Agenda

Bellow you’ll find the Agenda for Regional Cyber Resilience Forum 2019

1st Day: Tuesday, November 19

08:30 - 09:00

Registration & Welcome coffee


09:00 - 09:35

Opening ceremony & Welcome speech


 

Cyber Security Environment in Moldova and in the Region

H.E. Mr. Ion CHICU, Prime Minister of the Republic of Moldova
H.E. Mr. Aureliu CIOCOI, Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Moldova
Mr. Serghei POPOVICI, Director, Information Technology and Cyber Security Service, Republic of Moldova
Mr. Viorel BOSTAN, PhD Dr. Hab Rector, Technical University of the Republic of Moldova
Mr. Preetam MALOOR, Head of Emerging Technologies Division, International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Geneva, Switzerland

Host Presentation: Ms. Natalia SPINU, Chief, CERT-GOV-MD, STISC


09:35 - 09:40

Group Photo


09:40 - 10:30

Keynotes

Bio-Inspired Nanotechnologies

Acad. Ion TIGHINEANU, President of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova

Cyber and Geopolitics revisited

Mr. Alexandre VAUTRAVERS, Senior Advisor on Security & Strategic Issues, Department of Security, Employment and Health, Republic and Canton of Geneva, Switzerland

What governments, organizations, and individuals need to know about understanding, assessing, and managing cyber security and privacy risk?

Mr. Andy PURDY, Chief Security Officer, Huawei Technologies, USA

Moderator: Mr. Veaceslav CUNEV, President of the Moldovan Association of ITC Companies (ATIC)


10:30 - 11:30

Panel Discussion

Imaginarium Room, 1st floor


 

Panel 1: Cyber Diplomacy: Is Technology a new type of power in politics?

What is the best way to craft a practical cyber diplomacy, whilst using the existent resources of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs? Connecting the civic, private and state institutions in order to create an environment capable of promoting mutually beneficial objectives.

Speakers:

Mr. Iulian CHIFU, President, Centre for Conflict Prevention and Early Warning, Bucharest, Romania
Mr. Morris MOTTALE, PhD Dr. Professor of International Relations and Comparative Politics, Franklin University, Lugano, Switzerland
Ms. Aira IJSENBRAND, Member of the Task Force International Cyber Policy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Netherlands
Mr. Florian PENNINGS, Cybersecurity Policy Manager, EU Governmental Affairs from Microsoft, Bruxelles, Belgium
Mr. Velimir RADICEVIC, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe , Vienna, Austria

Moderator: Mr. Alexandre VAUTRAVERS, Senior Advisor on Security & Strategic Issues, Department of Security, Employment and Health, Republic and Canton of Geneva, Switzerland


11:30 - 11:50

Coffee Break & Networking

11:50 - 13:20

Panel Presentation

Imaginarium Room, 1st floor

Cisco Cybersecurity Strategy: Challenges, Trends, and Solutions

Description: Landscape of current security threats. Cisco approach: from products to holistic security architecture. Zero-trust model. Cisco Talos Intelligence Group.
Mr. Andrei SKVORCHEVSKY, Systems Engineer at Cisco, CCIE

30 Years of Ransomware

Mr. Bogdan BOTEZATU, Director of Threat Research, Bitdefender

Tekwill – leader on Moldovan market in cyber security related education

Ms. Ana CHIRITA, Strategic projects director of Moldovan Association of Information and Communications Technology Companies, Tekwill Project Director

From Cybersecurity to CyberImmunity

Mr. Bogdan PISMICENCO, Kaspersky Lab, Bucharest, Romania

Emerging Cybersecurity threats, trends and solutions by ORANGE Moldova

Mr. Victor SAGAIDAC, Head of Corporate Security Orange, Moldova

Moderator: Mr. Andrei IONITA, Business Development Manager Bitdefender.


13:20-14:20

Lunch & Networking


Parallel Sessions


14:20-15:10

Panel Discussion: Imaginarium Room, 1st floor


Panel 2: What are the most urgent cyber-security deficits in the EU-associated countries and how cooperation with and within NATO&EU can assist plugging them?

Discussion with external experts and governmental officials on how regional efforts, such as the EU, NATO, ITU and Cooperation Initiative Regional Cyber Resilience Forum on Cyber/ICT security: related to reducing the risks of conflict stemming from the use of ICTs can promote a global approach to cyber/ICT stability between States. This panel will aim at identifying potential ways to improve cyber/ICT capacity building among and between participating States from the region.

Speakers:
Ms. Irina DREXLER, Project Officer at Council of Europe, Cybercrime Programme Office, Bucharest, Romania
Mr. Michael GAUL, Chairman Emerging Security Challenges Working Group, Partnership for Peace Consortium
Ms. Yevheniia IVAKHENKO, Deputy Head of CERT-UA, Kiev, Ukraine
Ms. Eka GORDADZE, Lawyer, Data Exchange Agency CERT.GOV.GE, Ministry of Justice of Georgia

Moderator: Mr. Radu STANESCU, Senior Information Security Consultant, European Parliament CEO, Sandline, Bucharest, Romania


14:20-15:10

Panel Presentation: Front End Room, 2nd floor


Panel 3: Regulation and Legislation. The Directive on Security of Network and Information Systems (NIS Directive) implementation, lessons learned, challenges.

Cyber security affects both the public and the private sector and spans a broad range of issues related to national security, whether through terrorism, crime or state and industrial espionage. This panel will consider best policies and regulations for maintaining a high level of security of network and information systems, as well as the role and responsibility of national CERT in this process, and involvement of operators of essential services in ensuring cyber security at national level.

