Past Events

BUCHAREST SYMPOSIUM ON GLOBAL CYBERSECURITY AWARENESS

Bucharest, Romania | June 26 - 27, 2019

 

The fourth annual Symposium on Cybersecurity Awareness (Awareness IV) mediates the exchange of best practices for cybersecurity awareness campaign deployment at the national and transnational levels – and introduces the latest research in the behavioral factors that contribute to cybercrime’s success – and that can inform cybercrime’s suppression through awareness campaigns and education.

Awareness IV Bucharest’s objectives are to establish strategies for cybersecurity awareness with the development of messaging tools as a form of cybercrime prevention – and to present resources for deployment of national and globalized cybersecurity awareness campaigns.

In this way, STOP. THINK. CONNECT., APWG.EU, European Commission, RO-CERT, the National Institute for Research & Development in Informatics (ICI) and its correspondents worldwide are organizing the larger global cybercrime prevention effort, unifying the development of effective awareness programs through research specific to the larger awareness effort and informed advocacy of these programs.

Join us and be part of this effort to make awareness and education a primary global defense mechanism against cybercrime and other malicious online enterprises!

This year´s symposium is organized with the support of European Commission, Council of Europe, RO-CERT and the ICI and hosted by the European Commission Representation Office in Bucharest.

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Supporting entities:

Logo EU Commission Logo-council-of-europe
Tren Micro Logo
Logo STC Logo CERT.RO Logo ICI Logo QBit

Bucharest Venue

Str. Vasile Lascăr, nr. 31, Bucureşti sector 2 Bucharest, Romania

Call for Presentations

Topics of interest include (but are not limited to)

  • Cybersecurity education and cyber awareness program development
  • Cybersecurity awareness training metrics/evaluation of awareness campaign effectiveness
  • Case studies of successful cyber awareness training/ campaign
  • Instruments that work in awareness: training, hacking demos, etc.
  • Techniques and tools to raise awareness
  • New techniques to train users
  • Cybersecurity awareness in critical infrastructure
  • Case studies on a country´s legislation support in cybersecurity education/awareness

Important dates

Session/Talk submission: April 18th, 2019

Author notification: May 2nd, 2019

Symposium: June 26-27, 2019

Program Committee

Peter Cassidy

APWG

Daria Catalui

RO Presidency, Council of the EU

Matteo Lucchetti

Council of Europe

Carmen Cirnu

ICI

Agustí Solanas

APWG.eu

Foy Shiver

APWG

Zoriana Dmytryshyna

APWG.eu

Mihai Rotariu

CERT-RO

Przemek Jaroszewski

CERT POLSKA

Manel Medina

UPC

Marc Rivero

McAfee

Instructions for Submissions

Deadline for submissions was April 18th, 2019. Author notification is planned for May 2nd, 2019

IMPORTANT: Registration is already closed.

The agenda can be downloaded HERE.

Agenda
Wednesday, 26 Jun
08:15-09:00

Registration

09:00-09:10

Opening Remarks

Roxana Morea ( European Commission) / Zoriana Dmytryshyna (APWG.eu) / Peter Cassidy (APWG)

09:10-09:40

Promoting the Rule of Law in Cyberspace: Towards a Protocol to the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime

Alexander Seger
(Council of Europe)

09:40-10:10

Europol’s Latest Successful Cyber Awareness Campaigns: #CyberScams and Beyond

María Sánchez (EUROPOL – EC3)

10:10-10:30

Considerations for Developing An Enterprise Security Awareness Program

Monica Price – Think Security (former World Bank)

10:30-11:00

Coffee break

11:00-11:30

Building Cyber Awareness for Humanitarian Mission

Fabien Leimgruber (International Committee of the Red Cross)

11:30-12:00

The Emerging Threat of Deepfake Video and Video Counter-Forensics

Matthew Sorell (University of Adelaide)

12:00-12:30

Does It Take A Cyber “Pearl Harbor” to Encourage National Cybersecurity Education?

Matthew Pirko (Baylor University)

12:30-13:30

LUNCH

13:30-14:00

Rebranding Awareness. Readiness First

Mike Polatsek (CybeReady)

14:00-14:30

Cyber Safety Awareness Video with Active Participation of Children

Anil Raghuvanshi (ChildSafeNet)

14:30-15:00

Security Awareness & Escape Rooms – Behind the Scenes of “Hack The Hacker”

Katja Dörlemann (SWITCH)

15:00-15:10

Para.Piensa.Conéctate Awareness Campaign in Spain: Connect Against Online Gender Violence

Ángel Sola (Cibervoluntarios)

15:10-15:40

Coffee Break

15:40 -16:10

From Awareness to Resiliency : Leveraging your Security Operations Center for a Holistic Awareness Program

Lauren Lamp (Cofense)

16:10 -16:40

Improving Awareness, Security, and Privacy in Users with DNS

John Bambenek (ThreatSTOP, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)

16:40 -17:10

Security Awareness Using Virtual Reality

Kavya Pearlman (XR Safety Initiative)

19:30

DINNER

Hanu’ lui Manuc (Str. Franceza, nr. 62-64)

Thursday, 27 Jun
08:30-09:00

Registration

09:00-09:10

Opening Remarks

Zoriana Dmytryshyna (APWG.eu)

09:10-09:30

Romania’s Activities on Cyber Security Awareness

Iulian Alecu (CERT-RO)

09:30-10:00

Digital Education in Romania

Veronica Stefan (Digital Citizens)

10:00-10:30

STOP. THINK. CONNECT., Update on Global Campaigns

Peter Cassidy (APWG/STOP.THINK.CONNECT.)

10:30-11:00

Coffee break

11:00-11:30

Get the Commonwealth Safe Online – a Case Study

Peter Davies (Get Safe Online)

11:30-12:00

Oops! It Happened Again!

Righard Zwienenberg (ESET) &
Eddy Willems (G Data)

12:00-12:30

APWG.eu, Balance of Awareness Activities

Zoriana Dmytryshyna (APWG.eu) & Pablo López-Aguilar (APWG.eu)

12:30-13:30

LUNCH

13:30-14:00

Working Together: Using Real Data to Increase Cybersecurity Awareness

Luis Corrons (Avast)

14:00-14:30

On Response Biases: Revisiting Policy Compliance Measurements

Sebastian Kurowski (Fraunhofer)

14:30-15:00

Grifting in the Digital Age : Simple Risk Communication for Safer Browsing Through User-Centered Threat Assessment

Sanchari Das (Indiana University Bloomington)

15:00-15:30

The Human Factor at the Center of a Cyber Security Culture

Sorana Campean (University of Luxembourg)