Agenda

Below you'll find the Agenda for Cyber Week 2018.

Octomber 29

08:00 - 09:00

Registration


 

Opening Remarks

The event shall start with opening remarks by the National Host plus a view of current cybersecurity environment, covering emerging threats, organized crime and law enforcement, critical infrastructure protection, information sharing as well as an overview of new technologies.

09:00 - 09:30

Welcoming remarks by

H.E. Pavel FILIP, Prime Minister, Government of the Republic of Moldova
Mr. Serghei POPOVICI,Director, ITSEC
Dr. Viorel BOSTAN, Rector, Technical University of Moldova
Ms. Irina STRAJESCU, President of the Moldovan Association of ICT Companies (ATIC)

Opening remarks moderated by:

Ms. Natalia SPINU, Chief, CERT-GOV-MD


09:30 - 10:00

Awareness Session

Mr. Alexandru Catalin COSOI, PhD Senior Director, Investigation and Forensics Unit,Bitdefender, România


10:00 - 10:30

Group Photo and Coffee Break

10:30 - 10:50

Presentation:

Mr. Pavel RODIONOV, System engineer-consultant for security, CISCO

 

Panel 1: The modern landscape of cyber threats. Emerging trends in Cybersecurity


The world is evolving at an unprecedented pace driving greater opportunities comes risk. Numerous cybersecurity threats have been actively exploiting vulnerabilities of countries spreading though over the regions. As the WannaCry and Not Petya attacks showed these attacks are machines against real people with consequences to economies, businesses, civil society and individual citizens. This panel will consider numerous types of modern cyber threats, including Business Email Compromise, attacks on IoT, mining and many others. Also aims to discuss on practical measures in addressing cross-regional cybersecurity challenges.


10:50 – 12:15

Presentations:

Mr. Michael KONDRASHIN, Technical Director, Trend Micro CIS Georgia Mongolia
Mr. Victor SAGAIDAC, Head of Corporate Security Orange Moldova, "The modern landscape of cyber threats. Emerging trends in Cybersecurity"
Mr. Radu STĂNESCU, Senior Information Security Consultant, European Parliament
Mr. Velimir RADICEVIC, OSCE, Project Manager

Panel discussion moderated by:
Mr. Dinu ȚURCANU, Vice-Rector for Informatization, Partnerships, Institutional Image and Communication", Technical University of Moldova
 

Panel 2: Inovation as cybersecurity solution


We are increasingly dependent on new technologies, and as it brings greater benefits, threats, cyber attacks and industrial espionage are growing. Also Cloud computing has long been positioned as the data center of the future. Today’s enterprise cloud adoption has moved well beyond the early adopters to encompass a wide range of mission critical business functions. Finance services, government and other industries with regulatory mandates have made significant steps into cloud over the past year. This panel will examine emerging ICT technologies (such as Artificial Intelligence, Mechanical Learning, Quantum Computer, Block Chain, Cryptography, Biometrics, and High Performance Computers) as well as the new system they create.


12:15 - 13:40

Panelists:

Mr. Eugen RUSEN, Technical Sales Director EMEA, Certes Networks, “Innovating by Enforcing a Zero Trust Security Mindset”
Mr. German POZANKOV, Regional Director, Trend Micro CIS Georgia Mongolia, “True Horizons and Strategies for Enterprises and Governments”
Mr. Dimitris THEODOROPOULOS, Head of CyberSecurity and Systems Management Sales, “Be truly Trusted, Accelerate Innovation and Mitigate Risks”
Mr. Codrut Savulescu, Senior solutions manager, Huawei, "Solution and Business impact is to be balanced into a successful Digital transformation of society"
Mr. Almerindo GRAZIANO, CEO of Silensec, “Building national security competences through competitions and the security skills gap”
Mr. Veceaslav PUSCASU, Quality and Information Security Officer, “E-Governance Agency" Public Institution

Panel discussion moderated by:
Mr. Serghei ZAMSA, BASS Systems

13:40 – 14:40

Lunch & Networking


Parallel Sessions


14:40–15:30

Imaginarium Room, 1st floor


Panel 3: Industrial control systems for securing company infrastructure SCADA

Our national defense, economic prosperity, and quality of life have long time depended on the essential services that underpin our society. These critical infrastructures—energy, banking and finance, transportation, vital human services, and telecommunications—must be viewed in a new context in the Information Age as complex, interdependent and vulnerable to cyberattacks. This panel aims at revealing those interdependencies, discovering emerging threats as well as setting up new ways of protecting ourselves now.


 

Presentations

Mr. Veaceslav FRUNZE, General Director, S.E. Moldatsa – Moldavian Air Traffic Service Provider
Mr. Ionel - Sorinel VASILCA, Director, Special Telecomunication Service, Romania.
Mr. Jeffrey BONVICIN, Strategic Advisor, Pacific Northwest National Laborator, The United States of America
Mr. Peter GEIJTENBEEK, Managing Director for the International Fox-IT organization, “Preventing hackers attacking governments and critical infrastructure”

Panel discussion moderated by:
Mr. Radu STANESCU, Senior Information Security Consultant, European Parliament
14:40–15:30

Front End Room, 2nd floor


Panel 4: Information sharing & Public Private Partnerships

The quickest and most effective way to achieve a much higher level of protection from cyber threats is a strategy of cooperation and information sharing based on partnerships among the infrastructure owners and operators and appropriate government agencies. This panel will facilitate in strengthening of relationship between government and industry of Moldova, while introducing new mechanisms of cooperation, sharing expert advice and best practices.


