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More than 500 experts to discuss cyber security issues in Estonia

BC, Tallinn, 30.05.2017.Print version
The 9th International Conference on Cyber Conflict (CyCon) organized by the NATO Cyber Defense Cooperative Center of Excellence (NATO CCD COE) is to bring more than 500 decision-makers and experts to Tallinn this week to discuss key issues in cyber security, reports LETA/BNS.

The international conference that will kick off on May 30 and end on June 2 is to be opened by President Kersti Kaljulaid, the center said.

Other speakers include Katie Moussouris of Luta Security; Admiral Michelle Howard, the Commander of U.S. Naval Forces Europe; Dr. Sandro Gaycken of the Digital Society Institute at ESMT Berlin; control system security consultant Ralph Langner; Professor Michael Schmitt, the director and general editor of the Tallinn Manual 2.0 on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Operations, Ambassador Sorin Ducaru, NATO's Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges; Jeff Moss, the founder and CEO of the DEF CON hacker conference; William H. Saito, Special Advisor to the Government of Japan; Michael Chertoff, Co-Chair of Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace; Paul Vixie, Internet Hall of Fame and Farsight Security, Paul Nicholas from Microsoft, and many others.

On the agenda of the conference is a panel of NATO member states' cyber commanders as well as a discussion of the recently founded Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC).

CyCon is the only high-level cyber defense conference in the world which brings together key persons dealing with different aspects of cyber security -- representatives of governments, defense forces, enterprises and universities from around the world.

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