NIAS'16 speakers announced

By Communication 8/17/2016

​Join senior Defence and Industry leaders to hear about the future of NATO's cyber defence at the Alliance's prestigious cyber security symposium, NIAS, Mons 7-8 September.

Join senior Defence and Industry leaders to hear about the future of NATO's cyber defence at the Alliance's prestigious cyber security symposium, NIAS, Mons 7- 8 September.

Taking place after the Warsaw Summit where Alliance Heads of State and Government made a historic decision to recognize cyberspace as NATO's fourth operational domain, NIAS'16 will bring together over 1,000 cyber security professionals and decision-makers to discuss NATO's future requirements for cyber defence and Industry trends.

 

The following keynote speakers have been confirmed:

NATO:

  • RADM Thomas Daum, Chief of Staff, NATO Communications and Information Agency, will open NIAS'16 on Wednesday 7 September, 2016

  • Ambassador Sorin Ducaru, PhD, Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges, NATO

  • MGEN Walter Huhn, Deputy Chief of Staff CIS and Cyber Defence, NATO Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe

  • Dr Greg Edwards, Director of Infrastructure Services, NATO Communications and Information Agency

  • Mr Ian West, Chief of Cyber Security, NATO Communications and Information Agency, and SC magazine CSO of Year 2016

National perspectives:

  • LTC (rtd) Miguel De Bruycker, Managing Director, Centre for Cybersecurity Belgium

  • Mr Richard Hale, Deputy Chief Information Officer for Cybersecurity, US Department of Defense

  • Mr Ian Bryant, Assistant Head for Information Security Policy, UK Ministry of Defence

  • Mr Aurelien Leteinturier, Head of Unit, Product and Services Security Approval, ANSSI (National Cybersecurity Agency of France)

Industry: 

  • LGEN (rtd) Susan Lawrence, Senior Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton

  • Mr John Stewart, Senior Vice President, Chief Security  and Trust Officer, Cisco Systems

  • Mr Ramy Houssaini, Vice President, BT Security Europe

  • Mr Greg Day, Vice President, Regional Chief Security Officer EMEA, Palo Alto Networks

  • Mr Kah-Kin Ho, Senior Director, EMEA Public Sector, FireEye

  • Mr Jonathan Nguyen-Duy, Vice-President, Strategic Programs, Fortinet

  • Mr Jonathan Couch, Vice-President of Strategy, ThreatQuotient

The symposium will also feature in-depth workshops, focusing on four key themes: Building resilience from inside; Moving from Information Assurance to Mission Assurance; Next generation cyber security challenges and solutions and Securely enabling the mobile user.

Join us at NIAS to hear how the Summit decisions will shape the next generation of the Alliance's cyber defence.

Register now for NIAS'16: https://goo.gl/PwtrJK

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