On 4 February 2015, the eSRT and Microsoft jointly set-up the cyber breakfast: “The Need for International Cybersecurity Norms of Behavior in an Internet-Dependent World”.
ICSS 2015, The International Cyber Security Strategy Congress: “Cyber Security and Forensic Readiness” is organised by the Belgian Cybercrime Centre of Excellence for Training, Research and Education – KU Leuven on 4-5 February 2015 in Leuven, Belgium. A pre-conference B-CCENTRE workshop will be held on 3 February to present the work B-CCENTRE has done over the past 4 years.
AFCEA Europe and the European Security Round Table (eSRT) are sponsoring Cloud 4 Europe at the NH du Grand Sablon, Brussels, Belgium on January 27, 2015.
Europe has R&D capacities but many of the global leaders providing innovative ICT products are located outside the EU. There has been a tendency for Europe to become more dependent on security solutions and products developed outside its frontiers but there is a growing uneasiness about such dependency especially after the allegations against the NSA. This raises several questions regarding the European will and capacity to strengthen ICT research and innovation and develop its own ICT products and solutions.
As users increasingly rely on their mobile devices, mobile security has become a major concern. The lack of security of mobile devices opens a window for cybercriminals to access and exploit stored and exchanged sensitive data.
The European Security Round Table will welcome new the Members of the European Parliament working on cyber space related issues and introduce them to their new professional environment.
What is the state of play of the negotiations in the Council on the Network and Information Security (NIS) Directive? What is the expected impact in Member States?
Discussing the need for greater coordination across the EU and across sectors in order to ensure the availability and quality of cyber security trainings.
How can trust and cooperation between companies improve the security level of ICT networks?
In the framework of the renewal of European Union Agency for Information Network and Security (ENISA) mandate, the eSRT organised the Agency’s Annual High Level Event at the Representation of the State of Hessen to the EU.
During this round table discussion that was held on 13 November at the Representation of the State of Hessen, the key topics were EU know-how & expertise and European research activities.
In the context of the allegations against NSA surveillance and few days after the revelations about the spying programmes targeting European leaders, this informal meeting between EU and US officials was the first bilateral discussion held by the European Cyber Security Round Table (eSRT) in the framework of its International Cyber Security Dialogue series.
On 25 October, the eSRT organised a one-day workshop in Vilnius in cooperation with the Lithuanian Presidency, ENISA, Digital Europe, InfoBalt and Microsoft.
This discussion was led by Ms. Melissa Hathaway who managed the development of the Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative (CNCI) of the US Government as Cyber Coordination Executive and Director of the Joint Interagency Cyber Task force in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
The European Security Round Table has successfully launched its cyber security platform, the eSRT, with a round table on “The IT security landscape in the context of the NIS directive”.
The European Security Round Table (eSRT) organised the Global Cyber Security Conference with the support of the Estonian Ministry of Defence and the Irish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, on 30 January 2013.