 

Presentations:

Mr. Dan RIZEA, CEO & GM Romania & R. Moldova, ELO Digital
Mr. Hein DRIES, „Need for efficient public-private cooperation”, the Netherlands
Mr. Marek JEDRZEJCZYK, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Famoc, EMEA
Ms. Albena SPASOVA, “Cooperation with foreign/multinational service providers”, Bulgaria
Mr. Peter HNATIUK, "Mobility Security" Sales Manager Eastern Europe and CIS, Mobile Iron

Panel discussion moderated by:
Ana CHIRITA, Executive Director Moldovan Association of ICT Companies

Parallel Sessions


15:30-16:20

Imaginarium Room, 1st floor


Panel 5: CERTS Implementation and Operation Experiences


In the world of today, increasing number of attacks against computer systems and data is a growing concern for both cyber security professionals and the law enforcement. The growing threat of cybercrime is further exacerbated by difficulties of accessing and securing electronic evidence, especially where information vital for criminal investigations is in the hands of private companies. Thus, cooperation between criminal justice authorities and private sector entities, including in particular service providers, is essential to protect society against crime. Therefore, this panel will aim to identifying potential ways to improve law-enforcement – public sector cooperation.


 

Presentations

Ms. Daria CATALUI, European Commission DG Informatics cyber awareness expert
Mr. Edvinas KERZA, Vice-Minister of National Defence Republic of Lithuania
Mr. Valerii BUSHKOV, Director, National CERT, Ukraine
Mr. Klaid Mägi, Executive Vice President - CybExer Technologies

Panel discussion moderated by:
Marwan Ben RACHED, Cybersecurity Officer at International Telecommunication Union, Geneva Area, Switzerland
16:20–16:45

Coffe break & Networking


15:30-16:20

Front End Room, 2nd floor


Panel 6: Cybercrime and law enforcement


Due to the increased expertise and number of attackers, the national CSIRTs have a key role to play in supporting governments in presenting Cybersecurity related issues at the national level as this pertains to preparing for, detecting, managing, and responding to cyber incidents if and when they occur. The panel will discuss current threats, new cyber techniques, international best practices as well as ongoing developments.


 

Presentations:

Mr. Peter E. TRAVEN, The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), The United States of America
Mr. Giorgi JOKHADZE, Project Manager, Cybercrime Program Office, Council of Europe Conseil de l'Europe

Panel discussion moderated by:
Mr. Lainus Djervis, Partner BLACK SWAN Law Firm
16:20–16:45

Coffe break & Networking


Parallel Sessions


16:45-17:45

Imaginarium Room, 1st floor


GDPR Essentials


The GDPR is the first major change in EU privacy regulation in more than two decades and has far reaching implications for worldwide organizations that touch the data of any EU citizen. In other words…fundamentally every medium- and large-sized company is impacted. With mat 25, 2018, as the go-live date, many are struggling to be ready and wondering what the consequences really will be and how fast the penalties will be imparted. This panel will cover GDPR in depth, exploring fundamentals such as what’s allowed with customer profiling and how to approach the 72-hour mandate breach notifications and security requirement, providing tangible guidance on pitfalls to avoid. It also ponders if this is just the beginning of what looks to be a groundswell of international privacy and security regulation.


 

Panelists:

Mr. Lauri ALMANN, Co-Founder of BHC Laboratory, Estonian cyber security company [TBC]
Mr. Jekaterina MACUKA, Head of division of Policy development and religion affairs, Ministry of Justice of Republic of Latvia
Mr. Oleg EFRIM, Managing Partner, LLM, Efrim Rosca & Asociatii
Mr. Sergiu BOZEANU, Law, Privacy & Data Protection Services SRL
Mr. Nick GROVE, “Evolution of Data with GDPR and Blockchain Technology”, Executive Director S4i, the United Kingdom

Panel discussion moderated by:
Ms. Olga DEMIAN, LLM, Founder & CEO, "D /ONE" llc
18:00–20:30

Gala Dinner & Networking, Tekwill Offered by STISC


16:45-17:45

Front End Room, 2nd floor


Foundations of Bitcoin, Blockchain and Smart Contracts


How do Bitcoin, blockchain, smart contracts and ICOs really work? And where will we first see these frameworks used to operate and protect business? In this panel experts will guide you through the core elements of bitcoin, distributed systems and smart contracts. Technology and legal practitioners- the front line -look for pockets of crypto opportunity, design for scale and craft for regulatory approval. Also will see how the dark side of today’s attack and scams has already changed operational security, the regulatory landscape and legal considerations.


 

Panelists:

Mr. Veaceslav CUNEV, President of Blockchain Association of Moldova, CEO Deeplace
Mr. Nick GROVE, Executive Director S4i, the United Kingdom
Mr. Nicu Danilov, Director and chief executive Cariera-Cobani LLT, Glodeni
Mr. Maxim Macovei, Partner of Black Swan Law Firm

Panel discussion moderated by:
Mr. Lee Gibson GRANT, Distributed/Digital Technology Moldova Association, the United Kingdom

18:00–20:30

Gala Dinner & Networking, Tekwill Offered by STISC