Parliament (tbc)
Q&A

13:15-14:15

Networking Lunch

14:15-15:45

Panel 3: The EU-U.S. Privacy Shield and Umbrella Agreement: a new framework for Transatlantic data flows and data protection

Moderated by Gary Bahadur, author of the book “Securing the Clicks: Network Security in the Age of Social Media”

Dr. Ralf Sauer, Head of the Data Protection Unit, DG JUST,
European Commission

Philip R. Reitinger, President and CEO, Global Cyber Alliance

Jan Neutze, Director Cybersecurity policy EMEA, Microsoft (tbc)

Representative of Industry, CSO, CCO (tbc)
Q&A

15:45-16:00

Coffee break

16:00-17:30

Closing Session

Closing words: Louise Harvey, FTI Consultin

Peter Cassidy, Secretary General, APWG

Radoslav Repa, Digital Single Market, Permanent Representation of the Republic of Slovakia to the European Union, (tbc)
Addressing operational and compliance
challenges created by new cybersecurity
regulations

Keynote speeches:

Francisco Martínez Vázquez, Spanish Secretary of State for Security

Jan Jambon, Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Kingdom of Belgium

Matthias Ruete, Director-General, DG Home Affairs, European Commission (tbc)

Keynote speech:

Dimitris Avramopoulos, Commissioner, DG Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, European Commission (tbc)