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WHAT IS CYBERSEC WASHINGTON LEADERS' FORESIGHT?
First CYBERSEC event to be held in Washington will bring together high-level EU and U.S. officials, representatives of the Three Seas Initiative (3SI) countries, businesses, academia and the NGOs leaders. The aim of the CYBERSEC - Washington Leaders’ Foresight 2019 is to foster greater political, business and security synergies between the United States and the 3S region by developing digital and cybersecurity cooperation. Forward-looking proposals of such cooperation have been formulated within the Digital 3 Seas Initiative (D3SI) launched by the Kosciuszko Institute together with a group of regional think tanks and with contributions by the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA) in Washington D.C.
The D3SI highlighted the need of pooling together technological capacity and resources and the recognition of cybersecurity as an overarching dimension to foster secure digital transformation in the Three Seas region and beyond.
CEPA - Center for European Policy Analysis 1275 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Suite 400 Washington, D.C. 20004
The aim of the CYBERSEC Washington Leaders' Foresight 2019 is to give proactive guidance on how to develop innovative digital strategies, implement state-of-the-art secure digital infrastructure and develop cybersecurity policy statecraft along with transatlantic cooperation in the Three Seas Region. Each stream will feature a dedicated one-hour panel discussion focused on the key goals and challenges for operationalization of the Digital 3 Seas Initiative.
Building cyber resilience of the Three Seas region by enhanced cooperation with the United States. The overview of pending and upcoming initiatives.
Keeping up with a pace of innovation in the era of the defence sector dependency on the emerging critical technologies.
The digital poten¬tial of the 3S region as a new driver of growth. Identification of critical technologies and conceptualization of daring projects that will foster digital transformation of the Three Seas region.
The role of the government and private sector in deploying secure 5G infrastructure as a backbone of the future digital economy, public services and military cooperation in the Three Seas region.
CYBERSEC DC 2019 SPEAKERS
Melissa HathawayPresident, Hathaway Global Strategies, LLC; Former Cybersecurity Advisor, George W. Bush and Barack Obama administrations; Expert, The Kosciuszko Institute
Ambassador Sorin DucaruSenior Fellow, Hudson Institute; Former Assistant Secretary General, Emerging Security Challenges, NATO
Tomasz ZdzikotSecretary of State, Ministry of the National Defence
Sean KanuckDirector, Future Conflict and Cyber Security, International Institute for Strategic Studies
Edna ConwayChief Security Officer, Global Value Chain, Cisco Systems
MAKE AN IMPACT
Representatives of the EU and the US
CYBERSEC DC is a place for expert-driven debate on public policy advancements and best pracices sharing among U.S., EU, and the governments from Central-Eastern Europe. The event will offering the private sector the opportunity to actively inspire these processes through participation in the panel discussions.
MAKE INFORMED BUSINESS DECISIONS
ICT & cybersecurity industry leaders
CYBRESEC DC will present investment opportunities in the CEE based on newest reports and lessons learned from start-ups and global companies that have already secured their position in the region. Get market insights and counsel from experienced entrepreneurs and policymakers.
World-class cybersecurity experts
CYBERSEC DC is an event where you can gain comprehensive insight into the agenda of the most important institutions and companies shaping the American,European and global cybersecurity system.
GROW YOUR NETWORK
CYBERSEC DC is a platform for establishing and fostering strategic relations with key cyberspace stakeholders and developing a Transatlantic cybersecurity community.
It is my privilege to be here and it’s Cisco’s honour to be part of this event which is so critical for us as we sit here today in the digital economy.
EDNA CONWAYChief Security Officer, Global Value Chain, Cisco Systems at #CSEU18
Building an international understanding across Europe, but also beyond Europe about how we are going to meet these threats is very, very important.
SIR JULIAN KINGEuropean Commissioner for Security Union
You are doing a terrific job! Organization is perfect! I would say one of the best in Europe. Participants are good, speakers are good, so what can I say? Keep on working!
AMB. MARINA KALJURANDChair of the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace; Former Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs
Polish experience, polish realistic attitude to international challenges is something which is very convincing here in Krakow.
TUNNE KELAMMember 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 VALOREFormer 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 REBUFFISecretary General of the European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO)
Almost twice as many people came this year as last year. There is a fascinating range of topics, everybody here is engaged with the wide variety of challenges that cybersecurity issues present for Europe and the globe in general.
MICHAEL CHERTOFFCo-founder and Executive Chairman of the Chertoff Group; Former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security
I come here because not only do I think that my voice can have impact, but many of the voices that have come to assemble in unison can actually start to convince our governments, that we have something to do and should do with cybersecurity.
MELISSA HATHAWAYcybersecurity 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