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The CYSPA project invites all cyber security stakeholders to join the Alliance and have to chance to network during a series of events organised by the Consortium across several EU cities.


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London

On June 6, cyber security stakeholders were invited to the CYSPA event in London, organised by TechUK and BAE Systems Applied Intelligence.

At the event, attendees learned about the project, its achievements, and discussed the latest cyber security challenges with industry peers. If you join the Alliance you can influence its future direction and develop key cyber security recommendations for Europe.

For more information, please contact Esme Heywood: esme.heywood@baesystems.com

Rome

On June 9, Engineering Ingegneria Informatica – in collaboration with TrentoRise and Selex - organised the Italian Launch of the European Cyber Security Protection Alliance (CYSPA) in Rome, hosted by the University La Sapienza.

This event focused on "European cyber security and industrial risks” -  and invited stakeholders to act as Advisors for CYSPA and encouraged new organisations to be part of the Alliance. Attendees learned more about the level of risk of cyber attacks and received information about solutions to reduce it.

For more information, please contact Barbara Pirillo: barbara.pirillo@eng.it

Event agenda

Presentations
Welcome - Prof. Alberto Marchetti-Spaccamela, Università La Sapienza
CYSPA: the project, the Alliance, the contribution to European policies - Véronique Pevtschin, Engineering Ingegneria Informatica SpA
The National Strategic Framework for Cyber Security (Italian) - Prof. Roberto Baldoni, Università La Sapienza
Understanding and Managing Cyber Risk: why this is important for SMEs? - Roland Burger, IBM
From Davos to CYSPA: benefits of being part of CYSPA - Véronique Pevtschin, Engineering Ingegneria Informatica

The Hague

On June 30, TNO organised the Dutch launch of the European Cyber Security Protection Alliance (CYSPA) in The Hague at the Hague Security Delta Campus. The theme of the event is "The International dimension of Cyber Security ".

Attendees were given the opportunity to learn about CYSPA, learn about international cyber developments and discuss about the future direction of the CYSPA Alliance and network with peers from government, industry and knowledge institutes.

The speakers for the event were:

The EU NIS platform – Dick Brandt (Chair IIP VV), Hasse de Graaf (National Cyber Security Centre)
European Cybercrime Centre, EC3 -Bruno Halopeau (Europol)
Secure European Smart Grids – Anjos Nijk (director, European Network for Cyber Security)
The International Cyber Space conference 2015 – David van Duren (NCTV/DCS)
CYSPA – Nina Olesen (EOS)

For more information about the event, please contact Helma Verbruggen: Helma.Verbruggen@tno.nl

Berlin

On September 23, Fraunhofer, in collaboration with IBM and UPM, organised the German launch of the European Cyber Security Protection Alliance (CYSPA) in Berlin at the European Institute of Technology and Innovation (EIT) ICT Labs . The theme of the event was "Cyber Security in Germany and Europe: An actual Overview for Industry and Public Sector Organisations". The event was organised in partnership with the German Alliance for Cyber Security (Allianz für Cyber Sicherheit).

This launch event not only gave attendees the opportunity to learn about CYSPA but also provided practical insights into the European collaboration on cyber security, into actual trends, important organisations and sources of information as well as into freely available offerings for German industry and organisations (e.g. risk assessments, certification schemes or guidance on cyber self protection).

Speakers included:

Prof Michael Meier (Fraunhofer)
Michael Schätzke (Niedersachsen CERT)
Dr. Harald Niggemann (German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI))
Martin Muehleck (European Commission) - TBC
Jonathan Sage (IBM Governmental Programmes, Brussels, EMEA Lead on Cyber Security)

It also included a panel with:

Marit Hansen (Deputy Data Privacy Officer, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Dr. Matthias Schunter (Chief Technologist, INTEL Collaborative Research Institute for Secure Computing, Technical University Darmstadt)
Peter Wilfahrt (Project KNOW IT - Know how and IT Security for German SMEs, Head of Unit - IT Security, at IHK Oberfranken-Bayreuth)

For more information, please contact Nina Olesen (nina.olesen@eos-eu.com) and Christine Olbricht (christine.olbricht@fkie.fraunhofer.de).

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Article published after CYSPA launch event in Berlin

Paris

On December 4, Thales Services and Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGC&S) organised the French Launch of the European Cyber Security Protection Alliance (CYSPA) in Paris, hosted by Thales Services.

This event focused on "Cyber security insurance : a new perspective on Cyber Risk analysis” - and invited stakeholders to act as Advisors for CYSPA and encouraged new organisations to be part of the Alliance. Attendees were first presented with the feedback analysis of Thales Incident Response Team from real-case cyber crises. Secondly, AGC&S and Thales Services provided the audience with a joint perspective on “How to be prepared for a Cyber Crisis”.

For more information, please contact Olivier BETTAN and Phong CAO : olivier.bettan@thalesgroup.com; phong.cao@thalesgroup.com

Event agenda

Presentations
Welcome – Laurent MAURY (Thales Services CEO) and Thierry VAN SANTEN (AGC&S CEO)
CYSPA: the project, the Alliance, benefits of begin part of CYSPA – Nina Olesen, EOS
Cyber Insurance : a new perspective on Cyber Risk analysis (French) – AGC&S and Thales
Round-table and Q&A
 


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