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09 25 2018

Leaders to meet at NATO's largest cyber security conference

The NCI Agency is pleased to announce that NATO's largest cyber security conference this year will focus on cross-domain applications of cyber security, scheduled from 16 to 18 October 2018, in Mons, Belgium.

This prestigious three-day event, organized by the NCI Agency, brings together an audience of over 1,600 national leaders and leading cyber security specialists from across the Alliance to discuss evolving policy and technology. It is accompanied by an exhibition of some of the most innovative solutions in the area of cyber security.

Following the NATO Summit, this year's event will focus on the theme of "Securing NATO's Digital Endeavour" and how cyber affects other domains – land, sea and air as well as areas such as joint intelligence and reconnaissance and civil-military cooperation.

This year's edition will feature the following panels:

  • The cyber pledge: Innovative partnerships
  • The military perspective: Ensuring freedom of manoeuvre in cyberspace
  • From banks to drones: Securing our societies across all domains
  • Attracting diverse talent

Leaders to meet at NATO's largest cyber security conference

As in previous years, the event will provide a unique platform to connect with top Industry and NATO security leaders, explore cutting-edge technology and participate in world-class workshops. The discussions will include:

  • An introduction to the brand new NATO's Cyberspace Operations Centre concept
  • Operating Cyber Rapid Reaction Teams
  • Exploring Secure DevOps (DevSecOps)
  • An introduction to the US cyber threat framework
  • Running military operations from the cloud
  • White-hats' testimonial: successful compromise of enterprise networks

Attendance is free of charge for NATO and EU Nations, civilian and military officials, and media representatives.

NIAS Website: Visit nias2018.com for more info and to be kept abreast of NIAS18 programme details and updates.

Media accreditation requests to be submitted by sending email to [email protected].