AmCham Slovakia

The Challenges in Cybersecurity - Implementation Perspectives from the EU and the US

The Challenges in Cybersecurity - Implementation Perspectives from the EU and the US

Tuesday, Jul 09, 2024 From 09:00 to 12:00

Permanent Representation of Slovakia to the EU, Avenue de Cortenbergh 79, Bruxelles

Conference organized by the Slovak National Security Authority; Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic; and AmCham Slovakia

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As cybersecurity becomes more and more essential for everyday business operations, people, and governments, it is crucial to understand this topic from various perspectives. Therefore, join us for a half-day dedicated to uncovering transatlantic insights and fostering dialogue on how best to navigate the complex cybersecurity landscape in today’s interconnected world. This conference will offer a unique opportunity for small chats with policymakers, industry experts, and academic leaders who are at the forefront of shaping cybersecurity policy and practices. We will explore a comprehensive range of topics concerning the whole framework of current cybersecurity issues, regulatory environments, and technology innovation across Europe and the United States.

AGENDA
Arrival, morning coffee and networking

9.00 - Welcome

9.05 – Opening remarks 
  • Petra Vargova - Permanent Representative, Ambassador, Slovak Permanent Representation to the EU
  • Lajos Szabo, Managing Director, National Cyber Security Centre of Hungary

9.20 – First discussion panel
Strategic Perspective: A blue pill or a red one? Light or heavy-handed approaches to technology regulation in cybersecurity? Are they adequate for enhancing cyber resilience and countering cyber threats in today's global context? Where would legislation be more effective, and where would strategic guidelines suffice? How do we determine when action is necessary?
Subtopic: Transatlantic differences and potential synergies in dealing with adversarial actors

  • Ivan Makatura – Director General, Slovak National Competence Centre
  • Illas Chantzos - Head of EMEA Government Affairs, Broadcom
  • Gabriel Galgóci - Director General Strategy Section, Ministry of Economy of Slovak Republic
  • Kamil Baranik – Senior Policy Analyst, European Parliamentary Research Service
  • Zoey Stambolliu - Director for Global Cyber & Tech Policy at Mastercard
  • Radoslav Repa – SK National Security Authority, MODERATOR

10.35 - Coffee break

10.45 - Second discussion panel
Industry Perspective: Lessons learned, or what and how should a US company be performing in the EU contrary to its homeland when dealing with cyber legislation? And vice versa.
Subtopic: Does new EU legislation create new security risks? If so, how should we address them?

  • Jean-Marc Leclerc – Head of Digital Committee, AmCham EU
  • Joanna Swiatkowska – Deputy Secretary General, ECSO
  • Svetlana Stoilova – Policy Adviser, Business Europe
  • Alexandre Roure – Head of Policy, Deputy Head of Office, CCIA
  • Ondrej Socuvka – Senior EU Policy Manager, Google
  • Maria Boka – Senior Analyst, EU Strategy, MODERATOR

12.00  - Lunch and networking




Register below to secure your spot. If you have any issues, don't hesitate to contact Mrs. Zora Frešová, Policy Office AmCham Slovakia at zora.fresova@amcham.sk.

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