Speakers:
Mr. Ilmar Toom, Head of the Standards and Supervisory Department of the Estonian Information System Authority, Tallinn, Estonia
Mr. Florian PENNINGS, Cybersecurity Policy Manager, EU Governmental Affairs from Microsoft, Bruxelles, Belgium
Mr. Dorian DORONCEANU, Chief Legal Officer SIMPALS, Republic of Moldova
Ms. Agnese KRIKE, The Information Technology Security Incident Response Institution, Riga, the Republic of Latvia

Moderator: Mr. Andrei CUȘCĂ, Ministry of Economy and Infrastructure, Republic of Moldova


Parallel Sessions


15:10-16:10

Panel Presentation: Imaginarium Room, 1st floor


Panel 4: Emerging trends in Cybersecurity. The Threats Landscape, Evolution, Opportunities and Cybersecurity Challenges

Cyber security is a hot topic for organizations and businesses of all sizes across every industry. This panel will provide a look at the emerging trends in cyber security, including Business Email Compromise, attacks on IoT, vulnerabilities, mining, methods of prevention, areas that are being targeted and many others. Also it aims to discuss on practical measures in addressing cross-regional cybersecurity challenges.


 
Speakers:

Mr. Mihai DANTIS, Cyber Security Division Manager, TUV, Vienna, Austria
Ms. Olha KUTS, Check Point Engineer, MUK Group, Kiev, Ukraine
Mr. Alexey MARKUTS, Microsoft Cloud Sales lead, MUK Group, Kiev, Ukraine
Mr. Evgen VERZUN, StealthMail, Kiev, Ukraine
Mr. Victor MAGHIARI, Central Europe Digital Manager, Oracle, Bucharest, Romania


Moderator: Mr. Dinu ȚURCANU, Vice-Rector, Technical University of Moldova


16:10–16:30

Coffee break & Networking


15:10-16:10

Panel Discussion : Front End Room, 2nd floor


Panel 5: Building a national Cybersecurity capability – lessons from other countries

Cybersecurity Capacity Building refers to a set of initiatives that empowers individuals, communities, and governments to reap potential gains from investments in digital technologies. An engaged community of experts has formed to set up computer security incident response teams, provide support in developing national cybersecurity strategies, and carry out awareness-raising campaigns, among other initiatives.


 
Speakers:

Mr. Lauri ALMANN, Co-Founder of BHC Laboratory, Estonian Cyber Security Company, Tallinn, Estonia
Mr. Marian KRUPA, Security Department - Cyber Security Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic
Ms. Akvilė GINIOTIENĖ, Security governance expert, NRD Cyber Security , Vilnius, Republic of Lithuania
Mr. Daniel IONIȚA, Senior Associate Expert the New Strategy Center, Bucharest, Romania

Moderator: Mr. Gustav C. GRESSEL, Director of the Wider Europe Programme, European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR)


16:10–16:30

Coffee break & Networking


Parallel Sessions


16:30-17:30

Panel Presentation: Imaginarium Room, 1st floor


Panel 6: Sharing cybersecurity responsibility across public and private sector. Regional and international cybersecurity cooperation.

Cybersecurity is a shared responsibility. In today’s world of technology, many government and private sector entities believe that a cybersecurity information-sharing alliance between the government agencies and private businesses is the preeminent course of action to defend against cyber-related attacks.


 
Speakers:

Mr. Daniel J. Kim, Major, Office of the Coordinator for Cyber Issues at the Department of State, USA
Mr. Radu STĂNESCU,Senior Information Security Consultant, European Parliament CEO, Sandline, Bucharest, Romania
Mr. Preetam MALOOR, Head of Emerging Technologies Division, International Telecommunication Union (ITU) , Geneva, Switzerland
Mr. Nikita KNYSH, CEO Hackcontrol, Kiev, Ukraine
Mr. Artem VOIEVODA, Oracle Engineer, MUK Group, Kiev, Ukraine
Mr. Ihor KOZACHENKO, CVO Romad Ukraine LLC, Kiev, Ukraine

Moderator: Ms. Marina BZOVII, Executive Director, Moldovan Association of ITC Companies (ATIC)


17:30-17:45

Closing remarks


 

Mr. Serghei POPOVICI, Director, Information Technology and Cyber Security Service
Ms. Natalia SPINU, Chief, CERT-GOV-MD, Information Technology and Cyber Security Service
Mr. Gustav C. GRESSEL, Director of the Wider Europe Programme, European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR)


16:30-17:30

Front End Room, 2nd floor


Panel 7: Cybercrime – Action & Counteraction

Cybercrime knows no boundaries. Cybercriminals are constantly coming up with new ways to profit from their crimes at the expense of citizens, businesses and governments, across national borders and jurisdictions. This panel seeks to build the required capacity and infrastructure to allow for the timely detection, investigation and prosecution of Cybercrime and possible linkages to other forms of criminal activity


 
Speakers:

Mr. Dean KINSMAN, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Embassy. Bucharest, Romania
Mr. Mircea SCHEAU, PhD in Public Order and National Security, University of Craiova, Romania
Mr. Patrick GHION, Head of the Forensics Section of the Geneva State Police, Geneva, Switzerland
Ms. Irina DREXLER, Project Officer at Council of Europe, Cybercrime Programme Office, Bucharest, Romania

Moderator: Mr. Ion BUBULICI, Cyber Crime Center Moldova